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Celebration of Libraries, Women's Clubs and Florence Jodzies
Vale Club and Oakton Women’s Club invite the public to a celebration of “Libraries, Women’s Clubs and Florence Jodzies.” The gathering will conclude with the unveiling of a state historic highway marker honoring Mrs. Jodzies, the founder of Vale Club.
Jean Ann Bolling, wife of Lieutenant Governor Bill BollingGerry Connolly, Congressman, 11th District
Kathleen S. Kilpatrick, Director, Virginia Department of Historic Resources & State Historic Preservation Officer
Edwin Sam Clay, Director of Libraries, Fairfax County Public Library
Carlene A. Garner, International President, General Federation of Women's Clubs
Patricia Strat, Vale Club History Committee
Vale Schoolhouse is at the corner of Vale and Fox Mill Roads; the parking lot is off Vale Road. Additional parking is across the street at Vale United Methodist Church, 11528 Vale Road. The Schoolhouse is at the top of a small gravel hill and sturdy footwear is recommended. The highway marker is at the northwest corner of Fox Mill Road and Helmont Drive. Parking for the marker unveiling is on Saddle Crescent Circle.
More About Vale Schoolhouse
Vale Schoolhouse is a historic community landmark and home to the Vale Club. The schoolhouse was built around 1884 and currently hosts all types of events, including art shows, fundraisers, community events, festivals, educational activities, book clubs, games, movie clubs and more. The club supports the non-profit organization, Friends of Vale Schoolhouse, and offers the locations for use by residents for meetings, community outreach and social events. Check the main site for details on membership or for information on availability for meetings or events.