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  • June 6, 2018
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1,500 Martial Arts Students Set Goal to Raise $30,000 for other kids in need

On June 9th, tae kwon do students from Clemmons, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and High Point will be coming together for a Board-Break-A-thon at Forsyth Country Day School. The event is called Kicking for Miracles and this is the 13th year that Tiger Kim’s World Class Tae Kwon Do has sponsored such an event for the community. So far, over 13 years, students from Tiger Kim’s have been able to raise over $177,000. In 2017, students raised $27,300 and the goal for 2018 is to raise over $30,000 to help the children at the Brenner Children’s Hospital. Similar to a walk-a-thon or
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  • May 8, 2018
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6th Annual Second Spring Arts Festival is May 19th

The Second Spring Arts Festival features visual and literary arts and performances by seniors age 60 and older. The sixth annual Festival will be held on Saturday, May 19th from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 209 Spruce St., in downtown Winston-Salem.  This year’s theme, “Creative Aging: Music and the Mind,” shows how music can be medicine for your soul, spirit, and mind, with benefits ranging from memory improvement among older adults to stress and pain relief.  Research has found that listening to music or playing a musical instrument can improve the quality of life as we age.
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  • February 27, 2018
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40+ Stage Company to Present “Driving Miss Daisy”

40+Stage Company will open their 2018 season with “Driving Miss Daisy,” directed by Sheri Masters, at Hanesbrand Theatre. The play will feature Robin Voiers as Miss Daisy Werthan, Ralph L.Shaw as Hoke Colburn, her chauffeur, and David Bowen as her son, Boolie. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry covers the 25-year relationship between a wealthy, strong-willed, aging Jewish woman and her equally indomitable black chauffeur as they deal with social changes in the South in the 1960s. Performances will be held in the Hanesbrands Theatre, 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem, on Friday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March
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  • February 27, 2018
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Men Who Cook to Share Culinary Talents

SECU Family House Fundraiser March 17 Rabbi Mark Cohn, Temple Emanuel, and Father Steve Rice, St. Timothy’s Episcopal, and are hoping their signature dish ‘Food to Die For’ wins over guests at the third annual Men Who Cook fundraising event for the Family House of Winston-Salem. The two are among 24 local male celebrity chef teams who will highlight their cooking skills for about 325 partygoers at Bridger Field House on Saturday, March 17. Guests will indulge in savory samples crafted by the chefs and vote for their favorite ones through tips that will be donated to Family House. Last year’s event
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  • February 25, 2018
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Carolina Thunderbirds Shut-Out North Shore for 1st in Team History, 4-0

How It Happened After a decisive 8-1 win for the Carolina Thunderbirds on Friday night they would play host to the North Shore Knights once again on Saturday. Carolina enters action sitting in 3rd place in the FHL and are on a 2-game winning streak. North Shore for the first time is no longer at the bottom of the FHL standings, being supplanted last night by the Northern Federals team. With just a 6-28 record and no overtime games to their credit the Knights are all but eliminated from playoff contention. In net for North Shore it would be Michal Marcinek getting the nod.
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  • February 12, 2018
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Thunderbirds win against #2 Cornwall in Sunday Contest

How It Happened After splitting the first two games of the weekend the Nationals and Thunderbirds would skate for a 3rd time at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex. It would be game number 6 between the two squads for the season series, with Cornwall holding a 3-2 advantage. The Nationals enter action in 2nd place in the FHL standings, while the Thunderbirds sit in 5th place, out of a playoff spot. In net for Cornwall it would once again be Sebastian Dube-Rochon, after the win last night, he improves to 13-10-3 with a 3.79 goals-against average and a .904 save percentage. Opposite him it
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  • December 18, 2017
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Thunderbirds Withstand Dashers’ Assault, Win 7-4

How It Happened   Following the script so far this season the Thunderbirds would drop the first game of the road trip in Danville on Saturday night, 5-3. Greg Hussey would get the nod in net for Danville, sporting a 4-6 record this season so far. For Carolina, Chris Paulin would get the start on his 25th birthday, he has a 2-1 record this season.   It would be quick pressure from the Dashers, getting 2 fast shots on net just 15 seconds into the game. The Thunderbirds would settle down, and just 1:37 into the 1st period, Tom Kilgore would fire a pass from the
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  • December 14, 2017
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Carolina Thunderbirds Weekly Update 12/13/17

What’s New The Thunderbirds split the weekend series against the Watertown Wolves in Watertown, dropping Saturday’sgame 4-1, but winning 4-3 in overtime on Sunday. With the win Sunday the Thunderbirds are currently the only team in the Federal Hockey League still undefeated at home. As well the Thunderbirds are proud to announce that defenseman Vojtech Zemlicka has been loaned to the Mississippi RiverKings of the Southern Professional Hockey League. In 16 games this season with Carolina, Zemlicka has 3 goals, 8 assists, 16 penalty minutes, and a +4 rating. The Thunderbirds have also signed forward Ian Hoang to a contract. Hoang, who was waived
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  • November 15, 2017
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Friends of Central Library Book Sale THIS Weekend

BIG Book Sale – FINAL WEEKEND  —  $5 per Bag  —  1/2 Price Special Books and Items 12 Noon to 7pm, Friday, November 17 and 9am to 5pm, Saturday, November 18 FINAL BOOK SALE in this location — 590 N. Marshall Street — Convenient, free parking on Spruce St. near 6th St., across from First Baptist Church playground.  Sale is in lower level, Marshall St. entrance. Tens of thousands of gently used books, magazines, CDs, records, DVDs, etc. Donations from private individuals as well as public and academic library collections. Shelves include lots of academic books, classics and many works of historical interest.
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  • November 14, 2017
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Shepherd’s Center Holiday Bash!

Winston-Salem, NC – November, 2017 – Save the date now!! November 30th will be a Holiday Bash at the Shepherd’s Center from 10 am to 4:30pm. Event details: Shepherd’s Center’s Holiday Bash: Fun, Food and Fitness, 1700 Ebert Street (Upper Level) Winston Salem, NC 27103 Don’t let the holidays derail your dedication to a healthy lifestyle. Join Novant Health at the Shepherd’s Center for a free screening! Appointments available from 10am – 1pm Registration required by calling (336) 277-1880 or emailing CommunityWellness@novanthealth.org Continuing November 30, 2017 – 1pm-2pm – The Shepherd’s Center invites all to our Open House Join the
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