The Roanoke Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. recently awarded Garrison Mayo of Lord Botetourt High School, and Erica Anderson of William Byrd High School $1,000 college scholarships for their post secondary education. Continue reading Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity scholarships awarded
Adrian Kyle Ambrose a 2008 graduate of William Fleming High School will be the Baccalaureate speaker for Fleming’s Class of 2017 on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m. at William Fleming High School.
Ambrose is also a 2012 graduate of North Carolina A & T State University. He is a member of Beta Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the son of Steve and Sherri Ambrose of Roanoke.
On Saturday, May 13, members of Alpha Kappa Lambda Chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. participated in the March of Dimes March for Babies that took place at Elmwood Park.
The walk was a 3.5-mile fundraiser. The fraternity sponsored members of Boy Scout Troop 120 in the walk.
The Roanoke Chapter Links, Inc. held installation of officers for the years 2017-2019 on Saturday, May 13 at Hotel Roanoke. Pictured left to right: Corresponding Secretary, Ashley Reynolds Marshall; Recording Secretary, Jonelle (MJ) Carpenter; Vice President, Jennifer Alston, President; Connie Steele, Financial Secretary; Dorothy Johnson – Stand Inn Kim Jenkins and Treasurer, Carolyn Patterson Roanoke Chapter of the Links Installed. Link Karanita Ojomo Installed the officers.
LEAP is proud to announce the launch of their new Mobile Market, a 16’ box truck that will function as a “Farmers Market on Wheels” providing fresh, healthy, local food to residents of Roanoke neighborhoods that may otherwise lack easy access to fresh produce. The launch of the new Mobile Market vehicle took place Monday, May 15, from 4 to 6 pm at West End Station, 1210 Patterson Ave. SW, site of the West End Farmers Market and The Kitchen. Continue reading LEAP celebrates launch of New Mobile Market
On Saturday, May 20 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., families are invited to attend a free festival in Wasena Park in honor of Kids to Parks Day.
Hosted by Roanoke Parks and Recreation, Kids to Parks Day is an annual nation-wide event that encourages outdoor play and adventure. Continue reading Free Festival in the Park