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Enrichment Program Opens Eyes of Roanoke Students to Medical Careers

For six weeks every fall and spring, a group of high school students from Roanoke gather at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine to learn what it’s like to be in medical school.They study cardiology and neuroscience and how the heart and brain work. They examine and dissect organs in...
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State Leaders Honor Roanoke Mental Health Champion Polly Boone 

During its "Cheers for Champions!" event, The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) welcomed state leaders to honor the hard work of behavioral health organizations...
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Vinton Mayor Grose Selected for United Way of Roanoke Valley Award

The Town of Vinton is has announced that Mayor Bradley Grose has been recognized as an unsung hero in the Leadership category of The United Way Roanoke Valley – 100 Heroes Project.Mayor Bradley Grose has dedicated his life to serving the people of Vinton and the entire Roanoke Valley. Mayor Grose served on the Vinton Town Council...

Local DAR Chapter Presents National, District and State Awards to Roanoke Catholic Students

The Colonel William Preston Chapter of the National Daughters of the American Revolution recently presented National, Eastern District and state awards to Roanoke Catholic School students who participated in the Junior American Citizens (JAC) annual contest. This year’s national theme was “Sparkling in the Stars with the 50th Anniversary of the NASA Space Shuttle...

YMCA To Open at Tanglewood Mall

On June 4th, 2024 the YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge held a press conference with key business and government officials to announce the opening of the YMCA at Tanglewood, which is projected to open in late 2024 in Tanglewood Mall, located in Roanoke County. The YMCA at Tanglewood will improve residents’ quality of life, build relationships, stimulate economic...
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