Friday, April 9, 2021
Salem civic groups combine resources to assist local schools with clothing donations

Salem civic groups combine resources to assist local schools with clothing donations

Photo by Shawn NowlinKiwanis Club of Salem President Mary Cross, right, and Board member Iris Park, left, having a conversation about the donated clothes. Shawn Nowlin shawn.nowlin@ourvalley.org For a variety of reasons, most notably the coronavirus pandemic, the past year was a challenging one. Kindness, defined as “the quality of being friendly, generous and considerate,” is needed more than ever nowadays. Recently, three local organizations got together to make a difference in the community. Scotti Hartman, the Director of Community & Development at Richfield Living, was more than happy to...

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  • Moore, Lawrence Peter
    on March 25, 2021

    Lawrence Peter Moore, also known to many as “Larry” or “LP”, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, from COVID-19 at […]

  • Taliaferro Sr., Curtis Wayne
    on March 19, 2021

    Curtis Wayne Taliaferro, Sr., of Salem, known as Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, at the age of 81. Wayne was […]

  • Waldrop, Louis “Luke”
    on March 19, 2021

    Luke was born the youngest of three sons to Alexander Atkinson and Carolyn Bear Waldrop of Roanoke. He was preceded in […]

  • Gearhart, Norris Glovern
    on March 13, 2021

    Norris Glovern Gearhart, 88, of Salem, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 8, at his home. He was born on […]

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  • LEAVING BOTETOURT CHURCH
    on April 2, 2021

    The Rev. Loren Tate Mitchell, who has been working with the innovative Wild Goose Mission Church at Daleville, a […]

  • Religion Brief
    on February 12, 2021

    BAPTIST EXEC RETIRES The Rev. Dr. John E. Saunders Jr. will retire April 1 from being a coordinator of ministries of […]

  • CommUNITY Church will be getting some special visitors in April
    on January 25, 2021

    Jenn Gotzon Chandler is an actress who recently, with her husband Jim, went into film production.   Their film The […]

  • DISCIPLES PASTOR LEAVING
    on December 19, 2020

    The Rev. Ben Moore, pastor of Fort Lewis Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) for more than five years, has announced […]

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