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Unemployment Down in Fairfax County — Fairfax County’s unemployment rate clocked in at 2.6 percent in April, the lowest since September 2008, according to officials. The number of unemployed Fairfax County residents decreased to 16,333 in April.  [Fairfax County]

South Lakes High School Graduates Row ‘Dragon Boat’ — Meet four brothers and recent graduates of South Lakes High School who help man the “dragon boat” with the Capital City Dragons rowing team. [Reston Connection]

New Exhibition Planned at Reston Art Gallery & Studios — The work of nine artists is slated to appear in an upcoming exhibition at the Reston Art Gallery & Studios (11400 Washington Plaza) between July 7 and Aug. 3. The “Summer Group Show” will include original paintings, prints, handcrafted jewelry, mobiles, and stabiles, and will kick off this Sunday with a reception at the studio.

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The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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