July 10 Board of Supervisors Meeting

Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 711, FAX 703-324-2010

July 6, 2006

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Residents and Staff, and Issue a Proclamation

Note to editor: A downloadable photo and synopsis of each presentation will be posted on the county’s Web site at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/opa/presentations.htm on Monday, July 10. These photos will remain on the Web site until the next board meeting with presentations on Monday, July 31.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Monday, July 10, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., will recognize the following residents and staff for their service to Fairfax County and issue the proclamation below. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711

Quick Thinking Saves a Life
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Stephen Wells, a county employee with the Department of Information Technology; several Fire and Rescue Department members; and police officers who were on scene and responded to a cardiac arrest incident by using an Automated External Defibrillator during the Celebrate Fairfax! festival. Since 2002, four lives have been saved on county property with an AED; two at Park Authority recreation centers and two at the Fairfax County Government Center.

May We Have the Envelope, Please
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the exhibit winners of the County Expo held at the Celebrate Fairfax! festival. County agencies participate in the expo each year in order to showcase their services and commitment to the residents of Fairfax County. Categories for the judging this year included Best in Show, Content, Communications, Design and Creativity.

Blooming in the World of Art
Ann Marie Williams, of Reston, will be recognized by the Board of Supervisors for winning the 2006 National Cherry Blossom Festival Art Contest. Williams competed with artists from around the globe, including the United States, Japan and the Netherlands, to win this distinction. Her entry illustrated the official program material.

Therapeutic Recreation Week
The Board of Supervisors will issue a proclamation to designate July 9-15, 2006, as Therapeutic Recreation Week in Fairfax County. Individual and organized forms of recreation and the use of leisure time are vital to the lives of all Americans and residents of Fairfax County, especially people with physical, mental, emotional and/or social limitations. County residents are urged to support this observance by supporting, promoting, enhancing and optimizing leisure involvement of those in need of therapeutic recreation.

To request this information in an alternate format, call the Office of Public Affairs at 703-324-3187, TTY 711.

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