Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935, FAX 703-324-2010
Oct. 16, 2003
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
To Recognize Citizens, Adopt Resolutions and Issue Proclamations
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at their meeting on Monday, Oct. 20, beginning at 9 a.m., will recognize the following citizens for their achievements and contributions to the community, adopt a resolution and issue a proclamation as listed below. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935.
A Gift with High
Adele Lebowitz of McLean will be honored for giving her 18.5-acre estate to the Fairfax County Park Authority to be preserved in perpetuity for public use. In donating the property, Lebowitz stipulated that the Park Authority is to build a playground on the site that will be accessible to all children – those children with and without disabilities. The gift from Lebowitz continues her family’s lifelong commitment to equal opportunity and access for everyone.
The West Springfield Little League National 9-10 All-Star Team will be recognized for its success in tournaments resulting in the District IX championship and being the Virginia state runner-up. The West Springfield Little League American 11-12 All-Star Team will be recognized for its accomplishments that include the District IX championship, the Virginia state championship and being the Southeast Region semi-finalist.
Volunteers: Making the Difference
The Board of Supervisors will designate Saturday, Oct. 25, as VolunteerFest® Day 2003. On this day, Volunteer Fairfax, the Fairfax County Public Library and the Board of Supervisors will promote celebrating and strengthening the spirit of volunteer service.
Of Immeasurable Value for All
The Board of Supervisors will recognize citizens and businesses in Fairfax County who contributed properties that will provide unique training opportunities to the women and men of the Fire and Rescue Department, Police Department and Office of the Sheriff, saving lives and protecting property. Those to be recognized include: Dietze Construction Group, Chantilly; Bruce Labovitz, Herndon; Delores and Rick Gehr, Fairfax; John Fernstrom, Alexandria; Stanley Martin Companies Inc., Reston; Ellen Wells, Greensboro, N.C.; Dominion Contracting Corp., Alexandria; Seville Homes LLC, Annandale; Dauod Shaw, Centreville; Laura Robic, Great Falls; Luigi Perri, Falls Church; First Washington Realty Inc., Bethesda, Md.; The Concordia Group, McLean; Christopher Companies, Fairfax; Pulte Homes Washington Division, Fairfax; Public Storage Inc., Glendale, Calif.; Tysons Corner Center, McLean; Fairfax County and Fairfax County Park Authority (Laurel Hill), Fairfax; JL Homes LLC, Vienna; Centex Homes, Chantilly; National Amusement Inc., Centreville; Fairfax County Employees Credit Union, Fairfax; and Porten Co., Rockville, Md.
Noteworthy Leadership the Benchmark
Judith O. Mueller of McLean will be recognized for more than a quarter of a century of dedicated leadership, direction, guidance and service at the helm of the Women’s Center in Vienna. During her tenure, Mueller established the acclaimed annual conference featuring distinguished speakers and led the field in establishing noted services for women and families.
Advocate Par Excellence
Trudy Brisendine of Woodbridge will be recognized for her years of advocacy, support and service to the citizens of Fairfax County through the Department of Family Services and her efforts on the legislative team representing Fairfax County on human service issues.
Complete the Circle and
The Board of Supervisors will designate Saturday, Nov. 15, as America Recycles Day in Fairfax County. Noting that recycling is an essential component of the county’s long-range solid waste management plan, the Board of Supervisors urges all residents and county employees to reduce waste by reusing, recycling and buying recycled products. Recycling saves millions of dollars in disposal costs, creates jobs and is recognized as an easy way for everyone to help protecting the environment.