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March 29, 2013

Hot Topic, April 3

 

PARAPHRASING, NOT PLAGIARIZING

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 3; 1:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Webber 307
FACILITATOR:  Ms. Nancy Francisco

Paraphrasing skillfully is important in writing research papers. This workshop will provide hands-on activities in paraphrasing.

Retention Services Office
Chapman Hall 105
(540) 857-7583

 

FOR BUY/SALE/TRADE/FREE

 

FOR SALE/BUY/TRADE/FREE:

  • LEATHER RECLINER FOR SALE. Like new, sits in the living room and rarely ever used. Will sale or trade for some light labor. $200 Call 540-819-3838
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Friday, March 29, 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
  • 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 30, 2013

  • 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
  • Tail Chaser 5k (12pm – 3pm) @ Wasena Park. Put your paws to the pavement and run for their lives! Registration is open for the first annual Tail Chaser 5K & 1 Mile Black Dog Salvage Dog Walk - fundraiser for the RVSPCA. For more info - https://www.facebook.com/events/467841696615858/  
  • Marginal Arts Festival (12pm – 3pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. Marginal Arts Festival is a festival of art beyond the predictable that nurtures local identity and promotes contemporary art from the local to the international. For more info - http://www.downtownroanoke.org/do/marginal-arts-festival-parade-and-street-carnival  

Sunday, March 31, 2013

  • Benefit Event for Kristin Trout Myers (2pm – 10pm) @ Schooners. Kristin, 38 yrs old with a 5 month old baby, suffered a massive stroke a few weeks ago and the money raised will go towards her medical bills. Please tell all of your friends to come out and support this worthy cause. For more info about this group - https://www.facebook.com/events/283183588480691/ 

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Upcoming Events

Axis 5 will be playing at Growlers on April 3rd.

Global Youth Service Day is the largest volunteer event in the world. Serve and Celebrate on April 26 and 27, 2013 First 200 volunteers will receive a GYSD T-shirt!  We also invite you to join fellow GYSD volunteers for the Post-Service Celebration. For a list of all volunteer opportunities, please visit our website at: www.fsrv.org/gysd

“MMMOVE” My Motivation Movement (MMMOVE) - It's about helping people connect with others in the Community, find joy in Fitness, and improve their Health. 3 Miles • You vs. You • Free. This is an event you won't want to miss. With live music, food and activities, there really is something for everyone. You can walk, jog, run, or be a cheerleader! It's not a race; you compete against a goal you set for yourself at registration. Join us on June 1, 2013 on the Roanoke River Greenway. Learn more at www.mmmove.org, and register at http://bit.ly/MMMOVE2013.

March 28, 2013

April Service Events

West End Center for Youth- After School Craft Activity day trip

Helping Kids with limited resources find unlimited opportunities

Friday, April 12th 3pm-6pm (depart VWCC at 2:30)

Transportation is available- sign up in the Volunteer Center or by emailing lmier@virginiawestern.edu.

 Monthly Visits with Residents at South Roanoke nursing Home

Cook with the residents!

Wednesday, April 24th 2pm-3pm (depart VWCC at 1:45)

Transportation is available- sign up in the Volunteer Center or by emailing lmier@virginiawestern.edu.

Do you need volunteer hours?

Green Valley Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help with face painting and other activities at their annual carnival.

When: April 20th, 10-2

Please contact Robin Leonard at 312-6507 or robinleonard@cox.net if you are interested in volunteering.

Making The Difference!

The Virginia Western Volunteer Center would like to give a shout-out to the Radiation Oncology Senior Students as well as the other students that participated in the volunteer event at the South Roanoke Nursing Home yesterday. 

You make the difference!

OPPSS Presents Carilion Baby Basics

OPPSS Program (Office of Pregnant & Parenting Student Services)
SPONSORS
Information for Pregnant & New Parenting Students
ATTENTION: STUDENT PARENTS!!
The OPPSS Program will sponsor a session about Pregnancy and being a New Parent.
Guest presenter: Carilion Baby Basics Program Coordinator Tara West
Tara will lead a discussion on Free services sponsored by Carilion Clinic for Pregnant Women and New Parents
Tuesday April 2nd, 2-3pm in the Natural Science Center
All Students who are Parents or Pregnant are invited. Come and become a part of the VWCC Student Parents Community and receive valuable information from Carilion Clinic.
Gwen Johnson, Coordinator
gjohnson@virginiawestern.edu
Duncan 117, 857-6685

Book Drive/Early Childhood Literacy Awareness Days

The Virginia Western Volunteer Center and the Early Childhood Education Department is holding a children's book drive/Awareness Day to serve literacy needs in our community.

Please bring new or gently used books for Pre-K through 5th grade students! 

When: Wednesday, April 3, 11-2 & Thursday, April 4, 2-5

Where: Craig Hall, outside the Campus Bookstore

The Campus Bookstore will be offering a new book, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, at a reduced price.  This is one of Virginia's pre-selected children's books for Week of the Young Child.

All books will be donated to TAP Head Start.

Virginia State Police Bomb Squad Demonstration on Campus

The Virginia State Police Sixth Division Bomb Squad will be on campus today at 5 p.m. to provide demonstrations for the college’s Administration of Justice program and student Justice Club. This event is open to the public. No live munitions will be used.

  • Some activities will include:
  • K9 Drug demonstrations
  • K9 Bomb demonstrations
  • The VSP Robot demonstration
  • Bomb Suit demonstrations
  • Bomb Technician demonstrations

March 27, 2013

OPPSS Presents Blue Ridge Women’s Center

OPPSS Program (Office of Pregnant & Parenting Student Services)
SPONSORS
Information for Pregnant & New Parenting Students
ATTENTION: STUDENT PARENTS!!
The OPPSS Program will sponsor a session with Guest presenter: The Blue Ridge Women’s Center staff person Katie Fagan
Katie will give information on the Free clinical and counseling services offered at the Blue Ridge Women’s Center for women who are Pregnant and for New Parents.
Thursday March 28th 2-3pm in the Natural Science Center
All Students who are Parents or Pregnant are invited. Come and become a part of the VWCC Student Parents Community and receive valuable information from the Blue Ridge Women’s Center
Gwen Johnson, Coordinator
gjohnson@virginiawestern.edu
Duncan 117, 857-6685