News for Community

Monday, August 20, 2018
Peppa Pig Live, now one of the most successful family theater tours in North American history with more than 500,000 tickets sold to date, will continue its record-breaking run when it plays Berglund Center on November 13. Just in time for the holiday season, “Peppa Pig’s Surprise” (, the newest live stage show based on Entertainment One’s (eOne) top-rated series airing more
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer has been selected as the exclusive commercial leasing representative for the Heironimus building located at 401 S. Jefferson Street in Roanoke, Virginia. John K. Nielsen, exclusive representative comments, “We are extremely excited to continue to work on this redevelopment project as we commence pre-leasing activities. The Monument Company is creating unique more
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Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Tickets go on-sale Friday, August 10 at 10:00am and can be purchased at Berglund Center box office, online at or by calling 1-877-HTB-TIXNow (1-877-482-8496).   American music icon Bob Dylan has written more than 600 songs and his multiple hits have certainly helped shape American folk music, along with traditional and Christian rock, country, R&B and blues. Dylan has more
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Southwest Virginia Ballet, now celebrating its 28th season, has made the annual production of The Nutcracker a holiday tradition for families and visitors to the Roanoke Valley. Featuring a cast of 150 performers that represent over 15 dance schools from the Roanoke Valley and beyond, the ballet continues to delight audiences of all ages year after year. Cast members drawn from the community more
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Amy Woods DNP, RN, has been named the new Chief Nursing Officer at LewisGale Hospital Montgomery. Most recently, Woods served as Interim Chief Nursing Officer at LewisGale Hospital Alleghany and was previously the Associate Chief Nursing Officer at LewisGale Medical Center. “I’m thrilled to be back home,” Woods said, “and once again making a difference in patients’ lives in the New River Valley more
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Thursday, May 03, 2018
Eight high-­‐potential startups have been selected to participate in the second RAMP-­‐in-­‐Residence business acceleration cohort. The eight companies were chosen for their ability to expand and create jobs within the STEM-­‐H field. The program launches May 15, 2018, in the renovated Gill Memorial Building in downtown Roanoke. The incoming cohort is comprised of the following:Beam Diagnostics, more
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Friday, April 27, 2018
Jefferson College of Health Sciences President, Nathaniel L. Bishop, D.Min, was honored with the Meritorious Service Award at the 2018 annual conference for The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association (VHHA).The VHHA's s this award is, "The Meritorious Service Award honors people other than chief executive officers affiliated with member institutions who have a history of making significant more
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Monday, February 26, 2018
Contact:  Robert McAden 540.293.3230 The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council is pleased to announce that the 19th annual TechNite awards ceremony will be held in Blacksburg, at the Inn at Virginia Tech, for the first time in the history of the event. Along with an exciting change of venue, we are also elated to announce that our Guest Speaker for this year’s event more
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Contact:  Catherine Fox 540.342.6025 x114 Capitalizing on Virginia’s Blue Ridge (VBR) regional success as a well-established sports destination, Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge (Visit VBR) officials officially announced the formation of VBR Sports. “We are upping our game,” touted Landon Howard, President of Visit VBR. “Developing a stronger, regional sports identity under the more
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