Daily Bulletin title

October 16, 2013

Roanoke Valley Reads Kickoff

Thursday, October 17th is the official kickoff to a month of Roanoke Valley Reads programming! Some featured events include:

  • A talk by Wish You Well author, David Baldacci. Oct. 17, 7pm, Shaftman Performance Hall at the Jefferson Center. Modern Appalachian Music provided by Maestro David Stewart Wiley & Jeff Midkiff. Seating is first come, first served.
  • Appalachian Storytelling. Oct. 22, 6:30pm, Franklin County Library.
  • A talk by Ed Sala, who plays Judge Henry Atkins in the new movie adaptation of the book. Oct. 23, 6:30pm, Williamson Road branch library.
  • From Book to Film: a talk by producer Sara Elizabeth Timmons. Oct. 24, 7pm, Taubman Museum of Art.
  • WVTF Book Club Discussion of Wish You Well. Oct. 29, 7pm, WVTF/Radio IQ Broadcast Center.

Roanoke Valley Reads is a community-wide reading experience that brings people together, promotes tolerance and understanding of differing points of view, and emphasizes the importance of literacy. Brown Library previously participated in the Big Read Roanoke Valley 2010 and Roanoke Valley Reads 2011.

For more information about the featured book, Wish You Well, or for more events related to it, head to Roanoke Valley Reads 2013.

Information regarding October 23 Dedication event

Virginia Western Community College is hosting a special event to celebrate the advancement of community college education on Wednesday, October 23. The Dedication of the Center for Science and Health Professions in honor of Horace G. and Ann H. Fralin will begin with a formal speaking program at 4:30 p.m. Invited speakers will begin arriving on campus at approximately 3 p.m. and invited guests will begin arriving by 4 p.m.

Students attending classes in the Center for Science and Health Professions on Wednesday, October 23 (all day) are encouraged to enter and exit the building on the ground floor (Colonial Avenue), or from the third floor (along the Business Science walkway).

Please plan to park in the following parking lots on October 23:

  • Chapman Hall (lot 1)
  • Thomas Center (lot 2 and 3)
  • Webber Hall (lot 7)
  • Top of hill behind Anderson Hall (lot 14)

To accommodate the increased traffic, the following parking lots/spaces will be reserved for the entire day:

  • Fishburn Hall (lot 5)
  • Administrative lot (lot 6)
  • Spaces along McNeil Drive
  • Center for Science and Health Professions (lot 8)
  • Colonial Avenue/College Services (lot 9)
  • Tennis Courts/Whitman Theater (lot 15)--tentative based on completion

The College appreciates your consideration as an historical moment is celebrated.

Parking Lot Closures on Wednesday, October 23

Virginia Western Community College is hosting a special event to celebrate the advancement of community college education on Wednesday, October 23. The Dedication of the Center for Science and Health Professions in honor of Horace G. and Ann H. Fralin will begin with a formal speaking program at 4:30 p.m. Invited speakers will begin arriving on campus at approximately 3 p.m. and invited guests will begin arriving by 4 p.m.

Please plan to park in the following parking lots on October 23:

  • Chapman Hall (lot 1)
  • Thomas Center (lot 2 and 3)
  • Webber Hall (lot 7)
  • Top of hill behind Anderson Hall (lot 14)

To accommodate the increased traffic, the following parking lots/spaces will be reserved for the entire day:

  • Fishburn Hall (lot 5)
  • Administrative lot (lot 6)
  • Spaces along McNeil Drive
  • Center for Science and Health Professions (lot 8)
  • Colonial Avenue/College Services (lot 9)
  • Tennis Courts/Whitman Theater (lot 15)--tentative based on completion

Students attending classes in the Center for Science and Health Professions on Wednesday, October 23 (all day) are encouraged to enter and exit the building on the ground floor (Colonial Avenue), or from the third floor (along the Business Science walkway).

The College appreciates your consideration as an historical moment is celebrated.

Stop the bullying!

Rosalind Wiseman author of the best selling book "Queen Bees and Wannabes: Ending Mean Girl Behavior in High School, College and Beyond"

Lecture at Hollins University n the Niederer Auditorium, Wetherill Visual Arts Center on Monday, October 28th at 7:30p.m. with a book signing to follow.

Any questions, please contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or ext. 857-6326.