Learn About the County’s Budget, Real-Life Heroes and Children’s Nutrition


Fairfax County 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

March 10, 2005


Learn About the County’s Budget, Real-Life Heroes and Children’s Nutrition on the March Edition of “County Magazine”

On “County Magazine” this month, viewers will learn about everything from the county’s proposed budget to real-life heroes to proper nutrition for children.

Fairfax County Executive Anthony H. Griffin recently submitted his FY 2006 budget proposal, and “County Magazine” will present the highlights from his plan.

Viewers will also meet real-life heroes from this year’s Valor Awards, which are given to members of the county’s Fire and Rescue Department, Police Department and Sheriff’s Office. “County Magazine” will feature the county’s new Alternative Emergency Operation Center that’s helping keep our neighborhoods safe.

Gang prevention, intervention and suppression were the topics for a recent summit at the county’s Government Center, and viewers will see what community groups, elected officials and county employees discussed.

In recognition of Women’s History Month, viewers will discover how the county’s Commission For Women tackles issues affecting women and girls, such as domestic violence, and educational and workplace equality.

Plus, March is National Nutrition Month. Viewers will learn how childcare providers can win prizes for preparing healthy meals and snacks for children in their care.

“County Magazine,” with host Gail Eskew, can be viewed on Channel 16 each Monday at 7 p.m.; Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The program may also be viewed on the Internet anytime during the month through Channel 16’s video-on-demand service at www.fairfaxcounty.gov. For more information about “County Magazine” or any of the other award-winning Channel 16 programs, call 703-324-5930, TTY 711, or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov.

The winner of 13 CableACE Awards and over 100 other national awards for video excellence, Channel 16 celebrates 20 years of connecting Fairfax County and its residents.

Channel 16 programming includes live meeting coverage of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, as well as regular programs such as “Consumer Focus,” “Parks Plus+” and “Senior Times.”

 

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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