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March 27, 2013

OPPSS Presents Blue Ridge Women’s Center

OPPSS Program (Office of Pregnant & Parenting Student Services)
Information for Pregnant & New Parenting Students
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
Duncan 117, 857-6685

My VWCC Unavailable March 28

My VWCC will be unavailable March 28th midnight to 1 a.m.

Book Drive/Early Childhood Literacy Awareness Days

The 2013 Week of The Young Child is April 13-20 and the theme is Early Years Are Learning Years.  This is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The purpose of the Week of the Young Child™ is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.

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.

April Volunteer Events

Early Childhood Literacy Awareness Days & Book Drive

Wednesday, April 3rd from 11am-2pm & Thursday, April 4th from 2pm-5pm

Craig Hall, outside the Campus bookstore

Stop by to get resources and learn about literacy needs in our community.  Please bring gently used or new children’s books (pre-kindergarten- 5th grade) to donate to TAP Head Start.  Students will be able to purchase Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, one of Virginia’s pre-selected Children’s books, at a reduced price in the Campus bookstore to donate to the cause. 


Feeding America Hunger Study Information Session

Monday, April 8th 12pm-1pm

Natural Science Center

Feeding America Southwest VA will be on campus to speak about VOLUNTEER AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES that are available! Volunteers are needed to help with the client survey by working in teams to visit assigned food distribution sites throughout Southwest Virginia to randomly select clients for a computer-based interview. Teams of 3 to 4 will be paired with a food pantry, shelter, or soup kitchen to conduct client interviews. This great opportunity allows volunteers to learn more about hunger in their community.


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

Play games and spend time 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.

“Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.” ~Carrie Chapman Catt

Django Unchained – Movie Next Week

Get a second chance to see Django Unchained - one of this year's most talked about films!

Popcorn available before the show! Admission is FREE for everyone!

Django Unchained

Set in the South two years before the Civil War, Django is a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him a face-to-face with German born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz. Schultz seeks out the South’s most wanted criminals with Django by his side. In the meantime, Django remains focused on one goal: finding and rescuing Broomhilda, the wife he lost to the slave trade long ago.

Tuesday, April 2

1:45 PM

Whitman Theater


Coming Soon:

Silver Linings Playbook

Wednesday, April 17

2 PM


For more information, contact Student Activities Coordinator Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326.