Citizen of the Year Banquet


The Fairfax County Federation of Citizens Associations, along with the Citizen of the Year  co-sponsor The Washington Post hosted the 59th annual Fairfax County Citizen of the Year Awards Banquet at the Fairview Park Marriott Hotel. The Federation and The Washington Post presented Anne A. Andrews the 2008 Citizen of the Year Award for  her decades of volunteer work with the Route One Task Force for Human Services, the South County Community Health Care Center, the Community Health Care Network and the Program of Assertive Community Treatment Program.

Federation President Jeff Parnes acted as Master of Ceremonies.

The Honorable Sharon Bulova, Chairman, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, was the featured Guest Speaker.

In addition to the Citizen of the Year Award, the Federation presented Citations of Merit to Linda F. Byrne who was recognized for her work with the Oakton library, Options for Oakton, and Fairfax for Horses and other endeavors, and Christine Morin for her volunteerism on behalf of South County and the Middle School Solutions Group.

Special Recognition Awards were presented to The Honorable Gerry Connolly, U.S. Representative Va, 11th District and his predecessor in the same seat, The Honorable Thomas M. Davis III.

All photographs taken by Bill or Mary Pat Brynes, (C) 2009 Fairfax Federation, page date 14 July 2011

15 March 2009