Tuesday Morning Rundown

Paddleboarding on Lake Anne/Credit: Jim Kirby

Red Cross Needs Blood — The American Reston Cross says there is a critical blood shortage in the D.C. area. The organization is urging eligible blood donors to give if they can. [WTOP]

Computers Offline At Reston Regional Library — There will be no computer service at Reston Regional Library through Friday as the computers are being upgraded. [Fairfax County Public Library]

Virginia’s Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional Again — A federal appeals court panel on Monday upheld a decision that said Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. By a 2 to 1 vote, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond said that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed under the Constitution regardless of sexual orientation. This may pave the way for same-sex marriage to be recognized here. [Washington Post]

Solving Overcrowding in Fairfax Housing — The county seeks new ways to provide affordable housing and ease overcrowding in one of the nation’s most expensive housing markets. [Washington Post]

Photo: Paddleboarding on Lake Anne/Credit: Jim Kirby

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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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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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