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Congratulations VA Warriors 6th grade winners

Team – from left: Dazmeon Coprey, Luke Helton, Jaden Holmes, Andrew Lewis, Jr, Davion Faulkner, Xavier Kennard, Justus Boitnott, James Lisle, and coaches on back row: Aaron Helton, Bill and Juan Hankins.

Congratulations to the VA Warriors 6th Grade Basketball Team for winning the National Travel Basketball Association (NTBA) National Championship on July 18, in North Carolina. Continue reading Congratulations VA Warriors 6th grade winners

Continuing life in a pandemic world

Dr. Molly O’Dell

by Molly O’Dell

We know that as COVID-19 continues, other aspects of our lives need to, as well. Other health conditions and needs are still present and impacting the lives of many. Our programs and services are still available and we aim to continue providing services that are critical for individuals and protect the health of the public.

Here in the Roanoke and Alleghany Heath Districts we have altered the way we deliver our services during this pandemic in order to deliver our services safely. For example, clients are seen by appointment only as opposed to accepting walk-ins. We use telehealth methods for office visits. Visitors are screened prior to entering the facility, are asked to not bring in guests with them, and must follow all public health guidance such as wearing a face covering, washing hands with soap and water, and social distancing once in the facility. Continue reading Continuing life in a pandemic world

National NAACP ACT-SO is coming to You!

For several years, the Roanoke Branch NAACP ACT-SO Olympians and leaders have attended the National Competition and reported on the results. This year, You Can See It Virtually!

This year, the ACT-SO competition will feature all local Gold Medalists from across the country in their respective competitions, August 12-14, and close with the 42nd National ACT-SO Competition and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 15. Continue reading National NAACP ACT-SO is coming to You!

Tax-Free Weekend is back at Valley View Mall!

Enjoy Special Deals August 7 – 9

The start of the 2020 school year will look a lot different this August, but Virginia’s Tax-Free Weekend is still headed our way!

August 7 – 9, Valley View Mall retailers will be offering big savings on fashions for the whole family. Whether your little ones are going back to the classroom or learning from home, you can shop deals on clothing, accessories, electronics, and school supplies, to make sure your students are ready for the upcoming school year. But that’s not all! Continue reading Tax-Free Weekend is back at Valley View Mall!