Thursday Morning Rundown

Lake Anne kindergarteners mark the 100th day of school/Credit: Sue Garrison

Buy A Brick — It’s the annual call for commemorative bricks at Lake Anne Plaza. If you buy one by Feb. 28, it will be ready for installation by Founders Day on April 11. A three-line brick is $100. [Reston Museum]

Auction for SLHS Band — South Lakes High School’s marching band boosters are auctioning off an emerald and diamond necklace donated by Aspen Jewelry Designs and valued at more than $1,400. To see the necklace and purchase $5 (5 for $20) raffle tickets, visit the boosters’ website. The drawing is March 5. [South Lakes Band Boosters]

Honors For Reston Financial Planners — Eric Wightman and Gregory S. Smith, CFP of The Wise Investor Group in Reston have been named to Barron’s Top 1200 Financial Advisors list for 2015. This is the seventh consecutive year that The Wise Investor Group has appeared on the list.

Kudos to Herndon’s Meilus — Herndon High sophomore swimmer Emily Meilus won last weekend’s state championship in the 100 backstroke for the second straight year. Meilus set a new school record and earned an All-American time; she also placed seventh in the 200 freestyle.

New At The Top — Rolls-Royce America, headquartered at Reston Town Center, has hired Marion Blakey as its new CEO. [Washington Business Journal]

Photo: Lake Anne kindergarteners mark the 100th day of school/Credit: Sue Garrison

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