RBA offers “No Bills Night” tomorrow

wfir-defaultThe Roanoke Bar Association, in conjunction with the Young Lawyers Conference of the Virginia State Bar, is offering “No Bills Night” tomorrow. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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The “No Bills Night” phone number is (540) 342-2000

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BRBH hosting Youth Mental Health First Aid courses

Blue Ridge Behavioral HealthBlue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare is hosting two Youth Mental Health First Aid courses in June. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid cost $25.00 (lunch and materials are provided)

June 1, 8:30am-5:00pm at Fincastle Library

June 28th, 8:30am-5:00pm at Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare in Roanoke

To register, email Linda Lambert at llambert@brbh.org.

 

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Splash Valley Water Park begins new season

Splash-ValleyIf you’re staying in town for the holiday weekend you can beat the heat by visiting Roanoke County’s outdoor aquatics facility. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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Roanoke Fire-EMS currently testing fire hydrants

Rke Fire-EMS LogoRoanoke Fire-EMS is testing fire hydrants throughout the city. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on what residents may experience during the maintenance.

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DMV urges caution as summer travel season nears

DMVThe Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles urges motorcyclists and motorists to travel with caution as the summer motorcycling season approaches. More on the story from WFIR’s Starr Anderson.

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Greenway Ambassadors Program launches today

Greenway AmbassadorThe Greenway Ambassadors Program officially launches today. A concerned citizen pitched the idea for it after his friend was attacked last year on the Roanoke River Greenway. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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If you can’t make it to the informational tent today click here for more details on how to become an ambassador.

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VDOT holds meeting on 10th Street improvements in Roanoke

VDOT-LogoIncreasing traffic volumes and safety concerns prompted VDOT and Roanoke to pursue improving a section of 10th Street. Now, the public is invited to learn more about the construction project. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details:

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Downtown Roanoke welcomes new cycling race

CriteriumProfessional cyclists from around the U.S. will take to the streets of downtown Roanoke tomorrow, rain or shine. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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For the complete race schedule click here.

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Crystal Spring Baptist hosting Mental Health Movie Night

wfir-defaultAnyone with questions about mental health issues or those who want to learn more about mental illness are invited to a free upcoming event. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details.

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Crystal Spring Baptist Church is located at 2411 Rosalind Ave. SW Roanoke, VA 24014

 

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Roanoke City selected to take part in Invest Health

Roanoke-CityRoanoke City has been selected by the Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to take part in the Invest Health initiative. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details:

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