Friday Morning Notes

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Leidos On The List — Reston-based Leidos was mentioned in a report by The Nation’ that said just five companies employ about 80 percent of the intelligence community’s private contractors. All of the companies are based in Greater Washington. [Washington Business Journal]

Football Tonight — It’s high school football time. South Lakes (2-0) hosts Yorktown. Herndon (1-1) is at Falls Church. Both games are at 7 p.m.

General Dynamics Plan Moves On — The Fairfax County Planning Commission on Wednesday recommended for approval General Dynamics’ plan to build a five-story building with a security fence on Sunset Hills Road. The contractor will pay for traffic improvements, such as widening Sunset Hills. [Reston Now]

Stride Forward Saturday  Pediatric Specialists of Virginia’s Stride Forward 5K and Family Health Fair is Saturday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Reston Town Center. Join family and friends in PSV’s single fundraiser to benefit all children under their care. The 5K race is at 8:30 a.m.; Tot Trot at 10:00 a.m. Strollers and pets welcome. [PSV Care]

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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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