Friday Morning Rundown

A duck takes a break at Lake Thoreau

Reston Resident To Earn County Honor — Dean Klein, Director of the Fairfax County Office to Prevent and End Homelessness, will be one of Fairfax County’s A. Heath Onthank award winners. [Reston Connection]

Free Donut Day — Dunkin’ Donuts is offering free donuts today (with purchase of a beverage) in honor of National Donut Day. [Dunkin’ Donuts]

Sweet Surprise For Promgoers — A couple of couples headed to South Lakes High School’s prom last week got a nice treat from a fellow diner at Vienna’s Pizzeria Orso. [South Lakes Sentinel]

Tree Lives On At RA — Virginia’s tallest pine in the state, located in Reston, toppled last year. But a piece of it will live on as a “tree cookie” at Reston Association. [Reston Connection]

Lord and Lady Fairfax Honored — Baba Foster Freeman, a Reston pioneer, and Michael Amouri, owner of Cafe Amouri in Vienna, were honored as Hunter Mill’s Lord and Lady Fairfax. The annual designations for each of the Fairfax County districts are given annually to a man and a woman for community service contributions. [Celebrate Fairfax!]

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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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