Around Town

Around Town

Weekly discussion of happenings in and around Roanoke and Lynchburg

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May 27, 2021 33 min
We talk to representatives of Horizon Behavioral Health about Mental Health Awareness Month, Mental Illnesses, signs and symptoms, and how to get help with the services provided at Horizon Behavioral Health.
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We talk to Trish Cerulli about the upcoming Hike For Hope, Saturday May 8th at the Claytor Nature Center in Bedford County.
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The storm starts off as snow tonight, changing to sleet and freezing rain in the early morning tomorrow. All the details in the interview below can be heard by pressing play (>) below.

More weather from the ABC-13 Weather Experts HERE.
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A Winter Storm Is Coming This Weekend! We Talk To George Flickinger, Chief Meteorologist from ABC-13, about the timeline, amounts and impact of the storm.
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Scott Stevens talks to Randi Abell, Association Director of Community Health - YMCA Central Virginia, about the many specialty health programs at YMCA. In particular "RESET," a six week program open to anyone regardless of whether you are a member or not! Text RESET to 313131 to sign up!
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George Flickinger, Chief Meteorologist at ABC-13 WSET says those roads could be dangerous tomorrow!
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We talk to Chief Meteorologist George Flickinger about our potential for winter weather on Wednesday.
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Scott Stevens speaks with Jean Smiley-Mason, President of Gleaning for the World in Concord, Virginia.
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Scott Stevens talks to representatives from the American Foundation For Suicide Prevention, and Horizon Behavioral Health about Suicide Prevention Month, The Art of Wellness Campaign, Central Virginia Suicide Prevention Awareness Coalition and the upcoming Out of the Darkness Walks now called the Out The Darkness Experience.
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June 10, 2020 7 min
Our own Scott Stevens talks to Misty Vinson-Spitzer, Communications Director, YMCA of Central Virginia, about their reopening during Phase 2 of the Governor's Move Virginia Forward Plan.
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Scott Stevens interviews Damien Cabezas, CEO of Horizon Behavioral Health, about Mental Health Awareness Month, and the effects of Covid-19 on Mental Health, including depression, anxiety, stress, and addition. Also the mental health of teens and children during the crisis.
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January 9, 2020 31 min
We talk to Misty Vinson-Spitzer, communications director for the YMCA Central Virginia, about the history, programs, memberships and facilities of the "Y."
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Many people consider depression around Christmas and the New Year just the "Holiday Blues." But it may be something much more serious. Season Affective Disorder and Holiday Depression needs to be discussed with caring professionals who can guide you to the care you need. We talk to Januwaa Davis, Prevention Program Manager, and Juliana Frosh, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, at Horizon Behavioral Health about the signs, s...
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December 3, 2019 30 min
We speak with Sherri Blevins, Owner/Instructor at NRV Driving School in Christiansburg. We discuss winterizing your vehicle, tips for driving in snow, ice and on black ice, and best practices for driving in inclement weather.
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November 22, 2019 29 min
We speak with Captain Trey Jones, executive officer for the Salvation Army in Lynchburg, Virginia. The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social service...
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November 15, 2019 29 min
We talk with Kelly Athey, Site Director; EMBRACE Treatment Foster Care about the need for foster parents in our area, what it takes to become a foster parent, and how the community can help.
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October 25, 2019 30 min
Our guest is Lisa O’Neill, Executive Director of Angels of Assisi. We discuss the history of the facility, the services offered, who qualifies for their services, the process to adopt an animal and how people can get involved and help.
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Chloe Landon, Community Development Manager for the American Cancer Society’s Roanoke office and Chuck Baker, General Manager of Haley Toyota discuss what the society does and promote an upcoming fundraising event to raise money. The Cattle Baron’s Ball: A Western Gala, will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 6-11PM at Braeloch on Glenburn Farms in Vinton. Food, beverages, a live and silent auction, and two bands.
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We speak to representatives from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention about the upcoming 'Out of the Darkness Walk,' Saturday October 5th at Riverfront Park in Lynchburg.
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We talk to Billy Russo, Executive Director - Central Virginia Sports Commission, and committee member Dan Ebersold, about the mission and upcoming events with the Central Virginia Sports Commission.
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