Supervisor Cook in the Community
On May 3rd, Supervisor Cook attended the annual Life with Cancer Lobsterfest Fundraiser at the home of Carolyn and Milton Peterson. Life with Cancer’s mission is to enhance the quality of life of those affected by cancer by providing education, information and support.
On May 5th, Supervisor Cook held a community meeting at Bonnie Brae Elementary School, the topic of which was the potential rezoning of the Young Property which fronts onto Zion Road.
On May 7th, Supervisor Cook hosted the first meeting of the Braddock Road Task Force which is assembled from members of neighboring HOAs and Civic Associations. This group will meet monthly to discuss the upcoming Braddock Road widening project.
On May 9th, Supervisor Cook spoke to the members of the Little Run Citizen’s Association at their annual meeting. This was held at Canterbury Woods Elementary School.
On May 15th, Supervisor Cook was a guest panelist in a discussion on Domestic Violence Prevention. This was held at One Freedom Square in Reston and was sponsored by Leadership Fairfax. Later that evening, he kicked off the first class of his Neighborhood College which is meeting weekly at the Pinn Center.
On May 17th, Supervisor Cook took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly completed Wakefield Run Stream Valley Project near the Audrey Moore Rec Center. Later that afternoon, he stopped by Ravensworth Baptist Church for the annual block party held by the Ravensworth Bristow Civic Association.
On May 20th, Supervisor Cook spoke at the annual meeting for the Canterbury Woods Civic Association which was held at Canterbury Woods Elementary School. On May 21st, Supervisor Cook attended the quarterly meeting of the Mason/Community Forum which was held at Fairfax City Hall.
On May 22nd, Supervisor Cook attended a lunch for the 10th Anniversary of the Annandale-Springfield Shepherd’s Center. At this luncheon, all of the volunteers were honored and Supervisor Cook presented a special plaque to the Shepherd’s Center.
On May 23rd, Supervisor Cook took part in a wonderful Naturalization Ceremony at the Government Center where over 100 people from 40 countries became American citizens.
On May 24th, Supervisor Cook took part in another ribbon cutting ceremony, this time for the newly completed bridge in the Canterbury Woods neighborhood that had been destroyed by violent storms two years ago. After that, he stopped by the North Springfield Pool for the North Springdfield annual Community Day.
On May 26th, Supervisor Cook was honored to be a guest speaker at the Burke Centre Memorial Day Ceremony held on the grounds of the Burke Centre Conservancy.
On May 28th, Supervisor Cook spoke to the members of the Southport HOA
at their annual meeting held at Braddock Hall.
On May 29th, Supervisor Cook was honored to be a co-presenter at the Celebrate Partnership Awards Ceremony held at the Mason Inn. This event honored the outstanding excellence and partnership of Fairfax County and the Fairfax County Public Schools. Later that night, he hosted a meeting at Braddock Hall for the community to discuss the upcoming transformation of the Kings Park Shopping Center.