Girl Scouts adds 24 new badges to prepare girls to be ambitious leaders

Despite COVID-19 shutdowns, the Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council have been able to keep things going by doing their programs online. They’ve also added 24 new badges to cultivate girls’ interest in fields that are usually male dominated, as WLNI’s Rachel Meell reports: 7-28 Girl Scouts Wrap-WLNI

VA Ready Initiative launches new unemployment program

The COVID-19 shutdowns have caused many to become unemployed, but a new non-profit organization has created a program to help people retrain and get new jobs. WLNI’s Rachel Meell has the story: 6-30 VA Ready Wrap-WLNI

Brain stimulation treatment is helping people with depression

The coronavirus pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty which can wear on our mental health and cause anxiety or depression. Greenbrook TMS NeuroHealth Centers has a lesser known treatment that has helped many overcome depression. WLNI’s Rachel Meell has the story: 6-29 TMS Therapy Wrap-WLNI

What happens if municipal elections are moved to November?

Governor Northam’s call to delay May’s municipal elections in cities and towns that include Lynchburg are likely to have significant impacts on local candidates. More from WLNI Intern Reporter Rachel Meell: 4-9 Denton Elections Wrap-WLNI

BBB: prevent “Zoom-bombings” your next videoconference

Better Business Bureau

Many have been using teleconferencing through Zoom to stay in touch with friends and family or conduct business meetings. But the Better Business Bureau has sent out an advisory for those who are using Zoom. WLNI intern reporter Rachel Meell has the story: 4-2 Zoom Bombings Wrap-WLNI

American Red Cross will hold crucial blood drive

The American Red Cross is organizing a much needed blood drive this week and they’re looking for people to sign up to donate. WLNI intern reporter Rachel Meell has more: 3-24 Blood Drive Wrap To make an appointment to give blood, go to the American Red Cross website.