Wednesday Morning Rundown

Team from Congregation Beth Emeth takes part in Cornerstones' walk/Credit: Cornerstones

Walking For Cornerstones — On Sunday, a record-breaking crowd of 300 participants walked from the Embry Rucker Community Shelter to St. Anne’s Episcopal Church and back (about two miles) in Cornerstones 11th Annual Help the Homeless Walk. The funds raised will help provide basic and essential items, such as pillows, dishes and food, for those who moved into stable housing through Cornerstones’ Rapid Re-Housing Challenge. [Cornerstones]

Reston On The Rise — Financial website Nerd Wallet says Reston is No. 10 among Cities on the Rise in Virginia. Yeah, yeah, Reston’s not a city, but it does earn kudos from the site for its population growth and high employment rate. [Nerd Wallet]

Truland Truly Was In The Red — Reston-based electrical contractor Truland Group Inc. was nearly $23.7 million in the red when it suddenly shut down nearly three months ago, according to financial data it submitted with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Alexandria late last week. [Washington Business Journal]

Skate Competition at Lake Fairfax — The A-Frame Challenge is coming to Lake Fairfax Park’s skate park Saturday. The event will test the skills of some of the area’s best skaters. Entries are open, or just watch as a spectator. [A-Frame Challenge]

Recent Stories

Before we head into a weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Reston Vietnam vet discovers his old helicopter at Smithsonian…

Despite a few days’ delay, Red Velvet Bakery and Little Beast Bistro are now set to open at Reston Town Center West on Saturday (September 18). Initially planning to open…

A solar energy-powered lamp post (via Sandra Parra/Unsplash) Fairfax County has committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050, and now, it has a plan to achieve that goal. The Fairfax County…

A furnished 1 BD/1 BA condo was recently listed for rent. The renovated unit comes with assigned garage parking.

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