Mountain View chosen for Parks & Arts

The City of Roanoke’s Parks and Arts committee met March 5 and chose Mountain View Center (Fishburn Mansion) and the Mountain View Neighborhood Association as a partner in this year’s Parks & Arts: Celebrating Roanoke Neighborhoods program for 2014. Continue reading

Celebration of Life for Gregg Ervin

All are invited to join us Saturday, March 8, from 5–9 p.m. for a Celebration of Life in memory of Gregg Ervin. The event will take place at Mountain View Center. Continue reading

In Memorium: Gregg Ervin

Mountain View Neighborhood Association is sad to report the loss of our founding president, Gregg Ervin, who died suddenly on Saturday, February 22, 2014, from a heart attack. This is a great loss to family, friends and neighbors, and our sorrow knows no words. Continue reading

MVNA to Host ‘Parade of Historic Renovated Homes’

Members of the Mountain View Neighborhood Association invite visitors to tour renovated, historic properties in the neighborhood on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 1-4 p.m. Continue reading

Historic District Signs to be Installed

Earlier this year, Mountain View Neighborhood Association applied for, and was awarded, a grant to have Historic District street marker signs manufactured and installed in our neighborhood. The sign was designed by Mountain View resident Mike Dame, and produced by Kevin’s Signs of Roanoke. The signs were delivered to the City of Roanoke’s transportation division earlier this week, and we have been told to look for the new street markers to be installed in the next few days. A significant … Continue reading

Community Garden Coming to Mountain View

We got some great news last week when the Roanoke Community Garden Association, headed by Mark Powell, won a $70,000 grant from the Roanoke Women’s Foundation to develop a community garden in Mountain View. Mark learned of the grant Dec. 10 at the RWF luncheon. “I am still processing this,” Mark told Mountain View stakeholders in an email. “It’s awesome news for us, for local food, for neighborhoods.” The garden will be developed at the vacant, city-owned lot at the … Continue reading