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Posted on: August 10, 2022

2022 Neighborhood Expo: Celebrating Norfolk’s Neighborhoods for 10th Year

Nominate a neighbor or community group for an U.P.L.I.F.T. Award

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk’s Department of Neighborhood Services announces the 10th Annual Neighborhood Expo and 3rd Annual Community U.P.L.I.F.T. Awards coming to Northside Park on Saturday, September 17, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The 2022 Neighborhood Expo is all about “Crafting Community Connections” as we celebrate Norfolk’s diverse and unique community by bringing together neighbors, friends, civic leagues, community organizations and City departments for a fun, engaging and inspirational event promoting unity and civic engagement.

One of the event’s highlights is the 3rd Annual Community U.P.L.I.F.T. Awards. U.P.L.I.F.T. stands for Unity, Public Service, Leadership, Innovation, Friendship and Teamwork and the awards honor individuals, civic leagues, community organizations, businesses, nonprofit and religious organizations who have served or benefited their neighborhood and Norfolk residents. The awards are presented during the Neighborhood Expo from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Community U.P.L.I.F.T. Awards nominations are now open and will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 2. Visit for nomination form and criteria.

The Expo includes food trucks, music, raffles, exhibitors, entertainment and prizes. Bring a lawn chair and dress comfortably as the Expo is entirely outdoors – light rain or shine. 

Neighborhood Expo and U.P.L.I.F.T. Awards

Saturday, September 17

11:00 a.m.  3:00 p.m.

Northside Park

8400 Tidewater Drive

Norfolk, VA 23518

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