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Morning Notes - Winter

Reston-based Firm Could See Trump Bump  Defense contractors aren’t the only ones who could benefit from increased defense spending under the Trump administration, according to market analysts. Reston-based Leidos Holdings and McLean-based Booz Allen Hamilton could also see gains if the federal government seeks to modernize IT systems and increase cybersecurity. [Washington Business Journal]

Local Woman Aims to Drop Pounds in 2017 — How easy is it to lose 60 pounds? It’s only Jan. 2, but Rachel Krans is already more than halfway there with the help of Reston’s Lifetime Athletic Club. Though Krans has already shed 35 pounds, she wants to lose 25 more in 2017. [WUSA9]

Notable Obituaries: Mark S. Greenberg — Mark S. Greenberg, 70, of Reston, died Nov. 28. Greenberg was a lobbyist for education, transportation, defense and municipal issues. He also served as a special assistant for the Reagan administration, and in the Senate and House offices of Paul S. Trible Jr. (R-Va.). [Washington Post]

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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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