Aug. 28, 2002
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Roni Campbell of Blooms, a Reston-based florist, was recently named as Designer of the Year for the State of Virginia. Campbell received the honor at the July 22 Virginia Professional Association Conference in Charlotte, N.C., where 20 florists from the Commonwealth displayed their designing talents. Campbell works at Blooms' Design Center in Sterling.
Oatlands recently honored volunteers at the Annual Jazz and Juleps Garden Party. The party honored all those who volunteer their time maintaining the Oatlands property. Volunteers received awards in recognition of special service. Sarah Forth-Smith and Greg Clark received awards for Web site development. Sharon Shue was recognized for her contributions to theatre at Oatlands and Mary Ann Glennon was recognized for her 100 hours of service with the tea program. Ed Bruce was recognized for his contributions to Christmas at Oatlands and Peter Deahl was recognized for contributing to Oatlands' education programs. The Fimmely-Emmet Circle Award for Outstanding Volunteers was awarded to Terry McCaffrey.
Bryan M. White recently graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. White received a medical degree and was commissioned to the rank of captain, with a minimum active duty service commitment of seven years. White is the son of Gary R. and Karen White of Charles Town Pike, Hamilton, Va. He is a 1994 graduate of Loudoun Valley High School and a 1998 graduate of Virginia Tech University.