Members of a northwest community got a sneak peak Monday, April 30 as Feeding America Southwest Virginia (FASWV) opened its doors allowing several members of the area (including members of the press) to tour their new facility in northwest.
Among the small contingent of pastors attending the “preview” was Rev. Charles Calloway, pastor Maple St. Baptist Church who in June of 2016, joined several other local ministers at a vigil held outside what was once a troubled night spot to pray for its deliverance. Continue reading Local group tours new Feeding America facility→
The Hill Street Baptist Church Family congratulates winners of the Annual Car/Motorcycle Show held Saturday, May 5 at the church. (Pictured above) Winners in the car category (left to right): 2nd place James Giles, 1st place Thomas Nichols and 3rd place James Beatty.
Winners in the motorcycle category (Pictured to left to right) are: 1st place Mike Wells, 2nd place Jesse Mahala and 3rd place Randy Riddle.
Ferrum College celebrated its 102nd commencement on Saturday, May 5, under overcast skies in Hart International Plaza as 187 graduates received their diplomas. The commencement exercises included the presentation of student, faculty and alumni awards and a keynote address by Ferrum College President David Johns. Continue reading Ferrum College Celebrates 102nd Commencement→
“There may be conflicts in the world, but here in the Roanoke Valley, our ‘local colors’ work together in peace and harmony. Mexicans are working with Venezuelans; Syrians with Lebanese, etc. Local Colors continue spreading its mission of peace and good will!”
The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 26th annual national food drive on Saturday, May 12. The Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, the country’s largest single-day food drive, provides postal customers with an easy way to donate food to those in need in the community and is held annually on the second Saturday in May in 10,000 cities and towns in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam. Continue reading NALC’s largest single-day food drive set for May 12→