The Roanoke Branch NAACP invites you to come join in celebration of its 17th Citizen of the Year Awards Program, a Freedom Fund-raiser, on Friday, May 22 at the Tanglewood Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center.
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→
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.