June 22 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features 8 Presentations


June 21, 2010
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News Highlights  

  • Lake Braddock Secondary School Odyssey of the Mind Team; Laurel Ridge Elementary School; Madison High School Crew Team; Robinson Secondary School Girls Crew Team; and South Lakes High School Boys Track and Field Team to be recognized.
  • Fire and EMS Safety, Health and Survival Week; Korean War Remembrance Day; and Hepatitis Awareness Day 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, June 22, 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 June 22 meeting, including an agenda, can be found online.

Fire and EMS Safety, Health and Survival Week
The Board of Supervisors will designate June 20-26 as Fire and EMS Safety, Health and Survival Week in Fairfax County. Members of emergency medical services teams, whether career or volunteer, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing education to enhance lifesaving skills.

Lake Braddock Secondary School Odyssey of the Mind Team
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Lake Braddock Secondary School Odyssey of the Mind Team for its accomplishments. Team members sought creative solutions to problems through teamwork and cooperation to qualify for the worldwide competition.

Laurel Ridge Elementary School
The Board of Supervisors will recognize Laurel Ridge Elementary School for its 40th anniversary. The school offers a variety of learning spaces and opportunities for children, including advanced technology resources and open pod learning spaces.

Madison High School Crew Team
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Madison High School Crew Team for winning gold medals in the Virginia Scholastic Rowing Championships and the silver medal at the National Championship held in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Robinson Secondary School Girls Crew Team
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the Robinson Secondary School Girls Crew Team for winning the 2010 Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association Championship.

South Lakes High School Boys Track and Field Team
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the South Lakes High School Boys Track and Field Team for winning the Liberty District title and first place at the Northern Region Track and Field Championship for the third consecutive year.

Korean War Remembrance Day
The Board of Supervisors will designate June 25, 2010, as Korean War Remembrance Day in Fairfax County. The Korean War brought together the forces of 16 nations and featured the first use of United Nations troops and fully integrated U.S. Armed Forces. On behalf of all residents of Fairfax County, the Board of Supervisors will express thanks and gratitude for all those who served honorably, bravely and faithfully for the United States in the war.

Hepatitis Awareness Day
The Board of Supervisors will designate June 26 as Hepatitis Awareness Day in Fairfax County. Hepatitis C impacts individuals, families, the workplace, medical resources and other major areas of life. The Board of Supervisors urges all residents to take advantage of opportunities to increase awareness of the hepatitis C epidemic and its impact on the health of the community.

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