RMHC Southwest Virginia celebrates Day of Change

day-of-changeThe local chapter of Ronald McDonald House Charities is celebrating Day of Change this weekend. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on how you can help support families with critically-ill children when you eat at McDonald’s restaurants.

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GO Outside Festival returns this weekend

go-outside-festivalThe GO Outside Festival, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, returns to Roanoke this weekend. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the one-of-a-kind community driven event that attracts 30,000 visitors each year.

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Roanoke celebrates one year of single-stream recycling

Roanoke-CityRoanoke launched single-stream recycling one year ago this month, and the city’s solid waste manager says the participation from residents has been overwhelming. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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CHIP holds Dental Day

chipCHIP of Roanoke Valley is holding its free dental day tomorrow, giving kids the chance to have fun while getting needed dental care. The details from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.

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Carilion pharmacists kickoff REVIVE program

carilion-clinic REVIVE is now available at Carilion Clinic pharmacies. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the program, which is designed to help address the growing opioid problem.

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Open house scheduled for Colonial Avenue improvements

Roanoke-CityRoanoke City and Virginia Western Community College are teaming up for an open house tomorrow, giving citizens the chance to learn more about proposed changes to Colonial Avenue. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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Clean Valley Council holds annual Fall Waterways Cleanup

clean-valley-councilVolunteer teams from across the Roanoke Valley are joining forces tomorrow to remove trash from area streams, creeks and rivers. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the 16th annual Fall Waterways Cleanup.

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Green Ridge holds open house for new equipment

green-ridge-open-houseRoanoke County’s Green Ridge Recreation Center is revitalizing its wellness area and invites the public to an open house this weekend. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details.

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VTC launches new LGBT tourism marketing efforts

va-is-for-loversThe Virginia Tourism Corporation has launched its new LGBT tourism marketing efforts, which are part of the recommendations offered by Governor Terry McAuliffe’s LGBT Tourism Task Force. The details from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.

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Fashionista Roanoke hosts Roanoke Fashion Week 2016

fashionista-roanokeFashionista Roanoke kicks off Fashion Week 2016 on Thursday, continuing the non-profit’s goal to provide charity through fashion. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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