Ferrum College Welcomes Mirta Martin as Interim President
FERRUM, VA (December 16, 2022) – Ferrum College will welcome Dr. Mirta Martin to the campus community as interim president, beginning January 2, 2023. In her role, Martin will focus on recruitment and retention; strengthening the identity and brand of the College; and supporting faculty, staff and student success. A native of Havana, Cuba, and an immigrant to the United States, Martin uses her interpersonal and cultural expertise to work diligently to promote access to affordable educational
Roanoke-based Camper Company to Unveil First Camper at 2022 Roanoke GO Outside Festival
Roanoke, VA—Wombat Camper, a local business that manufactures small, overland-style campers, will unveil its first camper at the festival that brought their business to Roanoke: the Roanoke GO Outside Festival. Wombat campers are made in Roanoke, VA, and come fully equipped for any camping excursion, on or off the road. Similar to a teardrop camper, the product is compact. What makes Wombat Camper unique is the degree of capability in maneuvering a wide variety of terrain combined with simplicity to
Virginia’s Blue Ridge Go Cross Cyclocross Goes Live on Discovery+ This Weekend
ROANOKE, Va. (September 14, 2022) Virginia’s Blue Ridge Go Cross Presented by Deschutes Brewery (Go Cross) is kicking off the PRO cyclocross season and the United States Cyclocross (USCX) series with two days of racing, one at the top level of competition, C1, and the second day at its established C2 level. On Sept. 17 and 18, pro racers from all over the world will make their way to Roanoke in Virginia’s Blue Ridge to compete in Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)- level events. Elite Women’s and Men’s
Goodwill Celebrates National Workforce Development Month
Throughout September, Goodwill Industries of the Valleys is celebrating National Workforce Development Month which recognizes the hard work and significant impact made by workforce professionals in advancing national and local economies today. “From résumé building and interview preparation to connecting job seekers to local employers and community colleges, Goodwill provides a range of services to help job seekers find good, sustainable jobs,” said Stephanie Hoer, Vice President of Mission Services.
Friendship Recognizes Amber Sanders, Assistant Director of Nursing, for Commitment to Organization
ROANOKE, Va. (July 22, 2022) – Friendship, a leader in senior living and rehabilitation, is proud to recognize Amber Sanders, Assistant Director of Nursing at Friendship Health and Rehab, as she celebrates her 10-year anniversary as a Friendship team member.“Amber has been an essential part of our team these last ten years, supporting our residents each day with compassion and positivity,” said President and CEO Joe Hoff. “Her dedication to learning and advancing in her field has been inspirational. We are
Rockydale Quarries Announces Two New Board Members
The Board of Directors of Rockydale Quarries Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of two new members, Perry W. Donahoo and David A. Yergin-Doniger. Their background and experience occupying both senior management and executive positions encompasses a broad range of aggregate and related industry expertise. Rockydale is excited to welcome Mr. Donahoo and Mr. Yergin-Doniger to continue its success as one of Virginia’s top aggregate producers.