Friday Morning Rundown

Putting final landscaping touches on South entrance to Wiehle-Reston East

Virginia Almost Missed Out On Silver Line — This detailed story shows how it has been a long, bumpy ride to get rail to Tysons Corner and Reston. Stakeholders predict a similar journey to get Phase 2 paid for and built. [Washington Post]

Re-Energize Your Reston Home — Time is running out in the Re-Energize Reston Heating + Cooling Giveaway. Reston residents who complete a $45 Check-up by Aug. 1 will be entered into Re-energize Reston’s HVAC Giveaway to win a system valued at $8,000 (system and installation).  [Re-Energize Reston]

Truland Files For Chapter 7 — Truland Systems Inc., which abruptly closed its doors in Reston this week — laying off about 1,000, has filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy protection. [Washington Business Journal]

Silver Line Journeys — Thinking of taking the Metro to other neighborhoods on the Silver Line? Here is a guide of what there is to do. [Washington Post]

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The Reston Town Center pavilion reopened in November after undergoing renovations (staff photo by Jay Westcott) Intricate ice sculptures are coming to Reston Town Center’s outdoor skating rink at the…

Inova workers who helped administer Covid vaccines, including for school employees, will be among those honored by Fairfax County (photo by Karen Bolt/Fairfax County Public Schools) As work gets underway…

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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