Saturday, May 18, 2013
New optical store to open soon in former Radio Shack spot.
Radio Shack at Fox Mill Shopping Center is now closed and an optician will soon open in the spot. All Eyes Optmetrists has a sign up at the location. No word yet on its opening date. The shopping center is currently in the midst of a renovation. Sign up for Herndon Patch’s daily newsletter "Like" us on Facebook "Follow" us on Twitter Want to share your opinions with the Herndon community? Start your own blog here.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Fox Mill Elementary students walked for Reston Interfaith in October.
Seven years ago, a first grade student at Fox Mill Elementary School wanted to do something about homelessness. For the last six years the school has held an annual Walk for the Homeless for Reston Interfaith, raising more than $38,000. The funds go to Reston Interfaith and and help Reston Interfaith receive additional funding from Fannie Mae. Reston Interfaith earned $102,741 from Fannie Mae through the program. The number of walkers who take part helps determine the amount of funding an organization receives from Fannie Mae, and every registration counts. This year's Walk for the Homeless took place on Oct. 25 after school and included whole families. Students were invited to wear a Halloween mask to help unmask homelessness during the…
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Fitness studio branching out with four upcoming Virginia locations.
Fox Mill Shopping Center will soon be home to a KoKo FitClub at 2551 John Milton Dr. The Herndon/Reston location will be one of four in Virginia as the nationwide franchise operation expands into the Commonwealth. The others are opening in Fredericksburg, Great Falls and Sterling. Koko FitClubs combine training and technology to create individual training plans and coaching. Instead of circuit training, exercises at Koko allows you to perform all of your workouts on the same machine, combining cardio and strength training in a 30-minute workout. Membership rates are generally $79 a month, but corporate and other discounts are available. Many clubs are also open 24 hours. No opening date has been set.