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Top Virginia Leaders to Discuss Impact of Rail on Economy

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When: March 28

11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Registration & Networking

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch & Program

Where: Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston VA 20190

Tickets - to register visit http://www.restonchamber.org/silverlineevent

$45 for Current Chamber Members; $60 for Future Chamber Members.

Fairfax and Loudoun Counties have entered the 90-day period to decide how they will fund Phase II of the Silver Line Metrorail Project - a decision that will have a major impact on local businesses. The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce announced that Virginia Secretary of Transportation Sean T. Connaughton will join other notable panelists on March 28, including Chairman Sharon Bulova of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Chairman Scott York of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and Jack Potter, President of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority to discuss the latest progress and pending funding decisions on the Silver Line Metrorail Project. The event, Silver Line: On Track to Loudoun, is presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Dominion and the Reston Hospital Center. The panelists will also explore the results of a recent survey conducted by the Reston Chamber on the Dulles Corridor business community’s perspective on Rail to Dulles/Loudoun.

The full panel will include:

Sean T. Connaughton, Virginia Secretary of Transportation;

Sharon Bulova, Chairman, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors; Scott York, Chairman, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors;

General John E. (Jack) Potter, President & CEO, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority; Mark C. Looney Cooley LLP, Panel Moderator; Mark S. Ingrao, President & CEO, Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce.