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Mary Miller, Director of RAMP

The Regional Acceleration and Mentoring Program will be able to help two rounds of technology business startups this year and are accepting applications for their spring cohort. WFIR’s Rachel Meell explains what RAMP does to help support local innovation:

To apply for the RAMP Health and Life Science Cohort, click here.

The Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council have started their 2020 to 2021 cookie season a bit earlier than usual and have already started taking orders. They’ve also created a new way to buy Girl Scout Cookies this holiday season. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:

For more information on how to order cookies or cookie gift certificates, click here.

The Roanoke Rescue Mission provides food, shelter, and other services to help those in need in the community. Their fundraising campaign for this month is focused on the things that many of us take for granted during the holiday season, but lots of people don’t have. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:

For more information on how to volunteer or make a donation to the Roanoke Rescue Mission, click here.

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An investigation of top ROA executives announced yesterday aside, Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport has created a 20-year Master Plan to expand and keep up with Federal Aviation Administration standards. Now they’re looking for the public’s input on the changes they have in mind. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:

For more information on the expansion plans or to give your feedback, click here.