Non-profits

Community Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Signing of the ADA

Community Celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Signing of the ADA

By Bryan Dooley   On July 24, members of the community gathered at Triad Park in Kernersville to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The event was organized by local disability agencies in celebration of the landmark disability rights legislation, which was signed into law by […]

by · July 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Christmas in July – Senior Services to Collect Much Needed Items

Christmas in July – Senior Services to Collect Much Needed Items

By Staff Senior Services Inc. is launching its annual Summer drive to collect much needed supplies for the elderly. “Sometimes it’s not possible for our senior clients to get out of the house to shop for household necessities, especially during periods of extremely hot weather,” said Richard Gottlieb, President and CEO […]

by · July 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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ESR Stomps Out Poverty: One Step at a Time

by Staff   Experiment in Self-Reliance (ESR) will be hosting their inaugural Stomp Out Poverty Event on July 18th from 8am-12pm in the parking lot of their new facility at 3480 Dominion Street. Stomp Out Poverty is a community fair that hopes to bring the Winston Salem community together and […]

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Old Salem to Host 2015 World Cup Foosball Tournament

By Staff The New Benefactors of Old Salem and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice are presenting a World Cup Foosball Tournament to benefit Old Salem Museums & Gardens on Saturday, July 25. The event will take place at the Old Salem Visitor Center (900 Old Salem Road) from 7 p.m. […]

by · July 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Salvation Army Hold FREE E-Waste Recycling Drive

Salvation Army Hold FREE E-Waste Recycling Drive

By Staff Friday and Saturday, July 17th and 18th, The Salvation Army Family Store at 680 Peters Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem is conducting a FREE E-Waste Recycling Drive. Drop off Working and Non-Working Electronics and Appliances from 9AM-5Pm both days. Items that will be accepted include: LCD (flat screen) Monitors […]

by · July 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Allegacy Announces Fundraiser for Local Cancer Charities

Allegacy Announces Fundraiser for Local Cancer Charities

By Staff Thousands of pink and teal rubber ducks will soon fill the Ponds of Hope at Allegacy’s headquarters in Winston-Salem. The credit union launches a new fundraiser on July 1 to raise awareness and money for Komen Northwest North Carolina and Cancer Services, Inc., two local non-profit organizations that […]

by · July 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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88.5 WFDD Receives National Award

By Staff 88.5 WFDD, the public radio station licensed to Wake Forest University, has won another national award for excellence in broadcasting. The station received a first place award for Best Spot News in a Small Newsroom from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI), an organization committed to the highest […]

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Allison Perkins Named New Associate Provost for Reynolda House and Reynolda Gardens

By Staff In a move that re-unifies management of two important historic properties, Wake Forest University has named Allison C. Perkins associate provost for Reynolda House and Reynolda Gardens effective August 1, 2015. Perkins has been executive director of Reynolda House Museum of American Art since July 2006. “Historic Reynolda […]

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The Children’s Center- Using Nature as a Teacher

By Bryan Dooley The Children’s Center for the Physically Disabled, established in 1952, provides an education for children with physical challenges. The Special Children’s School, established in 1973, also serves children with special needs. In July 2010, the two schools merged to form The Centers for Exceptional Children and continue […]

by · July 7, 2015 · 1 comment · Community, Non-profits
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Volunteers and Donations Needed for July 2015 Count of Winston-Salem’s Homeless

By Staff The Homeless Point-in-Time Count is a one day, unduplicated count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals and families in Forsyth County. The count, coordinated by United Way of Forsyth County and the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Homeless Council, helps determine the extent of homelessness in our community; the data […]

by · July 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits