The Roanoker - January/February 2018 - VL4
Discover Virginia's Greater Roanoke Valley
THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF:
Welcome to the Valley
Find Your New Home
The Value of Education
Arts & Culture
Why Businesses Start and
Why do we love the Roanoke Valley?
The Valley's neighborhoods offer housing
for every kind of buyer.
Roanoke's education system is making
Live music, entertainment, festivals and so
The region's top providers answer
important health care questions.
How local companies respond to change in
technology and economy for 100+ years.
On the Cover
Photographed by Pat Cori Photography at Fortunato in Downtown Roanoke
Starr Anderson | Communications Manager,
Roanoke Regional Chamber
Jill Sluss | Executive Director,
Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce
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Manufacturing in the Valley
Easy to be Active
Manufacturing business remains a strong
player in the region.
Discover the best of the Valley's
Local retailers and specialty stores have
something for everyone.
Find out why the Valley is a popular
Important community contact information.
David Hungate, Katie Larrington, Tara Lily, Noah
Magnifico, John Park, Pat Cori Photography,
PUBLISHER J. Richard Wells
DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS EDITOR Jeffrey K. Wood
Rivers and Roads Photography
PRESIDENT Steve Beyer
ART DIRECTOR Julianne Rainone
SALES DIRECTOR Julie Mayer
VICE PRESIDENT CLIENT SERVICES Denise Koff
GRAPHIC DESIGNERS Matt Ayers, Jake Saunders SALES REPRESENTATIVE Peggy Overstreet
EDITOR IN CHIEF Kurt Rheinheimer
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Gene Marrano, Anne ADVERTISING COORDINATOR Kasey Smith
Sampson, Dan Smith
PRINTER: Cenveo Publisher Services
ENGAGING CONTENT INTEGRATED CONNECTIONS
EDITOR Liz Long
PRODUCTION DIRECTOR Patty Jackson