The Roanoke Chapter Continental Societies, Inc. began the 2014-2015 “Holiday Healthy Snacks Program” on October 31, at Noah-Christian Academy and the Northwest Child Development Center. The main focus of this program is to educate children about healthier eating habits with a primary national goal of decreasing childhood obesity. Continue reading Continentals kick off Healthy Snack Program
It’s that time again! Time to “shop till you drop” at the 6th Annual AKA Christmas Bazaar to be held this year at the William Fleming High School, December 6, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This is the one-stop place you can shop from a variety of minority small business vendors which include clothing boutiques of everyday wear and wedding designs to shoetiques and specialty socks; cosmetics/body care to jewelry, crafts and unique accessories. In addition there will be food vendors, a representative from State Farm Insurance Companies and a very special visit from “Black Santa” to receive letters or verbal requests from the children present that include their wish list for this Christmas. Continue reading AKA Christmas Bazaar 2014
Mill Mountain Theatre reprises one of the world’s most popular musicals as its Holiday show next month. Children of Eden, a spectacle based on the Biblical story of Creation, will take the Trinkle Main Stage, December 3-21. Continue reading MMT presents popular musical “Children of Eden” in December
This year’s 2014 Annual City Neighborhoods’ “Harvesting the Fruits” Potluck Dinner and Awards Celebration took place on Friday evening, Nov. 7. Over 150 neighborhood advocates and leaders from across the city came together at the Jefferson Center’s Fitzpatrick Hall. Those in attendance shared their favorite dish, networked with others, and were present as the 2014 Neighborhood Partnership Awards were announced. Continue reading Neighborhood Partnership Awards presented
by Onawa M. Allen
Her Perfect Day Boutique & Design Studio featuring Delish Sweets and Treats, owned by Terrisa Vaughn and mother-daughter team Cheryl and Micah Cobbs, opened its doors Saturday, Nov. 8 in grand fashion. This tastefully talented trio boasts a unique combination of wears and wares. Continue reading Perfectly sweet grand opening!