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February 15, 2013

Virginia Western’s Family Craft Activity

Virginia Western’s Family Craft Activity

Tuesday, February 19th
3:30 – 5 p.m. in the Natural Science Center

Bring your young son or daughter to campus for fun crafts. Snacks will be provided.

Crafts will include bead crafts (make their own keychain, book bag tags), stickers and crayons.
Children must be accompanied by a parent and must be supervised at all times!

Come and enjoy a fun activity with your child!

See you on Tuesday February 19th 3:30 – 5 p.m. in the Natural Science Center

Sponsored by VWCC Student Activities & the Office of Pregnant & Parenting Student Services (OPPSS)

For more information contact: Natasha Lee- 857-6326, nlee @virginiawestern.edu or Gwen Johnson- 857-6685, gjohnson@virginiawestern.edu

Hot Topic, February 20

DEALING WITH STRESS

WHEN:  Wednesday, February 20; 1:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Webber Hall 307
FACILITATOR:  Mr. Steve Chichester

Stress is a part of our daily lives and it affects us all. How do we deal with the pressures? How do we cope with “good” stress and “bad” stress? Come to this Hot Topic as we discuss the “Top Ten Stress Beaters.”

Ms. Desiree Frye
Retention Services
(540) 857-7583

 

COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES

Black Tie Student Affair Presented by Bella Magazine, Saturday, April 27. A high fashion runway show presented by local students. Quality designed looks created by students will grace the runway. Any students majoring in fashion marketing, fashion merchandising, design, etc., or students having any sort of interest in fashion, clothing, designing, styling, modeling, etc. are welcome to participate. All students under the age of 18 need parental permission. The event will be free to the public. Dress code will be enforced.

Looking for: Serious student designers and student models only (please check guidelines), make-up artists, hair dressers, sponsors, participants, volunteers, etc.

Designer Guidelines: We are looking for quality work! Designers must currently be enrolled in school (local high school or college/university). The theme is Black Tie Affair – we expect to see high fashion, very chic, up-and-coming & emerging looks all crafted and designed by students. If students want to use their own model, please make sure to follow the model guidelines. Student designers are allowed to submit more than one look. Please submit looks by March 5, 2013 via email.

Model Guidelines: We are looking for about 20-25 models to catwalk! Please follow guidelines in order to participate. Models should be 5’6”+, slim/slender, dress size: 0-6, and must be students (currently enrolled in a local high school or university/college). Models need to audition. We will have a model call. Date TBA.

Sponsors/Participants: Bella Magazine will be promoting this event in our April issue and on social media. If your business is interested in sponsoring this event, please contact us via email. Since we are making this event free to all attendees, there is no budget for any expenses. This is all based on 100% volunteer participation.

Please let us know by March 5, 2013 if you are interested in participating! Email us for more info! Contact Tea Hadzic thadzic@beckmediagroup.com or Emily E. Burnette eburnette2@radford.edu

 

WOMEN’S OUTDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE: Need women 18 + years old, especially over 35, to join Roanoke Valley Women's Soccer League's 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.

Final Basketball Double Header!

Your Women's and Men's Basketball teams will celebrate thier Sophomore Night next Friday the 22nd at 6:00 PM and 7:45 PM in the Gymnasium.  Come and support our Sophomore's last home regular season game.

What is “Navigate, Get THERE Through Team Advising”?

“Navigate: Get THERE through Team Advising” is the title of our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) that is being developed during this academic year.

Come learn more about this preliminary five year action plan.  We will share the preliminary details and get your feedback during these Student focus groups.  They will be held on the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013, in Webber 308 from 12:30-1:30 pm
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2013, in Webber 310 from 12-1 pm

Refreshments will be provided.

FOR SALE/BUY/TRADE/FREE

  • BRAND NEW INSANITY WORKOUT PROGRAM WITH SHAUN T. It's a 60-day program that's pure cardio.  The set comes with 10 DVD's with 3 bonus DVD's, meal plan, calendar and other brochures. It has  never been opened, still in the plastic seal for $90. It's $150 from beachbody.com and around $120 on amazon and ebay. Contact Laine at (304)8531320, or email me at tannyb1028@yahoo.com
  • 19” FLAT SCREEN TV. Works good, built-in DVD player does NOT work. $50.00 neg. Diana 540-293-3735
  • HP MINI 110 LAP TOP with case.  Works great.  Upgraded and do not need. Can apply windows 8 for $15.00. Asking $150.00 (windows 8 is additional) Call Diana 540-293-3735
  • PARTICIPANTS SOUGHT FOR STUDY ON MOTHERS AND CHILDREN Are you a mother who sometimes worries or has fears? Do you have a child between 7 and 12 years of age? A new study is investigating how mothers and children interpret situations in their day-to-day lives. The study is being conducted at the Child Study Center at 460 Turner Street NW, Suite 207, Blacksburg. For more information please contact Kristin Austin at momanxiety@vt.edu or call 540-231-8276. Compensation: $50.
  • DEPRESSION RESEARCH STUDY. Are you feeling depressed or down? Volunteers are needed for a study investigating emotions and brain responses in people who suffer from depression. Eligible participants will: Receive counseling at no cost, Participate in interviews and complete questionnaires, Play computer games during MRI scans, Be paid $15/hour or more for participating. To be eligible you must: Be 18-55 years old, Have problems with depression, NOT be taking antidepressants, NOT have any mental implants, NOT be claustrophobic. If you meet the above requirements and are interested in participating, contact Cari Rosoff at 540-526-2032 or depression@vtc.vt.edu. This study takes place at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute at 2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke VA.
  • SMOKING RESEARCH STUDY. Do you smoke cigarettes? Volunteers are needed for a brain imaging study at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. Eligible participants will complete questionnaires, an interview, and play games during MRI scans. Participants typically make $20-50 for each session, plus the opportunity to earn an additional $75. Participants will also receive a free DVD including high resolution images of their brain. We only ask that you meet the following criteria: You must smoke at least five cigarettes per day, You must have been a cigarette smoker for at least the past year, You must not be currently trying to quit smoking (using nicotine patches, e-cigarettes, etc.). If you are interested in participating, call Andre at 540-526-2068 to learn more and complete some basic screening questions.

 

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BOOKS FOR SALE

  • ENG 112 “Literature A Portable Anthology Second Edition” Condition Good Price $30. BIO 101-102 “Biology Concepts & Connections Seventh Edition”, Condition Excellent! Price $100, ask if want lab also. HMS 251 “Addiction Treatment a strengths perspective Second Edition”, Condition Great, Price $60. HLT 110 $50—ask for more info. MEN 101-102 “Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers Sixth Edition”, Condition Excellent! Price $80. MEN 221 “Groups a Counseling Specialty 6th Edition”, Condition Excellent! Price $75. MEN 225 “Case Studies in Psychotherapy Sixth Edition”, Condition Excellent! Price $50. “Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy A Case Approach 3rd Edition” Condition Excellent! Price $90. MEN 290 “The Successful Internship Third Edition” Condition Great Price $50. MTH 157 “A First Course In Statistics Eleventh Edition” WITH MINITAB SOFTWARE! Condition Excellent! Price $90. PSY 200 “Experience Psychology” Condition Excellent! Price $80. PSY 120 “Looking Out Looking In 13th Edition” Condition Excellent! Price $65. PSY 215 “Abnormal Psychology Eighth Edition” Condition Excellent! Price $100. PSY 220 “Behavior Modification Principles & Procedures Fifth Edition” Condition Excellent! Price $120. PSY 230 “Life-Span Human Development 7th Edition” Condition Excellent! Price $100. SOC 200 “Society the basics” Condition Good Price $70. Cell 540-580-4890 (text or call) Email cml2606@email.vccs.edu or lollipop2269@yahoo.com

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Friday, February 15, 2013

  • Join our own IT wild man, Bill      East, as his band, Axis 5      (Website is www.axisfiveband.com) performs at the Coffee Pot at 9      p.m.
  • Free Wine Tasting @ Mr. Bills (4-7p.m.) Stop by, enjoy a free tasting and talk to the experts at Mr. Bill’s on Brambleton Avenue.
  • 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
  • Night Howls (5:30pm – 7:30pm)@ Mill Mountain Zoo. Bundle up and come up to the Zoo and listen to the wolves howl, the owls hoot and the big cats call. For more information – www.mmzoo.org
  • Callback Comedy Club (8pm – 11pm) @ Pomegranate Restaurant.  Standup Comedy Comes to Botetourt. For more info – http://www.roanoke.com/eventcalendar/EventDetails.aspx?eventID=34482&dteId=29809

Saturday, February 16, 2012

  • 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
  • Fly Tying 101 (10am – 12pm) @ Orvis Store. Introduction to the art of Tying Flies. For more info - http://www.roanoke.com/eventcalendar/EventDetails.aspx?eventID=34914&dteId=32285
  • Free Weekly Wine Tasting (12pm – 5pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • Met Opera Live in HD Verdi’s Rigoletto (1pm – 4:30pm) @ Whitman Theater @ Virginia Western. Join VWCC as they present Opera Live from the MET. For more info – http://www.roanoke.com/eventcalendar/EventDetails.aspx?eventID=32244&dteId=19104
  • Valentine's Event - Wine & Chocolate (3:30pm – 5:30pm) @ Chateau Morrisette. Join our hosts, Chateau Morrisette’s professional sommelier, Will May, and Wilbur Chocolate’s chocolatier, Dona Peters, for an expert presentation of five wines paired with Wilbur chocolates. For more info – www.thedogs.com

Sunday, February 17, 2012

Monday, February 18, 2012

  • Monday Fun-Day! (6pm - ???) @ Brambleton Deli. Come out and start off the week the right way with a drink and some good food. This is a great way to meet new people and hang with old ones. For more info hit me up. For more info about this group - http://on.fb.me/IdeWTZ

 

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