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BOB ROE HONORED WITH STREET NAMING DEDICATION

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ONE OF SIOUX CITY’S BEST KNOW RESTAURANT OWNERS AND COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS WAS HONORED WITH A STREET DEDICATION IN HIS NAME FRIDAY.

WHEN BOB ROE COMES TO HIS “POINT AFTER” ON TRANSIT AVENUE, HE WILL SEE THE STREET SIGN FOR VINE AVENUE BETWEEN TRANSIT AND SOUTH LINN STREET NOW INCLUDES “BOB ROE WAY”.

ROE1 OC………WHAT AN HONOR. :10

THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF SIOUXLAND HAS BEEN ONE OF BOB’S BIGGEST PASSIONS.

HE SERVED ON THE BOARD AND HAS BEEN INVOLVED IN THEIR ANNUAL AUCTION SINCE 1983.

HE HAS ALSO SPONSORED TEAMS FROM LITTLE LEAGUE TO THE NAIA TOURNAMENTS AND BEEN INVOLVED WITH COUNTLESS COMMUNITY CAUSES:

ROE2 OC………..LIKE FAMILY. :20

ONE OF ROE’S BEST FRIENDS IS ED NOTTLE, WHO WAS THE FIRST MANAGER OF THE SIOUX CITY EXPLORER’S BASEBALL TEAM:

ROE3 OC…………..WONDERFUL FAMILY. :26

ROE WAS BORN IN SIOUX CITY IN 1938 AND BEGAN WORKING FOR HIS FAMILY’S BUSINESS, ROE DAIRY,

HE AND HIS WIFE, KARIN, OPENED WESTSIDE PIZZA IN 1977 AND BOB ROE’S POINT AFTER IN 1982. IN 2012 THEY OPENED BOB ROE’S NORTH END ZONE IN LEEDS.