Tuesday Morning Rundown

Walker Nature Center/Credit: Reston Association

Groundbreaking For New County Police HQ — Fairfax County officials, including Supervisor Chair Sharon Bulova and Police Chief Edwin Roessler will break ground Tuesday on the new joint headquarters for the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and Police Departments. The new headquarters will rise next to the Herrity Building at Monument Drive and Government Center Parkway. It will replace the 44-year-old Massey Building in the City of Fairfax that houses first responders now. The headquarters is slated to open in 2017.

Peek At New Voting Machines Today — Reston-area residents are invited to look at Fairfax County’s new voting machines and apply for a photo ID if they need one at Reston Regional Library Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. The county has purchased more than 1,100 new integrated machines. [Fairfax County]

Reston’s StreetShares Matching Investors, Business Owners — A new Reston-based online lending platform to connect investors and small business owners, calls itself “Shark Tank meets eBay.” The new company has made 14 commercial loans since June totaling about $200,000. [Washington Business Journal]

Support SLHS at Chipotle — If you eat at the South Lakes Village Center Chipotle Tuesday between 4 and 8 p.m., 50 percent of the proceeds will go to Seahawk Athletics. Mention to the cashier you are with the Seahawks.

Photo: Walker Nature Center/Credit: Reston Association

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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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