We Have a New Address!

The NRV DRC has recently relocated to 61 Staples Street in the City of Radford. Staff will resume regular work hours at the new office on 6/1/2021. If you need directions or have any questions about our new office please give us a call at 540-266-1435.

NRV DRC Welcomes Our Upcoming New Executive Director, Barb Clark!

Change is Good. We have a new Executive Director! Join us in welcoming Barb Clark to a new role as the NRV DRC Executive Director. Many of you know Barb as our Independent Living Coordinator. She will be serving as our new leader effective 7/1/21 after we bid a fond farewell to Frank Hayes who is retiring.
NRV DRC Flyer that reads “Change is Good. We have a new Executive Director! Join us in welcoming Barb Clark to a new role as the NRV DRC Executive Director. Many of you know Barb as our Independent Living Coordinator. She will be serving as our new leader effective 7/1/21 after we bid a fond farewell to Frank Hayes who is retiring.”

NRV DRC’s 2nd Quarter of 2021 Newsletter is Now Available

In this issue of The Independent Newsletter we discuss topics such as:
– We’ll Be Moving
– Frank Hayes retiring
– Disability Day of Mourning
– Volunteer opportunities for health assessment team
– Games, the gift of independence, and more

The Independent Newsletter provided by New River Valley Disability Resource Center can be viewed by clicking on the link below.

The Independent

NRV DRC Releases Their 1st Quarter 2021 Newsletter

NRV DRC just released their 1st Quarter 2021 newsletter and it’s filled with all kinds of information – recipes, other community resources and opportunities, and games.

Let us know if you make the recipes and how it goes – your story could be featured in next quarter’s newsletter!

We wish everyone a safe, healthy, and happy holiday and New Year!

As always, if you would like this newsletter in another format, please email advocate@nrvdrc.org or call us at 540-266-1435.

Please on click the link below to view the latest newsletter.

The Independent

NRV DRC Airs It’s First PSA

NRV DRC has recently aired their first Public Service Announcement (PSA) for individuals and families with disabilities.

Please feel free to share our PSA to help others in the New River Valley community learn about what New River Valley Disability Resource Center can do for them.

If you would like to view or share our PSA please click on the link provided below. We appreciate all of your support!

https://youtu.be/8r0gIyWec6M

NRV DRC Board Member Rick Barrow is Featured in The Roanoke Times Newspaper

On September 12, 2020 NRV DRC’s Board member, Rick Barrow and his wife Deb were featured in the Roanoke Times newspaper in a article titled “The Butterfly Effect”. 

If you are interested in reading the featured article, please click on the link below.                

  https://roanoke.com/lifestyles/field-notes-the-butterfly-effect/article_09d0824e-350f-589e-9357-c226ef53a2d9.html

NRV DRC Exceeds Goal Amount of $3,030 for the ‘Give Local NRV’ Fundraiser!

Pink, blue, and white writing that reads "Thank you so much, NRV DRC exceeded our goal of $3,030, final tally=$3955"

We are so thrilled to share this news with you!

The Staff and Board at NRV DRC sincerely appreciate everyone who donated and we are so excited to share with you how these funds will be spent on NRV residents with disabilities. Be on the lookout for more information and photos in our quarterly newsletters of how these funds helped individuals gain accessibility and live independently.

Check it Out Early! NRV DRC’s 3rd Quarter Newsletter, “The Independent”is Now Available

NRV DRC’s Community Advocate, Varie Lynn, has been working diligently on our 3rd quarter newsletter and was even able to publish it early due to the current fundraising campaign – Give Local NRV

We hope everyone has the opportunity to support New River Valley Disability Resource Center by giving and participating in this fundraising campaign. For those interested, Give Local NRV will be ending at the end of June 2020.

If you would like a copy of our newsletter in a different format or would like to subscribe to it either electronically or through the mail, please email Varie Lynn at advocate@nrvdrc.org or call us at 540-266-1435.  We appreciate all of your support!

 Please click on the link below to view our latest newsletter.

The Independent