Success Stories


March 8, 2018

New River Valley Agency on Aging’s Annual Caregiver’s Conference

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New River Valley Disability Resource Center staff members, Barb Clark (left) and Krin Collins (right), seated at the New River Valley Agency on Aging sponsored Annual Caregiver’s Conference held March 8, 2018 at the New River Community College campus in Dublin, Virginia. Our agency interacted with the public and with fellow exhibitors throughout the day.”

[Image description: Two smiling white women are seated at an exhibition table in the middle of a large room. Behind them are large display screens on the wall and also the back of other exhibition tables with visitors to them.]


DECEMBER 14, 2017

Dublin Baptist Church’s representatives from the local volunteer-led program, Hearts and Hammers, Debbie and Dave Clonch, received a gift basket given in appreciation by New River Valley Disability Resource Center’s Executive Director, Frank Hayes, in our offices in Christiansburg, Virginia.
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Hearts and Hammers Program volunteers provide labor and work to acquire funding for projects, including installation of roll-in showers, accessibility ramps and grab bars for disabled persons in demonstrated need, within the Pulaski County, Virginia region of the New River Valley.

OCTOBER 11, 2017

Today our Center celebrated the completion of our first ‘Granting Freedom’ grant application. Our Center’s consumer, a United States veteran, expressed appreciation for the support he received in the process to obtain a walk-in shower adaptation, replacing the standard bathtub he could no longer use with ease.

[Image description: A happy consumer stands beside the Center’s Independent Living Coordinator, Matt Shelor, on the day the consumer’s Granting Freedom grant was completed]