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Spring store window at Reston Town Center

Will Silver Line Have Gold-Level Impact? — Metro’s Silver Line, when it finally opens, will drive population and employment growth and produce an average of 200,000 square feet of net office demand annually through 2017 in Tysons Corner, says an analysis from CBRE. The Silver Line’s Phase 1 will end at Reston’s Wiehle Avenue. [Washington Business Journal]

Kudos For Fairfax Chamber’s Gordon — Virginia Business magazine named Gerald L. Gordon,  president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), to its “50 Most Influential Virginians” list for the second straight year. The magazine described Gordon as a “hard-charging leader who scores deals. ” [Virginia Business]

Warner Wants To Ease College Tuition Sticket Shock — Sen. Mark Warner says he has a plan to ease the pain of paying for college. He told a group of educators this weekhe’s working on legislation in three areas: greater flexibility for borrowers in paying off student loans; stronger rules that require specific, early information about college costs and future earnings for prospective students and their parents; and federal assistance for needy high school students who want to take community college courses. [Hamptonroads.com]

Hunters Woods ES Speller Wins Again — Hunters Woods Elementary School’s Jae Canetti recently won the Fairfax County Spelling Bee for the third straight year. Jae will head to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which this year will be held May 25-31 at National Harbor’s Gaylord Hotel. [Fairfax Times]

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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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