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March 22, 2013

Horticulture Club Perennial Sale – This Saturday!

Welcome Spring! 

The 2013 Perennial Sale is this Saturday, March 23, 9:00 - 11:00 AM 

at the Community Arboretum on the City Garden Deck 

Prices start at $4.00 for select 4.5" potted perennials.

 Shop for several newer cultivars and old favorite varieties of the following perennials:

Astilbe, Bleeding Heart, Carex, Coral Bells, Coreopsis, Daylily, Dianthus, Fern, Geranium, Hosta, Lavender, Phlox, Salvia... 

Hope to see you at the sale and thank you for supporting the VWCC Horticulture Club and the Community Arboretum


  • ITEMS FOR SALE: Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 $25; Dog Ramp (heavy duty) will measure if interested $35; Extra Large Ultimate Dog Bed (brand new from Foster n Smith) 35x50 $50 (firm). Call 309-4549 if interested.
  • SPANISH TUTORING FOR VIRGINIA WESTERN STUDENTS, $15 per hour, discounts for more the 2 hours per week. Contact me at svc24914@email.vccs.edu or saravcardenasa@gmail.com 
  • WEIGHT SET: A great value! Includes – 395 lbs. of cast plates, 310 lbs. of dumbells, bench, weight bar, arm curl bar, 2 spotter stands, weight stand. New price $1156, asking $450. Email: rvia@virginiawestern.edu
  • NEED DOG CAGE: In need of a dog cage for a small dog. If you have one you want to get rid of, contact me at taranepper@cox.net.
  • EPSON PERFECTION 3200 PHOTO SCANNER: For sale $95. Price new was over $400. Excellent condition. Comes with cables but you will need to download the software for your computer from the Epson site. 362-5113 or 857-6070 
  • FRESH BROWN EGGS FOR SALE: From free-range chickens. Contact Elizabeth Wilmer at ewilmer926@gmail.com
  • HARVARD ELECTRONIC 4-PERSON AIR HOCKEY TABLE: Standard size Harvard electronic air hockey table. 4’ wide x 7’ long with electronic scoring. Barley used and in good condition. Approximately 6 years old. Currently sells new for $974.00+. Asking $200 (cash only) – firm. Bottom support must be removed to move; flight of stairs to remove from the house. Contact Denise at 540-314-3713.
  • SOFAS FOR SALE: Three used sofas $150 Call 704-492-3255 or email elywyne@gmail.com or em2389@email.vccs.edu.
  • ROANOKE VALLEY WOMEN'S SOCCER LEAGUE - Need women 18 + years old, especially over 35, to join the new recreational division this spring. Desperately seeking "play for fun" women. The cost is $50 for 10+ games. The games are Sundays in the afternoon at Botetourt Sports Complex (usually) from March 24 to June 2.No experience necessary -- we will fumble the ball together. This sport is a bun burner; we play 80-minute games with breaks at 20 minutes. The club (recreational) division has 2 teams and each team needs more players. We get to choose a team color and name so come be soccer divas with me! I'm 62 years old and really want women somewhat close to my age with which to play. Email Edna at ewhittier@virginiawestern.edu with your name and experience. For information about the league go to RVWSL.info
  • SMOKING RESEARCH STUDY. Do you smoke cigarettes? Volunteers are needed for a brain imaging study at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. Earn up to $380 (in cash and/or cigarettes). Call or text 315-0205.


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Staff Senate Meeting – March 26

The next Staff Senate Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 26 at 10 a.m. in the Natural Science Center.

Anyone with items for the agenda may contact Amy Maiolo or Tara Nepper.


Friday, March 22, 2013

  • Free Weekly Wine Tasting (4-7 p.m.) @ Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar
  • Winter Wonderland Getaway (11am – 9pm) @ Chateau Morrisette. Enjoy a Château Morrisette dinner on Friday evening, a complimentary winery tour and wine tasting and Friday night’s lodging at a participating lodging facility. For more info – www.thedogs.com
  • Free Weekly Beer Tasting (5pm – 8pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • Cheers for Charities (5:30pm – 7:30pm)@ Billy’s. Come out for Happy Hour and have a few drinks to help benefit a non-profit. For more information – https://www.facebook.com/CheersforCharities?fref=ts
  • Callback Comedy Club (8pm – 11pm) @ Pomegranate Restaurant. Standup Comedy Comes to Botetourt. For more info – http://ww2.roanoke.com/eventcalendar/EventDetails.aspx?eventID=35932&dteId=36431

Saturday, March 23, 2012

  • Free Weekly Wine Tasting (noon-5 p.m.) @ Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar
  • Physicians on Foot (8:30am) @ Tanglewood Mall. Numerous Carilion Clinic physicians are lacing up their walking shoes alongside the public in the "Physicians on Foot" weekly walking program. For info - www.carilionclinic.org/walking
  • Free Weekly Wine Tasting (12pm – 5pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • Spring Cocktail Crawl (1pm – 9pm) @ Downtown Roanoke For more info- https://www.facebook.com/events/553550718003597/   
  • Wine and Dine (6pm – 10pm) @ Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing. 3rd annual Wine & Dine series in our charming Main Lodge. We team up with local wineries to create perfect food pairings to compliment a selection of their top wines. The event includes lodging, dinner, and wine tastings in an unique environment with perfect ambiance. For more info - http://ww2.roanoke.com/eventcalendar/EventDetails.aspx?eventID=34695&dteId=31021  

Sunday, March 24, 2012

Tuesday, March 26, 2012

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