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Mayor Joines Seeks Applicants for Public Assembly Facilities Commission

By Staff Mayor Allen Joines is accepting applications from city residents interested in serving on the Public Assembly Facilities Commission. The commission oversees the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, the Benton Convention Center, Bowman Gray Stadium and BB&T Ballpark. There are seven vacancies on the commission. Interested citizens may submit applications at any […]

by · August 31, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Community, Government Services
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Winston-Salem Open and Lowes Foods Announce Community Hero Award Program

By Staff The Winston-Salem Open has announced a new program at the 2015 tournament – the Community Hero Award. In conjunction with Lowes Foods, the Winston-Salem Open is recognizing five local community members for their outstanding service to Winston-Salem and the surrounding areas. The organization being represented by each award recipient […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Community, Non-profits
Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center Hosts 20th Anniversary Fundraisers

Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center Hosts 20th Anniversary Fundraisers

By Staff   Riverwood will be celebrating 20 years of “Walking On” with back-to-back fundraisers. “Boots and Brews” will take place on Friday, September 18 at the BB&T Ballpark in downtown Winston-Salem, NC from 6:30 – 9:30pm. On Saturday, September 19 a family friendly celebration of “Riverwood’s 20th Birthday” will […]

by · August 28, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Community, Non-profits
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Winston-Salem Musicians Come Together to Help Their Neighbors

By Staff Across the Horizons and SoundLizzard Productions has announced a unique community based project they are collaborating on. They will produce, market, and sell a Christmas CD that will contain tracks from a variety of well-known Winston-Salem musicians and cover various musical genres. The majority of the profits from the […]

by · August 27, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Community, Non-profits
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2015 Winston-Salem Open: #MegaTuesday!

By Matt Ankerson and Alan Wright “Tennis is mostly mental. Of course, you must have a lot of physical skill, but you can’t play tennis well and not be a good thinker. You win or lose the match before you even go out there.”- Venus Williams An assortment of luxurious […]

by · August 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Sports
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Moonlight Madness 5K & Fun Run Accepting Registrations

by staff Registrations are being accepted for the 5th annual Moonlight Madness 5K & Fun Run, sponsored by the City of Winston-Salem to benefit the United Way of Forsyth County.   This year’s 5K race will be held 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at Bailey Park, at the corner of Fifth […]

by · August 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Non-profits
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Job Opportunity – Piedmont Environmental Alliance is Expanding Their Staff

Because of a very generous grant from the Winston-Salem Foundation, Piedmont Environmental Alliance is expanding its staff. They are looking for an Environmental Education Specialist to join their team and help them grow Environmental Education programs for K-12 students in the Piedmont Triad. The deadline to apply is September 15, […]

by · August 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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The Farm at The Children’s Home Announces ‘Taste of the Farm’ Event

By Staff   The Farm at The Children’s Home has announced that they will host the “Taste of the Farm” on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 2-5pm. The event offers a “taste” of dishes created by Winston-Salem chefs using fresh produce grown on The Farm. Participating restaurants include: 1703, Milner’s, Milner […]

by · August 25, 2015 · 1 comment · Community, Non-profits
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Arts Council Launches Power2Give Initiatives

By Staff The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County will launch two Power2Give campaigns September 1 that will give local donors an opportunity to target their dollars for specific Arts Council initiatives. Power2Give  makes it easy for donors to give directly to local arts, science and history projects they […]

by · August 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Local Organizations Partner to Present Interactive Community Conversation On Hunger

By Staff   88.5 WFDD, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina, and Wake Forest University’s Pro Humanitate Institute are teaming up to present an interactive community conversation on the issue of hunger in the Piedmont called Feeding Change. The event will take place at 6pm on Thursday, […]

by · August 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits