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Lake Anne from Heron House

New Rules For Senior Drivers — Anew Virginia law goes into effect Jan. 1 that requires drivers to renew their license in person starting at age 75 instead of 80. Drivers 75 and older will also not be able to renew electronically or by mail. [NBC29.com]

Christmas Tree Recycling — If you have Fairfax County trash collection, you can recycle your live Christmas tree (less than 8 feet) on your normal collection date. The cost is included as part of your regular, paid collection service.  For larger trees, contact your collector for recycling instructions. Christmas trees may also be recycled during the first two weeks in January at either the I-66 Transfer Station or the I-95 Landfill Complex. There is a small processing fee of $1 per tree. If you have private trash service, check with your trash company.

Reston Association Pool Earns Kudos — The Virginia Recreation and Parks Society recently named Reston Association the winner in the Best New Renovation/Addition — Bricks and Mortar category for its renovation of Dogwood Pool. [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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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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