Fairfax County Board of Supervisors To Recognize Citizens and Staff
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July 17, 2003
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
To Recognize Citizens and Staff
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at their meeting on Monday, July 21, beginning at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following citizens and staff for their achievements and contributions to the community. A proclamation will be issued and a resolution adopted as listed below. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935.
Two Time Championships
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Madison High School baseball and softball teams. The Madison baseball team captured back-to-back Liberty District and Northern Region championships and ended the 2003 season with a 24-4 record, which resulted in a berth in the Virginia AAA state semifinals. The Madison softball team gained back-to-back Liberty District and Northern Region championships in 2003 with a 25-2 record, also resulting in a berth in the Virginia AAA state semifinals.
The Braddock District Community Dialogue on Transportation and Land Use will be recognized by the Board of Supervisors for their noteworthy dedication and resolute spirit. During a 4 month period, participants weathered substantial snowfalls to explore and recommend strategies for addressing the transportation and land use issues in the Northern Virginia region.
Black Engineer of the Year
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Lydia Thomas for her leadership and dedication to the Fairfax County community through her professional and personal commitment as a respected business leader and a mentor. Thomas' accomplishments resulted in her selection as recipient of the 2003 Black Engineer of the Year Award, sponsored by Career Communications Group, Inc., Council of Engineering Deans of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Lockheed Martin, Daimler Chrysler Corp., and US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine, at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference held in Baltimore, Md.
Ensuring Technology Access
The Board of Supervisors will recognize members of the Lorton Computer Learning Centers Partnership for ensuring access to technology for underserved children in the Lorton area. The Office of Partnerships celebrated the opening of its 13th Computer Learning Center at the LCAC Community Center in Lorton.
First Anniversary Celebration
Members of the Herndon Free Clinic will be recognized by the Board of Supervisors on its first anniversary. The Herndon Free Clinic serves Herndon and surrounding communities by providing health screenings to more than 356 uninsured, low-income children, representing 15 nationalities. These services have been expanded to include free school admission health screens, physical examinations for babies and toddlers enrolling in Early Head Start and Head Start, as well as physical examinations for Girl Scout and Boy Scout summer camp participants.