Monday Morning Rundown

Athletes get ready for the 2014 Reston Kids Triathlon/Credit: Ken Knueven

Fairfax Unemployment Rises — The unemployment rate in Fairfax County increased from 3.6 percent in April to 4.3 percent in May. The number of unemployed residents increased over the month from 22,896 to 27,781. The County’s unemployment rate was unchanged compared to last May. The rise could be because of new graduates looking for work. [Fairfax County]

Silver Line’s Historic Impact — The Washington Post’s Dr. Gridlock says “creating train access for shoppers to gigantic malls at Tysons is like telling 16th century European merchants that they have a sea route to the spice islands. They’ll figure out the rest.” [Washington Post]

Northern Virginia Service Offers Hospice For Pets — Pets are members of the family, that is why Lap of Love offers compassionate end-of-life care for animals. [Fairfax Times]

Day For Siblings Of Special Needs Kids — A workshop at George Meson University today will hold a daylong free workshop for parents, educators, social workers, clinicians and service providers presented by Sibshops creator Don Meyer. [FCPS]

Photo: Athletes get ready for the 2014 Reston Kids Triathlon/Credit: Ken Knueven

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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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