The Moles, a National Organization composed of 30 chapters located across 16 states and the District of Columbia, awarded its annual monetary gift of $2,000 to the Renaissance Academy during the 65th Annual National Conclave, held June 18-20, at Hotel Roanoke Conference Center. The monetary gift was presented during the annual Saturday luncheon affair. Continue reading Moles convene at National Conclave
Women United for Community Action (WUCA ) a group of women with talents, skills and diversity, is proud to announce an award of $2,000.00 to ACTSO (the Youth Component of the NAACP) which was raised from its 2015 Fashion/Luncheon Show. Continue reading Women United for Community Action award announcement
The Gamma Alpha Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.’s 2015 Annual Memorial Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, July 18th at Hanging Rock Golf Course in Salem, VA. More than 40 golfers from the area and as far away as Charlotte, NC, Silver Spring, MD, Richmond, VA, and Lynchburg, VA came out to enjoy a Captain’s Choice format round-of-golf. Continue reading Omega Annual Memorial Golf Tournament wrap
Tyrrell Wilson, a Patrick Henry High School graduate will attend Lee University, studying business. The following students are from William Fleming High School: Sierra Brown plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University, studying Mass Communications; Erin Hilton is set to attend Radford University majoring in English; and Drew Johnson scheduled to attend Old Dominion University studying criminal justice.
The Mildred Ann Rose Johnson Scholarship Fund awarded two Roanoke City Students with scholarships. The ceremony took place Saturday, July 18, at Shakers Restaurant located in Roanoke. Jonah will be attending VA Tech majoring in Aerospace Engineering and Matthew will be attending Cornell University majoring in Human Biology Health & Society. The family of Mildred “Corine” Johnson is very appreciative of all the support that the Roanoke Valley has given and to Shakers Restaurant for hosting the event.
On Sunday, Aug. 2 a group of fraternity men will be in Roanoke as a stop on the journey of their lives. This group of 20 cyclists and 8 crew members are participating in The Ability Experience’s Journey of Hope, a 4,200-mile cycling event across the country. From Seattle to Washington D.C., these men will be cycling to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities. Continue reading Fraternity men to cycle 4,200 miles for the disabled