RA Briefs

RA Briefs Overview

The news briefs blog located below contains highlighted RA activities, past announcements and other brief notices about the association. To read the most current posting, please see "RA Briefs" found on the home page of this website. Go to our WebTrac events calendar for a complete listing of all activities and public meetings. You may also visit the "News Releases" page, which can be accessed from the menu on the left side of this page. The news releases page contains official association information shared with the local news media and through various social media channels. The three most recent news releases are also displayed on the home page of www.reston.org.

Past News

 
     

Reston Holiday Parade

Nov 25 2018
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Reston's Holiday Parade will be held Friday, Nov. 23 in Reston Town Center. The annual event begins at 11 a.m. and will include Macy's-style balloons, musicians, dancers and other entertainers and community groups.

Member Services Notice

Oct 23 2018
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The Reston Association Member Services department will be closed from 12:30-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23 to allow employees to attend a quarterly RA staff meeting.

Habitat Heroes

Oct 15 2018
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Join volunteers to help remove invasive plants near Dogwood Elementary School on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. Reston Association staff will be present to assist with training or to answer questions. RA will provide tools, snacks and water.

Holiday Closing

Oct 09 2018
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All Reston Association offices, including the Nature House and Central Services Facility, will be closed Monday, Oct. 8 in observance of Columbus Day.

BOD Approves Design Guidelines

Oct 04 2018
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The Design Review Board proposed certain amendments to Reston Association's Design Guidelines that were approved by the Board of Directors on Sept. 27, 2018. Click here to download the list of the specific guidelines. The guidelines were not amended for content but for procedural changes (review level), as noted on the list.

Newcomers' Bus Tours

Sep 28 2018
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Reston Association is offering bus tours of Reston's most interesting places. Newcomers to our area have a choice of registering for a morning or afternoon guided tour. Participants will be invited to The Lake House for refreshments. The tours will take place at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Storm Information

Sep 17 2018
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NOTICE (9/14/18): Storm Information Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday. According to forecasts, the storm is not expected to have a significant impact on Northern Virginia, although rain is probable this weekend. If public safety issues related to the storm do arise in our area, up-to-date information can be found here: Fairfax County Emergency Information. For emergency situations involving downed or hanging trees on Reston Association property, call the Central Services Facility at 703-437-7658. RA is only responsible for downed trees in common areas.

Environmental Discussion Sept. 5

Sep 07 2018
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The Reston Historic Trust & Museum will host a discussion titled "Assessing the Environmental Quality of a Place Called Reston" on Sept. 5 at the Reston Community Center, 1609 Washington Plaza (Lake Anne). The talk, hosted by Doug Britt, a Virginia Master Naturalist and member of the Reston Association Environmental Advisory Committee, begins at 7 p.m.

Special Board Meeting Aug. 20

Aug 21 2018
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The Reston Association Board of Directors will hold a special meeting and work session with the Fiscal Committee on Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. Draft 1 of the 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets, and the PRC Zoning Ordinance Amendment will be discussed. There will also be an executive session to review personnel matters related to the CEO search.

Open House at The Lake House

Aug 13 2018
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Join us at The Lake House for an open house on Aug. 12 at 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be available as you mingle with your neighbors and enjoy the deck and views of Lake Newport. Talk with on-site RA staff about the multipurpose uses of the facility. Can't make it this month? Check the RA events calendar each month for upcoming drop-in hours.