Roanoke Rescue Mission kicks off 70th anniversary celebration

Community birthday party open to public Saturday

ROANOKE, Va. – This year marks 70 years of service at the Roanoke Rescue Mission.

The mission will be celebrating throughout the entire month of July, starting with a free community birthday party this weekend.

There will be food, music and activities for kids.

The party will also serve as a fundraiser.

If you'd like to help the mission or attend the celebration, the party is on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the mission.