Non-profits

officer hutchens

Fallen Winston-Salem Police officer’s Family Needs Our Help After House Fire

By staff   The Police Benevolent Foundation and the North Carolina Police Benevolent Association is rallying behind one of their own. On Thursday, October 2nd, a fire heavily damaged the family home of Beth Hutchens, the widow of former Winston-Salem police officer Sgt. Mickey Hutchens. Sgt. Hutchens was shot and […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
second harvest

Second Harvest Food Bank Wins Walmart Contest

By Staff   On September 16th 2014 the call went out and Winston-Salem responded. Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina is thrilled to be one of 50 Feeding America food banks across the country to win $60,000 in Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” contest. The money will be […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
naomi judd

Naomi Judd Announced as Keynote Speaker for ‘Home Free’ Benefit Luncheon

By Staff   From humble beginnings as a single mom in a small Kentucky town, to her meteoric rise as a country music superstar and American icon, Naomi Judd, first known to the world as half of country music’s mother/daughter duo, The Judds, will share her personal story of domestic […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
lane cook

Girl Scouts Peaks to Piedmont Announces New CEO

By Staff Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont has named Lane D. Cook as its new Chief Executive Officer of the council following a thorough national search. Cook is a senior executive with more than two decades of non-profit experience. Cook will replace Marcia Cole, who announced her retirement to […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
rhrh

The Real Housewives of Rural Hall Run for the Cure

By Staff For the past 14 years, Susan G. Komen of Northwest NC has been hosting the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. For a group of friends in Rural Hall the reality of breast cancer hit home hard when one of their friends, Cindy Tomlinson, was diagnosed […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
2014 volunteers of the year

Second Harvest Food Bank Honors Volunteers

By Staff On Tuesday, September 16, Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC held their annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner to celebrate and honor the service of the many individuals whose work provides food and hope to neighbors in need across our region. More than 70 volunteers were recognized with certificates […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
SECU family house birthday celebration

SECU Family House to Hold Birthday Celebration on September 28

By Staff   Come over and join in the food and the fun! The SECU Family House (State Employees’ Credit Union) will hold a special Birthday Celebration in honor of its third anniversary on Sunday, September 28. Catering for the event is being provided by Pig- N-Out Barbeque. Noted bluegrass […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
click to vote

Second Harvest Appeals to Public for Support in Walmart Challenge

By Staff A $60,000 award is in reach for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC—but the hunger-relief organization needs the public’s help! As part of Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” challenge, the retailer is giving away $3 million and letting the public decide which 50 Feeding America food banks […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
wake forest university

Grand Opening of the Campus Kitchen at WFU Helps Feed Community

By Staff On Friday, Sept. 19, the Campus Kitchen at Wake Forest University will hold a grand opening for its new home in the heart of campus. Campus Kitchen is a collaboration of students, faculty, staff, dining services, more than 10 agency partners and the Winston-Salem community. Through a strong […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits
united way

United Way of Forsyth County Kicks-Off 2014 Community Campaign

By Staff Editor’s note: Please take some time to watch the videos posted below to meet some of your neighbors and to see the human beings that United Way is helping every day here in Forsyth County.   United Way of Forsyth County has announced an annual fund-raising goal of […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Community, Non-profits