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Friday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff December 4, 2015 at 9:00 am 4 Comments

Gingerbread Man Mile/Courtesy PR Races

Pet Photos With Santa — Lake Anne Plaza’s PetMAC is offering pet photos with Santa Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. Cats are welcome (for their own safety) the last half hour of the event. Cost $15, which goes to a pet rescue group. Reservations: 571-325-2099.

Silver Line Phase 2 About 10 Percent Done — The second part of the Silver Line construction — from Reston to Ashburn — is on track, officials said. It still won’t open for a few years. [WTOP]

Kudos To Reston Gymnast — Caitlyn Crawford, an eighth grader at Langston Hughes Middle School, had a 14th-place showing in the 13-14 age group at the 2015 Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships in Odense, Denmark, last week. The Reston teen competes in power tumbling, which is somewhat different than the floor exercise routines popular in Olympic gymnastics. Power tumblers, using a special elevated rod-floor runway, do just the tumbling passes. The additional power from the floor springs enables them to do flips and other moves about 10 feet in the air.

Suicide Increase Means Need For Prevention Services — Social service officials gave an update to the Fairfax County Board of Services on teen suicide prevention. [WTOP]

Hyatt Helps Out — The Hyatt Regency Reston has given a $15,000 grant to Cornerstones as part of its Hyatt Community Grants philanthropic program.  The Hyatt Community Grants program, which is now in its eighth year, encourages hotels around the world to identify and nominate local nonprofits for funding consideration.

Photo: Fun at the Gingerbread Man Mile at Reston Town Center/Courtesy PR Races via Flickr

  • Sneezy

    Are Pet Squirrels ok?

  • FFX1

    Fairfax One was up and active for about an hour of Lake Anne last night. Any idea what it was looking for?

    • Mike M

      It was looking for reason. But it took too long and it ran out of gas.

  • Constance (Connie) Hartke

    Congratulations to Gymnast Caitlyn! And kudos to your family for supporting you!


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