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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Kaelyn Explores the Brambleton Center

Program Planner at Brambleton Center

Hey there, Roanoke County!

Feeling inspired from my visit to Green Ridge Recreation Center, I decided to check out the Brambleton Center to continue on my journey towards a healthier, more balanced me in 2023. It is learned that I am epically failing on th...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Achieving Fitness Goals at Green Ridge Rec. Center

Thumbs up from Kaelyn at Green Ridge

Happy 2023, RoCo! 

It's day three of the new year, the first day back to work for some from the long weekend, which means it's go-time on achieving those New Year's resolutions. Some of the most popular resoluti...

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Posted on: November 25, 2022

Top Places to Shop in Roanoke County for the Outdoor Adventurer and Fitness Guru!

Working out at Pure Barre

  • If you're shopping for someone who thrives in a gym-like setting, consider gifting various membership or personal training packages at Green Ridge Recreation Center. They have a little bit of everything in their 76,000 square-feet-facility.&n...
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Posted on: November 24, 2022

Top 3 Places to Shop in Roanoke County for the Foodie!

Eating at Dogwood Restaurant

  • Check out RND Coffee in Vinton for multiple reasons. The first reason is to pick up some holiday donuts for your foodie friend or bags of coffee for your coffee lover. They also have monthly subscriptions which is such a fun gift! A second reason, is to g...
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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Top 3 Places to Shop in Roanoke County for a Pamper Queen!

Shopping for jewelry at Her Perfect Day

  • A personal favorite place of mine for some pampering is Polished salon in the Forum Shopping Center! They have a table in the front of the store full of pampering goodies as well as handmade exfoliant in an array of scents upon request. You can never go w...
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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Top 3 Places to Shop in Roanoke County for the Person Who Has Everything!

Kaelyn shopping at Windsor Gifts

  • PacaBerry Farm Shop has some of the most unique gifts you can find in Roanoke County thanks to their supply of products made with alpaca fleece. They have socks, ear warmers, hats, yarn, and even ornaments. If you order something online, be sure to use th...
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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Top 3 Places to Shop in Roanoke County for the Beer and Wine Lover!

Kaelyn Shopping at Southern Hills Homebrew Supply

  • For a gift that's a bit outside the box, consider gifting at-home brewing supplies. Southern Hills Homebrew Supply has everything your gift receiver could need to brew beer or wine including kits, bottles, corks, hops, and more! They can even mill it for ...
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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Adventure Dog Takes Kaelyn on an Adventure

Moki the Adventure Dog plays fetch

Fresh from my afternoon with Moki, a shelter dog at the Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection (RCACP), I don’t know who had the biggest adventure- Moki or me!

After hearing that the local shelters, including the RCACP, were at full capac...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Hello From the Top of McAfee Knob

Kaelyn and Keara at the top of McAfee Knob

Hey, RoCo!

I am writing to you fresh from McAfee Knob, and what. a. view. Despite living in Roanoke for the last few years, I have yet to cross the McAfee Knob hike off my bucket list. 

It's a 3.8-mile hike to the knob, the most photographed spot o...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Fire Station Tour at Cave Spring Station #3

Kaelyn at fire station

Happy National Fire Prevention Month, RoCo!

To kickoff the national celebration, I decided to celebrate with none other than some of Roanoke County’s fire and rescue team. In doing so, I got to spend the better part of a day with the B shift team at Statio...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Conquering Treetop Quest

Kaelyn Smiling at TreeTop Quest

I am writing to you, RoCo, with sore muscles and an adrenaline rush! Why? I am just getting back from TreeTop Quest at Explore Park, and my friend Keara joined me!

Heading into it, Keara and I thought this was going to be a breeze, and I definitely would n...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

First Time Camping at Explore Park

Kaelyn and Keara arrive to Explore Park

Hey RoCo!

The weather is finally starting to feel like fall! I even noticed a few leaves changing on my drive home from work the other day which confirmed those fall feelings. For many, fall means the last chance to pitch a tent, roast s’mores, or get the ...

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