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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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  • November 14, 2017
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THUNDERBIRDS COMPLETE TRADE AHEAD OF 2ND ROAD SERIES IN A ROW

What’s New After dropping two games in Watertown, NY over the weekend series, the Thunderbirds are gearing up for a weekend in Danville, Ill. Tuesday morning Carolina completed a trade with the Port Huron Prowlers, sending two players for two in return. Thunderbirds forward Dalton Jay has been traded for Port Huron forward Matt Beer. In addition, the rights to goaltender Nikita Ivandikov have been traded for goaltender Curtis Martinu. Matt Beer, from Corunna, Ontario, Canada, stands 6-foot-tall and weighs 205 pounds. This season with Port Huron, in 4 games he has 2 assists and 2 penalty minutes. Last season with the
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  • October 12, 2017
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Catfish Classic Golf Tourney Tees Up to Fight ALS

    Help fight ALS and support the 13th Annual Catfish Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, November 6th! Buy a 2017 Catfish Classic BIG-ALS Raffle ticket, sponsor the Catfish Classic or enter to play! The Catfish Classic Golf is the Triangle’s largest independent event benefiting The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter. Spanning two 18-hole courses at the private, members-only North Ridge Country Club on nearly 400 acres of scenic terrain, the Catfish Classic offers sponsors and guests the opportunity to play an amazing round of golf while supporting the fight to find a cause and a cure for ALS! Catfish Classic Raffle
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  • October 12, 2017
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Scuppernong Books to Host Reading by Selected Authors

Scuppernong Books will host a reading by four authors whose work is included in the 2017 Flying South, a Winston-Salem Writers literary competition. The reading will be held on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at Scuppernong Books,  304 S. Elm St. in downtown Greensboro. Rebecca Davis, winner of the Best Fiction and the President’s Favorite awards, will read her winning short story, and John Haugh, Michael Gaspeny and Rick Jordan will read their submissions, as well as other work they have written. This is the fourth annual Flying South competition and the book, which is available for purchase for $12, features the winning
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  • October 5, 2017
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 Winston-Salem Writers to hold workshop on How to Write and Get It Published

Winston-Salem Writers will hold a workshop led by Chris Roerden on October 14 from 1-5 p.m. in the Mountcastle Forum of the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce Street, in downtown Winston-Salem; Roerden will discuss the “Eight Exquisite, Essential, Exceptional Writing Techniques to Master any Genre” and provide information on getting an agent and getting your manuscript published. Chris Roerden has been a full-time book editor for 55 years. She has taught writing part-time for the University of Maine, where she  earned a B.A. in English summa cum laude and an M.A., the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and SUNY in upstate New York. She’s led
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  • October 3, 2017
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Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center 18th Annual Book Sale

The Kernersville Senior Enrichment Center will conduct its 18th Annual Book Sale Thursday, October 19 from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.,  Friday, October 20 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and  Saturday, October 21 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the Senior Center. The Senior Center is located in the lower level of the Paddison Memorial Library (130 E. Mountain Street, Kernersville, NC). A Bake Sale will also take place during the sale October on October 19th and 20th only. There will be thousands of hardback and paperback books ranging in price from 25¢ and up with most books falling in the 50¢ – $2.00 price range. All genres
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  • September 27, 2017
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ALSapalooza Music Festival to Benefit Fight Against ALS

Event to Feature Live Music, Food Trucks and Silent Auction   From 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, Grove Winery and Vineyards on the outskirts of Greensboro will host the ALSapalooza music festival. Admission to the event featuring live music, food trucks, a raffle and silent auction, and wine and beer is a minimum $10 donation to The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter. Proceeds will help fund ALS research and provide care for people living with ALS in North Carolina.   ALSapalooza will feature the Sam Frazier Band, Lemon Sparks and Grey Matter, all of whom are donating their time and talents. There
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  • September 19, 2017
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Mayor Joines Lends Support to Urban League’s Super Senior SNAP Health Day

Winston-Salem Urban League News Conference Urban League downtown headquarters, 201 W. Fifth Street, Winston-Salem, NC Wednesday September 27, 2017 @11:30 am Mayor Joines will lend his support to the Super Senior SNAP Health Day at a news conference to raise public awareness of the city-wide enrollment event for those 60+ who qualify for food benefits. Also in attendance will be representatives from the Baptist Medical Sticht Center for Healthy Aging, Senior Services, City of WS Adult Education, the Shepherds Center, Crisis Control’s Healthy Food Initiative, Cancer Services and Brittian Chiropractic to lend their expertise on how to age in health
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