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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Roanoke to Kick 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. The public is invited to join City officials and other community members for the kickoff of Roanoke’s Welcoming Week at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, at the Roanoke City Market Building in downtown Roanoke.

Hundreds of communities across the United States participate in Welcoming Week each year by hosting events that bring together immigrants, refugees, and native-born residents to promote the benefits of being inclusive and welcoming to everyone.

For a full list of events and more information, please visit: For media inquiries, please contact Community Engagement Manager Tiffany Bradbury at 540-853-6428 or


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