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KBF Sports Launches Table Tops Program to Help Area Residents Facing Food Insecurity

By Staff KBF Sports, an athletic uniform and custom t-shirt supplier based in King is beginning the New Year resolved to make a difference for hungry families, seniors and children. Through the company’s new Table-Tops Program, KBF Sports owner Josh Fuller intends to raise awareness of local food hardship and provide […]

by · February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Creative Corridors Coalition Donor Agrees to Match Funds for Next 20 Hours

Creative Corridors Coalition Donor Agrees to Match Funds for Next 20 Hours

By Staff A donor has agreed to match donations made to complete construction on Winston-Salem’s future, iconic bridges.  They will match up to $2,000 in the next 20 hours.  On January 14th 2016 Creative Corridors kicked off the crowd-funding portion of their fundraising efforts. The crowd-funding effort is part of Creative […]

by · February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown
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Providence Restaurant Joins “12 Suppers at the Center of Hope”

By Staff One of the newest entrants to the Winston-Salem culinary field, Providence Restaurant and Catering, will prepare and serve dinner at The Salvation Army Center of Hope on Wednesday, February 10th, as part of “12 Suppers at The Center of Hope”. Providence recently opened in the Double Tree by […]

by · February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
energy costs

Salvation Army Accepting Applicants for Energy Assistance

By Staff The Salvation Army of the Greater Winston-Salem Area wants families to know they can still sign up for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program. The North Carolina Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides eligible residents of Forsyth County a one-time vendor payment of $200, $300 or $400 […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
expungement clincis

WFU Pro Bono Project Members Participate in Area Expungement Clinics

From WFU Making a difference. Oftentimes the phrase is a cliché — overused and mostly meaningless. But sometimes it’s not. Sometimes that commitment to “make a difference” is very real. Sometimes, the desire to make a difference changes lives. Emily Morris coordinates the expungement clinic — helping people remove criminal charges […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
polar plunge

Take the Plunge to Support Special Olympics

By Staff Organizers are looking for more jumpers to join the 50 participants registered for the annual costumed Polar Plunge to be held Saturday, Feb. 6, to support the North Carolina Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Registration onsite begins at 11:30am at the outdoor pool of The Fitness […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
City of Winston-Salem has these Black History Month Events Scheduled

City of Winston-Salem has these Black History Month Events Scheduled

By Staff The city’s Police, Fire, Human Relations and Recreation and Parks departments will hold events during February to mark Black History Month. Recreation and Parks, the Police Department and the Fire Department are accepting entries through Feb. 6 in their annual Black History Month coloring and essay contests. Entry […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
zika virus transmission

State Health Officials Urge Awareness of Zika Virus- Travel Recommendations

By Staff The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging all North Carolinians to be aware of the risk of Zika virus infection before traveling to Central America, South America or the Caribbean. To date, no cases of Zika virus infection have been reported in North Carolina. […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Health
mayor joines

Mayor Seeks Applicants for Public Art, Walk of Fame & Emergency Management Panels

By Staff Mayor Allen Joines is accepting applications for the Emergency Management Advisory Council as well as two new advisory panels recently approved by the City Council. The city will appoint six members to the Public Art Commission, a new city-county panel that will advise the City Council and the […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Government Services
sci-works

Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem and SciWorks Will Merge

By Staff The boards of directors of the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem and SciWorks are pleased to announce that the two organizations will merge effective July 1, 2016, with the possibility of eventually combining museum operations into a single, larger building in downtown Winston-Salem that would transform the visitor experience. […]

by · January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown