Send announcements to The Reston Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call Jean Card at 703-917-6437.
This free listing is reserved for activities and events that are open to the public at no or minimal cost.
Upcoming community and business events organized by Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce include:
* Chamber Day at the Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., car pool leaves from chamber, 1763 Fountain Drive. Expected speakers include: Gov. Mark Warner, Lt. Gov. Tim Kaine, Attorney General Jerry Kilgore, Speaker William Howell, Del. Ken Plum and Sen. Janet Howell. Includes opportunity to watch the Senate in action from the gallery or to make time for own one-on-one legislative visits. $30, includes lunch. Reservation required, call 703-707-9045 or visit www.restonchamber.org.
* Nonprofit Needs and the Resources to Meet Them … 30 Ideas in 30 Minutes, Thursday, Jan. 20, 8:00-9:45 a.m., Greater Reston Chamber, 1763 Fountain Drive. Includes a group brainstorming session on how to address needs and challenges and time for networking. Free member nonprofits,
$10 nonmember nonprofits. RSVP 703-707-9045 or visit www.restonchamber.org.
* Network Night, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.,
Hinge, 12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120. Evening of networking and chocolate tasting. Call 703-707-9045 or visit www.restonchamber.org.
Virginia Midas dealer William Wood III was the recipient of the Retail Sales award earlier this month. Woods, who has shops in Reston, Sterling and Vienna, was recognized for the highest district retail sales volume for his Sterling shop.