Roanoke Welcoming Week
About Welcoming Week
Welcoming Roanoke is a City-led campaign that involves dozens of partner institutions across the Roanoke Valley to welcome newcomers, with a particular emphasis on international populations and community members with diverse backgrounds. Each September, the City organizes a Welcoming Week event series to bring communities together and celebrate diversity.
Home ItemCancer Control in the 21st Century with Special Attention to Disparities in Health , home
Sept. 9, 2021, 5:30 p.m. | Otis W. Brawley, M.D., M.A.C.P., F.R.C.P. | Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture | Dr. Brawley is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine
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Sept. 10, 2021 | Support Afghan refugees coming to Roanoke by running or walking! All proceeds go to support families currently being evacuated from Afghanistan to Roanoke.
General ItemFree Science Experiments, Meet a Scientist Downtown (Welcoming Week 2021)
Sept. 11, 2021, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Elmwood Park | Virginia Tech researchers, students, and employees at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine are celebrating Roanoke Welcoming Week by bringing science to the community.
Home ItemSocial Inequities in Health: What Each One of Us Can Do , home
Sept. 16, 2021 5:30 p.m. | David R. Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H. | Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lecture | Dr. Williams is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Science, and the National Academy of Arts and Sciences
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Sunday, Sept. 12 | River's Edge Sports Complex | Hosted by the City of Roanoke
Redirect Item2021 Welcoming Week: Roanoke World Food Tour , redirect
Sept. 18, 2021 | Hosted by the City of Roanoke