Public Works leaf giveaway today
The Town of Christiansburg’s Public Works Department is hosting three leaf giveaways today and on April 1 and April 8.
From 8 a.m. to noon on these dates, residents can pick up leaves from the Wilson property on Peppers Ferry Road, right past the Renva W. Knowles Bridge. Signage will be placed out on these dates to direct motorists.
Public Works holds several leaf giveaways each year as a way to give something back to the community and offer residents free leaves. Employees will be on site to help load leaves.
Roanoke Street turn lane closed Tuesday for landscaping work
Public Works crews will be completing landscaping work on Roanoke Street on Tuesday, temporarily affecting traffic patterns.
Between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., the turn lane off of Roanoke Street and onto Depot Street will be periodically closed. Motorists will still be able to turn onto Depot Street by turning right at the traffic light.
Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast April 1
An appreciation breakfast for veterans will be held from 8-11 a.m. April 1 at the VFW Post 5311, 490 High Street in Christiansburg.
A free breakfast for our veterans is our way of honoring their service to our country and our community. Veteran’s service representative will be available to answer questions. Sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5311, American Legion Post 59 and Marine Corps League Det. 1190.
For more information, call 382-3867.
NRV Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day April 8
Residents served by the New River Resource Authority are invited to participate in the region’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection event from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. April 8 at the Radford University Dedmon Center Parking Lot Z (Riverside). Questions regarding the types of materials accepted should be directed to your locality. In Radford, call 731-3631; in Pulaski, call 674-8720; in Giles, call 921-2499; in Dublin, call 674-4798; in Blacksburg call 961-1806; in Christiansburg, call 382-6128.
No commercial waste or commercial vehicles will be accepted as household hazardous waste. Instead, they will be accepted for document shredding and electronic waste. The New River Resource Authority will be accepting plastic bags and a Goodwill container will be on-site.
Hike for Hospice registration open until April 19
Online Pre-registration is open until April, 19 for the second annual Hike for Hospice. Only those who pre-register in advance are guaranteed an exclusive second annual NRV Hike for Hospice T-shirt.
The event will include hiking, games and live music. Lunch will provided by Heathwood Market Catering. Participants will have the option of choosing between three hike routes: easy/ADA accessible, moderate and advanced. Hikes will be led by Claytor Lake State Park rangers.
Adult pre-registration is $25, student pre-registration is $20, and a team (four or more) is $20. Fees will increase by $5 for day-of registration.
Register online at http://goodsamhospice.com/hike-for-hospice/hike-for-hospice-nrv.