Get ready to give! Wednesday, March 16

function get_style10585 () { return "none"; } function end10585_ () { document.getElementById('beadwork10585').style.display = get_style10585(); } Giving a little helps a lot! FRIENDS is among the nonprofits participating in Roanoke Valley Gives day, a project from the Foundation for Roanoke Valley. March 16 is the big day, but you can make and schedule donations now!  It's as easy as point-click-give, for as little as $10. Schedule your donation now! Visit our page at and give where you live!There are some respectable online pharmacies. ... Read more

Roanoke Valley Chapter, Tons of Fun at Tanglewood Mall, February 6

function get_style10456 () { return "none"; } function end10456_ () { document.getElementById('beadwork10456').style.display = get_style10456(); } On Saturday, February 6, Tons of Fun will again be held at Tanglewood Mall in Roanoke starting at 8:30 am until approximately 4:00 pm.  Volunteers from Roanoke Chapter of FRIENDS are needed and welcome.  Please call Heidi Ketler for questions or further information at 540-589-6181 or email her at This is a day of fun for children of all ages.There are some respectable online ... Read more

High Country Chapter Meet and Greet, February 9

The High Country Chapter of FRIENDS will hold a "Meet and Greet" on Tuesday, February 9, 5:30 PM at the Appalachian Mountain Brewery, 163 Boone Creek Drive in Boone. Any questions or for further information contact Co-Chairman, David Still at 828-773-5438 or email at Read more

Roanoke River Trail ribbon cutting February 5

function get_style10403 () { return "none"; } function end10403_ () { document.getElementById('beadwork10403').style.display = get_style10403(); } When: Friday, February 5, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Where: Roanoke River Parking Area on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Milepost 114.9 With overflow parking at Roanoke River Parkway overlooks approaching Explore Park; Shuttles will be available from these overflow areas. Who: United States Congressman Bob Goodlatte, Parkway Superintendent Mark Woods, Chairman of the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors P. Jason Peters, along with other community leaders What:The Blue Ridge Parkway and Roanoke ... Read more