COMMUNITY

Local bakers elevate cake-making to an art form. When is a cake not a cake? When it is a sculpture…even though it’s still a cake! Sound confusing? When you see (or sample) the fantastic cake creations made by Erin Schwartz and Joe Mariano, partners in the local cakery Stacked, you’ll understand what I mean.

Hundreds of folks will jump in the freezing waters of Lake Anne to treat severely ill children and their families to a life-changing experience at Camp Sunshine in Maine Hundreds of people dressed in hilarious costumes will gather on February 3 to make a life-changing splash in the icy waters of Lake Anne in Reston. […]

Simplifying gives both you and those in your community a fresh start. While January is often thought of as a time of renewal, it can also represent a fresh start—in more ways than one. Come the early part of the year, homeowners are getting restless. They’re thinking about putting their homes on the spring market […]

Dr. Rishita Jaju of Smile Wonders annually opens the doors of her Reston-area pediatric dental practice every February to host Give Kids a Smile® Day and to provide free dental care to those in need. This is one of the ways Smile Wonders provides community service and participates in Dental Awareness Month campaign held by […]

Two years after its launch in Reston, RCC Rides is helping hundreds of older adults get where they need to go. The free, door-to-door transportation service has caught on with both volunteer drivers and Reston-area residents 55 and older. RCC Rides currently has 38 registered drivers and 250 riders. With the older adult population in […]

“When we work together, we build a strong community.” To better help the Fairfax County community, YMCA Fairfax County Reston is hosting their 18th Annual Y Gala on Nov. 18, 2017, with the theme “Build A Strong Community.” Through events such as the 18th annual gala, the YMCA is furthering its cause to make the […]

Reston’s multicultural heritage was celebrated last September at Lake Anne Plaza. The community’s annual Multicultural Festival, sponsored by Reston Community Center and Reston Association, included music, entertainment, dress, food, and cultural treasures from all over the world as well as a naturalization ceremony. The entertainment lineup included more than a dozen performers on two stages […]

Here’s How to Volunteer and Make a Difference in Your Community The holiday season often motivates people to reach out to others, to be thankful and to give to those in need. Not only does volunteering help the less fortunate, but studies have shown that it benefits the volunteers as well. Volunteering strengthens your ties […]