Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Garage Entrance Closure at Wiehle-Reston East Metro

Starting Monday, May 2 through Sunday, May 15, 2016, the Reston Station Boulevard entrance to the Fairfax County Parking Garage at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station will temporarily close to accommodate a fan installation project.

Customers who use the Park-and-Ride facility should enter and depart the Metro station from the primary entrance located next to the Kiss-and-Ride entrance.

For more information, call 703-339-7200 or visit http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/connector/news/2016/16_007.htm.

Community Meeting on Tall Oaks Village Center

Supervisor Cathy Hudgins and the Jefferson Apartment Group are hosting a community meeting to share the revised proposal for the Tall Oaks Village Center. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 7 to 9 p.m., at 12040 North Shore Drive, (Tall Oaks Shopping Center – site of the former grocery store) Reston).

Attendees will hear a briefing on the project and have an opportunity to provide feedback. For additional information, contact Goldie Harrison at 703-478-0283, or email address: goldie.harrison@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Summer STEM Camps at Three Area Schools

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is partnering with SySTEMic Solutions, Northern Virginia Community College's regional K-16 STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) outreach initiative, to host STEM camps at three schools this summer. The camps will be held in July and August from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. as follows:

  • VEX IQ Robotics, for grades 4-8, at Edison High, July 11-15; South Lakes High, July 18-22 and July 25-29; Marshall High, Aug. 1-5.

  • VEX EDR Robotics 1.0, for grades 8-12, at Edison High, July 11-15; South Lakes High, July 18-22 and July 25-29, and Marshall High, Aug. 1-5.

  • Cybersecurity (Basic and Advanced), for grades 9-12, at Marshall High, Aug. 1-5.

The camps are designed to provide rising fourth through twelfth grade students with knowledge and hands-on experience in STEM programs, and introduce them to the many career opportunities in the growing field. Additional information and registration instructions are available at http://www.nvcc.edu/systemic/camps.html.

Roosters Men’s Grooming Center to Hold Grand Opening, Ribbon Cutting

Roosters Men’s Grooming Center (MGC) is holding its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting event on Friday, May 13 at 4 p.m. Roosters MGC is located in the Reston Town Center at 11990 Market St., on the ground level of the Midtown condos. Owners Amy and Larry Hall will be joined by Del. Ken Plum (D-36), Supervisor Cathy Hudgins (D-Hunter Mill), and a representative from the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce.

The new Roosters MGC provides modern hair care and facial grooming services for men and boys in a friendly and welcoming environment, reminiscent of the classic American barbershop.

Guests are invited to relax in oversized leather barber chairs in eight barber stations with personal shampoo bowls. Roosters MGC’s custom services include precision haircuts, beard trims and head and facial shaves with hot steam towels, deep cleansing facial massages, moisturizing lotions and top-of-the-line hair and skin care products for men. Military, police, fire, EMS, and county employees receive special “hero” discounts year-round. All guests are automatically enrolled in the Roosters loyalty program and earn points toward discounted services with every visit.

“In honor of our arrival into the Reston market, we are pleased to announce a new partnership with The Road Warrior Foundation, an organization that provides adventures to improve the lives of veterans and empower them through challenges that honor their service.” said owner Amy Hall. “We are thrilled to be able to give back a portion of our proceeds during our grand opening event to this very worthwhile non-profit for servicemen and women who have been wounded in the line of duty. We look forward to welcoming them to our locations in the months to come.”

“We are thrilled to have been chosen by Roosters as their nonprofit beneficiary for their Grand Opening in Reston and look forward to a relationship that enables us to continue to provide wounded service men and women the help they need in their recovery” said Christopher Little, Board Member. The Road Warrior Foundation provides help by driving them to succeed, perform and thrive in an unfamiliar environment and helps them overcome the recovery problems that challenge them in their daily life. At The Road Warrior Foundation, we call it Adventure Therapy!”

Roosters MGC is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. To schedule an appointment call 571-325-2888 or visit RoostersMGC.com to book online.

Amy and Larry Hall are the owners of two Loudoun County Roosters MGC locations in Leesburg and Ashburn. Roosters MGC is part of the worldwide family of Regis Corporation. For more information, visit www.RoostersMGC.com.