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Local Funding for Collaborative Project Will Help ​Families with Young Children Thrive

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, the United Way of Forsyth County, and The Winston-Salem Foundation provide joint funding for a collaboration among five leading community agencies. By Staff Five leading community agencies have announced a collaborative project which will receive funding from three major community funding organizations in a […]

by · June 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Neighborhoods, Non-profits
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Ministers’ Conference of Winston-Salem and Vicinity Issues a “Call to the Community”

by staff The Ministers’ Conference of Winston-Salem and Vicinity has issued a Call to the Community, seeking community engagement alongide officials and law enforcement in reducing violence. Bishop Todd L. Fulton, President of the MCWS&V, along with Rev. Alvin Carlisle, Social Justice Ministry Chair for the Conference, relased the follownig […]

by · June 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Winston-Salem Urban League Extends Application Deadline for Teen Jobs Program

By Staff With the Winston-Salem City Council Finance Committee set to recommend that City Council increase the budget for the Summer Youth Employment Program, the Winston-Salem Urban League will be extending the deadline for applying to the program. The proposal, by Councilman Derwin Montgomery, would increase program budget to $50,000 […]

by · June 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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a/perture Cinema and Coffee Park to Host “Sunset Flicks” This Summer

By Staff a/perture cinema on Winston-Salem’s Fourth Street and Coffee Park ARTS in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem, will host “Sunset Flicks” on three Wednesday evenings this summer at Winston-Square Park. Sunset Flicks will feature outdoor movies, and Forsyth County based food trucks such as […]

by · June 19, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Downtown, Non-profits
Urban League to host FedEx Hiring Event June 16

Urban League to host FedEx Hiring Event June 16

By Staff The Winston-Salem Urban League is partnering with FedEx to present a Hiring Event Thursday, June 16th from 10:00am to 2pm at the Urban League downtown location 201 W. Fifth Street. FedEx Human Resource Managers seeking to fill positions for package handlers will be on hand to screen applicants. […]

by · June 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
The Winston-Salem Foundation Announces May Community Grants

The Winston-Salem Foundation Announces May Community Grants

By Staff The Winston-Salem Foundation has announced 14 Community Grants totaling $384,178 that will touch the lives of many living in Forsyth County. Grants were awarded to organizations in the following program areas: animal welfare, arts and culture, community and economic development, education, environment, health, human services, public interest, and […]

by · June 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Greater Winston-Salem Salvation Army Changes Leadership

By Staff The Salvation Army of Greater Winston-Salem will receive a new Area Commander on Monday, June 27. Current Area Commander Major James Allison and Associate Area Commander Major Lois Allison have been transferred to the Hampton Roads Area Command based in Norfolk, VA. Assuming Command in Winston-Salem will be […]

by · June 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Pride Winston-Salem Organizing Sunday Evening Vigil for Victims of Orlando Terrorist Attack

Pride Winston-Salem Organizing Sunday Evening Vigil for Victims of Orlando Terrorist Attack

The following is a statement released this morning by Pride Winston-Salem: “This morning our community woke to news of the mass shooting/terrorist attack at the Pulse Night Club in Orlando Florida. With over 50 dead, and 53 injured,many of our community have been touched by this event. As the investigation […]

by · June 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Winston-Salem Urban League Announces Summer Employment Program

By Staff The Winston-Salem Urban League announces the Summer Youth Employment Program. The program, a partnership between the City of Winston-Salem and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, is an opportunity for low-moderate income students to gain mentorship, job skills and real life on the job experience. […]

by · June 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Girl Scout Council Honors Local Girls with Prestigious Gold and Silver Awards

by staff Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont (GSCP2P) recently announced that 11 girls from Forsyth County received Gold awards and 38 girls received Silver awards during the 2015-2016 troop year. 2016 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. The Girl […]

by · June 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits