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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Roanoke Kicks Off Welcoming Week with Soccer Party


On Friday, Sept. 14, the City of Roanoke and local partners are hosting the first of seven Welcoming Week events: a free soccer party. The party will take place between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. at Star City Soccer's indoor facility located at 3624 Aerial Way Dr. Participants will enjoy free appetizers, entertainment from a live DJ, friendly pick-up soccer matches, and the opportunity to meet new neighbors and friends. 

Welcoming Week is a nationwide initiative that hundreds of localities celebrate annually by bringing together immigrants, refugees, and native-born residents to promote the benefits of welcoming everyone. 

To learn more about upcoming free Welcoming Week events in Roanoke and how you can get involved, please visit: For more information, please contact Whitney Slightham at 540-853-6428 or

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