Wednesday Morning Rundown

Reston Town Center Christmas lights

Local Company Gives Back — Reston-based SOSi gathered thousands of coffee K-Cups to send to overseas troops this holiday season. [Reston Connection]

Inmates Graduate — The Fairfax County Jail recently honored 11 inmates — two who earned their high school diplomas and nine who earned a GED diploma while behind bars. [Fairfax County]

What To Do With All The Offices? — There is millions of square feet of vacant office space in Fairfax County. The county will be forming a committee to look at the issue and figure out ways to make up the millions in lost tax revenue. [Washington Business Journal]

Kudos for Herndon High Athlete — Hornet field hockey player Sammy Stone was selected as a first-team All Met selection. The junior had 14 goals and 8 assists in 2015. [Washington Post]

Lots of Star Wars at ArtInsights — Modern Reston takes a trip to Reston Town Center’s ArtInsights Gallery, which has a large collection of Star Wars art on display and for sale to coincide with the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. [Modern Reston]

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