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3 Tips for Effective Communication

3 Tips for Effective Communication

Words are Powerful; Use With Care, Media Expert Notes  It’s easy to take words for granted; most of us use them as effortlessly as we breathe. But words hold power that we often overlook at our own peril, says media expert Steve Kayser. “Language is the code that translates ideas so they can be shared. […]

Roanoke Welcomes Advanced Technology for Tattoo Removal

Roanoke Welcomes Advanced Technology for Tattoo Removal

Jefferson Surgical Clinic of Roanoke is one of the first in the nation to offer “PicoSure,” the world’s only picosecond aesthetic laser for tattoo removal.  According to the manufacturer, the advancement in laser technology safely and effectively erases tattoos with fewer treatments and better results.  Even tattoos that have been treated previously but failed to […]

Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte Announces Hirings

Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte Announces Hirings

Glenn Feldmann Darby & Goodlatte has announced the hiring of Gary Tegenkamp as Of Counsel and Emma Maddux Kozlowski as an Associate. Gary has led a distinguished career as Assistant City Attorney for Roanoke City.  Gary brings a wealth of experience and will focus on local government law, business and transactional law, and construction contract […]

First Full-Service Outfitter Coming to Roanoke

First Full-Service Outfitter Coming to Roanoke

Roanoke Mountain Adventures will open in Spring 2015 in the City of Roanoke to connect visitors and residents with a wide range of active outdoor recreation experiences.  The business will be the first of its kind in the region and will provide guides, tours, transportation, and equipment for mountain biking, road cycling, kayaking, and other […]

Froth Morphs Into Café Froth At The Forum

Froth Morphs Into Café Froth At The Forum

First Michael Carroll rescued the popular southwest Roanoke County coffee shop Froth at The Forum on Starkey Road from oblivion – purchasing it from the former owners after they had planned to shut it down at the end of February. Now Carroll, a veteran coffee veteran who had been hired away from Mill Mountain Coffee, […]

Roanoke College Recognized Again as “Up and Coming” by U.S. News

Roanoke College Recognized Again as “Up and Coming” by U.S. News

For the fourth time in recent years, Roanoke College is ranked among the nation’s top Up and Coming National Liberal Arts Colleges in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings. College presidents and deans surveyed for the 2015 rankings, released Tuesday, were asked to nominate schools that have made innovative changes in […]

Commonwealth Hearing Rebrands – Joins National Group

Commonwealth Hearing Rebrands – Joins National Group

Commonwealth Hearing Center, with locations locally in Salem, Smith Mountain Lake and Lynchburg, has announced plans to rebrand and merge its clinics to Connect Hearing, a nationwide network of more than 300 hearing healthcare centers in the United States. Connect Hearing’s goal is “to promote a unified brand focused on helping people stay connected to […]

Jefferson Center Announces New Marketing Director

Jefferson Center Announces New Marketing Director

The Jefferson Center has announced that Daria VanRavestein has joined the downtown based non-profit as the Director of Marketing. VanRavestein has worked successfully in the non-profit business sector for the last 8 years building relationships and collaborative partnerships to serve organizations including the position of Director of Development and Marketing with Boys and Girls Clubs […]

South Peak Development Gains Momentum

South Peak Development Gains Momentum

The hillside development once known as Slate Hill in southwest Roanoke County – maligned by many when it sat dormant for years after seemingly half of the mountainside and its trees had been removed – is gaining more momentum all the time as South Peak. A 117-room Hilton Garden Inn hotel is slated to open […]

Growing Local Businesses the Goal of Two New Contests

Growing Local Businesses the Goal of Two New Contests

Two contests designed to help nurture start-up businesses in the Roanoke area are under way, with TV’s “Shark Tank” program as a model. That is, entrepreneurs or those looking to grow existing small businesses will have a chance to make their pitch to a panel – with winners receiving money raised from donations or having […]



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