June 8 Board of Supervisors Meeting Features 4 Presentations
June 7, 2010
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, at its meeting on Tuesday, June 8, scheduled to begin at 9 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 8 meeting, including an agenda, can be found online.
Presentation of the Colors by Continental Color Guard
The Continental Color Guard and the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps will present and retire the colors at the beginning of the Board of Supervisors meeting. The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps is the only unit of its kind in the armed forces, recalling the days of the American Revolution. It parades in uniforms patterned after those worn by musicians of the Continental Army.
Army Strong Week
The Board of Supervisors will designate June 14-20, 2010, as Army Strong Week in Fairfax County. Fairfax County is grateful for its community ties and partnerships with the Fort Belvoir community and urges all residents to join in congratulating the United States Army for the 235th anniversary of its formation.
2010 Lord and Lady Fairfax
The Board of Supervisors will recognize the 2010 Lord and Lady Fairfax honorees. Each honoree, designated as a Lady or Lord Fairfax, is selected by a member of the Board of Supervisors. Individuals chosen for this year are Verdia L. Haywood and Luella F. Brown, At-Large; Shirley DiBartolo and Sam DiBartolo; Braddock District; Tanveer A. Mirza and Michael A. Schochet, Dranesville District; Carol Ann Bradley and Patrick Kane, Hunter Mill District; Suzette Kern and Harry H. Zimmerman, Lee District; Cindy Waters and Mike Magill, Mason District; Glenda Booth and Linwood Gorham, Mount Vernon District; Sarah M. Lahr and Ken A. Quincy, Providence District; Lynne M. Garvey-Hodge and Tom Peterson; Springfield District; and Deborah J. Robison and Steven T. Ratliff, Sully District.
The Board of Supervisors will recognize August Frattali, principal of Rachel Carson Middle School in Herndon, for 24 years of service to Fairfax County. Frattali has been selected as the Fairfax County Public Schools Principal of the Year and is the recipient of a 2010 Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award. He is recognized as an innovative leader.
Mosquito Control Awareness Week
The Board of Supervisors will designate June 20-26, 2010, as Mosquito Control Awareness Week in Fairfax County. Residents can limit the impact of mosquitoes on the community by eliminating mosquito breeding sites, in addition to preventing mosquito bites by wearing light-colored, long loose-fitting clothing and using DEET or federally approved insect repellents. Residents are urged to say no to mosquitoes by raising their awareness of mosquito control practices.
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director, Office of Public Affairs
703-324-3189, TTY 711, Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)
To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-3187, TTY 711