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Monday Morning Notes

Nominations Open for Volunteers at County Parks — “The Fairfax County Park Authority is seeking nominations for a number of awards it bestows each year on those who volunteer in county parks.” [Inside NoVa]

Northam Outlines Plan for Reopening — “Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam today [Friday] said that the earliest the state can begin its reopening plan is May 8… The blueprint includes a phased approach grounded in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and has specific goals to contain the spread of the virus through increased testing, personal protective equipment and supplies and medical capacity, a statement said.” [Falls Church News-Press]

Big Donation to Local Group — “The Arlington-based Catholic Charities St. Lucy Food Project received a donation of 35,500 pounds of food from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered on a tractor trailer from Salt Lake City, Utah.” [Falls Church News-Press]

Road Work in Tysons — “Motorists traveling along soundbound Route 123 will see continued daily lane closures as crews perform installation of underdrain in preparation of the Old Meadow Road realignment with Capital One Tower Drive. Lane closures are planned for Monday, April 27, through Friday, May 1, and are needed to permit the relocation of various utilities.” [Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project]

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