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lane cook

Girl Scouts Peaks to Piedmont Announces New CEO

By Staff Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont has named Lane D. Cook as its new Chief Executive Officer of the council following a thorough national search. Cook is a senior executive with more than two decades of non-profit experience. Cook will replace Marcia Cole, who announced her retirement to […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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The Real Housewives of Rural Hall Run for the Cure

By Staff For the past 14 years, Susan G. Komen of Northwest NC has been hosting the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. For a group of friends in Rural Hall the reality of breast cancer hit home hard when one of their friends, Cindy Tomlinson, was diagnosed […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
2014 volunteers of the year

Second Harvest Food Bank Honors Volunteers

By Staff On Tuesday, September 16, Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC held their annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner to celebrate and honor the service of the many individuals whose work provides food and hope to neighbors in need across our region. More than 70 volunteers were recognized with certificates […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
SECU family house birthday celebration

SECU Family House to Hold Birthday Celebration on September 28

By Staff   Come over and join in the food and the fun! The SECU Family House (State Employees’ Credit Union) will hold a special Birthday Celebration in honor of its third anniversary on Sunday, September 28. Catering for the event is being provided by Pig- N-Out Barbeque. Noted bluegrass […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Second Harvest Appeals to Public for Support in Walmart Challenge

By Staff A $60,000 award is in reach for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC—but the hunger-relief organization needs the public’s help! As part of Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” challenge, the retailer is giving away $3 million and letting the public decide which 50 Feeding America food banks […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
wake forest university

Grand Opening of the Campus Kitchen at WFU Helps Feed Community

By Staff On Friday, Sept. 19, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University will hold a grand opening for its new home in the heart of campus. Campus Kitchen is a collaboration of students, faculty, staff, dining services, more than 10 agency partners and the Winston-Salem community. Through a strong […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
united way

United Way of Forsyth County Kicks-Off 2014 Community Campaign

By Staff Editor’s note: Please take some time to watch the videos posted below to meet some of your neighbors and to see the human beings that United Way is helping every day here in Forsyth County.   United Way of Forsyth County has announced an annual fund-raising goal of […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
second harvest food bank

Winston-Salem Turning Orange for Hunger Relief

By Staff On the heels of a national study showing 1 in six residents in Northwest NC is now turning to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC’s network for food assistance, cities and towns across the Piedmont are turning orange, the color of hunger awareness, and declaring September as […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
rain pryor

Authoring Action to Welcome Rain Pryor to Winston-Salem Saturday Night

By Staff Authoring Action has announced that actress and author Rain Pryor will be signing her NAACP image award nominated book, “Jokes My Father Never Taught Me”, at Ma’ati Spa (707 N. Main Street) on Saturday night August 30th between 6 and 8pm. she will be working with the Camel […]

by · August 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
NC Moms Join With the Women’s & Girls Project of W-S to “Grill for Gun Sense This Sunday

NC Moms Join With the Women’s & Girls Project of W-S to “Grill for Gun Sense This Sunday

By Staff   The North Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and the Women’s and Girls’ Project of Winston-Salem have announced that they will combine forces for family-friendly “Grilling for Gun Sense” event at Rupert Bell Park this Sunday, August 31st. The event comes on […]

by · August 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits