Aug. 6 Board of Supervisors Meeting
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)
Aug. 3, 2007
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to Recognize Residents and
Adopt Resolutions and Issue a Proclamation
Note: 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, Aug 6. These photos will remain on the Web site until the next board meeting with presentations on Monday, Sept. 10.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Monday, Aug. 6, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., will recognize residents and staff, adopt resolutions and issue a proclamation. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711.
Fill the Boot Campaign
The Board of Supervisors will adopt a resolution to congratulate and thank Fairfax County firefighters for their dedication to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. For more than 50 years, over a quarter of a million firefighters throughout the United States and Canada have supported the Muscular Dystrophy Association in its fight against neuromuscular diseases. Firefighters in Fairfax County raised more than $340,000 for the association last year through the Fill the Boot campaign.
Three Decades of Outstanding Service in Public Education
The Board of Supervisors will recognize David Smith, principal of West Springfield High School for nearly 10 years, for his years of service as an educator and school administrator in public education.
125 Years of Advocacy, Outreach and Enlightenment
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the American Association of University Women (AAUW), for its record of achievement spanning 125 years. Founded in 1881 by Marion Talbot, Ellen Richards and 15 additional women who were college graduates, the AAUW has more than 100,000 members, 1,300 branches and 500 college and university partners nationwide.
Being 60 is Pretty Nifty
The Board of Supervisors will designate Sept. 8 as Jefferson Manor Day in Fairfax County. Jefferson Manor, a hamlet of 550 homes in Alexandria, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its establishment. Jefferson Manor maintains an active civic association dedicated to the betterment of the community through hard work, charitable events, social activities and providing information and services to its residents.
For more news and information, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/news.