This series highlights regional folks with unique, fascinating, funny, and sometimes quirky, stories to tell.
Everyone has a story and we’re planning on bringing you some good ones.
ANDREW REAMS, ELEVATOR ENTHUSIAST
STEFFON RANDOLPH, COFFEE CRAFTER
If you love coffee, then this edition of “What’s Your Story?” is for you. Steffon Randolph’s passion is coffee! His parents owned a coffee shop and now, he wants to follow in their footsteps. But, this is no ordinary coffee shop, and Steffon is no ordinary maker of coffee… he is a coffee crafter. Get more information: 1114 Main Street SW (Wasena Area), Roanoke. (540) 883-0762. Visit RoanokeCoffee.com or https://www.facebook.com/RoanokeCoffee/
ELAINE FISCHER, HEDGEHOG RESCUER
Roanoke resident, Elaine Fischer has always enjoyed rescuing animals, particularly rodents. These days, she is a hedgehog rescuer and she regularly helps sick, injured and abandoned hedgehogs get back on their feet, and find their forever homes. Get more information at ElaineBecker@yahoo.com, Hedgehog Welfare Society - HedgehogWelfare.org or International Hedgehog Association - HedgehogClub.com
ANNE HOGE, VINTAGE DOLL COLLECTOR
Anne Hoge has been collecting dolls since she was a child growing up in Marion. While she has about 200 dolls in her collection, there are two dolls in particular that are very meaningful. Hear her story in this edition of What’s Your Story?.
MARK PETERSEN, TYPEWRITER ENTHUSIAST
Our first edition of What’s Your Story? visits with typewriter collector and enthusiast, Mark Petersen of Christiansburg. Mark has nearly 200 vintage and historical typewriters in his collection. In fact, he uses many of the typewriters on a daily basis and prefers them over computers and smartphones as a form of communication. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or Mark Petersen, PO Box 6683, Christiansburg, VA 24068