Fairfax County Board of Supervisors To Recognize Citizens and Staff
Office of Public Affairs
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Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
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Nov. 13, 2003
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors To
Citizens and Staff and Issue Proclamations
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at their meeting on Monday, Nov. 17, beginning at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following citizens and staff for their accomplishments and issue two proclamations. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935.
With Thanks and Appreciation
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the following members of the Fairfax County Public School Board for service upon their retirement at the conclusion of their current term: Isis Castro, Mount Vernon District, chairman; Christian Braunlich, Lee District; Mychele Brickner, At-Large; Robert Frye, At-Large; Ernestine Heastie, Providence District; and Rita Thompson, At-Large.
When the Going Got Tough, the Mettle Was Bright
Companies, agencies and employees of the private sector and the public sector who provided assistance during Hurricane Isabel will be recognized for addressing the obstacles and issues that had to be faced in Fairfax County in a timely and professional manner. Those companies and agencies to be recognized include: the American Red Cross of the National Capital Area, Verizon Communications, Volunteer Fairfax, Washington Gas, Town of Herndon Police Department, Town of Vienna Police Department, Virginia Department of Transportation, Citizen Corps Council, Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce, RCC Consultants Inc., Dominion VA Power, Fairfax County Water Authority, Fairfax County Public Schools, Inova Healthcare System, Fairfax County Amateur Radio Emergency Services/Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service, Fairfax/Falls Church Community Services Board, Fairfax County Park Authority, Virginia Department of Transportation, Civil Service Commission, and the Electoral Board and General Registrar. Departments of Fairfax County Government that provided assistance include: the Health Department, Fire & Rescue Department, Police Department, Department of Information Technology, Department of Transportation, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Office of the County Attorney, Department of Finance, Department of Management and Budget, Department of Human Resources, Department of Housing and Community Development, Office of the Sheriff, Department of Vehicle Services, Department of Planning and Zoning, Department of Family Services, Public Library, Department of Tax Administration, Retirement Administration Agency, Community and Recreation Services, Department of Cable Communications and Consumer Protection, General District Court, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, Human Rights Commission, Office of Site Development Services, Office of the County Executive, Department of Administration for Human Services, Department of Purchasing and Supply Management, Department of Systems Management for Human Services and the Office of Public Affairs.
November Is Adoption Awareness Month
The Board of Supervisors will proclaim the month of November as Adoption Awareness Month in Fairfax County. The Board will note that approximately 22 children are awaiting adoption in Fairfax County at the present time and urges all residents during November and every month to celebrate adoption, honor families that grow through adoption and focus attention on those children who await permanent families.
Sharon Kelso To Be Honored
Sharon Kelso of Kingstowne will be recognized for her service as chairman of the Fairfax County Homeless Oversight committee.
30 Years of Inspiration and Education
The Main Street Child Development Center will be recognized for 30 years of service to the community. Established in 1973, the Main Street Child Development Center provides children ages 2 through 5 with educational experiences to inspire and promote social, emotional, cognitive and physical development.
December 1 To Be Designated World AIDS Day
The Board of Supervisors will proclaim Monday, Dec. 1, World AIDS Day in Fairfax County to focus the attention of residents on the need for ongoing HIV and AIDS prevention education. In addition, the Board will issue certificates of appreciation to the Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry and the Whitman-Walker Clinic of Northern Virginia for more than 10 years of collaboration, support and assistance in the provision of HIV and AIDS prevention education to residents of the county.
Numbered Among the Finest
The Auxiliary Police Officers program of Fairfax County will be recognized by the Board of Supervisors for the vital role it plays in making the county a better place to live, work and visit. Among the duties performed by the APO are enhancing the patrol function, performing home and business security surveys, intelligence and surveillance training, and administering the Mature Operator Driver Improvement program.
Carol Stuart-Goldberg and the Telework
Carol Stuart-Goldberg and the Telework program will be recognized for establishing the regional standard for teleworking. Stuart-Goldberg and members of the Telework program give leadership to achieving the county’s goal of 20 percent of eligible employees teleworking by 2005.