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    News Alert – By November 30, 2012

    Keep our Centers Whole! Ask Supervisors NOT to cut funding to Adult Day Health Care Programs!

    Fairfax County residents have the opportunity to provide input on funding priorities and possible reductions for the multi-year budget plan for Fiscal Year 2014 (effective July 1, 2013) and Fiscal Year 2015 (effective July 1, 2014) through an Online Survey open through Friday, November 30.

    The survey can be found at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dmb/fy2014/survey/

    Helpful information to read before answering the three survey questions can be found at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dmb/.

    Newsletter

    Lend a Hand for Adult Day Care Newsletter, May 2012

    Supporter Recognition

    The Fairfax County Adult Day Health Care Associates, Inc. recognizes volunteers and outstanding ADHC employees. It is with much appreciation that we extend a hearty congratulations to the following individuals:

    Fairfax County ADHC Employee of the Year

    Each year, the Associates provide a monetary award for an Employee of the Year Award. This is a competitive award for Fairfax County employees working at any of the ADHC centers. A panel of Health Department and Asociates board members review and select the recipient of this award.

    2009: Julie Warner, Nurse, Braddock Glen and Annandale ADHC Centers

    Board Service Recognition

    Joe Potosnak and Kevin Lewis were recognized for their long term service as board president and treasurer respectively. It was with much gratitude that they were honored as they completed their service as officers of the board in 2009.

    Joe Award

    kevin Joe

    ADHC Hero
    This is a special recongition that is extended to a volunteer who makes an exceptional contribution to help support the Associates and its mission and/or to an individual volunteer at an ADHC center.

    In 2009, Michael Hamilton of Hamilton Video was recognized for his work in developing a video used as part of the Associates’ testimony at the 2009 budget hearings.

    WITH A SENSITIVE EYE AND KIND HEART,YOU SHINED THE SPOTLIGHT ON OUR LOVED ONES AND PRODUCED A BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL VIDEO. YOUR TALENT AND GENEROUS GIFT OF YOUR TIME ARE MUCH APPRECIATED.

    Award Hamilton

    News from Fairfax ADHC Associates

    On March 31, 2010, a special anniversary was celebrated! Thirty years ago, Fairfax County opened its first adult day health care center in Annandale.

    • Chairman sharon Bulova and Vice-chair Penelope Gross were on hand for the celebration.

    • Fairfax County Health Department Director Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayensu was present and enjoyed the festivities, dancing with the ADHC participants.

    • Shauna Severo, Health Department, emceed the program honoring the legecy of the program.

    • Remarks from Mrs. Werle, wife of Annandale ADHC participant Russell Werle, were particularly poignant.

    • Heather Davies, representing the Associates, thanked the Supervisors and Heath Department leadership and staff for their support of the ADHC program, as well as Kay Larmer, the former director of the program who was instrumental in developing this program. She thanked all of the often unseen yet important volunteer work done by the Fairfax County Human Services Advisory Committee, the Commission on Aging, and the Long Term Care Coordinating Council for the vital role they play in advocating for ADHC services.

    The Associates wish to congratulate two Fairfax County ADHC employees who are also celebrating their 30th anniversary of service in the ADHC program:

    • Eileen Inglis, Office Manager, Annandale ADHC Center

    • Martha Armstrong, Recreational Therapist, Braddock Glen ADHC Center

    30th Anniversary