Friday Morning Rundown

Buck at Walker Nature Center/Credit: Walker Nature Center via Facebook

New Name For County Chamber — Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce is rebranding to gain a greater regional identity. [Washington Business Journal]

Reston Hospital Center Earns Industry Kudos — HCA Virginia’s Reston Hospital Center has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission – the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States. This is the fourth consecutive year that the hospital has earned this recognition and is among 106 HCA Hospitals in the country to earn the status.

Football Playoffs Tonight — South Lakes travels to Westfield at 7:30 p.m. for its second-round game in the Virginia 6A North Region Football Playoffs. Admission is $7. [Reston Now]

Niche Ranks Virginia High Schools — Education site Niche.com has ranked Virginia’s top 100 public high schools. South Lakes comes in at No. 37; Herndon is No. 51. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology tops the list. [Niche]

Photo: Buck at Walker Nature Edcuation Center/Credit: Walker Nature Center via Facebook

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