Fairfax County Board of Supervisors To Recognize Citizens and Issue a Proclamation


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Oct. 23, 2003

 

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
To Recognize Citizens and Issue a Proclamation

 

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at their meeting on Monday, Oct. 27, beginning at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following for their accomplishments and issue a proclamation. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935.

Constructing a World Championship from Balsa Wood and Glue
The Odyssey of the Mind Team from Forest Edge Elementary School, Reston, will be recognized for earning a gold medal at the 2003 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Iowa State University. The team, named the Odd Pod Structure team, bested 38 other teams to emerge as the world champions. Their challenge was to build an 8-inch-tall structure using only one-eighth-inch-wide balsa wood and glue. The Odd Pod Structure team built a structure that supported 1,015 pounds of weight before collapsing.

The Stars Shine Brightly
The Fairfax Stars 13-and-under and 15-and-under girls’ basketball teams will be recognized for winning first place in their divisions at the Amateur Athletic Union National Championships.

November is Native American Heritage Month
The Board of Supervisors will issue a proclamation to declare November as Native American Heritage Month in Fairfax County. The proclamation lauds the contributions and achievements of Native Americans in all aspects of life in our community.

 

FAIRFAX COUNTY IS COMMITTED TO A POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION IN ALL COUNTY PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES AND WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS UPON REQUEST. TO REQUEST SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS, CALL 703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935. PLEASE ALLOW FIVE WORKING DAYS IN ADVANCE OF EVENTS IN ORDER TO MAKE THE NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS

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