Friday Morning Rundown

Irish flags in prep for St. Patrick's Day

Boost The Seahawks — The South Lakes High School Athletic Boosters’ Casino Night is Friday at 7 p.m. at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. Come by for casino games and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Seahawk Athletic Boosters. [Reston Now]

Stay Safe on the W & OD — The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority is conducting a safety survey. Take a few minutes to answer it so future topics can be adequately addressed at an upcoming safety seminar. [Survey Monkey]

Kudos For Hornets — The Herndon High Navy JROTC Varsity Orienteering Team recently placed third among 22 schools at the two-day Navy National Championship competition held recently in Georgia.  Individual standouts were Virginia Murphy, who finished third out of 17 female varsity competitors; Marshall Wilkins, who finished sixth out of 76 male varsity competitors; Joe Jackson, who finished 14th out of 69 yellow course competitors; and Joe LaRosa, who finished 18th out of 88 orange course competitors.

Taxes Up, But Are Services? — In Northern Virginia, where property taxes are rising, but services such as libraries and schools seem to always be playing catch-up. [Washington Post]

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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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