What's News Today: May 13, 2016
(WSLS 10) - Hometrust Bank makes a donation to Center in the Square today. The bank is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. As part of the celebration, it is giving away $90,000 to organizations in its four state coverage area. Center in the Square will receive a check for $20,000.
Liberty University holds its Baccalaureate Service tonight. Purple Heart veteran and evangelist Tim Lee is the speaker. The service starts at 6 p.m. inside the Vines Center. Graduation is tomorrow morning.
HopeTree Family Services holds the third annual Glow for Hope 5K and Run and 2K Fun Walk tonight in Salem. Those running or walking will light up the city streets while decked out in glowing bracelets and necklaces. Money raised will support HopeTree Family Services ministry to at-risk children and youth and adults with intellectual disabilities.
The City of Roanoke holds its Movies in the Market tonight. Disney Pixar's "The Good Dinosaur" will play in Market Square starting around sunset. You may want to bring a blanket or a lawn chair.
Lynchburg hosts the Hill City Jam. Country music newcomers LOCASH will take to the stage. The music starts at 6 p.m. Friday at Wyndhurst. Proceeds benefit New Vistas School.
One in five Americans will develop skin cancer over the course of their lifetime. It's nearly 100 percent treatable when found early. Today, You can get a free skin cancer screening in Christiansburg. Doctors with River Ridge Dermatology will be at the Christiansburg Recreation Center from one to five doing the screenings.
May is Mental Health Month. Staff at New River Valley Community Services encourages you to wear green today in support of mental health awareness. Staff at NRVCS says that mental illness costs the U.S. More than $193 billion each year. Those loving with a mental health issue face an increased risk of having chronic medical conditions and die 25 years on average earlier than others.
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