Friday Morning Notes

The Latest on the Silver Line Phase II — “The stations and most of the rail yard appear to be ready to go and only await some finishing touches. New train testing started Wednesday, and fixes to other switch issues should allow new Metro trains to join the testing program next month.” [WTOP]

Appalachian Music, Stories at Herndon Event — For $10, attendees can enjoy an evening of Appalachian music and original stories from the hills of Virginia told by members of the Join Shoestring Theatre Company. The event takes place at ArtsSpace from 7:30-9:30 p.m. [Eventbrite]

Reston Company Wins $43 Million Contract — “Intelligent Waves LLC, an end-to-end information technology government solutions provider, announced the Department of the Interior, Interior Business Center has awarded it a $43 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III contract. These contracts are part of a highly competitive U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) initiative.” [BusinessWire]

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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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