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Mother of the Year Recognition

Rev. Dr. Cedric E. Malone and the church family of Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church recognized Deaconess Leslie Y. Terry as “Mother of the Year” on Sunday, May 10 during the 11:00 a.m. worship service.

Deaconess Terry was born and raised in Roanoke, the third child of Mrs. Shirley W. Ollie, educated in Roanoke City Public Schools and an alumnae  of Lucy Addison High School. She started her Christian journey as a child and was baptized at High Street Baptist Church. Continue reading Mother of the Year Recognition

Assistant Living Grand Opening

Ingram Assistant Living
Ingram Assistant Living

The grand opening of Ingram on Patterson, Assistant Living will take place on Saturday, May 16 between 12 noon and 3:00 p.m.

The public is invited to come and tour the facility located at 1801 Patterson Ave S.W.

Rev. Charles and Mary Ingram will be operating the facility along with their two daughters Stephaine and Juanita and granddaughter Skylar.

All are encouraged to come join this great event.

Noted health advocate to address VA Tech Carilion School of Medicine graduating class

Dr. Louis Sullivan
Dr. Louis Sullivan

Dr. Louis Sullivan – renowned health policy leader, minority health advocate, physician, author, and educator – will give the commencement address at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine’s graduation May 9.

For more than two decades Sullivan served in crucial leadership positions at the Morehouse School of Medicine, the nation’s first predominantly black medical school. In 1975, he became the founding dean and director of the medical education program at Morehouse College. The Atlanta-based program became the School of Medicine at Morehouse College and was later renamed the Morehouse School of Medicine. Continue reading Noted health advocate to address VA Tech Carilion School of Medicine graduating class