Wednesday, September 12, 2012
GOP presidential nominee to hold rally in Van Dyck Park.
Virginia is living up to its status as a battleground state this week, with appearances from GOP nominee Mitt Romney in Fairfax Thursday and first lady Michelle Obama campaigning in Fredericksburg the same day. A new poll released Tuesday by Gravis Marketing shows Romney with 49 percent of the vote in Virginia and President Barack Obama with 44 percent of the vote. Doors for the campaign rally for Romney will open at 9 a.m. Thursday, and the event is set to begin at 11 a.m. in Van Dyck Park at 3720 Old Lee Highway. Anyone who wishes to attend the rally will go through airport-like security, according to a notice on the Fairfax County Republican Committee Web site. Also note: "No bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids or signs will be …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
First lady Michelle Obama spoke to supporters in Dale City on Thursday.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The first lady and the celebrity chef spoke to and dined with Parklawn Elementary School students on Wednesday and introduced new federal guidelines for school lunches.
First Lady Michelle Obama and Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced new guidelines for school lunches at Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria on Wednesday morning as part of Obama’s Let’s Move! health campaign against childhood obesity. Read our live coverage from the event here. Joined by celebrity chef and Let's Move! campaign supporter Rachael Ray, Obama spoke to parents, teachers, and administrators at Parklawn about the benefits of healthy eating and the positive effects the new United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) nutrition standards will have on the 32 million children participating in school lunches nationwide. “It’s our responsibility to make sure they get basic nutrition that they need to stay …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Obama will unveil new nutritional standards from the USDA and enjoy a meal with the students.
First Lady Michelle Obama, celebrity chef Rachael Ray and Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack are visiting Parklawn Elementary School today to talk about the federal government's new guidelines for healthy school lunches. Obama and Vilsack will eat lunch with students after speaking to parents and teachers, and Ray will be in the kitchen at the school. The following are live updates from the event this morning: Update - Noon Wednesday First lady Michelle Obama has left the library at Parklawn Elementary School and is heading to the cafeteria to eat lunch with students. We'll have a full story later on this afternoon. Be sure to follow Annandale Patch on Facebook at www.facebook.com/annandalepatch and on Twitter at @…
Thursday, October 13, 2011
The first lady encouraged students to find and pursue their passions
Thursday, October 13, 2011
First lady Michelle Obama and the first lady of the Republic of Korea, Kim Yoon-ok, visited Annandale High School on Thursday, Oct. 13. The White House released this transcript of their remarks. Read the full story to learn more about the visit. 11:52 A.M. EDT MRS. OBAMA: Now, let me just start by saying, wow! Good morning, everyone, and -- AUDIENCE: Good morning! MRS. OBAMA: What a wonderful program. Thank you, Principal Randazzo, for that very kind introduction and for hosting us here today. I also want to thank all of the performers -- Jennifer Koh, the World Children’s Choir, our performers right here at Annandale High School. And, of course, I want to recognize our guest of honor, Madam Kim Yoon-ok of the Republic of Korea. (…
The first lady of the United States visited Annandale High School on Thursday morning with the first lady of the Republic of Korea, Kim Yoon-ok
First lady Michelle Obama encouraged high school students to take their education seriously, challenge themselves, and to take risks and pursue their passions during her visit to Annandale High School with the first lady of the Republic of Korea, Kim Yoon-ok, on Thursday morning. [View our gallery of photos from Michelle Obama's visit here.] “Good education is about so much more than just learning geometry or memorizing dates in history. All of that is important, but an education is also about exploring new things—discovering what makes you come alive, and then being your best at whatever you choose.” said Obama. “I want you to discover something that you love to do, and then become the best that you can be. Do not be afraid to work hard, …
The first lady of the United States was joined by the first lady of the Republic of Korea, Kim Yoon-ok
First lady Michelle Obama and the first lady of the Republic of Korea, Kim Yoon-ok, visited Annandale High School to speak to a crowd of over 300 students, parents, faculty, and community leaders. You can see our live updates from this morning's event here. Read remarks from Obama and Kim here.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The first lady of the United States will be joined by the first lady of the Republic of Korea, Kim Yoon-ok during her visit
Our complete coverage of Michelle Obama's visit can be found here. -- First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to visit Annandale High School (AHS) on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. According to a news release, Obama and the first lady of the Republic of Korea, Kim Yoon-ok, will visit the diverse Fairfax County Public School "as part of the Administration's activities to welcome the President and First Lady of the Republic of Korea, and Mrs. Obama's tradition of extending the reach of the State Visit beyond the gates of the White House." There will be a musical performance featuring Jennifer Koh from the World Children's Choir and AHS students, followed by remarks from Obama. The World Children's Choir comprises children from different …