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Water Mine in Winter

Local Man is Amputee Champ — Herndon’s Jason Sturm, who lost part of leg in U.S. Army training, is a world champion bobsledder. [Washington Post]

Think Summer — Reston Association members can purchase passes online and save money. Pay your assessment in full or pay the first installment by March 1 via your www.reston.org account and get a 20-percent discount on adult and child passes purchased online before April 15. Shipping and pickup fees apply. Non-members can buy passes on or before April 15 for a $50 discount on “Pool & Tennis” and “Pool Only” options or a $20 discount on “Tennis Only” options. [Reston Association]

Pricey Park — With the recent news that a group of local residents wants a county grant to move the Reston Dog Park from Baron Cameron Park to Lake Fairfax Park, check out how pricey some dog runs can be. Arlington’s James Hunter Dog Park cost nearly $2 million to build. [Washingtonian]

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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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