Department of Community and Recreation Services
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 1050
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
703-324-5641, TTY 711, Fax 703-222-9792
Media Contact: Patricia L. McClenic, Public Information Officer
April 30, 2010
Fairfax County Needs Veterans to Mentor Service Members
Injured in Iraq and Afghanistan for Wellness Activities Program
The Fairfax County Department of Community and Recreation Services is recruiting veterans who are interested in mentoring injured service members who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. Mentors will assist in leading an eight-week physical exploration class to help participants in discovering their physical activities preferences. The program will start in mid-June. The service men and women will meet once a week for eight weeks in various locations throughout Fairfax County. Training is provided. To receive more information or schedule an appointment for a mentoring interview, please contact Bruce Patrick at 703-324-5528, TTY 711 or via email to Bruce.Patrick@fairfaxcounty.gov.
Fairfax County Project WOW! Is funded by a grant from the National Recreation and Park Association’s 2009 USOC Paralympics Grant Initiative, sponsored by the U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Fairfax County is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in all
county programs, services and activities and will provide reasonable
accommodations upon request.
To request special accommodations call 703-324-4FUN (4386), TTY 711. Please allow ten working days in advance of the event in order to make the necessary arrangements.