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Moles convene at National Conclave

City Star: Roanoke City, Mayor David Bowers welcomes the members of the National Mole Organization during the 65th annual Conclave at Hotel Roanoke.  He presented Mole National President Doris Asbury with the ceremonial City Star and read a proclamation drafted for the occasion which declared Saturday, June 20, 2015 National Mole Day in the City of Roanoke.
City Star: Roanoke City, Mayor David Bowers welcomes the members of the National Mole Organization during the 65th annual Conclave at Hotel Roanoke. He presented Mole National President Doris Asbury with the ceremonial City Star and read a proclamation drafted for the occasion which declared Saturday, June 20, 2015 National Mole Day in the City of Roanoke.

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

Local Continentals announce scholarship recipients

The Roanoke Chapter of Continentals would like to congratulate the following 2015 scholarship recipients for their academic excellence.

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.

Mildred Johnson Scholarship Awarded

Recipients from left : Jonah Orevillo and Matthew Caffrey.
Recipients from left : Jonah Orevillo and Matthew Caffrey.

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.

Fraternity men to cycle 4,200 miles for the disabled

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