Leadership Roanoke Valley Blog

Workforce Development Team: Grow Your Own Workforce

Program Goals and Objectives1. Generate Awareness of Regional Programs and Initiatives2. Challenge Preconceived Perceptions and Inspire Empathy and Engagement3. Encourage Participants to Explore Personal and Professional GrowthCalls to Action1. Tell a job...

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Volunteers needed for “JA in a Day”

Leadership Roanoke Valley (LRV) alumni and Junior Achievement (JA) are teaming up again to impact our community! Volunteer for "JA in a Day" on Wednesday, November 14 from 8 a.m. to noon in third grade classrooms across Roanoke City. There is a required...

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The Social Entrepreneurship team presents MissionsB4Margins

Year on Youtube: https://bit.ly/2xFtcX4 Program Summary: This was more than a leadership program, it was a journey!  The journey began with the questions “What the heck is social entrepreneurship, and who are these people?”  We spent the next few months...

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Workforce Development – Past, Present and Future

Program Summary: “What is ‘workforce development,’ and what relevance does it have on our region?” That was the question our team of eight participants contemplated during our first planning meeting in preparation for our January program. Within a few...

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LRV Class of 2018 Breaks the Ice at Retreat

Retreat for the Leadership Roanoke Valley Class of 2018 was held September 14 - 15 at Mountain Lake Lodge. With a tree tops adventure ropes course, Jinglepalooza and several team building activities, Retreat is a wonderful opportunity for participants to break out of...

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