COMMUNITY

Cornerstones is one of only 10 local nonprofits included in $5 million national employee contribution initiative For almost 50 years, Cornerstones has partnered with a growing network of corporate leaders to ensure that our region remains a vibrant and healthy place to live and work. As community catalysts, we are united in our vision to […]

On Monday, May 13, Cornerstones hosted a Candidates Forum on Affordable Housing for the candidates running for Hunter Mill District Supervisor. The forum drew a standing-room-only crowd of over 150 attendees, filling the Fellowship Hall at Heritage Fellowship Church, a Cornerstones’ sponsoring religious organization. The candidates discussed their ideas for affordable housing preservation, development and […]

We are experiencing a housing affordability crisis in Fairfax County. According to Zillow, the average rent for a two bedroom apartment in Fairfax County is $2,300/month and the average home purchase price is $548,800. Fairfax County’s Communitywide Strategic Plan reports that over 44% of renters and 22% of homeowners are spending more than 30% of […]

Opportunities also available for art and food vendors, civic organizations and artists Reston Community Center is seeking performing arts groups of all ages and cultures for the 19th Annual Reston Multicultural Festival. The festival will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Reston’s historic Lake Anne Plaza. Applications will be accepted through June 14, 2019. […]

$504,660 raised for Cornerstones’ mission to support those in need The 28th Anniversary of the Cornerstones of Our Community Best of Reston Awards, presented in partnership by Cornerstones and the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, was celebrated Thursday, April 4 at the Hyatt Regency Reston. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­This unique gala and networking event brought together a sold-out crowd […]

Event Gives Local Teens an Opportunity to Receive FREE Attire Reston Community Center will host its annual Diva Central dress giveaway on Saturday, March 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at RCC Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza in Reston. This one-day event is the perfect shopping experience for any current Reston-area high school or middle school […]

Join the Reston Historic Trust & Museum (RHT) as it celebrates Founder’s Day on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Remember founder Robert E. Simon Jr. and celebrate the 55th anniversary of Reston with a full slate of family-friendly activities at Lake Anne Plaza. Founder’s Day will feature children’s activities, including […]

3/13/2019, 7 PM Jo Ann Rose Gallery RCC Lake Anne The Reston Historic Trust & Museum to host a panel discussion “Women Playing in Reston: The Effects of Title IX on Women’s Sports” to celebrate Women’s History Month. While Reston offered recreational facilities for all residents since its beginnings in the 1960s, equality in federally assisted […]