Morning Notes

Lake Audubon

School’s Almost Out, Backpack Drives In — The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce is helping organize Cornerstones’ annual backpack drive. Through July 28, GRCC will be collecting backpacks to give to needy students for the next school year. [Cornerstones]

South Lakes Grad’s Startup — Meet Mykel Nahorniak, a former Restonian and the founder of Localist, a calendar event software firm. [Washington Post]

Take A Senior Survey — Fairfax County is gathering data to help to understand the transportation patterns and mobility needs of older adults and individuals with disabilities within the county and the Cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. Take a quick survey. [Fairfax County]

ICYMI: North County Governmental Center Grand Opening — There was a celebration at the new Reston District Police Station and Hunter Mill office on Saturday. [Fairfax County]

Recent Stories

Before we head off into another weekend with COVID-19 abound, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on Reston Now in recent days. Seven new businesses — including…

A rapid COVID-19 at-home testing kit (via Jernej Furman/Flickr) Fairfax County Public Library offered at-home COVID-19 test kits to the community for the first time this morning (Friday). An hour…

Two days before Thanksgiving, the 29 Diner was decimated by a fire. The next day, owner John K. Wood got back to work. “It was a total loss,” Wood told…

A new beauty bar is coming to Lake Anne Plaza by the end of the year. Owner Dina Almashat plans to open Beauty Bar by Dina within the next 10…

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