Monday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff August 10, 2015 at 8:30 am 3 Comments

Heron House

Checking In On Homeless Awareness Project — It’s a been a few months since Fairfax County began its mannequin project to raise awareness of people who are homeless. So, is the project a success? [Washington Post]

Rotary Donates To Aldrin — Reston’s Rotary club gave a $2,500 donation to Aldrin Elementary School. [Reston Patch]

Officer Named in Geer Shooting Leaves FCPD — Fairfax County Police said that Officer Adam Torres, who shot unarmed citizen John Geer in August 2013, has been fired. The case remains under a grand jury investigation. [Fairfax County Police]

On The Move — Verity Commercial Real Estate has moved to larger offices in Reston. It can now be found at 1821 Michael Faraday Drive.

  • Ming the Merciless

    I haven’t seen any mannequins, but this weekend a crazy lady was walking around inside the library ranting about this and that. Perhaps she was involved in a county-sponsored art project to raise awareness about crazy ranting women.

    • Chuck Morningwood

      Performance Art is Da Bomb, especially when it’s performed in places noted for their hushed, focussed attention.

  • John Higgins

    The Washington Post made a stronger point than they know. The caption under one photo suggests that I am taking a second look at the mannequins. In fact I was looking across to a friend in the audience. I though the mannequins were props placed by he performing bluegrass band. Even the surrogates of the homeless are invisible to some of us.


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