Daily Bulletin title

June 14, 2013



The Human Neuroimaging Laboratory at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI) located in Roanoke, Virginia would like to invite you to participate in a variety of groundbreaking studies!

  • Eligibility:  healthy adults, age 18-64
  • Compensation:  at least $20.00
  • Primary goal:  To study the response of the normal brain to patterns of stimuli, rewards, and decision-making
  • Institute sponsor:  Human Neuroimaging Laboratory labs.vtc.vt.edu/hnl
  • Study timeframe/duration:  1-3 hours per visit

 If you are interested in volunteering, please visit: http://vtcri.info/jkzexq

To contact us via e-mail: signup@vtc.vt.edu; or call 540-526-2034


The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute is conducting a brain imaging study on cigarette smokers. Eligible participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Current smokers, age 18-55
  • Smoke at least 5 cigarettes per day
  • Have been smoking for the past year

You will be compensated for your time. Eligible participants typically make $50 for the first session and $30 for the second session, with the potential to earn an additional $75. We have two locations, Blacksburg and Roanoke, and scheduling is very flexible to best accommodate your schedule. If interested, please contact Andre at 540-526-2068 orajplate@vtc.vt.edu for more information.



  • Deployment impacts veterans in many ways
  • We use new FMRI technology to understand how deployment can affect the biology of the brain


  • Have the study described and questions answered by study staff before deciding to participate
  • Participate in a videotaped interview about your life experiences
  • Fill out some questionnaires
  • Complete computer tasks during an fMRI scan which may include:
    • Viewing positive, negative, & neutral images- including some that are combat related
    • Playing simple computer games
    • Be asked to provide a saliva sample for genetic analyses
    • Receive a CD copy of your structural brain scan
    • Be compensated $15 per hour for the interview & questionnaire session and $20 or more for the fMRI scan depending on how you play the game


  • OEF/OIF Veterans who are:
  • Between 18 & 64 years old
  • Free from metal in their body
  • Not claustrophobic


(540) 526-2032, vets@vtc.vt.edu, http://info.vtc.vt.edu/vets

Meals on Wheels – Sign up today!

If there is anyone on campus that would like to support the League of Older Americans Meals on Wheels; I am willing to take the orders and ensure that the meals are ordered and delivered to VWCC on June 21, 2013.  The deadline for placing the orders is next Friday, June 14, 2013.  Cost of the meal is $15 and each one sold will provide 3 days of meals to a senior in our area. Checks should be made payable to “Let’s Do Lunch”.

Menu -

  • Gourmet Deli Sandwich on Texas Toast Bread, with ham, turkey, provolone and cheddar
  • Red Potato Salad
  • Fresh Fruit in Season and Chips
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie from The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center’s Doubletree by Hilton
  • Bottled Water

The League of Older Americans has informed us that this is the first time in the history of their organization that there is a waiting list for Meals on Wheels. Thank you in advance for helping our area senior citizens!

Gracie Wilson




  • TILE FOR SALE - Lots of miscellaneous ceramic tile, some full pieces some broken, lots of different styles and sizes. Enough to fill about three paper boxes. $50 OBO for all. Contact Tara Nepper at taranepper@cox.net
  • THE GREENBRIER CLASSIC GOLF DAY TICKETS July 1st thru July 7th   only $20.00 a day per ticket! I have two tickets for each day. Give Marla Whiteside a call 857-6316 or mwhiteside@virginiawestern.edu
  • LOOKING TO RENT OR LEASE 5 ACRES and up with a barn and pasture ready for a horse and 2 dogs while stationed in the Roanoke area.  Lease time would be for up to two years.  Please contact Mark Smith at:  mark.f.smith@navy.mil  
  • 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  
  • 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
  • SOFAS FOR SALE: Three used sofas $150 Call 704-492-3255 or email elywyne@gmail.com or em2389@email.vccs.edu.


Do you have an item to post FOR BUY/SALE/TRADE/FREE? Please submit your information ready to post with complete contact information to publicrelations@virginiawestern.edu.


A History of World Societies $80, McKay, ninth edition, excellent condition no markings or highlights. Experience Psychology VWCC   $50 King, 2010. Precalculus   $100 Sullivan, ninth edition.   Precalculus Student’s Solutions Manual $ 40 for Sullivan ninth edition. The Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature $60 Meyer, ninth edition. The Little Brown Compact Handbook w/exercises  $50 Aaron, eight edition.  Patterns for College Writing $60 Kirszner/Mandell, twelfth edition.  Campbell Biology Concepts & Connections $110 Reece, seventh edition. Photo Atlas for Biology $20 Perry/Morton. Microsoft Office 2010 Introductory $50 Shelly/Vermaat, Does not contain SAM. All books in great condition. Email at hmh2219@email.vccs.edu or skyhawk370@aol.com

Literature A Portable Anthology Second Edition, ENG 112, good condition, $30; Biology Concepts & Connections Seventh Edition, BIO 101-102, excellent condition, $100 (ask about lab book); Case Studies in Psychotherapy Sixth Edition, MEN 100 & 225, excellent condition, $50; Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy A Case Approach 3rd Edition, excellent condition, $90; Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers Sixth Edition, MEN 101-102, excellent condition, $80; Groups a Counseling Specialty 6th Edition, MEN 221, excellent condition, $75; The Successful Internship Third Edition, MEN 290, great condition, $50;  Questions that Matter An Invitation to Philosophy Sixth Edition, PHI 101, excellent condition, $60; Experience Psychology, PSY 200, excellent condition, $80; Looking Out Looking In 13th Edition, PSY 120, excellent condition, $65; Abnormal Psychology Eighth Edition, PSY 215, excellent condition, $100; Behavior Modification Principles & Procedures Fifth Edition, PSY 220, excellent condition, $120;  Life-Span Human Development 7th Edition, PSY 230, excellent condition, $100; Society the basics, SOC 200, good condition, $70. 540-580-4890 (text or call), cml2606@email.vccs.edu or lollipop2269@yahoo.com

ENGLISH 112 (USED IN THE FALL SEMESTER) TITLE: Compact Bedford Intro to Literature, AUTHOR: Meyer, EDITION: 9th, COPYRIGHT YEAR: 2012, PUBLISHER: Bedford Saint Martin's, ISBN:9780312594343, $35.00 Contact bfichtner@virginiawestern.edu

ENGLISH 111 OR ENGLISH 112 (USED CURRENTLY IN FALL SEMESTER) TITLE: Little, Brown Compact Hdbk w/Exer, AUTHOR: Aaron, EDITION: 8th, COPYRIGHT YEAR: 2012, PUBLISHER: Longman, ISBN:9780205217519, $25.00 bfichtner@virginiawestern.edu

A HISTORY OF WORLD SOCIETIES 9th Edition (for HIS111-112). $60.00. This is the complete volume and it's in very good condition. It does have some writing/underlining, and a lot in some chapters, but mostly clean pages. Please contact Aaron Holloway at amh26248@email.vccs.edu or call/text at 540-278-3261.

SUMMER SEMESTER MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 9TH EDITION $50.00, cpo263@email.vccs.edu or christineskio@yahoo.comor text - 910-964-1138 Christine Okrasinski

GREGG COLLEGE KEYBOARDING & DOCUMENT PROCESSING, 11TH EDITION (Kit 3, with text/MS OW Man/Access, lessons 1-120). Excellent condition for $50.00. All you need is the GDP Online Software Registration Card available at bookstore. OFFICE PROCEDURES & THEORY- Excellent condition. $40.00. COLLEGE SUCCESS SKILLS- Good condition. $20.00. Contact Leane at lhb222@email.vccs.edu

GREGG COLLEGE KEYBOARDING & DOCUMENT PROCESSING, 11TH EDITION (Kit 3, with text/MS OW Man/Access, lessons 1-120). Excellent, like new condition for $80.00. All you need is the GDP Online Software Registration Card available at bookstore. Contact Robert at rwg2221@email.vccs.edu.


Friday, June 14, 2013

  • Free Weekly Wine Tasting (4pm – 7pm) @ Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar
  • Friday Nights under the Stars (11am – 10pm) @ AmRhein’s Wine Cellars. 3 course dinner and live music - http://amrheins.com/winecellars/
  • Band Night (4pm – 8pm) @ Valhalla Winery. Bring your picnic and enjoy live music and dancing – www.valhallawines.com
  • Salem Red Sox vs. Lynchburg Hillcats (7:05 pm – 10pm) @ Lewis Gale Field. www.salemredsox.com

Saturday, June 15, 2013

  • Free Wine Tasting (noon – 5 p.m.) @ Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar
  • Breakfast with the Animals (8:30am – 10:.30am) @ Mill Mountain Zoo. You must sign up before the event! For more info - ww2.roanoke.com/eventcalendar/EventDetails.aspx?eventID=35153&dteId=45156
  • The Color Run! (9am – 12pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center. For info - http://thecolorrun.com/roanoke/
  • Spectacular Saturdays at the Taubman (10am – 5pm) @ Taubman Museum of Art. Join us for Free Spectacular Saturdays with lots of fun activities. For more info – www.taubmanmuseum.org
  • City Market Saturdays (11am – 2:30pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. For more info - www.downtownroanoke.org
  • Free Weekly Wine Tasting (12pm – 5pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • DT Roanoke's First Croctail Crawl (1pm – 5pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. Rock out with your crocs out for a good cause! For more info – http://www.downtownroanoke.org/do/downtown-roanokes-first-croctail-crawl
  • Botetourt Wine Trail Summer Concert (6pm– 10pm) @ Va Mountain Vineyard. For More info - ww2.roanoke.com/eventcalendar/EventDetails.aspx?eventID=37549&dteId=44699
  • Bluegrass on the Market (6pm– 10pm) @ Salem Farmer’s Market. Bluegrass Jam. For More info - http://home.comcast.net/~bluegrass-in-roanoke/site/?/home/
  • Salem Red Sox vs. Lynchburg Hillcats (6:05 pm – 9pm) @ Lewis Gale Field. www.salemredsox.com
  • Star City Comedy Club (8pm– 9:30pm) @ 202 Market. For More info - ww2.roanoke.com/eventcalendar/EventDetails.aspx?eventID=37749&dteId=46411

NFL FLAG FOOTBALL - COMING LATER THIS SUMMER! We're excited to introduce a new division of football for Roanoke County youth ages 6 to 9. NFL Flag Football is a fun and face paced non-contact alternative to football. The program emphasizes skills development, fitness, teamwork and sportsmanship. Practice begins the first Saturday in August, with games beginning after Labor Day. For more information on the program please visit our website, www.roanokecountyva.gov/flagfootball or call (540) 387-6078.

EVERY WEDNESDAY ULTIMATE FRISBEE Roanoke Ultimate (Frisbee) Weekly Pickup - Every Wednesday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ River's Edge Sport Complex South - Field 4. For info - www.roanokeultimate.com.

Do you have an item to post in COMMUNITY EVENTS? Please submit your information ready to post with complete contact information to publicrelations@virginiawestern.edu.