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holiday blood drive

Give One Last Gift This Holiday Season with a Blood Donation

By Staff   The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to give one last gift this holiday season and discover the true meaning of giving by donating blood. Busy holiday schedules and seasonal illnesses, like the flu, can often mean fewer donors giving blood. But for patients with cancer […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
emergency preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Initiative for People with Disabilities Invites Input from Community

By Bryan Dooley In 2013, a four-year initiative began to improve emergency preparedness for people with disabilities in North Carolina. The Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) and the North Carolina Emergency Management Department, began the enterprise. The NCCDD provided a […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
CCD News Hour – What is a Life Worth? Institutionalized Racism in the 21st Century

CCD News Hour – What is a Life Worth? Institutionalized Racism in the 21st Century

The boys discuss Chad’s new book, “Shape I’m In: The Camel City Dispatches” and all are shocked that Chad is actually going to “try Christmas” this year.  They are joined by Eric Ginsburg from Triad City Beat to discuss local journalism.  Tommy finally shows up and the guys get serious discussing […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 0 comments · CCD News Hour, Columns, Community, Health
homeless in winston-salem

Winston-Salem’s Overflow Homeless Shelters Open Monday Night

By Staff The weather is once more turning cold and this winter is looking to be colder than most. The good news is that many of our most vulnerable citizens do have shelters in which they can escape the cold and recieve needed services. One of those critical services is […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health, Non-profits
niki taylor

Give Thanks by Giving Blood Through the Red Cross This Thanksgiving Season

by staff The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. Blood donations often decline during the holidays when donors get busy with travel and family gatherings, but the need for blood […]

by · November 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
women's health summit

Novant Health to Host Second International Women’s Health Summit

Summit aims to bring global awareness to women’s health issues Novant Health will shine a spotlight on global women’s health issues at its second International Women’s Health Summit to be held in Winston-Salem November 20-21. The Maya Angelou International Women’s Health Summit is a multinational collaboration dedicated to highlighting and […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
Northwest AHEC to Host One Community in Recovery Conference

Northwest AHEC to Host One Community in Recovery Conference

Free Public showing of the Documentary Film “The Anonymous People” on November 13th By Staff The Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a part of the North Carolina AHEC Program, will host the 6th Annual North Carolina “One Community in Recovery” Conference on November 12-14 […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
domestic violence awareness

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month Legal Aid Helped Light the Pathway to Peace

By Staff   While recent high-profile incidents continue to fix the nation’s attention on the problem of domestic violence, Legal Aid of North Carolina is doing its part locally during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to shine a light on the critical ways Legal Aid can help victims escape from violence. […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ebola highlights America’s Two-Faced History

CCD Editorial Cartoon- Ebola highlights America’s Two-Faced History

By Andrew David Cox         Andrew David Cox, from Pfafftown, is a cartoonist, painter and illustrator who specializes in editorial cartoons and political art. Cox drew editorial cartoons for The Appalachian, the student newspaper of Appalachian State, from August of 2012 to May of 2014. His student […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health
by dr jon epstein

Estate Planning for Equality to Be held at Wake Forest Law on Saturday Oct 25

By Staff   The Campaign for Southern Equality, the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake Forest University OUTLaw are hosting an Estate Planning for Equality event from 10am to 4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Worrell Professional Center. NCBA Young Lawyers Division […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Health