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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
Runners take off at the start of the 2014 Moonlight Madness 5K

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

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
the farm

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

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

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
special olympics

Volunteers Needed for Special Olympics MedFest®

By Staff Special Olympics Forsyth County will host the first MedFest® and Adapted Sports Fair in this area on Saturday, August 29th from 9:00am – 2:00pm at The Gateway YWCA located at 1300 S. Main St.. The MedFest® will offer current and new Special Olympics athletes the opportunity to get […]

by · August 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
yadkin riverkeeper

Yadkin Riverkeeper Paddle-A-Thon Weekend Comes to Winston-Salem

By Staff   The grand finale of this year’s Riverkeeper TOUR is Paddle-A-Thon weekend in Winston-Salem August 20-22. It’s a celebration on the water that’s not to be missed. On Thursday, August 20 at 1PM, paddlers will go from the Shoals to Donnaha (6.9 mi); then join Yadkin Riverkeeper in […]

by · August 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits