Thursday Morning Rundown

Sculpture at Hyatt Park in Reston

Be Prepared — Making your holiday gift list? In honor of Winter Preparedness Week, Fairfax County has some useful ideas to keep everyone safe. [Fairfax County]

SACC Prices To Rise? — Fairfax County is considering changing the fees for School Age Child Care in its schools. A new sliding scale would increase fees for some and decrease for others, depending on income. [Fairfax Times]

Shopping Local (And Pretty) — Where to get some locally made Christmas decorations. [Modern Reston]

Give The Gift of Blood — Blood donors are needed this time of year, when donations typically dip due to people being busy with holiday plans. The Inova Bloodmobile will be at Reston Town Center on Tuesday, Dec. 23 from noon to 7 p.m. The bloodmobile will be located beside the Pavilion near Williams-Sonoma. On site registration. Schedule appointment time by calling 1-866-256-6372 or online at

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