Wednesday Morning Rundown

Fountain at Lake Anne Plaza

So Long To A Lake Anne Staple — Friends and colleagues of Lakeside Pharmacy owner Larry Cohn held a goodbye party after the store’s sale to an investor closed last week. Cohn is retiring. [Restonian]

Saving A Satellite — Reston space enthusiast Keith Cowing is part of a group that crowdfunded more than $150,000 to take control of a satellite no longer needed by NASA. The money will pay for programming, hardware, and use of radio telescopes. All the new data would be open to anyone so they can make their own discoveries about solar weather patterns or how a spacecraft ages. [WUSA9]

Virginia Sees Sharp Rise in Children in Poverty — A new University of Virginia study says nearly one-third of children in Virginia are living in poverty. [Cooper Center]

Register Now, Swim Later — Goldfish Swim School, slated to open in Reston later this year, is now taking pre-registration. [Goldfish Swim School]

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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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