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Message of Preparedness, Not Paranoia, Urged - News - Great Falls Connection - Connection Newspapers
"This forum was intended to be for information purposes only," said Carole Herrick, president of the Dranesville District Democratic Women's Club, which sponsored the event."We had all sorts of forms of security, like homeland security, home security, gang violence prevention, identity security, everything but Social Security because that's too contentious of an issue right now," she said.The club wanted to "present something to the public" that would get those who attended thinking about safety and security in a new way, she said.
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November 17, 2007; Carole Herrick
Carol lives with her husband Philip in McLean.
As a nationally ranked tennis player, she attended Los Angles State College, where she received her BA in history.
She is active in numerous organizations throughout Fairfax County.
As a former President of the McLean Historical Society, she has written numerous articles for publication about McLean and the Northern Virginia area.
Currently, she chairs McLean & Great Falls Celebrate Virginia 1607-2007 and serves on the board of Fairfax 2007, two organizations celebrating the quadricentennial anniversary of the founding of Jamestown.
Carole is also a member of the Fairfax County History Commission.
She served for nine years on the Governing Board of the McLean Community Center and following that held the position of president of Friends of the McLean Community Center for four years.
Carole is the immediate past President of McLean Chapter AARP 839 and served three years on AARP's Virginia's State Legislative Committee.
In 2001 she received "The Heartbeat of Rotary Award" from the McLean Rotary Club.
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Carole Herrick, Historian for McLean - News - McLean Connection - Connection Newspapers
Carole Herrick, Historian for McLean
...Carole Herrick, Historian for McLean
...Name: Carole Herrick
Family information: Married to Philip Herrick.One son, Charles.Education: Herrick holds a degree in history from Los Angeles State College. Current job or primary occupation: She is president of the Dranesville Democratic Women's Club and is involved in many other community groups.
Favorite part of your current job: "I enjoy trying to enhance McLean
.There are so many groups getting involved in the quality of life."Community involvement: Mrs. Herrick is the past president of the McLean Historical Society and the president of the Dranesville Democratic Women's Club.She is also the past president of the McLean Chapter of AARP 839 and the immediate past president of Friends of the McLean Community Center.She served nine years on the governing board of McLean Community Center.Herrick is also the co-chair of McLean and Great Falls Celebrate Virginia, which celebrates the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown.She
authored two books, "Chronological History of McLean
, Virginia" and "August 24, 1814 - Washington In Flames."Her
second book is about how Washington, D.C., was burned after the British invaded it and the government fled to Northern Virginia.Hobbies: Herrick was a nationally ranked tennis player and a professional player at Congressional Country Club in Maryland.She
also played at Wimbledon twice.In addition, Herrick
holds national age group records in running.
The lectures will be presented by ...
The lectures will be presented by historian Carole Herrick.
There will be time for Q&As following each program.
Meetings of the McLean Historical Society are held on the second Tuesday of each month they cordially invite you to attend.
Presenter Carole Herrick has written numerous books on local and regional history including: August 24, 1814: Washington in Flames; Ambitious Failure: Chain Bridge the First Bridge across the Potomac River and McLean, for the Images of America Series.
Herrick currently serves on the Fairfax County History Commission and is the Vice President of the McLean Historical Society.
In addition, she
chairs McLean & Great Falls Celebrate Virginia, an organization that is helping to sponsor educational programs related to McLean's role in the War of 1812.