Friday Morning Rundown

Snow on Lake Thoreau, Jan. 7, 2015

Don’t Fall For Power Scam — Fairfax County Police are warning residents, in particular concern of this week’s frigid weather, of a scam that has re-surfaced in Fairfax County neighborhoods in recent weeks. Victims report that someone claiming to be a power company employee contacts them and states their power will be cut off if they do not pay their “overdue” bill immediately. [Fairfax County Police]

New Faces At Reston Chamber — The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce has added severalnew staff members: Ashleigh Dorfman, CSEP, Event & Development Director; Latraniecesa (LJ) Wilson, Communications Manager; and Amy Salley, Membership Services Manager.

Park Authority Wants Your Input — The Fairfax County Park Authority will hold its annual public comment meeting on the agency’s proposed fee adjustments on Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in Room 106 of the Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway in Fairfax. Proposed fee increase info is available on the Park Authority website. [Fairfax County Park Authority]

Mini Maker Faire Returns in March — The NoVa Mini Makers Faire returns to Reston March 15. The deadline for entry is Jan. 23, so plan your inventions and creations now. [Mini Maker Faire]

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