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Sculpture at the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

Are Silver Line’s TIFIA Funds In Danger? — The Silver Line Phase 2 is counting on $1.9 billion in federal TIFIA loans to cover costs. But are those funds in danger due to U.S. Highway Trust Program bankruptcy? One report predicts the HTP will be out of money by August. [Reston 2020]

Nominate A Super Volunteer — Nominations for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Barbara Varon Volunteer Award are being accepted through June 10. The annual award honors dedication to improving the community through volunteer service honors the memory of Barbara Varon, former Chairman of the Fairfax County Electoral Board. [Fairfax County]

Phase 2 Info For YouPhase 2 of the Reston Master Plan Special Study is about to get underway. This will look at the future redevelopment of Reston’s neighborhoods, village centers and other areas. Want to get a head start on knowing what it is all about? Check out the Fairfax County Channel 16 cable show, Connecting with Supervisor Hudgins.  This edition features County Planners Faheem Darab and Richard Lambert, along with Phase 1 chairman Patty Nicoson. The broadcast is available on demand to your computer. [Fairfax County]

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Fairfax County is no longer considering a proposal to allow more housing in Wolf Trap’s Crowells Corner neighborhood. The Site-Specific Plan Amendment (SSPA) submission has been withdrawn by its nominator, county…

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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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