Thursday Morning Rundown

Fox in snow in South Reston/Credit: Joy Every

Snow Shows Big Impact on Small Biz — Four in 10 Virginia businesses say they are impacted by weather issues, including this winter’s snowstorms. A recent survey shows those business say weather costs them up to $25,000 annually. [Washington Business Journal]

National Parks Boosting Virginia Business — Virginia national park sites are drawing millions of visitors a year and are pumping nearly a billion dollars into the state economy. The U.S. Department of the Interior says Virginia’s national park sites yielded nearly $1 billion dollars in economic benefits and attracted 23 million visits in 2012. [WAMU]

Boost The Band — The South Lakes High School and Langston Hughes Middle School Bands are holding an online auction for a sparkly diamond necklace from Aspen Jewelry Designs in Herndon. Proceeds will help the bands replace instruments and other pay other expenses. Tickets are $5 each or $20 for five. The drawing is March 19. [SLHS Band Boosters]

Aiding GRACE — Naked Pizza is honoring March’s Youth Art Month by donating 20 percent of order totals to Greater Reston Arts Center. Offer is good March 7 through April 5. Use code GRACE when ordering.

Photo by Joy Every

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