The Roanoker - January/February 2020 - VL4

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VALLEY LIFE

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Valley Life is the official publication of the Roanoke
Regional Chamber and the Salem-Roanoke County
Chamber of Commerce. We proudly showcase the
Roanoke Valley for newcomers and citizens alike,
sharing the best in our local industries.

Valley Life

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YOUR NEW NEIGHBORHOOD:
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ON THE COVER
Jessica Sorensen of Bone and
Sol Photography photographed
Katie and Hunter Johnson with
daughter, Ryan, and son, Jude,
in the Roanoke Pinball Museum.

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CO-EDITORS
Austin King
Communications Manager,
Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce
Toni McLawhorn
President, 2019 Salem-Roanoke County Chamber
of Commerce Board of Directors

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NEIGHBORHOODS 08
Local experts share their thoughts on the
great neighborhoods found in the Valley.

BUSINESS 46
Learn more about the top-performing
businesses in the region.

EDUCATION 24
Students plan their futures thanks to
technical programs and apprenticeships.

RECREATION 62
The Valley's outdoors scene offers
adventure and gorgeous scenery.

ARTS & CULTURE 32
Quality music, events and more put
Roanoke on the map for fun.

RETAIL 64
From clothing and food to unique gifts, our
local retailers have it all.

HEALTH CARE 37
The region's top providers answer
important health care questions.

RETIREMENT 68
Retirees have a multitude of options to
stay active and involved.

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LEISURE

MEDIA

ENGAGING CONTENT Ÿ INTEGRATED CONNECTIONS

PUBLISHER J. Richard Wells
VICE PRESIDENT CLIENT SERVICES Denise Koff
EDITOR IN CHIEF Kurt Rheinheimer
EDITOR Liz Long
PRODUCTION DIRECTOR Patty Jackson

ART DIRECTOR Julianne Rainone Jacob
SALES DIRECTOR Shiree Carr
GRAPHIC DESIGNER Matt Ayers
ADVERTISING COORDINATOR Donna Scott
SENIOR ONLINE EDITOR/DIRECTOR OF
INTERN Jenna Novosel
AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT Jeffrey K. Wood
CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Layla Khoury-Hanold,
Gene Marrano, Christina Nifong, Mike Schoeffel, Dan Smith
CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Bone and Sol Photography,
Doug Cheatwood Sam Dean, Roger Gupta, David Hungate,
Ivy Kingery Photography

JOHNSON FAMILY: BONE AND SOL PHOTOGRAPHY

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