Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Citizens
Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
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June 4, 2004
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Citizens, Issue Proclamations and Accept Awards
United States Army Week
Motto: “This We’ll Defend”
The Board of Supervisors will designate June 6 – 13 as U.S. Army Week in Fairfax County and recognize the 229th anniversary of the Army’s formation, noting the role the military has played in the growth, development and defense of our nation.
Lord and Lady Fairfax Honorees
Setting the standard and making outstanding contributions to the community
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the following individuals as the 2003 Lord and Lady Fairfax honorees for their noteworthy achievements and numerous contributions to the Fairfax County community: Heisung J. Lee and Henry B. “Herk” Latimer (At-Large); Janyce Hedetniemi and Robert Mizer (Braddock District); Juliann Jordan Clemente and C. Daniel Clemente (Dranesville District); Jane Vitray and Robert E. Simon Jr. (Hunter Mill District); Norma D. Hoffman and Alan G. Norris (Lee District); Elizabeth Clements and Don Di Spirito (Mason District); Harriet H. Piper and Joseph M. Chudzik (Mount Vernon District); Harolyn L. Smith and John Mastenbrook (Providence District); Kathy May and Jim McIntyre (Springfield District); and Leslie Jenuleson and Daniel G. Jenuleson (Sully District).
When Math Really Counts
Figures fill the finals
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the following students for their participation in MathCounts competitions, a program for middle school students throughout the nation that promotes mathematics achievement in all 50 states and every territory of the United States. Longfellow Middle School, Falls Church, had seven participants that include Eric Bomgardener, Yeon-Sik Cho, Jae-Kyu Lee, Haitao Mao, Tom Rudelius, Alisha Seam and Cassandra Xia. Those students participating from Frost Middle School, Fairfax, include Brian Hamrick, Monica Li, Andrew Menke and Jack Wang. The coach for the Longfellow Middle School team is Barbara Burnett and the assistant coaches are Eugene Huang and Vern Williams. Maura Sleevi is the coach for the Frost Middle School team.
Earth Day/Arbor Day
Planting for the future
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the sponsor and planning committee members of the Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration. Certificates of appreciation will be issued to the following sponsors: the National Soft Drink Association, Washington, D.C.; Northern Virginia Community College – Annandale Campus, Annandale; and the Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Division of Solid Waste Collection and Recycling. Certificates will be presented to the following planning committee members for their work in planning the event: Julie Brown, Fairfax; Rosemary Byrne, Fairfax; John Dudzinski, Herndon; Meredith Eisenberg, Fairfax; Cheryl B. Fairhurst, Fairfax; Robin Gorham, Annandale; Donna Jackson, Falls Church; Liz Kirchner, Annandale; Michael McMahon, Fairfax; Cheryl Robinette, Springfield; Michael Knapp, Fairfax; and Charlie Sakowicz, Annandale.
Fairfax County Named Tree City USA
“In the woods we return to reason …” – Emerson
The Virginia State Forester’s office and members of Fairfax County’s Tree Preservation Task Force will present the 2003 Tree City USA award to the Board of Supervisors. This is the 21st year that the county has received this distinction. The county continues to meet the four requirements for this honor that include a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, a comprehensive community forestry program and an Arbor Day observance.
The Best – Quite Simply the Best
Fairfax County’s Community Recycling Road Show talks trash
America Recycles Day Inc. and the Recycle America Alliance named Fairfax County’s Community Recycling Road Show the best in the nation. Paul Woyciechowski of Recycle America and a member of the Recycle America Alliance board of directors will present the award to members of the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Division of Solid Waste Collection and Recycling, before the Board of Supervisors.
Direct Care Workers Week
A demanding but rewarding vocation
The Board of Supervisors will designate the week of June 10 – 17 as Direct Care Workers Week in Fairfax County. Direct care workers are trained professionals who collaborate closely with other health care providers to offer quality care. Members of the profession are instrumental in promoting and safeguarding the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of individuals who need support services and the families of those individuals.