Woman of the Year Selected for Greater Manassas Christmas Parade

Friday, November 16, 2012


Historic Manassas, Inc.
9431 West Street
Manassas, Virginia 20110
For Immediate Release
Friday, November 16, 2012
Contact: Taylor Lenz
(703) 361 – 6599
Woman of the Year Selected for Greater Manassas Christmas Parade
The Greater Manassas Christmas Parade is proud to announce that Sheryl Bass has been selected at the Woman of the Year for the 67th Greater Manassas Christmas Parade in Old Town Manassas on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 10 a.m. 
Sheryl Bass served on the City of Manassas City Council from 2009 to 2012. Prior to her service on City Council, Bass served as an elected School Board Member in Manassas for nine years, as well as the City of Manassas Trustee on the Prince William Public Library System Board of Trustees for thirteen years. Bass serves on the Northern Virginia Community College Board, George Mason University Campus Advisory Committee, and the Manassas City Public Schools Facilities Steering Committee. Bass continues her involvement in our community with numerous business organizations, including the Manassas Host Lions Club, Manassas Ballet Theatre, the City of Manassas Republican Committee, the Bull Run Republican Women’s Club, and Historic Manassas, Inc.
Bass grew up in Northern Virginia, graduating from Robinson Secondary School in 1974 and the College of William and Mary in 1978. She and her husband, Dr. Robert L. Bass, also a William and Mary alum, have lived in the City of Manassas since 1982, and work in their professional optometric practice in Manassas. They have been married for 34 years and have two daughters, Jessica and Kimberly, who attended Manassas City Public Schools and graduated from Osbourn High School.
For more information, go to www.visitmanassas.org.
About Historic Manassas, (HMI), Inc.
Established in 1985, Historic Manassas, Inc. (HMI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located at in Old Town Manassas, Va. Its mission is to revitalize, preserve and enhance the economic base that ensures the rich tradition, history and charm of Old Town Manassas, Va. HMI is 25-year accredited member of the Virginia Main Street program which encourages economic development and rejuvenation of old towns in Virginia. Included in Southern Living Magazine and Woman’s Day magazine for places to travel, Old Town Manassas was also listed by Washingtonian magazine as one of Washington, D.C.’s “best places to live.” For more information about Historic Manassas, Inc. and details on upcoming community events, visit their web site at www.visitmanassas.org or call 703. 361.6599.