The Braddock Beacon, February 2013

Transformation of Kings West Swim Club Now Underway
Nearly a year ago, Supervisor John Cook announced a “win-win-win” situation in which Fairfax County acquired the defunct Kings West Swim Club for storm-water management and park use. During a community groundbreaking ceremony held on January 30 he announced that the work on this project is now underway.

Fairfax Connector Burke–Tysons Express Bus Service Now in Full Swing
New Fairfax Connector Express Lanes bus service gives passengers quick and convenient access to Tysons from the Burke Centre VRE station by providing limited stop, express service between the VRE station and Tysons.

County Services for Older Adults, Just a Phone Call Away
Fairfax County’s Aging, Disability and Caregiver Resource Line at 703-324-7948, is staffed by experienced social workers, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. They can answer quick questions, such the location of the nearest senior centers, and provide advice on more complicated issues such as finding the right services for an older adult.

Braddock Neighborhood News 
This section is a round-up of community events and articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following:
Reaffirming its Strong Credit Rating, the County Receives a 2.23 Percent Interest Rate on Bond Sale, Saving Taxpayers
Phase 1 of the Dulles Metro Project Now 87 Percent Complete
County Sheriff’s Office Announces College Scholarship Opportunity
Dates for Secure Document Shredding Have Been Released
Next Three Electric Sunday Events Have Been Scheduled
Resources and Assistance for Federal, State and County Tax Forms

Braddock Community Events for February

The Braddock District is a busy place; here are few of the community events for the month:
Save the Date: Supervisor Cook’s Next Transportation Town Hall Scheduled for March 6 at Kings Park Library
Free Real Estate Tax Relief Workshops to be Held in March
BDC Hosting an Information Forum on Community Security on Wednesday, February 13
The BDC Aging in place Committee to Host Informational Meeting on February 20

Ongoing Braddock District Land Use Cases
This section is a round-up of land use articles of importance to the Braddock District.

Braddock District Environmental Updates
This section is a round-up of park and environment focused articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following:
2013 Native Seedling Plant Sale has Begun
Braddock Environmental Roundup for February

Supervisor Cook in the Community

This section is a round-up of events that Supervisor Cook attended in the month of January.

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