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“Kids in the Valley, Adventuring” Celebrates Five Years

News Leader – February 03, 2013
By Roanoke Times

“Kids in the Valley, Adventuring” Celebrates Five Years ROANOKE — Goody, goody, yell the kiddies. That’s what parents hear when it is time for a meeting of Kids in the Valley, Adventuring, known as KIVA for short. The family-friendly group holds an outdoor play date for kids and their parents once a month. On Jan. 27, the group reached five years of adventuring, which called for a celebration. After a book reading and snack, the group hiked to the Mill Mountain Star from the Mill Mountain Discovery Center. “We’ve had a wonderful time with KIVA,” said parent Melissa Perler of Salem, who was there with her daughters Larkin,…
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