Art Has An Impact — Art Reston’s Joe Ritchey, who will be honored this fall by Americans for the Arts for his commitment to public art here, recently wrote about how public art spurs economic development. [Americans for the Arts]
Bite Me Cancer Benefit — The second annual Bite Me Cancer for Lifetime fundraiser will take place Friday 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Life Time Athletic in Reston. The whole family is invited to use the outdoor pool, try some demos of spin and exercise classes and other healthy activities (adults will also receive a free seven-day pass to the club). Bite Me Cancer, founded by Nikki Ferraro, whose parents are active in the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, supports teens with cancer. [Bite Me Cancer]
Cross Country Kudos — South Lakes High School’s girls varsity team finished second and the boys teams finished sixth and 10th out of 30 schools in the Chancellor High School Cross Country Invitational in Fredericksburg. SLHS sophomore Alex Koukili won the developmental (JV) boys race and it was his first high school cross country race.
Pope Will Affect Metro — Pope Francis will be in Washington, DC., Sept. 22 to 24. Plan now for how that might affect your Metro commute. [Metro]