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Winston-Salem Jaycees Honor Outstanding Young Leaders at Awards Banquet

Winston-Salem Jaycees Honor Outstanding Young Leaders at Awards Banquet

by staff The Winston-Salem Jaycees honored 10 Outstanding Young Leaders from local Winston-Salem/Forsyth County High Schools with scholarship banquet held at Graze Restaurant at the Twin City Quarter on May 19th. Young leaders from the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School District have the opportunity to complete their applications for the Outstanding Young […]

by · May 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
R. J. Reynolds High School principal, Claude “Pop” Joyner and Gwendolyn Bailey, at her enrollment at the school, 1957. - Photo Courtesy of Forsyth County Public Library.

New Winston Museum’s May Salon Series- “Civil Rights Activism in Winston-Salem- School Integration”

By Staff On Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:30pm, New Winston Museum will present the Salon Series panel discussion, “Civil Rights Activism in Winston-Salem: School Integration.” Integration of the schools in Winston-Salem officially began after the federal mandate established by the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Ms. Gwendolyn Bailey […]

by · May 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Neighborhoods, Non-profits
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Salemtowne to Celebrate Shining Lights – Nominations for Awards Now Open

Shining Lights is an Awards Program for Senior Citizens Dedicated to Service by Staff There’s a saying that defines Salemtowne: This is “where every life shines.” But the sentiment doesn’t stop at the Salemtowne community gates. Salemtowne strives to make life better for older adults throughout Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, […]

by · May 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County Names New Executive Director

By Staff The board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County has announced the appointment of Michael Campbell as its new Executive Director/CEO, effective July 5. He succeeds Sylvia Oberle, who is retiring after leading the agency for the past 10 years. Campbell has been the President/CEO of […]

by · May 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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2016 Award Recipients Announced at The Winston-Salem Foundation’s May 4 Community Luncheon

By Staff The Winston-Salem Foundation hosted its annual Community Luncheon on May 4 with a record-breaking crowd of over 1,200 community members in attendance. The Foundation also announced the recipients of the 2016 Winston-Salem Foundation Award and the 2016 ECHO Awards. The keynote speaker was Jamie Vollmer, an engaging speaker, […]

by · May 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
Rusty Larue & Veterans Helping Veterans Heal to be Honored this Weekend at BB&T Ballpark

Rusty Larue & Veterans Helping Veterans Heal to be Honored this Weekend at BB&T Ballpark

By Staff The Winston-Salem Dash are proud to announce that former Wake Forest multi-sports star and NBA Champion Rusty LaRue is the team’s Service Through Sports Award winner and Veterans Helping Veterans Heal  is the 2016 Charity Partner. The Dash will honor LaRue during Friday’s 7pm game against the Salem […]

by · May 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
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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
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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