ROANOKE, VA, May 28th, 2010 - The neighborhood organization Old Southwest, Inc is excited to announce that the Old Southwest neighborhood has been recognized as the National Neighborhood of the Year by Neighborhoods USA (NUSA). The neighborhood organization was presented with the Grand Prize “Best Neighborhood” award, along with a First Place award in the
Social Revitalization category at the NUSA national conference today in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Historic Old Southwest Wins National Neighborhood of the Year
Virginia Neighborhood Organization of the Year
ROANOKE, VA – Thursday September 23-25, 2010 neighborhoods from all over the Commonwealth met in Roanoke for the 11th annual VA Statewide Neighborhood Conference. Roanoke neighborhood activist and founder Estelle McCadden chaired the three day event along with Bob Clement with the City of Roanoke’s Office of Neighborhood Services and committee members from several localities across Virginia.