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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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  • July 14, 2018
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Drive to Defeat ALS with a FREE ALS Research License Plate!

EXCITING NEWS! An anonymous donor has offered to pay application fees for ALS research license plates to help get them on the road! The license plate will be free for you for the first year! (After that, you can choose whether or not to renew each year for $30 with funds going to ALS research.) Here’s what you need to do to take advantage of this generous offer: Download and complete an application form and send it to The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter, Attn: Chandra Green, 4 N. Blount St., Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27601 or scan and email it
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  • July 11, 2018
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Spring Theatre Presents Disney’s Newsies: The Musical

Spring Theatre will present Disney’s Newsies: The Musical July 20-22 at the Hanesbrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce Street in downtown Winston-Salem. Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are $15, including taxes and fees. For ticket information, please visit www.springtheatre.org or call the Hanesbrands box office at (336) 747-1414. Set in New York City at the turn of the century, Newsies is the captivating story of Jack Kelly, a spirited newsboy, and his band of teenaged “newsies”. When newspaper magnates raise distribution prices on papers at the newsies’ expense, Jack
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  • June 25, 2018
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Hospice of Davidson County Announces 11th Annual Ride for Angels

LEXINGTON, N.C. – (June 25, 2018) – Hospice of Davidson County will host its 11th Annual Hospice of Davidson County Ride For Angels Saturday, July 14. The 75-mile motorcycle ride, which winds through Davidson County, will depart at 11 a.m. from Denton Farm Park, located at 1072 Cranford Rd, Denton, N.C. Since 2008, the Ride For Angels event has raised more than $175,000. Proceeds are designated for the compassionate care and grief support of the agency’s patients and families facing a life-limiting illness. In 2017, more than 200 riders participated along with numerous volunteers and community supporters. Advance registration for
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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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