What's News Today: Monday, July 20
(WSLS 10) - The Pulaski Yankees host free youth baseball clinics this week. Volunteers from Virginia Tech and Radford University as well as former major and minor league players with local coaches and staff will provide the lessons. The Pulaski Yankees are a short season rookie league in the Minor League Baseball Organization.
We will hear from the leaders of the Lynchburg Regional Chamber and the Region 2000 Business and Economic Alliance Monday about their plans to merge the two groups. The process and benefits of the combination will be laid out as well as way to grow the economic base of the region. The announcement will be made at Central Virginia Community College this morning at 9:30.
Attorney General Mark Herring will travel to Pittsylvania County Monday to be with campers at Virginia Rules Camp. Virginia Rules is a day camp that gives kids a chance to interactive with law enforcement and build positive relationships while also learning about the law. The campers will see presentations about the K-9 unit as well as rescue squad demonstrations. The attorney general will arrive at the camp around 1 p.m.
Legacy Hospice of the Piedmont-Martinsville reopens an office Monday on the first floor of Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County. Hospice had an office at the hospital until 2013 when it consolidated with the office in Danville. A grand reopening celebration is planned for August.
As students get ready to go back to class, Virginia Western Community College will host an event to help students enroll for the fall semester. Students will get a look at the programs offered as well as help with the application process, financial aid and placement testing. Virginia Western Express is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Student Life Center. The fall semester starts on August 24th.
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