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Sep 27

Roanoke Recap - Sept. 13

Posted on September 27, 2019 at 1:37 PM by Melinda Mayo

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Roanoke Kicks Off Welcoming Week

The City of Roanoke and local partners are hosting a series of community events to participate in Welcoming America’s national Welcoming Week campaign between Sept. 13 and Sept. 22. City officials and other community members attended the kickoff of Roanoke’s Welcoming Week today (Friday, Sept. 13), at the Roanoke City Market Building in downtown Roanoke. A full list of events and more information is available here.

Nominations for Neighborhood Partnership Awards are Open

The Roanoke Neighborhood Advocates (RNA) and Roanoke City Council have opened nominations for the citywide Neighborhoods Partnership Awards. This program recognizes and honors the outstanding contributions, excellence, and accomplishments achieved by neighborhood organizations and civic individuals who have partnered with city departments, schools, nonprofits, businesses, institutions, and others as follows:

  • To make physical and/or social improvements to our neighborhoods;
  • To connect neighbors and/or neighborhoods with one another; and/or
  • To build the capacity of their neighborhood organization to better serve our community.

Click here to view the nomination form.

How to Watch City Council Meetings

Did you know … even if you aren’t able to attend City Council meetings you can still watch them “live”?  The meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of the month at 2 p.m. Roanoke Valley Television Cox Channel 3 cablecasts City Council meetings “live”; and the City livestreams City Council meetings through its Facebook page. Agendas for City Council meetings are posted here.