The finalists were recently announced for the 2019 Best of Reston Awards.
An awards gala will take place on April 4 to celebrate the honorees:
- Bob Schnapp from A Simple Gesture
- Ellen and Mike Jennings from BEI
- Omicron Kappa Kappa Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity/OKK Foundation, Inc.
- Mina and Mark Fies from Synergy Design & Construction
- Helen and Taylor Yi from Touching Heart
- Maggie Parker
- Roz Rakoff
- Kurt Rose
SOSi presented Cornerstones with a $50,000 check at the event. The community nonprofit also received a $100,000 check from Bob and Lisa Van Hoecke.
Started nearly three decades ago, the annual Best of Reston Awards recognize individuals, businesses and community groups that have helped Reston and Herndon through philanthropy and volunteering.
The gala on April 4 is set to be held at the Hyatt Regency Reston (1800 Presidents Street).
Photo via Chip McCrea Photography