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Allegacy Honors Hospice Volunteer For Service

By Staff As a way of honoring the credit union philosophy of ‘People Helping People,’ Allegacy Federal Credit Union set out this year to surprise and recognize unsung heroes in our community. Someone who embodies the belief of doing right through that philosophy and who demonstrates what it means to […]

by · May 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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United Way to Provide Matching Grants in Honor of Teacher Appreciation Week

By Staff Since 1984, National PTA has designated the first week in May as a special time to honor the men and women who lend their passion and skills to educating our children. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week this year (May 2-6), United Way will match all gifts made […]

by · May 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Celebrate World Red Cross Day by Giving Blood

By Staff The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood and help save lives in honor of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day. Each year, the local and global impact of the Red Cross mission is celebrated on May 8, the birthday of […]

by · May 1, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits

Arts Council Seeks Summer Applications for 2016 Community Enrichment Mini Grants

By Staff   The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applicants for its summer round of Community Enrichment Mini Grants. These grants provide community groups and individuals access to funds up to $500 for small projects that promote creativity and use the arts as a means of […]

by · April 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Forsyth Humane Society’s Mutt and Strut 5K and Community Day April 30th

Forsyth Humane Society’s Mutt and Strut 5K and Community Day April 30th

By Staff The Forsyth Humane Society is hosting Mutt and Strut, a fundraising event, on Saturday, April 30th. The event will include a 5K race, Puppy Pageant, Food Trucks, music, and vendors. The 5k is open to both competitive and leisure participants, which may include walkers and pets. For competitive […]

by · April 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Guides & Events, Non-profits
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North Carolina Group Joins Efforts to Revive the Equal Rights Amendment

By Staff “I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” Audre Lorde “Certainly the constitution does not require discrimination on the basis of sex. The only issue is whether it prohibits it. It doesn’t.” Justice Antonin Scalia On Tuesday […]

by · April 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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City of Winston-Salem Holding Job Fair for Equipment Operators

By Staff The city of Winston-Salem will hold a job fair April 14 for equipment operators to fill a critical shortage within its workforce. The job fair will be held from 10am. to 2 pm at the Goodwill Career Connections Center at 2701 University Parkway. The city is looking to […]

by · April 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits

Winston-Salem Foundation 2016 Forsyth County Teacher Grants Announced

By Staff The Winston-Salem Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2016 Forsyth County Teacher Grants for professional development to K-12th grade teachers in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. A total of $73,088 was granted to 41 teacher grantees (see following pages). The selection committee, comprised of a panel of professional educators, made […]

by · April 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Safe Sober Prom Night Celebrates 26 Years Encouraging Kids to ‘Do It Right!’ on Prom Night

By Staff Safe Sober Prom Night has been using positive peer pressure to help high school students make smart choices for 26 years. The Safe Sober Prom Night program is believed to be the largest and longest running privately funded initiative of its type in the United States. David Daggett, […]

by · April 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
suicide prevention

Northwest AHEC and CareNet Counseling to Offer Suicide Prevention Ministry Training

By Staff The Northwest Area Health Education Center of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and part of the North Carolina AHEC System, together with CareNet Counseling, a Wake Forest Baptist affiliate, will host a “Soul Shop: Ministering to Suicidal Desperation” training in April at four locations in the Piedmont Triad. […]

by · March 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits