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Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon Phase at 5:46 AM, EDT
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to thank, honor, and celebrate the aunt in a child's life. Whether an Auntie by relation, choice or godmother for everything she does for a child not-her-own. For more information please visit click for details
     
           

Monday, July 24th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate, honor and appreciate our cousins.
     
           

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Schools and Education, Vocational Education, Jobs
    - Job Corps is currently recruiting young adults between the ages of 16 through 24 for its vocational training program. Job Corps helps young adults learn a career, earn a high school diploma, and gain the real world skills needed to succeed. Vocational training is available in rapidly growing career areas, such as certified nursing, carpentry, culinary arts, auto repair, electrical, welding and many more!

    Job Corps is government-sponsored and FREE-OF CHARGE for those who meet the income eligibility requirements. To learn more about Job Corps and begin the admissions process, plan to attend this information session:

    When:
    1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, starting at 10:00 AM

    Where:
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B
    Roanoke, VA, 24017

    For more information, please call: (276) 783-0935

    Job Corps Website: click for details
    Visit Job Corps on Facebook: click for details
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B Roanoke VA 24017
    Susan Ferarro 276.783.0935 Ferraro.Susan@jobcorps.org

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
     
           

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Friday, July 28th, 2017

  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - July 28-30 (tentative). Grant Park, Chicago, IL. Music festival started in 1991 by Perry Farrell. Today's Lollapalooza spans more than 115 acres, a diverse array of more than 130 artists, multiple stages and lots more! Annually, the last weekend in July or first weekend in August.
     
           

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebrate this special day by going out with your girlfriends, to a movie, out to eat or shopping.
     
           

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sisters Day is your chance to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood. Show your sister whether by birth, adoption or best friend that is like a sister, appreciation and recognition for the special relationship that is shared. Sisters day is annually the first Sunday in August.
     
           

Monday, August 7th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - August 7-13 at Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC. The 99th championship conducted by the Professional Golfers' Association of America. For information visit click for details
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Known as the sturgeon moon by Native American tribes of New England and The Great Lakes. Moon enters Full Moon phase at 2:11 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Partial eclipse of the moon. Visible in Asia, Europe, Africa, and Australia.
     
           

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Schools and Education, Vocational Education, Jobs
    - Job Corps is currently recruiting young adults between the ages of 16 through 24 for its vocational training program. Job Corps helps young adults learn a career, earn a high school diploma, and gain the real world skills needed to succeed. Vocational training is available in rapidly growing career areas, such as certified nursing, carpentry, culinary arts, auto repair, electrical, welding and many more!

    Job Corps is government-sponsored and FREE-OF CHARGE for those who meet the income eligibility requirements. To learn more about Job Corps and begin the admissions process, plan to attend this information session:

    When:
    1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, starting at 10:00 AM

    Where:
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B
    Roanoke, VA, 24017

    For more information, please call: (276) 783-0935

    Job Corps Website: click for details
    Visit Job Corps on Facebook: click for details
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B Roanoke VA 24017
    Susan Ferarro 276.783.0935 Ferraro.Susan@jobcorps.org

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - August 9-13. Among the best-known and most spectacular meteor showers are the Perseids, peaking about Aug 10-12. As many as 50-100 may be seen in a single night. Wish upon a "falling star"!
     
           

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The most popular campfire treat is celebrated each year on August 10th. This delicious, sticky and gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Traditionally, S'mores consist of roasted marshmallows, a slab of chocolate and is enclosed by graham crackers making a yummy sandwich! Credited with creating the sandwich is Girl Scout Loretta Crew, her recipe for 'Some Mores' was published in 'Tramping and Trailing With The Girl Scouts'.
     
           

Monday, August 14th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Last Quarter phase at 9:15 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - The anniversary of President Harry Truman's announcement that Japan had surrendered to the Allies, which had set off celebrations across the United States.
     
           

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and do something fun with your best friend! Go to a movie, shopping, get something to eat, play a game, or just hang out and be together.
     
           

Monday, August 21st, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 2:30 PM, EDT.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Total eclipse of the sun. Visible in North America, northern South America, norther/western Africa, wester Europe. Pacific ocean, Atlantic Oceans and the Arctic.
     
           

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Schools and Education, Vocational Education, Jobs
    - Job Corps is currently recruiting young adults between the ages of 16 through 24 for its vocational training program. Job Corps helps young adults learn a career, earn a high school diploma, and gain the real world skills needed to succeed. Vocational training is available in rapidly growing career areas, such as certified nursing, carpentry, culinary arts, auto repair, electrical, welding and many more!

    Job Corps is government-sponsored and FREE-OF CHARGE for those who meet the income eligibility requirements. To learn more about Job Corps and begin the admissions process, plan to attend this information session:

    When:
    1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, starting at 10:00 AM

    Where:
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B
    Roanoke, VA, 24017

    For more information, please call: (276) 783-0935

    Job Corps Website: click for details
    Visit Job Corps on Facebook: click for details
    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
    2502 Melrose Avenue NW, Suite B Roanoke VA 24017
    Susan Ferarro 276.783.0935 Ferraro.Susan@jobcorps.org

Friday, August 25th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 5:30pm | Sports and Recreation
    - What better way to spend one of the last weekends of summer than at the racetrack? Come on out to the VIRginia International Raceway, Aug. 25 to 27, for the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, America’s premier sports car championship.

    VIR is excited to be the only all GT event on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule. This unique positioning allows spectators to identify with cars they see every day, competing on one of Car and Driver’s top six road courses.

    Experience testing, qualifying, Made on Michelin hot laps, driver autograph sessions, team chats, tech talks, VIR kart track, Oak Tree Tavern, spa and more! There will even be car corrals with the option to purchase the Corvette Car Corral package, which includes general admission, corral parking and access to the hospitality tent.

    Guests can come for a single day, multiple days throughout the weekend or even camp onsite on the expansive countryside property located at the border of Virginia and North Carolina – just a short drive from Roanoke.

    VIR is one of America’s premier road courses, offering professional and amateur racing for modern and vintage classes while providing contemporary resort amenities, such as lodging, dining, a spa, an exclusive driver’s club, karting, off-road racing, shooting sports, skid pad and more.

    Advanced tickets for the Pirelli World Challenge weekend are $40 for Friday-only, $45 for Saturday-only, $55 for Sunday-only, $65 for a two-day Saturday and Sunday ticket, and $75 for a three-day ticket. All tickets will be an additional $10 if purchased at the gate. Children 16 and under are admitted free of charge with a paying adult and parking is also free. Active military are admitted free of charge and veterans receive a 50 percent discount with valid military ID. For more information, visit click for details.
    VIRginia International Raceway
    1245 Pine Tree Rd. Alton VA 24520

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