March 2012 Community Conversations

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March 2, 2012 Dave Mickenberg of the Taubman Museum gave an inside look about the up coming spring exhibits happen at the Taubman Museum. 

March 7, 2012 Artist Liz Ryan came in with Amy Moorefield of the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University and discussed their current exhibitions including Beverly Raynor's Museum of Mesmerism and Liz Ryan's Fragment. Both exhibitions run through April 21st.

March 9, 2012 Locher Grove joined Ripley to discuss the Noteworthy Music Festival organized as a project of his work as a Bezos Scholar with the Aspen Institute. The Festival will occur Saturday, March 10 from 2 til 10 pm at Patrick Henry High School.

March 14, 2012 Jon Morris came in to discuss STEP, a Community Action Agency providing services to low-income and disenfranchised individuals. STEP provides Housing programs, Head Start, SeniorMeals, Mentoring, Homeless Intervention, College Prep programs, Ex-offender programs, Financial Literacy programs and a Special Education/Alternative School. 

March 16, 2012 Tom Field, Publisher of Valley Business FRONT,  discussed Best Foot Forward 2012, the region's first best in business practices and world-class etiquette show, conference and instructional dinner by Valley Business FRONT.

March 23, 2012 Steve Strauss from Structures Design and Build will be in to discuss Ultra Low Energy Passivhaus contrsuction and the Roanoke Regional Homebuilders Spring Home Show.

March 28, 2012 Jason Martin, from Martin's Downtown Bar and Grill, stopped in to discuss Down by Downtown, happening Apirl 18-21, 2012. 

March 30, 2012 Pat Bratrcher from the Taubman Museum of Art stopped in to tell us all about Art Venture which opens Saturday March 31, 2012.