Friday Morning Rundown

A bird has a snack at Walker Nature Education Center/Credit: RA

FACETS Leader Leaving — Amanda Andere, executive director of FACETS, the nonprofit aiding people in Fairfax County suffering from the effects of poverty, is stepping down in late June. Andere, a Reston resident and former Reston Association board member, will lead Wider Opportunities for Women, a national, DC-based nonprofit focused on bringing wealth equality to women, their children and elders.

Teen Stress Presentation Now Online — Fairfax County Public Schools has made available online materials from last week’s Community Conversation on Teen Stress: Fostering Wellness and Resiliency. [FCPS]

Chalk Workshop Saturday —  Lake Anne Plaza is offering a chalk art workshop with Baltimore muralist Michael Kirby Saturday at 10 a.m. The free workshop will give participants a start for the Chalk on the Water Festival June 7-8 at Lake Anne Plaza. [Chalk on the Water]

Tennis’ Top Players — Seven South Lakes High School boys tennis players earned All Liberty Conference honors. [South Lakes Athletics]

Photo: Bird finds a feeder at Walker Nature Education Center/Credit: Reston Association via Facebook

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