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Health Notes, April 2

Send announcements to the Connection, to reston/herndon@connectionnewspapers.com or call 703-917-6449. Deadline is Friday.

Reston VIP. Support group for people with vision loss. Adults. No registration is required. 2 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Reston Regional Library, 11925 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, 703-689-2700.

Walkers and volunteers come together for Walk MS 20th Anniversary presented by Booz Allen Hamilton to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in Reston on Sunday, April 6. The Reston Walk MS site features a 3.5-mile route and a six-mile route; both begin and end at Reston Town Center. Walk MS, held at five different locations throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area on April 5 and 6, is a chance for individuals, families, and teams of friends and co-workers to unite for a common cause. To register, volunteer or learn more, please the National Capital Chapter at 202-296-5363 or visit www.MSandYOU.org.

Skate ‘n Weight Family Fitness, family activity lessons at the Reston Skatequest, will be Saturday, April 19. 5:30-6 p.m., sports fitness class for the family in the rink’s fitness center with Margie Weiss, BodybyWeiss.com, followed by an on-ice lesson from Geremi Weiss Howard, SkatebyWeiss.com, 6:15-6:45 p.m. Contact 703-790-5378 or margieweiss@cox.net to reserve a spot. Skate rental and skating fees apply.

Rejuvenations Massage Therapy is thinking of Purple Hearts. Recipients of the Purple Heart sacrifice more than most — they have endured pain and trauma on behalf of all they defend. As a small way to say thank you, Rejuvenations Massage Therapy is giving back: through May 1, Mondays are Purple Heart Days at Rejuvenations Massage Therapy. On Mondays, Rejuvenations Massage Therapy will offer free 60 minute massages to any Purple Heart recipient from the Middle East wars.

Rejuvenations Massage Therapy is a veteran-owned business, at 11707 Bowman Green Drive, Reston. Rick Morgan, Certified Massage Therapist, served in the United States Army from 1984 to 1987. He left the field of nursing to become a massage therapist in 2003. Call 703-203-7152 or visit www.rejuvenationsmassagetherapy.com.