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Posts by Josh Eagan

Henrico teacher receives a free “Thank-You” vacation She wins trip in Virginia Lottery’s “Thank a Teacher” campaign

Thousands of Virginia educators received a thank-you note in the Virginia Lottery’s “Thank a Teacher” campaign. Sarah Stultz of Ruby Carver Elementary School in Henrico received that and a lot more! She won a four-day, three-night Virginia-themed vacation courtesy of the Lottery and the Virginia Tourism Corporation.   Her name was drawn from nearly 5,000…

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Virginia Family Expo 2018

It takes a village to raise a child, but in today’s world can be hard to find the right village! VENDORS – PAY FOR ELECTRICITY HERE – $50 COMPANY NAME         Growing Up in the Valley is bringing together all the best services, businesses, educators, and professionals you need in your day…

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Birthday Scholarship Program

MORE INFO COMING ON OCTOBER 9th   GROWING​ ​UP​ ​IN​ ​THE​ ​VALLEY​ ​CANCELS​ ​5th​ ​BIRTHDAY​ ​PARTY​ ​IN​ ​ORDER TO​ ​FUND​ ​AND​ ​INTRODUCE​ ​NEW​ ​SCHOLARSHIP​ ​PROGRAM Growing Up In the Valley magazine, the region’s largest free publication, is proud to announce a new scholarship program to help kids in the region achieve their dreams. Growing Up…

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Salem Red Sox Fall Fest benefitting Katie’s Place

Join the Salem Red Sox at their Annual Fall Festival to benefit Katie’s Place! Katie’s Place is a non-profit whose mission is to improve the quality of life of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Visit Katie’s Placeor katiesplacedaysupport.org DAY WILL INCLUDE: -Live entertainment by THE KINGS! -Character Appearances (TBD) from Soundwave Entertainment! -Facepainting -Inflatables -FREE Child…

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Star City Mini Library presented by Hometown Bank

      Find a Star City Little Library at: Hometown Bank – 3521 Franklin Rd SW -Roanoke, VA 24014 Hometown Bank – 4225 Colonial Ave – Roanoke, VA 24018 Roanoke Ballet Theatre – 1318 Grandin Rd SW – Roanoke, VA 24015 Launching Pad – 1300 Intervale Dr – Salem, VA 24153 Lewis Gale Medical…

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Importance of Swimming Lessons

Summer: that time of year we all look forward to, filled with vacations, time off from school, outings with the kids and all around FUN. For most of us this will include activities in or around the water such as pools, lakes, rivers, oceans, and water parks. Many vacations are taken to a water oriented…

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Visiting Mountain Lake Lodge

There’s no TV. There’s no cellphone signal. There’s no lake. But that’s no problem at the Mountain Lake Lodge.   I’m not going to lie to you fair readers, when I read on the Mountain Lake Lodge website that the rooms within their main building did not have TVs, I was a little worried. How…

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