Rob Ruthenberg

The Local Office on Aging is teaming up with multiple businesses and organizations to bring food to seniors during the winter months. The LOA is kicking off its Soup for Seniors collection Monday through Friday of next week at various locations throughout our area with a goal of at least 50,000 cans of soup or non perishable items. WFIR’s Rob Ruthenberg has this report.

Local Colors and Roanoke Valley Sister Cities are bringing the 2020 Lunar New Year celebration Saturday to the Taubman Museum of Art.  Local Colors decided to expand the celebration to extend beyond the Chinese New Year to include multiple Asian cultures that  also mark the change in the new year around this time. WFIR’s Rob Ruthenberg has this report: