City Manager's Blog

Learn about the City of Roanoke from the City Manager's point of view.

Nov 12

Harvesting of the Fruits

Posted on November 12, 2018 at 11:31 AM by Whitney Slightham

Last Friday the Mayor, City Council, Roanoke Neighborhood Advocates, and the Office of Neighborhood Services convened for the annual recognition of individuals and associations that help make our neighborhoods vibrant and successful. Nearly 50 individuals or associations were nominated in nine different categories ranging from Unsung Hero to All-Star Award.

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Nov 05

Small and Mighty

Posted on November 5, 2018 at 12:04 PM by Whitney Slightham

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 32nd annual small business awards presented by the Roanoke Regional Chamber.  The event brought together around 500 business and community leaders to celebrate the vibrancy that small businesses bring to our local economy.  More than 80 local businesses and nonprofits were lauded for their contributions to our local community.

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Oct 29

Looking for a Job? Want to Make a Difference?

Posted on October 29, 2018 at 4:03 PM by Whitney Slightham

On Friday, Nov. 2 beginning at 4 p.m., the City of Roanoke is hosting a job fair in the north lobby of the Municipal Building.  The event, scheduled to last until 7 p.m., will enable folks to learn about positions currently open in the City, network with department managers and, in some instances, participate in an on-the-spot job interview. 

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