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Celebrating Outstanding Volunteers and Friends of the Library

Star Volunteer and Friends' Choice Awards

By Erin Chernisky, Library Volunteer Manager

The Fairfax County Public Library is grateful for the volunteers and Friends of the Library group members who so graciously donate their time and talents to us and their community. During the 2021 Star Volunteer and Friends’ Choice Awards ceremony, the Library Board of Trustees honored the following individuals for their service.

Star Volunteer Award Recipients 

  • Sandy Neuzil - Access Services 
  • George Cody - George Mason Regional 
  • Donald Ward - John Marshall 
  • Pat Irons - Patrick Henry 
  • Lisa Shroder - Patrick Henry 
  • Karen Kutch - Pohick Regional 
  • Jennifer Henderson - Thomas Jefferson
  • Dominion Valley Garden Club (Bharti Amin, Stephanie Bisson, Carole Burk, Patricia Dowler, Mary Jo Hensler, Sue Myracle) - Burke Centre 

Friends’ Choice Award Recipients 

  • Kate Wilkins - Burke Centre 
  • Sonia Jurich - Kings Park             
  • Margaret Weaver - Kingstowne 
  • Ann Balch - Oakton Regional 
  • Mary Colombi - Oakton Regional 
  • Barbara Hippe - Oakton Regional 
  • Kelly Bennett - Patrick Henry  
  • Lily Miller - Pohick Regional 
  • Dorothea Brueckner - Sherwood Regional 
  • Gisela Carty - Sherwood Regional 
  • Anne Squire - Sherwood Regional 
  • Chrystelle Weidler-Rowley - Thomas Jefferson 
  • Judith Lotz - Woodrow Wilson

Learn more about the Star Volunteer Awards and the Friends’ Choice Awards.

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