COMMUNITY

“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 […]

YMCA Fairfax County Reston is a must-visit family center in the greater Reston community just off of Sunset Hills Road. It’s a must-visit location not because of the accredited preschool and early learning center or fantastic 250 person Waterwolves swim team, but because each day the YMCA opens its doors to everyone regardless of the […]

Boo! Did we scare you? Probably not, but if you want to have some frightening times in and around Reston this Halloween, we’ve got just the thing for you and the entire family. First, if you’re looking to get your scares in early, check out the free Reston Community Center Hunters Woods celebration on Saturday, […]

Increasing amounts of data are being collected about our homes, our shopping habits and our spending. The research is confirming this instinctive observation: we own too much stuff. Study after study emphatically concludes that American families are overwhelmed by clutter and are generally stressed out about it. Did you know that the U.S. has 3.1 percent […]

Dan Hill, CEO of Hill Impact, — an integrated strategic communications and government relations firm located in Reston — has been recognized as the recipient of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s (BBBSA) 2017 Common Good Award. The prestigious award is presented annually to an outstanding individual or organization that provides a tremendous investment of in-kind services to […]

Shelter House was named Non-Profit of the Year by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), The Voice of Business in Northern Virginia™. The award was presented at the Northern Virginia Chamber’s Outstanding Corporate Citizenship Awards at the organization’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon in the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. Presented across seven categories, the […]