Tuesday Morning Rundown

Plantings at Lake Anne Plaza

Greater Reston Chamber Among Tops In Region — The Washington Business Journal recently named the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce as the fifth-largest in the region. GRCC ranks behind the Greater Washington Board of Trade, The D.C. Chamber of Commerce and the Montgomery (Md.) and Fairfax County Chambers. [Washington Business Journal]

Kudos For Fairfax County Park Authority — The Fairfax County Park Authority has been selected by the National Recreation and Park Association to receive the 2014 Kudos Marketing Award, which is presented annually to a park and recreation agency that increases the public’s awareness through marketing and communications. The Park Authority is being recognized for a campaign developed for the 2013 Partners in Preservation program, in which the agency competed against 24 other historic sites to win grant funding for historic renovations. [Fairfax County]

Text For Help — Fairfax County has launched a suicide text help hotline. [Fairfax County]

Ukulele Festival Returns to Lake Anne — Time for something a little different on the plaza. The fifth annual Ukulele Festival begins at noon Saturday. [Reston Now]

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