<hdr15>Week in Herndon
<sh>Herndon Town Meeting
<bt>Del. Tom Rust (R-86) will hold a Town Meeting with state Sen. Janet Howell at the Town Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St., Herndon, on Jan. 18, at 10 a.m. The two officials will speak and take questions from the public. To see which bills Del. Rust is sponsoring this session in the General Assembly, visit http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?031+mbr+H157.
<sh>Town Meeting in Herndon
<bt>Herndon is once again in the 10th district due to changes in the state's congressional boundaries following the decennnial census. U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10th) will hold a Town Hall meeting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Herndon Town Council Chambers, 765 Lynn St. He will give opening remarks and take questions from the audience. Del. Tom Rust will be the special guest. Call Wolf's Washington, D.C. office for more information at 202-225-5136, or his Herndon office at 703-709-5800.
<bt>The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, in partnership with George Mason University's Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution Team, will be hold a town meeting and discussion on stereotyping and its affects, Thursday, Jan. 16, from 6:30-9 p.m., at the Days Inn, 2200 Centreville Road, Herndon.
The topic questions will be: "Why do they hate us? Do we need a 'they' and an 'us' to hate? and What can I do to stop the hate? Or can I?"
The snow date for the event is Wednesday, Jan. 22. For more information, call 703-533-5388, seating is limited.
<sh>Fay Named to Park Board
<bt>Kevin Fay of McLean, immediate past president of McLean Little League, has been nominated as Dranesville District’s new representative to the Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) board.
Fay’s nomination must be formalized by the FCPA board when it meets on Jan. 27, said FCPA Public Information Officer Judy Pedersen.
Before that, Fay said he hopes to meet Dranesville District constituents during a series of town meetings to be held by Dranesville District supervisor Stuart Mendelsohn (R). The Herndon meeting will be held 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Herndon High School Lecture Hall.
Rick Thoesen, who was elected mayor of Herndon last May, will step down from the FCPA post effective Jan. 28, Pedersen said.
Fay is president of Alcalde and Fay, a public and government affairs firm in Arlington.
Fay has also represented Dranesville District on the Fairfax County Athletic Council.
The FCPA board has one representative from each of Fairfax County’s nine magisterial districts and three members appointed at large.
It is an unpaid post that requires attendance at about four meetings a month, with additional committee meetings.
<1b>— Beverly Crawford