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Wednesday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff — October 7, 2015 at 8:00 am 1 Comment

 Rescue Reston Golf Tournament/Credit: Jacqueline Carr Photography

Golf For A Cause — More than 160 supporters of the grassroots organization Rescue Reston turned out Monday for a golf tournament, nature walk and dinner fundraiser at Reston National Golf Course. The event raised raise awareness and will help Rescue Reston fund the ongoing legal efforts to stop development at Reston National, Reston’s public golf course. [Rescue Reston]

NAACP Calls for Fairfax County Changes — Group protested at Fairfax County Courthouse on Sunday to shed light on the death of Natasha McKenna, a mentally ill woman who died in police custody earlier this year. The NAACP also says Commonwealth’s Attorney Ray Morrogh should resign. [Fairfax Times]

Poems About Parks — Kids aged 5 to 13 were asked to capture what they love about Fairfax County Parks in a poem. Several winners of the park authority’s poetry contest will read their entries at the Park Poets event at Frying Pan Park in Herndon on Saturday, Oct. 10. at 10 a.m. [Fairfax County]

Walk To School Day Today — Today is National Walk to School Day, and all Reston Elementary Schools are participating. If you are driving down the road, watch out for youngsters. If you are participating, feel free to send us a picture. [Walk to School Day]

Photo: Rescue Reston tournament at Reston National/Credit: Jacqueline Carr Photography

  • John Higgins

    What exquisite irony. Golfers paid a fee that was split by both sides of the controversy. Only in Reston!!!

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