Announcements and Events

Call for Best of Braddock Nominations

posted May 18, 2017, 6:00 PM by Mike Perel   [ updated May 18, 2017, 6:04 PM ]

Braddock District Supervisor John Cook in partnership with the Braddock District Council of Community Associations (BDC) announces the annual call for nominations for Best of Braddock awards for citizen’s recognition.  This annual tribute to deserving citizens will take place during the District Picnic on July 12th.  The nomination form can be downloaded below.

Legislator's Forum--April 12

posted Apr 7, 2017, 12:18 PM by Mike Perel   [ updated Apr 7, 2017, 12:19 PM ]

Collectively Braddock District's 123,000 residents are represented in Richmond by three State Senators and five Delegates.  We're pleased to announce that Senators Saslaw, Marsden and Petersen as well as Delegates Korey, Filler-Corn, Watts and Bulova have indicated that they will be joining us on the 12th to tell us what they've been working on in Richmond. This is your opportunity to interact directly with your elected officials in a setting where you'll be able to ask questions and express concerns.  As always, our meetings start at 7:30 and we adjoin by 9:00 P.M.  Join us in the King's Park Library meeting room (9003 Burke Lake Rd, FX, 22015) on April 12th.  MEET AND EXCHANGE THOUGHTS WITH THE PEOPLE WE'VE ELECTED TO REPRESENT US IN RICHMOND.

County Budget Meeting, March 8, 2017

posted Feb 22, 2017, 6:53 PM by Mike Perel

The Braddock District Council (BDC) will host its annual county budget meeting on March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kings Park Library Meeting Room (9000 Burke Lake Road).  A representative from the County Department of Management and Budget will attend.  Supervisor Cook will also be available to help provide input and take questions.   All are welcome to attend.

October 12, 2016 Meeting on Meals Tax

posted Oct 10, 2016, 12:55 PM by Mike Perel   [ updated Oct 10, 2016, 12:55 PM ]

7:30-9pm Wednesday night
Kings Park Elementary School
5400 Harrow Way, Springfield, Virginia
Topic: pros and cons of proposed meals tax

BDC Meeting September 14, 7:30pm

posted Sep 7, 2016, 6:45 PM by Mike Perel   [ updated Sep 17, 2016, 12:19 PM ]

Please join us on September 14th at Braddock Hall
in Kings Park Library building. We will present and
vote to approve the 2016-2017 budget. We’ll then
move to an interactive discussion of the FCPA
Bond request to be voted on during November’s election.
 We’ll also be joined by representatives of
the “Spirit Open Equestrian Program” who will
briefly talk about Equine Therapy, its proven potential
and expansion of its use to treat wounded warriors.
Lastly we’ll have the forms to sign up as an Election
Officer available in the back of the room for those
who may want to contribute the time and effort.”

2016 Best of Braddock Awards

posted Jul 11, 2016, 3:17 PM by Mike Perel   [ updated Sep 17, 2016, 11:57 AM ]

The 2016 Best of Braddock (BoB) Awards and Picnic were a great success again this year. On July 13th we honored nine individuals and/or organizations who were recognized for their outstanding contributions to enhancing life in the Braddock District. Over 80 attendees (including almost all of our elected State and County officials) shared a widely diverse selection of food from over 20 restaurants located in the District. In addition to their BoB Awards honorees received copies of the Congressional Record page where their names had been entered by Congressman Connolly as well as a special citation from the Virginia House of Delegates.

The award winners are listed in the file below, which can be downloaded

Legislative Forum: Wednesday April 13

posted Apr 11, 2016, 7:27 AM by Mike Perel

We're happy to say that just about all of our elected state officials will be in attendance at this year's Legislative Forum on April 13th at Braddock Hall.
While the Forum will begin at 7:30 pm, light refreshments and chatting with neighbors will start at 7 pm. 

As in the past, this will be an open program where you will hear from our elected officials as they discuss current and future issues on which they are working in the General Assembly. As always, this will be a great opportunity for you to hear directly from them, and to ask your questions about important legislative developments.

BDC Meeting March 9

posted Feb 27, 2016, 12:52 PM by Mike Perel   [ updated Sep 17, 2016, 12:16 PM ]

Fairfax County Advertised FY 2017 Budget Plan.
7:30pm  Braddock Hall

BDC Membership 2015-2016

posted Feb 10, 2016, 10:39 AM by Mike Perel

BDC Memberships
If your association has not joined the BDC, please click form  to download the form for the 2015-2016 membership  dues year (which began July 1, 2015). If you are not sure of your association's status, you can contact our Treasurer, Tom McDonald,  to check.
While the "dues" associated with joining is important to support the various projects of the BDC, it is really more about the BDC being truly representative of the various associations within the entire District as reflected by the number of associations who have joined. Thank you for your support!

Special BDC Meeting on School Budget

posted Feb 10, 2016, 10:32 AM by Mike Perel

Special BDC Meeting Wednesday,
February 10th, 7:30 pm 
Megan McLaughlin, our Braddock District School Board Representative, has agreed to join the BDC at this month's meeting to make a presentation about this year's school budget and the rationale behind its formulation. Ms. McLaughlin is appreciative to be given this opportunity, and may bring representation from the FCPS Administrative Offices with her as well.
The meeting will be at Braddock Hall (Kings Park Library), 9002 Burke Lake Road, beginning at 7:30 pm. Light refreshments may be served.

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