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Over 100 bowlers attend Soul Bowl

Attendees from left: Melvin and Rachel Woodson, Purity Osoro and Sarah Scott at Soul Bowl held Friday, Aug. 24 at Lee-Hi Lanes, Salem. – Photos by Shawn Nowlin acquistare vardenafil online sicuro Lazio by Shawn Nowlin Taylor Simmons, a Roanoke County resident for the last five years, wrote the following on her Facebook page in August 2016:

go site “I just experienced Soul Bowl for the first time, and it is, without question, one of the coolest things I’ve done in the last decade. The food was great, and the atmosphere was even better. In addition to bowling, there were other things like live music and a cards table. Who knew a community fundraiser could be this fun?” Continue reading Over 100 bowlers attend Soul Bowl

RCPL: First Public Library in the Nation to own “Pepper” the Humanoid Robot Roanoke County Public Library (RCPL) has become the first public library in the U.S. to recruit Pepper®, the humanoid robot to serve as part of the library’s team. RCPL is partnering with RobotLAB, a San Francisco based company, to create content and develop a variety of programming for patrons of all ages, to be delivered in-house at all library locations and via outreach efforts. Developed by SoftBank Robotics, Pepper will also be used as a host to drive traffic to lesser-used library areas. Continue reading RCPL: First Public Library in the Nation to own “Pepper” the Humanoid Robot

“Black Boys Read Too” program

From left: Tanisha Nash, Gloria Manns, Jerel Rhodes and Mayor Sherman Lea, Sr. and Black Boys Read Too participants.

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Local NAACP President to receive Cabell Brand Hope Award

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