The Altruist Club of Roanoke is celebrating its 61st year of presenting the Debutante Ball. This year’s ball will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 28, at Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. The following eight debutantes and their escorts will be proudly showcased in the annual event. Continue reading Altruist Club presents 2014 Debutantes
Submitted by Rachel Harper
The Ladies of Vision (LOV) Ministry held “An Evening of Christmas III” Concert that was hosted by Pastor and Mrs. Adrian Dowell and Shiloh Baptist Church on Saturday, Dec. 13. This is the first year that Pastor Charles “Nicky” Twine, Montvale First Baptist Church and his ministerial team of event organizers brought the concert to Roanoke. Continue reading Coalition of voices lifts Christmas concert
Kyah Tucker, 14-year-old Designer/ CEO of KyahByDesign, LLC is partnering with New Birth Kingdom Church, Lynchburg VA to sponsor a nationally syndicated Christmas comedy special staring Gospel Music Awards Christian Comedian of the Year Akintunde, David Mann of Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns & Bone Hampton of The View. The special will be airing December 21 at 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. on WWCW CW5 Roanoke/Lynchburg. During the show, Akintunde will be wearing a custom bowtie by KyahByDesign. Continue reading Young area entrepreneur co-sponsors TV Special
Students from William Fleming High School’s Impact Club read children’s stories and sang songs to young patients at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The Impact Club is made up of general education and special education students. The goal of the club is for students to work together for the common good and create a better understanding of one another.
Several of the 28 members of Women United for Community Action (WUCA) were present to accept the NAACP 2014 Award presented in appreciation of the group’s support. State Representative Sam Rasoul, (pictured left) congratulated and praised the group’s efforts.
The group will again host the popular Fashion Show at 2:00 p.m. March 22, at the Holiday Inn, Ordway. Please mark your calendars and continue to support this grand event.