• Greater Reston Chamber Blog

    This blog is the go-to place for updates and news from the Chamber as well as our partners in health care and local government.
    Friday, February 18, 2022
    Reston Comp Plan Task Force - Initial Public Outreach Session Announced

    The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce will collaborate with the office of Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter Alcorn to offer an initial public outreach in presenting the interim recommendations of the Reston Comprehensive Plan Task Force. This event is scheduled for Thursday, February 24, 2022 from 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM via WebEx. A recording of this presentation will be made available for on-demand viewing through Supervisor Alcorn's YouTube channel.

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    Thursday, January 27, 2022
    Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership - 2022 Legislative Priorities

    Reston, VA - As Northern Virginia’s oldest and most respected Chamber-led business advocacy collaborative, The Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership represents the members of the Dulles Regional, Loudoun County, and Greater Reston Chambers of Commerce. The Partnership offers a strong, unified voice for the northern Virginia business community at the state and regional level.

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    Monday, May 17, 2021
    Governor Northam's easing of mask restrictions

    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued a number of regarding social distancing and use of masks and face coverings, following the CDC's May 13 updated guidelines. The following recap was provided by Christopher Revere, Deputy Director for Innovation and Planning, Fairfax County Health Department: Governor Northam has issued a video message and news release to announce several important updates based on last week's recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; increasing vaccination

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    Thursday, March 4, 2021
    Vaccine Updates - Fairfax County Health Department

    The big news over the weekend was the Emergency Use Authorization for the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine. Like Pfizer and Moderna, the new J&J vaccine was shown to be safe and very effective in clinical trials at preventing serious illness, hospitalization and death from COVID-19. The most common side effects were injection site pain, headache, fatigue, muscle aches, and nausea. The J&J vaccine is authorized for use in people aged 18 years or older (like the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine; Pfizer is

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    Thursday, March 4, 2021
    Call to Open/Keep Open Silver Line Phase 2

    The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) is considering a number of actions to address revenue shortfalls that impact its FY2022 budget. Actions being considered include reduction in service throughout the entire Metrorail network and the closure of 22 Metro stations, which includes the Reston Town Center Metro Station, slated to open in July 2021. Additionally, the proposal would seek the closure of additional Silver Line Phase 2 stations - Innovation Center and Loudoun Gateway. WMATA

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