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Transportation Museum opens exhibit featuring African American contributions

Exhibit: Railroad retirees (from left) Emanuel Dodson, John Nutter and Paul Washington (far right) talk with museum staff member Gary Gray (second from right) during premier of the new exhibit “From Cotton to Silk,” on display at The Virginia Transportation Museum.  – Photos by S. Hale
Exhibit: Railroad retirees (from left) Emanuel Dodson, John Nutter and Paul Washington (far right) talk with museum staff member Gary Gray (second from right) during premier of the new exhibit “From Cotton to Silk,” on display at The Virginia Transportation Museum.
– Photos by S. Hale

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http://martinpresence.com/?search=canadian-generic-viagra-buy-online The Virginia Transportation Museum (VTM) in downtown Roanoke is located in a huge warehouse that was once Norfolk & Western Railway Freight Station. It’s a wonderland of classic vehicles, memorabilia, artifacts and exhibits that highlight various modes of transportation and life “back in the day.”

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Where it all starts

go Twelve-year-old Traevon Jones (right) is candidly caught engrossed in the latest copy of The Roanoke Tribune. The young man was at Two Penny’s Salon waiting to get his hair cut and was accompanied by his grandmother (left) who proudly said, “he reads all of the time.” The avid young reader, equipped with both encouragement and a healthy thirst for knowledge, is undoubtedly headed for a bright future and is off to a great start.

Reynolds-Marshall to receive C.C. Williams Award

Ashley Reynolds-Marshall
Ashley Reynolds-Marshall

go to link A Community Achievement Awards reception will be held in Fitzpatrick Hall of the Jefferson Center on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:00 p.m. At this time the Urban Professional League (UPL), in partnership with the Harrison Museum of African American Culture, will acknowledge young professionals who have exhibited qualities of excellence and success in the areas of education, business and community service. Continue reading Reynolds-Marshall to receive C.C. Williams Award

NAACP Youth Council: Developing a generation of Civil Rights and community leaders

NAACP President Brenda Hale with Youth Council and community leaders attend City EXPO.
NAACP President Brenda Hale with Youth Council and community leaders attend City EXPO.

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go to link The Roanoke NAACP Youth Council, which is comprised of over 40 conscientious and active youth from across the valley, has been very active in the community over the past months. The youth meet regularly and have been actively involved with the fight for justice and equal rights.

http://maientertainmentlaw.com/?search=buy-cialis-no-prescription Recapping some of the activities, beginning in the fall, it was the only youth group in attendance and recognized at CityWorks Xpo 2014. Fighting against injustice, the Council organized a rally for Mike Brown after finding out what happened in Ferguson, MO. They later teamed with the adult Branch of the NAACP in a “March for Justice” as a result of the Mike Brown decision. NAACP youth also teamed up with the Harrison Museum of African American History and Culture in volunteering at the annual Henry Street Festival. Continue reading NAACP Youth Council: Developing a generation of Civil Rights and community leaders

Volunteer 2 cheer for Special Olympics

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follow link Starting at around 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, the 9,000 seat Coliseum will begin to fill up with passionate competitors and enthusiastic fans from all over the region. Twenty-four Special Olympics teams from throughout Virginia will be competing for a chance to go to the State Championships. Continue reading Volunteer 2 cheer for Special Olympics

It’s time to freeze your tush at Polar Plunge

Chill seekers needed to participate in Polar Plunge® Winter Fest benefiting Special Olympics Virginia.

In Virginia, we can’t deliver on the dreams of our athletes without enormous community support of the Polar Plunge® Winter Fest, February 28 at Bisset Park in Radford. To date only 23% of the $50,000 event fundraising goal, which supports more than 30,000 athletes and volunteers in Virginia has been met. Together we can create more champions. Continue reading It’s time to freeze your tush at Polar Plunge