Tuesday Morning Rundown

Fall color at Lake Anne/Credit: John Menick

Halloween Challenge For Startups — LifeFuels and Savvy Apps are inviting other area startups to the first Reston Halloween Bash, hosted at the LifeFuels rooftop penthouse suite next to Plaza America. Festivities will start at 4 p.m. on Thursday and will continue “until the zombies chase us out.” Fun includes corn hole,monster pull up contest, hula hoop contest, witch trick shot, a pumpkin pie eating contest and pumpkin toss. [Event Brite]

It’s A Snap (Shot) — Modern Reston has tips on how to best capture Reston’s spectacular fall foliage. [Modern Reston]

Helping Neighbors — Friends of a Reston woman undergoing brain cancer treatment have started a fundraising page to help her with expenses. [You Caring]

Kudos To Appian — Reston-based Appian was the winner of the “Best Tech Company, Over 50 million in revenue” at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s annual awards last week. [NVTC]

Photo: Fall color at Lake Anne/Credit: John Melnick

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