Latest Roanoke metropolitan area Stories

2014-04-22 08:33:28

RADFORD, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke) is pleased to announce new leadership role for our respected key executive. David W. Tucker is now CCR's President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). David W. Tucker has been with CCR since 2007. Formerly the President and CEO of American Health Care, Mr. Tucker brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to CCR's executive board. Mr. Tucker studied Business Management at Richmond College (London, UK) and...

2014-04-22 08:33:26

RADFORD, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke) is pleased to announce new leadership role for our respected principal. Deborah L. Petrine has been named CCR's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Deborah L. Petrine founded CCR and opened its first facility in 2001. From her hands-on start as a nursing home secretary and receptionist, Ms. Petrine has accumulated a list of distinguished achievements. She co-founded and served as President of...

2014-03-20 23:22:09

Roanoke, VA Event on April 6th Hopes to Raise $75,000, Being Held at Salem Civic Center Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Footmaxx, a leading provider of custom-made orthotics, is a proud corporate sponsor of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Roanoke 2014 Muscle Walk, which will take place on April 6th at the Salem Civic Center. The event raises funds to help the MDA support research and to also provide services to those afflicted with neuromuscular diseases. The Roanoke...

2013-12-04 23:04:17

Chiropractor and foot levelers join to offer 'alternative' solutions. Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Foot Levelers will be joined by Dr. Brian Jensen of Kennedy Chiropractic Clinic in Salem, Virginia at the ‘After-Race Party’ of the 2013 Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk Roanoke to help raise awareness of conservative pain-management solutions. This year’s Jingle Bell/Run Walk Roanoke is being held on December 14th and is scheduled to begin at 9am in...

2013-11-05 23:26:35

Stabilizing Orthotic Manufacturer to Sponsor Rugby and Softball Tournaments Roanoke, VA (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Foot Levelers has announced it has signed an agreement to become a corporate sponsor of the Virginia Amateur Sports Commonwealth Games beginning in 2014. Foot Levelers will sponsor the Commonwealth Games rugby tournament in Northern Virginia and the youth fast-pitch softball tournament, which will be held in Virginia’s Roanoke Valley. In addition, Foot Levelers will also be...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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