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  • December 9, 2018
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THUNDERBIRDS SWEEP NEW YORK ROAD TRIP, DEFEAT WATERTOWN 5-2

Watertown, NY – The Carolina Thunderbirds took the full six out of six points from their New York road swing after defeating the defending Commissioner’s Cup champion Watertown Wolves 5-2 on Saturday night. Carolina would not be plagued by any sort of slow start as they jumped out to a 2-0 lead through the first period of play. Chase Fallis and Josh Pietrantonio secured the opening goals of the game about 10 minutes apart in the first period. Watertown would not back down and showed why they are the highest scoring offense in the FHL with a two-goal second period
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  • November 20, 2018
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HOSPICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMUNITY TO HONOR LOVED ONES DURING THE HOLIDAYS

A free community ‘Night of Reflection’ event will be held Thursday, December 6 LEXINGTON, N.C. – (Nov. 20, 2018) –Hospice of Davidson County is providing several opportunities for those in the community to remember loved ones and honor cherished memories through its annual ornament and luminary sale and Night of Reflection event. This year’s ornament is a ceramic circle ornament with a photo of a rose from the Nancy and Gordon Wright Rose Garden, a feature of the Hospice of Davidson County Serenity Garden, and is available for $12. For $10, also available for purchase are luminaries in honor or memory of a loved one.
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  • November 10, 2018
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THUNDERBIRDS TASTE DEFEAT FOR FIRST TIME THIS SEASON

  Winston-Salem, N.C. – The Carolina Thunderbirds dropped points for the first time in 2018-19 as the Danville Dashers win on Saturday night 2-1.   The Thunderbirds jumped onto the scoreboard early in this one when CJ Blaszka picked up his first of the season sending one in off the post from the left wing side. Assists on Blaszka’s goal went to Pietrantonio and Pargac. For Pietrantonio he is now on an 8-game point streak dating back to last year.   The second period had no scoring but fans in the Fairgrounds Annex still had a lot to cheer about
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  • November 10, 2018
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Thunderbirds Remain Perfect

Thunderbirds Win Round 1 of Unbeaten Battle Vs. Danville   Winston-Salem, N.C. – The Carolina Thunderbirds remain perfect on the season with a 5-2 win over the Danville Dashers on Friday night. The Thunderbirds have won five straight games in regulation for 15 points out of 15 to start the season.   The Thunderbirds got on the board early in this one when Petr Panmacek cut to the middle and sent one by Dashers netminder Aaron Taylor to open the scoring for the Thunderbirds. Carolina got two more goals in the first period one from Everett Thompson and another from
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  • November 6, 2018
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Alzheimer’s Association Urges Support of Caregivers During Family Caregivers Month

During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month in November, the Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter is raising awareness about the important role of Alzheimer’s caregivers and how they can be supported.  Today, there are more than 16 million family members and friends across the U.S. serving as Alzheimer’s caregivers. In North Carolina, there are an estimated 466,000 caregivers providing unpaid care to family members and friends living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In 2017, these caregivers in North Carolina provided 531 million hours of unpaid care, valued at over $6.7 billion. The care provided to
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  • November 6, 2018
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Southbound Model Railroaders Annual Open House

The Southbound Model Railroaders invite you to their annual open house. We will be open on Saturday Dec. 1, 2018-9 AM to 3 PM & Sunday Dec. 2, 2018-1 to 4 PM We are located at 120 Park Ridge Circle Winston Salem NC In the South Fork Recreation Center, behind the Crickets Nest, across the parking lot. Come see Winston Salem’s premier model railroad in action. We have a portable layout the kids can operate. Admission is by donation. Y’all Come!


  • November 5, 2018
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4 For 4: Thunderbirds Remain Perfect With 3-1 Win Over Elmira

    Winston-Salem, N.C. – The Carolina Thunderbirds keep up their perfect record with a pair of third-period goals proving the difference over the Elmira Enforcers Saturday night 3-1.   The Thunderbirds were on the wrong side of the scoreline first when the Elmira Enforcers potted the first goal of the game at the 15:03 mark of the first period. The Enforcers’ Brandon Vuic tapped in an easy goal after the springy backboards at the Annex proved too springy for Henry Dill’s liking off of a Cameron Yarwood shot.   The Thunderbirds would draw back even after Josh Pietrantonio scored
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  • October 26, 2018
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THUNDERBIRDS UNVEIL OPENING DAY ROSTER

The Carolina Thunderbirds have revealed their 20-man opening day roster for the 2018-19 season. The team has also placed 6 players on their inactive/reserve list.   The Thunderbirds active roster consists of nine Americans, nine Europeans and two Canadians from seven American states, two Canadian provinces and seven different countries total.   The Thunderbirds inactive list consist of players who are either on injured reserve, working through immigration, are part-time players, or have other issues that arise during the season preventing them from playing.   ACTIVE ROSTER #1 Kelly Curl, G #2 Dominik Fejt, D #4 Stan Vlasov, D #7
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  • August 6, 2018
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14th Annual “Shmedfest” Moves to Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

  Music Festival to Benefit Crisis Control Ministry WINSTON-SALEM, NC (August 6, 2018) – Shmedfest, a family-friendly music event benefitting Crisis Control Ministry, will be held Saturday, August 25, from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. Live music will be provided by five different local bands: Brother Brothers, The Winmars, The Junction Trio, Downtown Band, and Glass Anvil. Dinner and beverages will be provided by K&W Cafeteria, Pepsi, and R.H. Barringer. “We are excited to celebrate both the 14th year of Shmedfest, as well as the 45th year of Crisis Control Ministry,” said Steve Cavanaugh, founder of Shmedfest
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  • July 26, 2018
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Thunderbirds Release 2018-2019 Schedule

PRINT THE THUNDERBIRDS SCHEDULE HERE: Thunderbird Schedule Release 2018-19 Winston-Salem N.C.- The Federal Hockey League has unveiled the full 174 game schedule for its six teams in 2018-19. All teams will play 58 games this year in an unbalanced home-away split. The Carolina Thunderbirds, now in their second season, will start their season at home in the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex hosting the Port Huron Prowlers on October 26. The season will also conclude at home hosting the Danville Dashers on April 6. Additionally, Carolina will take part in one of two neutral site games the FHL is putting on in Battle Creek,
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