Send notes to the Connection at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-778-9416. Deadline is Friday. Dated announcements should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.
</b>Constituent Day. Supervisor John C. Cook (R-Springfield) will host his third Constituent Day from 5-8 p.m. at North Springfield Elementary School, 7602 Heming Court in Springfield.
Wooded Glen HOA Annual Meeting, 8 p.m., at White Oaks Elementary School, 6130 Shiplett Blvd., Burke. Del. Dave Marsden (D-41) and VDOT Area Supervisor Steve Shannon will both be in attendance to meet with and answer questions from the membership.
</b>Morning Coffee with Del. David Bulova (D-37). 9-11 a.m., at Main Street Bagel, 10268 Main St, Fairfax. Constituents are invited to talk about issues of interest and to ask questions about legislation affecting our community. The format is casual and no appointment is needed.
FY 2011 Budget Community Dialogue. 10 a.m. Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke. Presentations by county and school budget staff followed by facilitated small group discussions. Registration required. 703-324-2391 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/budget.
The Omicron Kappa Kappa chapter will host its annual Achievement Week program at The Waterford, 12150 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Fairfax. The event starts at 10 a.m. Tickets prices $15 per person. The program will honor the “Omega Man of the Year and the Omega Citizen of the Year.” For additional information send all inquires to email@example.com.
</b>Community Chaplain Orientation. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Fairfax County Government Center. This is for clergy interested in learning more about this initiative and to begin their Chaplain training. Community Chaplain candidates will be required to attend the “Assisting Individuals in Crisis” class on Jan. 11 and 12 and the “Pastoral Crisis Counseling” class on March 3 and 4. Both classes are certification courses and will be taught by an International Critical Incident Stress Foundation certified instructor. “Psychological First Aid” will be offered later in the spring with instructors from the Falls Church/Fairfax Community Services Board and the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Behavioral and Developmental Services. All three classes will be required for Community Chaplain Certification and are offered at no cost. For more, e-mail contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-324-3453.
</b>Healthcare Speech. Inova Health System President and CEO Knox Singleton speaks 7-9 p.m., at The Johnson Center Cinema on George Mason University's Fairfax Campus. Free. www.som.gmu.edu/dss. For more, contact Patty Pak at email@example.com or 703-993-6492.
</b>Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service. 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Burke Presbyterian Church with friends and neighbors from St. Mary's Catholic Church, Congregation Adat Reyim and the Rumi Forum. Take part in great fellowship and joyous celebration of Thanksgiving and our different faiths. Burke Presbyterian Church is located at 5690 Oak Leather Drive in Burke. For more information, visit www.BurkePresChurch.org or call the office at 703-764-0456.
</b>Ostomy Support Group of Northern Virginia. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Fairfax Hospital Physicians Conference Center. Annual Holiday Festivities; also Capital Hospice. Information, phone 703-802-3457 or Web site www.ostomysupportofnova.org.