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Posted on: June 11, 2018

USDA SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

Roanoke, VA- Roanoke Parks and Recreation is participating in the USDA Summer Food Service Program.  Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or d...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Plaque Dedication for Former Parks and Recreation Director to Take Place at Elmwood Park

ROANOKE, VA—Roanoke Parks and Recreation will recognize its former director, Steve Buschor, in a plaque dedication ceremony at Elmwood Park on Wednesday, April 25, at 11:30 a.m. Buschor passed away in 2016 after a brief battle with cancer. The d...

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Roanoke Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Roanoke Parks and Recreation Awarded 2018 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

Roanoke, VA- On Thursday, April 5, the Roanoke Parks and Recreation Department received a Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award Honorable Mention for the implementation of the Virginia Outdoors Plan. The Awards, administered through the Virg...

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Roanoke Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Roanoke Valley Greenway Commission to Host Community Input Meeting for 2018 Greenway Plan

ROANOKE, VA - The Roanoke Valley Greenway Commission is hosting an open house on Thursday, April 19, 4:00-7:00 pm, at the Berglund Center, 710 Williamson Road. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for citizens to review and comment on t...

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Roanoke Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Nominate Roanoke to Receive a $20K Grant during Earth Month

Roanoke, VA — For the fourth year in a row, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company—including Disney|ABC Television Group and ESPN—to help fund local park improvement projects across the country th...

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Roanoke Parks and Recreation News
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Parks and Recreation, Roanoke Skatepark Initiative Seek Public Input

Roanoke, VA – As part of the city’s Parks and Recreation Master Plan process, the Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Roanoke Skatepark Initiative (RSI) to conduct a feasibility study for a skate/BMX facility. As part of...

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