May 11 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features 8 Presentations


May 10, 2010
OPA 104/10

News Highlights  

  • Fairfax County Asian American History Project; Lake Braddock Secondary School band; Roy Holt; and Chantilly Youth Association Cheer Select Squad to be recognized.
  • Police Week; Peace Officers Memorial Day; Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month; Girl Power Day; Community Action Month; and Public Works Week to be designated.
  • A downloadable photo and synopsis of each presentation will be posted online following the meeting.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Tuesday, May 11, scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., will make the following presentations to residents and county staff. For more information, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711. More information on the May 11 meeting, including an agenda, can be found online.

Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day
The Board of Supervisors will designate May 9-15 as Police Week and May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day in Fairfax County.

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate May 2010 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in Fairfax County. Asian/Pacific Americans represent many nations that have their own distinct culture, heritage, language and experience.

Asian American History Project
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Asian American History Project for its research and documentation about Asian American groups that have chosen Fairfax County as their home, resulting in the book, “The Fairfax County Asian American History: A Contemporary History Honoring 143 Years of Asian Residents in Fairfax County.”

Girl Power Day
The Board of Supervisors will designate May 22 as Girl Power Day in Fairfax County. The theme for this year is “GirlPower! Believe to Achieve.”

Lake Braddock Secondary School Band And Director Roy Holder
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Lake Braddock Secondary School Band for its recent concert and cultural tour of China. Roy Holder, director of the band, will be recognized for his election to the American Bandmaster’s Association.

Chantilly Youth Association Cheer Select Squad
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Chantilly Youth Association Cheer Select Squad for winning the U.S. National Competition as well as the Cheer Select Under Team, for being named the Overall Level Winner.

Community Action Month
The Board of Supervisors will designate May 2010 as Community Action Month in Fairfax County. Community action agencies were created in 1964 to promote self-sufficiency for individuals and families with low incomes.

Public Works Week
The Board of Supervisors will designate May 16-22 as Public Works Week in Fairfax County. The health, safety and welfare of residents depend upon the facilities and services of the Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services.

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