Nominate a local nonprofit organization for this $50,000 general operating grant award to honor outstanding community service in the Dan River Region.
July 12, 2017
A regional health report shows disparities in healthy and overall life expectancy within Danville and the Dan River Region.
June 29, 2017
On July 11 at 7:30 a.m. at the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research, the health equity report, initiated by The Health Collaborative, will be unveiled featuring speaker Natalie S. Burke, President and CEO of CommonHealth ACTION. Natalie guides people and organizations to solutions, plans, and common language necessary to succeed and make the world a better place, a healthy place.
March 8, 2017
DRF has released an updated 2017 Regional Report Card in partnership with the Future of the Piedmont Foundation and the United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County.
February 2, 2017
DRF will host author Melody Warnick of Blacksburg, Virginia, on Thursday, March 16 to discuss her book “This is Where You Belong: The Art & Science of Loving the Place You Live” at a free luncheon event at the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research in Danville.
How we come to feel at home in our towns and cities is what Warnick sets out to discover in “This Is Where You Belong.” She dives into the body of research around place attachment — the deep sense of connection that binds some of us to our cities and increases our physical and emotional well being — then travels to towns across America to see it in action.
January 22, 2017
Recently, author August Wallmeyer penned two editorial series, one for the Richmond Times-Dispatch and one upcoming for the Roanoke Times focusing on his new book, “The Extremes of Virginia.” He correctly identifies that there are two separate and unequal commonwealths, as many of us are well aware.