Northern Virginia Community Foundation Names 2005 Community Leadership Award Winner.
MCLEAN, Va. -- The Northern Virginia Northern Virginia (NoVA) consists of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties and the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas, and Manassas Park. Community Foundation is pleased to announce their 2005 Community Leadership Award will be awarded to Gary McCollum, vice president and region manager for Cox Communications Cox Communications is a privately owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises providing digital cable television and telecommunications services in the United States. It is the third-largest cable television provider in the United States, serving more than 6. Northern Virginia. The award presentation will take place October 7, 2005 at the McLean Hilton as part of the Northern Virginia Community Foundation's annual gala and silent auction.
"The Northern Virginia Community Foundation Leadership Award is presented annually for outstanding community service and dedication to improving the quality of life for all Northern Virginians and to promote awareness of the significance of individual action in effecting change. Our selection of Mr. McCollum as our 2005 award recipient was based on his outstanding, long-term contributions to the community," said Janet Kreutter, President, Northern Virginia Community Foundation.
Mr. McCollum currently serves on the boards of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, Virginians for the Arts, the Arts Council An arts council is a government or private, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts mainly by funding local artists, awarding prizes, and organizing events at home and abroad. of Fairfax County, George Mason University Named after American revolutionary, patriot and founding father George Mason, the university was founded as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1957 and became an independent institution in 1972. Minority Advisory Board and the George Mason University Foundation Virginia Cable and Telecommunications Association, Northern Virginia Urban League, Fairfax County Public Library The Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL) in Fairfax County, Virginia, USA is ranked in the top 11 best libraries in the country for its size, according to HAPLR (Hennen's American Public Library Ratings) Index for 2005.
The first Fairfax County Library opened in 1939. Foundation, and the Virginia Opera Virginia Opera is an operatic company based in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is led by its Artistic Director, Peter Mark, who has been with the company since its first major performances in 1975. .
"I am deeply honored to accept this recognition on behalf of our 1,000 Cox Northern Virginia employees. For more than 100 years, Cox has maintained the corporate mantra of giving back to the communities it serves. We're a national company, but a local friend to our customers and the communities in which we operate. It is especially gratifying grat·i·fy
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2. to receive this award from Northern Virginia Community Foundation because I know our two organizations share the common vision of strengthening our Fairfax community through public service, philanthropy and volunteerism," said Mr. McCollum.
"We are proud to have Gary McCollum join the prestigious list of Northern Virginia Community Foundation Leadership Award winners. We welcome the opportunity to celebrate the successful efforts of people and organizations that are making our communities better places to live and work," said George Albright George Albright (born January, 1956) in Orlando, Florida.
Albright previously served as a Representative in the House of Representatives of the U.S. state of Florida. It should also be noted that he currently lives in Ocala, Florida with his family. , Chairman of the Northern Virginia Community Foundation Board of Directors.
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About The Northern Virginia Community Foundation: NVCF is a charitable, 501C3 tax-exempt organization that administers funds for donors supporting scholarships, funds, the arts, education, health and community improvement programs. As a community foundation, NVCF provides an effective, efficient alternative to private foundations. Professional staff at the Foundation provides donors with program, administrative, and financial management services. By working through a community foundation, donors are eligible for expanded tax deductions and reduced regulations on their giving programs. For more information about The Northern Virginia Community Foundation, please see our website http://www.novacf.org
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is a multi-service broadband communications company Communications Company is a communications unit of the United States Marine Corps. They are part of Combat Logistics Regiment 37 , 3rd Marine Logistics Group (3MLG) and III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF). The unit is based out of the Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. with approximately 6.7 million total customers, including approximately 6.3 million basic cable subscribers. The nation's third-largest cable television provider, Cox offers analog cable television under the Cox Cable brand as well as digital video service under the Cox Digital Cable brand, featuring advanced services including digital video recording, high-definition television and video-on-demand. Cox provides an array of other communications services including local and long-distance telephone under the Cox Digital Telephone brand, high-speed Internet service under the Cox High Speed Internet brand, and home networking. Commercial voice and data services are offered via Cox Business Services. Local cable advertising, promotional opportunities and production services are sold under the Cox Media brand. Cox is an investor in programming services including Discovery Communications Inc. Cox Communications is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc.