Amiee Freeman

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Offering Gifts from the HeART

Local artists and Reston Community Center come together for a good cause.

The Reston Community Center at Lake Anne hosted Gifts from the HeART on Saturday, Dec. 8. Gifts from the HeART featured works from 20 local artists as well as more than 85 pieces of artwork on the walls of the Jo Ann Rose Gallery and pieces in the 3-D case displays.

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Social Programs Adapt To Fulfill Immigrant Needs

Fellowship House, Interfaith help immigrants on their way to self-sufficiency.

A visitor to Hunter’s Woods Fellowship House in Hunter’s Woods Square in Reston could hear 21 different languages.

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Unleashed by Petco Opens in Reston

New pet store offers greater options for pet owners.

Pet owners now have a new pet store option in Reston. Unleashed by Petco had its grand opening at Hunter’s Woods Plaza over the weekend.

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Reston Chamber Celebrates 30 Years of Success

Anniversary gala brings community together.

It was a veritable who’s who of Reston Saturday night, Dec. 1, as the Reston Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 30th anniversary at the Sheraton.

Viewpoints in Reston: "What are you thankful for?"

Residents of Reston answer the question, "What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving Day?"

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Viewpoints: Immigrants’ Experiences on Becoming Americans

On Sept. 22 at the Multicultural Festival on Lake Anne Plaza in Reston, 25 people participated in a naturalization ceremony that made them American citizens.

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Voter Turnout High in Reston

Despite long lines crowds remain positive.

Voter turnout around Reston was high Tuesday morning with voters reporting waits ranging between 35 minutes and one hour.

'Amazing Talent' Featured at Lake Anne

Jazz Festival coordinators disappointed by sparse turn out.

“Something about Lake Anne and music go together,” said Reston resident and Lake Anne Jazz Festival co-coordinator Eve Thompson. Saturday was the Sixth Annual Lake Anne Jazz Festival. Thompson along with Mykle Lyons, a Reston resident and founder of the Mykle Lyons Trio, started the festival out of love for music and for Lake Anne Plaza, said Thompson.

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Walking to End Alzheimer’s

More than 1,200 sign up for Reston walk.

As participants gathered at the pavilion at Reston Town Center Sunday in preparation for the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, dark clouds began to roll in and many of those present looked skyward.

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Herndon High Hosts Band Competition

Fairfax High places first, McLean High second in Class VI.

The stadium at Herndon High was packed Saturday with friends and family attending the 16th Annual Virginia’s Showcase of Bands. Twenty-six high school marching bands from across northern Virginia and Maryland competed throughout the day Saturday, with the larger bands performing Saturday evening.

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