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 Proclamation

On July 10, 2018 City of Fairfax Mayor David L. Meyer and the City Council presented The Quilt Patch owner, Leslie Pfeifer with a proclamation commending her for her long-term membership in the business community in the City of Fairfax and expressing the City’s gratitude for her dedication to supporting women and their families and for her generous contributions to those in need in the community. 

The Quilt Patch opened in the City of Fairfax in 1974 making 2018 the 44th year of continuous operation.  Ms. Pfeifer became the owner of the business in 1989.  She is retiring later in the year.  The Commission for Women supported the proclamation and hosted a reception for Ms. Pfeifer prior to the City Council meeting. 

 2018 Proclamation Photo

 On March 13, 2018 City of Fairfax Mayor David L. Meyer proclaimed the month of March 2018 as Women’s History Month, celebrating the spirit, courage and contributions of women in the City of Fairfax toward enriching the quality of life for all members of this community.

 

2017 Womens History Month Proclamation  

On March 14, 2017 City of Fairfax Mayor David L. Meyer proclaimed the month of March 2017 as Women’s History Month, celebrating the remarkable achievements of women, their spirit, courage and contributions toward enriching the quality of life for all members of the community in the City of Fairfax.

 

CFW table with members 2016 human trafficking event 2 

On January 12, 2016, City of Fairfax Mayor Scott Silverthorne in concert with the City Council proclaimed the month of January 2016 as Human Trafficking Awareness Month in the City of Fairfax to support the rights of human trafficking victims and to recognize the efforts to end human trafficking and its effects on our community.

The City of Fairfax Commission for Women partnered with Fairfax and Arlington Counties and the City of Alexandria to provide an educational opportunity for the residents of our community to learn how they can prevent and end human trafficking in our schools, medical services, youth services and law enforcement in a joint event in January 2016. 

 

Domestic Violence Month Proclamation Photo 

On October 14, 2014 City of Fairfax Mayor Scott Silverthorne and the City Council presented a proclamation designating October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Members of the City of Fairfax Commission for Women received the proclamation and Sandra Bromley, Fairfax County-Wide Domestic Violence Coordinator, addressed the Council on the topic of domestic violence.  

 

Womens History Month Proclamation reading 3-26-13

On March 26, 2013 City of Fairfax Mayor Scott Silverthorne proclaimed the month of March 2013 as Women's History Month, celebrating the spirit, courage and contributions of women in the City of Fairfax toward enriching the quality of life for all members of this community and especially as caregivers to family as they approach end of life.

 

Proclamation-Womens-History-Month 2012

On March 13, 2012 City of Fairfax Mayor Robert F. Lederer proclaimed the month of March 2012 as Women's History Month in the City of Fairfax, celebrating the spirit, courage and contributions of women in the City of Fairfax toward enriching the quality of life for all members of this community.

 

Proclamation 2011-2

On March 22, 2011 City of Fairfax Mayor Robert F. Lederer proclaimed the month of March 2011 as Women's History Month in the City of Fairfax, celebrating the spirit, courage and contributions of women in the City of Fairfax toward enriching the quality of life for all members of this community.