Board to Recognize Residents and Staff

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 28, 2006

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Residents and Staff,
Issue Proclamations and Adopt Resolutions

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Monday, July 31, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., will recognize the following residents and staff for their service to Fairfax County and issue the proclamations and adopt the resolutions below. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711.

Community Pulls Together

The Board of Supervisors will recognize the residents of the Huntington community in Alexandria, volunteers, county staff and local businesses who responded to the recent flood in that area.

Getting the Boot for a Good Cause

The Board of Supervisors will adopt a resolution to congratulate and thank Fairfax County firefighters for their dedication to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Last year Fairfax County firefighters raised more than $450,000 and donated more than $114,000 to those on the Gulf Coast affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Safety is the Goal

The Board of Supervisors will recognize Breanne Coughlin and Ariel Lu, for receiving a AAA Outstanding School Safety Patrol of the Year award for the 2005-2006 school year.

A Unique Nationwide Crime, Drug and Violence Prevention Program

The Board of Supervisors will issue a proclamation to designate Tuesday, Aug. 1, as National Night Out in Fairfax County. On this night communities across the nation and in Fairfax County demonstrate neighborhood spirit and cooperation among residents and police. The first Neighborhood Watch Program in the nation was founded in Fairfax County and today more than 500 county communities and tens of thousands of volunteers continue this tradition of community service.

Are You Ready?

The Board of Supervisors will issue a proclamation to designate September as Fairfax Prepares Month in Fairfax County. Residents of the county are encouraged to be prepared for all emergencies.

Dr. Cooper To Be Recognized

The Board of Supervisors will adopt a resolution to commend Dr. James Cooper for his efforts to ensure adequate healthcare for all residents of Fairfax County. From 1988 to 1996, Cooper served on the county’s Health Care Advisory Board and was chair of the Environmental Health Committee. He is an advocate for healthcare for low-income and uninsured residents.

A Real History Buff

The Board of Supervisors will recognize Milburn Sanders of Great Falls for his participation, contributions and 12 years of service on the Fairfax County History Commission.

Desktop Guide for Safety

The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Emergency Protective Measures Guide Committee of the Facilities Management Department for preparing a desktop guide for county employees. The publication provides information to protect their lives and the lives of others during a life-threatening event at the Government Center.

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

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