Radford University hosts ‘Women’s Empowerment’ talk March 13
Morgan Burchett and Alicia Harris will host Radford University’s “Women’s Empowerment: Through the Eyes of China” talk from 10-10:50 a.m. March 13. The event is free and open to the public.
Free showing of documentary ‘13th’ at Radford University March 15
Several groups at Radford University and Virginia Tech are sponsoring a showing of the documentary “13th” at the Bonnie Hurlburt Auditorium at Radford University on March 15 at 7 p.m. Dr. Brandy Faulkner from Virginia Tech will facilitate a dialogue following the film. The public is invited.
United Way holds benefit night March 15
The United Way of Montgomery County, Radford and Floyd will be holding a benefit night from 5-9 p.m. March 15 at Bottom Of The Stairs, a family-friendly southern gourmet restaurant. Bottom Of The Stairs is one of Blacksburg’s newest restaurants and is located beneath Top Of The Stairs at 217 College Ave. in Blacksburg.
The benefit night will serve as a soft opening for the restaurant which will be donating 100 percent of sales to United Way during two special seatings. Contact Rachel Pearson at 381-2066 or email@example.com to RSVP or for more information.
City partnership offers free tax services
Radford City Commissioner of the Revenue, Cathy Flinchum, has partnered with New River Community Action to provide free income tax services to the community.
The office staff is now IRS certified and enrolled in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The program offers free tax assistance to people with an income level of $65,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own returns.
Please contact the Commissioner of the Revenue office at 731-3613 if you have questions.
Registration for Community Garden plots begins March 13
Sign-ups for plots in the 2017 Radford Community Garden will begin March 13 in the Radford City Administration Building, located at 10 Robertson St. There are 40 available plots: 30 regular-sized plots which cost $30, and 10 half-size plots, which cost $10. Previous gardeners will have priority for a plot.
City hosts New River clean-up April 1
The City of Radford is hosting a clean-up of the New River from 9-11 a.m. April 1. The City will provide cleaning supplies. Participants will meet at 9 a.m. at the gazebo in Bisset Park. To register for the clean-up, contact Jenni Wilder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 267-3145.
NRV Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day April 8
Residents served by the New River Resource Authority are invited to participate in the region’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection event from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. April 8 at the Radford University Dedmon Center Parking Lot Z (Riverside). Questions regarding the types of materials accepted should be directed to your locality. In Radford, call 731-3631; in Pulaski, call 674-8720; in Giles, call 921-2499; in Dublin, call 674-4798; in Blacksburg call 961-1806; in Christiansburg, call 382-6128.
No commercial waste or commercial vehicles will be accepted as household hazardous waste. Instead, they will be accepted for document shredding and electronic waste. The New River Resource Authority will be accepting plastic bags and a Goodwill container will be on-site.
New Mount Olive United Methodist Church holding Fish Fry Saturday
The New Mount Olive United Methodist Chuch is hosting a fish fry from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday at 309 Russell Ave. in Radford. Dinners are $7 and include two pieces of deep-fried fish, baked beans, coleslaw, rolls and dessert. Fish sandwiches are $5. For call-in orders or delivery, contact the church at 639-6425.