Members of the caregiving community or those looking to learn more about supporting people experiencing grief and loss may find an upcoming seminar helpful. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the details:
Exploring the Paradoxes of Mourning: Enhancing Your Understanding of Three Forgotten Truths Featuring Alan Wolfelt
Thursday, May 12
Cost is $45 (lunch included)
To register for the seminar call Debbie Moss at 800-638-0710 or 540-982-2100
For more details about Alan Wolfelt click here.
Salem has a new program called Learning on the Lawn. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the initiative that’s part of the city’s downtown revitalization plan:
April 30: Grow Your Plate & Seasonal Cooking – Nancy Maurelli
May 28: Home Brewing Techniques – Blue Ridge Home Brewing & Hydroponics
June 11: Coffee Brewing Methods & The History of Coffee – Red Rooster Coffee
June 25: Locavore Living & Outdoor Cooking – Bruce Ingram
August: Tailgating Tactics – Outdoor Grilling Tips (Date TBA)
Saturday is National Drug Take-Back Day and there will be several safe disposal sites set up around the Roanoke Valley. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has more details on the event:
You can drop your unused or expired drugs off at these locations Saturday from 10:00am to 2:00pm:
Roanoke: The Berglund Center
Botetourt County: Daleville Kroger
Salem: Super Shoes on Main Street
Craig County: Market Street Pharmacy
Roanoke County: Tanglewood Mall Kroger, Kroger on Valley Gateway Blvd., Kroger at Colonial & Brambleton and the Hershberger Road Fire and Rescue Station #1
Vinton: Hardy Road Kroger
Renovation Alliance is holding its 17th annual Community Renovation Day tomorrow, it’s part of a month long initiative designed to engage community members in an effort to improve the Roanoke Valley. WFIR’s Starr Anderson has the story.
There is still time to sign up to volunteer for tomorrow’s event. For more information click here.