Thursday Morning Rundown

Fairfax County (Photo via FairfaxCounty.gov)Find Where You Can Volunteer — A new online tool created by the county pairs people with groups that need volunteers. The Volunteer Management System lets users search by geographic area, interests and people they want to serve. The Reston Regional Library is listed and needs a gardener and a shelf organizer. [Fairfax County]

Silver Line History — A former executive director of a group that found money to build the Silver Line wrote about its difficult history in a letter to The Washington Post. “It is a testament to all parties concerned that a way was found to put a silver lining in what could have become a very ominous cloud over our region’s future.” [The Washington Post]

Economic Development Authority’s Report Card — The county EDA is successfully retaining companies and creating jobs but needs to evaluate its costs, an auditor found. Washington Business Journal reports the county Board of Supervisors is calling for new performance measures from the authority. [Washington Business Journal]

Recent Stories

The former private venue will be preserved as part of the overall infill residential proposal (via JR Catering/Facebook) A nearly 9-acre property near Lake Fairfax Park in Reston could be…

The Fairfax County Government Center building (staff photo by David Taube) Local officials are already preparing for “one of the most challenging” budget talks in years due to inflation, the…

PayMore plans to open a location in Reston within two to three weeks (via PayMore) An electronics trading store is slated to open in Reston’s Home Depot by the end…

Morning Notes

Wolftrap Creek in fall (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Route 7 Lane Shift in Reston Starts Today — “On or about Tuesday, Nov. 29, the right-turn lane from eastbound Route…

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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