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Safe Routes to School Needs Feedback — The  Greater Washington DC Region Safe Routes to School network is seeking feedback from residents. The goal of Safe Routes to School is to build partnerships and  resources in the region to support students walking and biking to school. FCPS recently received a grant to hire a SRTS coordinator. [Safe Routes to School Greater Washington DC]

New at the Top — Fairfax County Park Authority has appointed a new director, Kirk W. Kincannon.

Kincannon begins Jan. 27. He is currently the director of parks and recreation for the City of Boulder, Colo. Kincannon began his park and recreation career in Fairfax County, first serving as a recreation coordinator with the Town of Herndon for four years before coming to the Fairfax County Park Authority for 10 years from 1985-1995.  [Fairfax County Government website]

New at the Top II — Herndon High alum Paul Reagan will be governor-elect Terry McAuliffe’s Chief of Staff. [Herndon Patch]

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The annual exhibit returns to Reston in early December (courtesy RCC) Reston Community Center will host its 24th annual gifts and shopping exhibit in early December. The Gifts from the…

Curative will operate COVID-19 testing mobile labs at six sites in Fairfax County (courtesy Fairfax County Health Department) Curative is set to shut down all of its public COVID-19 testing…

The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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