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Reston Forum to Address Smart Growth

Hunter Mill District Supervisor Cathy Hudgins announced city planner and smart growth advocate Jeff Speck will be the keynote speaker at a community forum entitled “Understanding Urbanization: Building on Reston’s Past to Future to Help Create Its Future.”

Speck, author of “Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time” and “The Smart Growth Manual” will be discussing urban design and smart growth principles and how they can be applied in Reston. A panel discussion with local design industry leaders, Fairfax County land use planning staff, and commercial development representatives will follow Jeff Speck’s presentation.

Residents are invited to attend the forum on Monday, July 22. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in the Reston Association Conference Room, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston. To RSVP for the event or for more information, contact the Hunter Mill District Office at 703-478-0283.

Deadline Nears for T-Shirt Art Competition

Reston Bike Club and ArtSpace Herndon invite all 2D artists to enter the Reston Century T-Shirt Art Competition. All 2-dimensional media are acceptable, including painting, drawing and photography. Artwork and photography entered in this year's competition must carry a theme identifying it with Hamilton, Va. and road cycling.

Recognition will be given to first, second and third places as determined by the RBC Board in the following amounts:

First Place: $500