Friday Morning Rundown

Spring day at Reston National Golf Course

Brides Against Breast Cancer in Reston — The nonprofit Brides Against Breast Cancer will hold a wedding dress sale at the Sheraton Reston May 22-23. The group collects donated wedding dresses and resells them to benefit services for women battling breast cancer. [Brides Against Breast Cancer]

Memorial For Fire Marshal — Services for former Fairfax County Fire Marshal Glenn Gaines, who died suddenly at his Vienna home last weekend, will be today at 11 a.m. at McLean Bible Church in McLean. [Firehouse.com]

School Support System — Fairfax County Public Schools has instituted a new program to help support students in schools that failed to meet state accreditation this year. The school system says more than 30 schools (triple the amount of a few years ago) fell short after Standards of Learning tests were changed in 2013-14. [Fairfax Times]

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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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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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