Connect With Your Community Through Upcoming Neighborhood College

Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)

Nov. 17, 2006

Connect With Your Community
Through Upcoming Neighborhood College

Applications are now being accepted for the Centreville and Chantilly Neighborhood College program, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Jan. 6, from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the Pennino Building, Room 232, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.

These sessions, co-sponsored by the Department of Systems Management for Human Services and the Fairfax County Park Authority, provide education on how to collaborate with others who live or work in Fairfax County, to strengthen neighborhoods and build a strong sense of community. Through a combination of panel presentations, hands-on activities, group discussions and field work, the Neighborhood College will provide the opportunity to learn more about:

  • How local government works in Fairfax County.
  • County and community-based services available and how to access them.
  • Demographics of the community.
  • Fairfax County budget process.

Space is limited and a free breakfast and lunch will be provided. The deadline for registration is Friday, Nov. 24. For additional information and an application please contact Paulette Whiteside at or 703-324-5285, TTY 711. Korean participants please contact Wang Bang at or 703-324-8514, TTY 711.


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