Tuesday Morning Rundown

Wiehle-Reston East Metro station

Getting Closer to Ending Homelessness Here — The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness has reached its first-year goal under the 100,000 Homes Fairfax Campaign to house 50 of the individuals in the county identified as most vulnerable. The group also housed  98 more individuals identified as chronically homeless. [Fairfax County]

Kudos for Reston Hospital Center — Reston Hospital is a good place for new nursing moms. The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and International Lactation Consultant Association have recognized Reston Hospital Center for excellence in lactation care. [Reston Hospital Center]

School’s In, At Home — On April 7, students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology will attend virtual classes. The school is holding what it calls a “telelearn day,” with students checking in and completing work online rather than in classrooms. TJ has done this before, and with April 7 a teacher workday that is now a snow day make-up this is a good chance to try it again, school officials said. [Fairfax Times

Virginia Moving Left? — A Quinnipiac Poll says that 50 percent of Virginia residents approve of gay marriage and 84 percent support medical marijuana. [Richmond Times Dispatch]

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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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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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