Del. Sam Rasoul leads Friday #RealRoanoke rally

Rasoul HeadshotDel. Sam Rasoul has organized an Anti-Terrorism/Pro-Humanity Rally to show the world the #RealRoanoke. The rally seeks to show Roanoke in a positive light and will feature activities, speakers, and a food and clothing drive to help those in need.

  • WHO: The Office of Delegate Sam Rasoul, Roanoke NAACP, Roanoke City Councilman Bill Bestpitch, Roanoke City Chief of Police Chris Perkins, Commonwealth Catholic Charities, and concerned citizens of the Roanoke area
  • WHAT: An event to rally around our love for Roanoke, our people, and our values.  Donations of winter clothes, socks, underwear, and canned food will be donated to Commonwealth Catholic Charities, an organization that helps refugees, immigrants, and other residents of the Roanoke region
  • WHERE: Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke, 2015 Grandin Road SW Roanoke, VA 24015
  • WHEN: Friday, November 20, 2015 at 7 pm
  • WHY: To show that the #RealRoanoke is a welcoming, inclusive community that appreciates and embraces its multiculturalism and to facilitate positive interactions and conversations among its citizens
For further information, see the Facebook event page.

UVA Basketball Fans!

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25. The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe, and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018 through to the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”

Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”

Buy here.




augusta free press
augusta free press
augusta free press news