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NAACP celebrates 68th Life Membership Luncheon

Keynote speaker Nancy Howell Agee CEO Carilion Clinic speaks at the NAACP 68th Life Membership Luncheon, held Saturday, Dec. 1 at Holiday Inn Tanglewood. – Photos by S. Hale

by S. Rotan Hale

Let’s be clear. There may be functions bigger and better on several levels but as far as area fund-raisers go, the collaborative efforts of the local chapter NAACP and its partners in hosting their Life Membership Luncheons are nothing short of a labor of love and commitment. Continue reading NAACP celebrates 68th Life Membership Luncheon

Virginia Western Singers debut with Christmas show

Student singers group will perform this Sunday at First Wesleyan Church
Virginia Western Singers

Virginia Western Community College is proud to announce the debut of the Virginia Western Singers, an auditioned student singing group that showcases the best vocal talent from the college. The Virginia Western Singers will launch their Christmas performances around the region beginning this Sunday (12/9). Continue reading Virginia Western Singers debut with Christmas show

Christmas in the Blue Ridge Open House

Ferrum, VA – The Blue Ridge Institute and Museum of Ferrum College is hosting “Christmas in the Blue Ridge: Open House” 4 – 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13. The open house will be held at the Institute on Ferrum College campus at 20 Museum Drive, and will include refreshments, vendors selling Christmas gifts and caroling, plus a huge live tree decorated with traditional ornaments.

This holiday event is free and open to the community.