Morning Notes

Rain in Reston (via vantagehill/Flickr)

Government Center Opens for Vaccine Walk-ins — Starting today (Friday), the Fairfax County Government Center COVID-19 vaccination clinic will offer walk-in appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. First-come, first-served walk-in appointments will be available from 12 to 4 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays and 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. [Fairfax County Health Department]

Metro Board Approves Fare and Service Changes — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors approved a number of fare and service changes yesterday intended to attract riders back. The changes include a flat $2 fare for weekend train rides, a 50% discount on day and weeklong rail and bus passes, and a commitment to running trains every five to 10 minutes during peak hours. [DCist]

Reston Community Center Launches Strategic Plan Survey — “RCC is drafting its next five-year Strategic Plan. We want to hear from you in order to best serve the community. Please click above to take a short survey on RCC’s facilities, programs, collaboration efforts, communications and more. Your input will be used to make sure the 2016-2021 Strategic Plan considers as many different perspectives as possible.” [RCC]

Terraset Principal Awarded by FCPSTerraset Elementary School Principal Lindsay Trout was named Fairfax County Public Schools’ Outstanding Principal for 2021 in a ceremony held at Jiffy Lube Live on Wednesday (June 9) that recognized more than 700 of the school system’s employees. Trout was highlighted for creating “the concept of #TerrasetTogether to provide a safe place for children to be their authentic selves; for families to share their celebrations and their struggles and for staff to elevate their passion for teaching.” [FCPS]

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