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Wake Forest Law’s Elder Law Clinic to Co-Host Cultural Competency Training for Working with Older LGBT Clients

Wake Forest Law’s Elder Law Clinic to Co-Host Cultural Competency Training for Working with Older LGBT Clients

by Staff The Elder Law Clinic at Wake Forest University School of Law and the Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program will co-host, “A Caring Response for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients,” program at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Senior Services, […]

by · July 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
Community Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Signing of the ADA

Community Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Signing of the ADA

By Bryan Dooley   On July 24, members of the community gathered at Triad Park in Kernersville to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The event was organized by local disability agencies in celebration of the landmark disability rights legislation, which was signed into law by […]

by · July 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
CCD Weekend Guide July 24-26

CCD Weekend Guide July 24-26

This weekend in Camel City offers some great opportunities for theater, exercise and outdoor concerts! Looking for something a little out of the ordinary – check out Old Salem’s World Cup Foosball Tournament on Saturday. Summer on Trade and Downtown Jazz are happening this weekend, as well as two great […]

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
CCD Micro-Doc – Walnut Tree: We Shall Not be Moved

CCD Micro-Doc – Walnut Tree: We Shall Not be Moved

  In the spring and early summer of 2015 residents of southern Stokes County, NC were targeted by powers who wish to frack in their community. Plagued already by the toxic effects of coal ash, the battle for their rights begins.    

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Environment
Christmas in July – Senior Services to Collect Much Needed Items

Christmas in July – Senior Services to Collect Much Needed Items

By Staff Senior Services Inc. is launching its annual Summer drive to collect much needed supplies for the elderly. “Sometimes it’s not possible for our senior clients to get out of the house to shop for household necessities, especially during periods of extremely hot weather,” said Richard Gottlieb, President and CEO […]

by · July 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Signal Improvements to Affect Some Downtown Intersections Monday

Signal Improvements to Affect Some Downtown Intersections Monday

By Staff The block of Second Street between Spruce and Marshall Streets will be closed at 9 am Monday, July 20 to install new metal poles and mast arms for traffic signals at Second and Marshall Streets. Marshall Street will remain open; however, lanes may be closed at times. Work […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
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Grant to Allow WFU’s Elder Law Clinic to Help Promote LGBT Health Care Rights

By Staff Wake Forest University’s Elder Law Clinic has been selected to receive a grant that will fund community outreach regarding the health care rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people. The grant is from the Raleigh-based North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys. The managing attorney of the […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
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ABC of NC Partners with Peppercorn Theatre for an ASD Friendly Performance

By Staff ABC of NC Child Development Center and Peppercorn Theatre at The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem (Peppercorn Theatre) will come together to create an autism spectrum disorder and sensory sensitivity -friendly performance of Peppercorn’s summer show Take One Step. The performance will be held on Saturday, July 18 at […]

by · July 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Health
CCD Weekend Guide July 17-19

CCD Weekend Guide July 17-19

Compiled by Carissa Joines This summer weekend is full of things to do that will get you out of the house and having some fun! Camel City is bursting with live theater, music, and festivals this weekend. There’s also an outdoor film screening, a few events to support local non-profits, and […]

by · July 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events
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ESR Stomps Out Poverty: One Step at a Time

by Staff   Experiment in Self-Reliance (ESR) will be hosting their inaugural Stomp Out Poverty Event on July 18th from 8am-12pm in the parking lot of their new facility at 3480 Dominion Street. Stomp Out Poverty is a community fair that hopes to bring the Winston Salem community together and […]