Non-profits

CCD Editor Chad Nance Takes the #IceBucketChallenge

CCD Editor Chad Nance Takes the #IceBucketChallenge

  CCD editor-in-chief  excepted the #icebucketchallenge from Resident Filmmaker Jack Pennington.  He meets the challenge and passes it on to three more folks from around Camel City. As of Wednesday, August 20, The ALS Association has received $31.5 million in donations compared to $1.9 million during the same time period […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
CCD’s Resident Filmmaker Takes the ALS Challenge

CCD’s Resident Filmmaker Takes the ALS Challenge

CCD’s Resident filmmaker, Jack Pennington has taken the ALS #icebucketchallenge and passed that challenge on to CCD editor Chad Nance.  He will be completing his challenge tomorrow and challenging some other well known folks right here in Camel City. As of Wednesday, August 20, The ALS Association has received $31.5 million […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Mental Health Association Announces 2014 Fundraiser Featuring Melissa Harris-Perry

By Staff The Mental Health Association in Forsyth County has announced plans for its annual fundraising event, to take place Wednesday, September 10 at Wait Chapel, on the campus of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. The event will include a Sponsor Meet and Greet Reception at 6:00 pm in Benson […]

by · August 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Health, Non-profits
100 backpacks

Bob King Automotive Leads Initiative to Get School Supplies to Kids

By Staff Bob King Automotive, with the help of local businesses and individuals, is assisting Youth Opportunities with their “Fill A Backpack for Child” initiative on Thursday, August 14. Drop boxes will be placed at participating locally owned businesses with a goal of 100 backpacks for children and teen clients […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
girl scouts

Girl Scouts Launch Online Zip Code Locator for Local Events

By Staff To kick-off a new troop year, Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont has launched an online zip code locator to help girls and parents find Express Events near them. The tool can be found HERE. Visitors simply enter their home zip code to find an Express Event near […]

by · August 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Old Town Club to Host Tournament Benefiting Feherty’s Troops First Foundation

Old Town Club to Host Tournament Benefiting Feherty’s Troops First Foundation

By Staff On August 14 and 15, Old Town Club will host a golf tournament and accompanying events that will benefit David Feherty’s Troops First Foundation. Feherty, a former professional golfer on the European and PGA Tours and current CBS Sports and Golf Channel commentator, will visit Winston-Salem before he […]

by · August 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
adam foundation

The Adam Foundation Gives $50,000 in Grants Back to the Community

By Staff The 2014 recipients of The Adam Foundation grants were announced in July at an event at the New Winston Museum. $50,000 was awarded in grants to 17 organizations to fund projects ranging from healthcare and research to arts and culture. The Adam Foundation invests in projects, programs, and […]

by · August 4, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Non-profits
the farm

A Little Piece of Paradise – Community Comes Together to Save the Farm

By Chad Nance For several generations young men and women who were residents at The Children’s Home would rise at 4:00am in the morning and make the misty walk from their dormitories and up the hill to the farm. Dew covered grass would dampen the cuffs of their pants and […]

by · August 3, 2014 · 1 comment · Community, Non-profits
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2nd Annual Winston-Salem Jaycees Golf Tournament Set for August 23

By Staff   Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Winston-Salem Jaycees Golf Tournament brought to you by Phoenix Restoration Services, taking place Saturday, August 23, at Reynolds Park Golf Course with a shotgun start at 8 am. The golf tournament will raise operating funds for the area’s leading […]

by · August 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits, Sports
that’s where I lived

Winston-Salem Locals! The New Winston Museum Needs Your Help

By Staff   With the latest internet memes being all about identifying with your hometown, the New Winston Museum is developing a way to truly show that your are “So Winston-Salem” in a way that goes deeper than silly prevailing trends. The New Winston Museum is collecting community stories from […]