• It is estimated that the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center has had more than a $616 million economic impact on the area since it's reopening in 1995. The facility was a joint project between the Virginia Tech Foundation and the City of Roanoke.

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  • The foundation is pleased to announce the grand opening of Wicked Taco on January 15, 2015.

    The first of its kind, Wicked Taco serves signature tortillas filled with fresh, and some locally grown, ingredients. The signature tacos include poultry, beef, or seafood and the new restaurant will offer breakfast tacos served all day. The restaurant also offers a salsa bar with a choice of more than 50 hot sauces.

    Wicked Taco has worked closely with several departments within the Virginia Tech community on marketing and design of the new restaurant. This collaborative effort has led to a very unique and “wicked” dining environment for the Virginia Tech campus and surrounding Blacksburg area alike. To continue its ties with the local community, Wicked Taco has teamed up with local farmers to supply some of the fresh ingredients for the tacos and salsa being offered. The menu can be found on their website, www.wickedtaco.com.

    North End (formerly known as Collegiate Square and the Turner Street Project) is a 227,000 square foot mixed use development with a diverse environment of retail, restaurant and office space located at the intersections of Prices Fork Road and Gilbert & Turner Streets in Blacksburg, Virginia.

  • If you are in Roanoke or Blacksburg, there are several holiday events at The Hotel Roanoke and The Inn at Virginia Tech. Both hotels have the "Fashion for Evergreens", which is the annual competitive decorated-tree display, giving both venues a festive feel.

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  • The Foundation is pleased to announce that one of America’s most prized and internationally acclaimed living artists, P. Buckley Moss, has opened a fine art gallery at North End.

    P. Buckley Moss has a unique directness to her work that is dedicated to hope for the future and positive thoughts of love, family and the beautiful world around us. Her brand of abstract expressionism is rich with cultural, mystical and religious symbolism that connects with people at a deep level.

    Donations of P. Buckley Moss art have raised over four million dollars for worthy charities. The P. Buckley Moss Foundation for Children’s Education is devoted to promoting the use of art in the classroom, especially as a means to teach children with learning differences.

    North End (formerly known as Collegiate Square and the Turner Street Project) is a 227,000 square foot mixed use development with a diverse environment of retail, restaurant and office space located at the intersections of Prices Fork Road and Gilbert & Turner Streets in Blacksburg, Virginia.

  • Held in Blacksburg, Virginia, this conference is for alumni, faculty, students, investors and entrepreneurs who wish to better understand and benefit from Virginia Tech’s entrepreneurial eco-system. Brian Sullivan the host of several CNBC program and a graduate of Virginia Tech will the keynote speaker to kick the event off. There will also be multiple alumni speaking about their experiences as entrepreneurs. For more information, please go to the event's website.

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