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  • July 9, 2019
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FEJT SET FOR 2019-2020 RETURN

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.- The Carolina Thunderbirds, defending FPHL Commissioner’s Cup champions, are thrilled to announce that Czech defenseman Dominik Fejt (pronounced ‘fate’) will be returning to the roster next season. “We’re happy to have the ‘Fejt Train’ back in Winston-Salem,” head coach Andre Niec remarked, “He was a big part of our success last year.” The Prague native will begin his third season with the Thunderbirds, having played in 67 games for the red and black, scoring six goals and logging 26 assists for Carolina. Just last season, Fejt earned 28 points for the club and was a staggering +37 on the blue
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  • July 8, 2019
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Drew Blevins Named New Thunderbirds VP of Media Relations

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds are proud to announce they have hired Drew Blevins to be the team’s VP of Media Relations and play-by-play voice ahead of the 2019-20 season. Blevins will be responsible for the play-by-play of all Thunderbirds’ games, hosting the weekly recap/Coaches Show, sponsorship sales, media relations, team social media, and other administrative tasks. Blevins is originally from Wake Forest, NC and has a long resume in the sports media world on his way to the Thunderbirds. “Drew comes to us highly recommended for this spot. His demos are very professional and I think our fans
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  • June 26, 2019
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Walker Set to Return as Player/Asst. Coach in 2019-20

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds are happy to announce that Beau Walker will be returning for the 2019-20 season as a player/assistant coach. “I’m honored to not only come back and play for Carolina, but to also learn the ins and outs of coaching from Andre” Walker said. “He took me in last year and I was very grateful to be able to win the Federal League Championship with the Birds.” Last season Walker split time between the SPHL and FPHL, playing nine games with the Evansville Thunderbolts before arriving in Winston-Salem. After a strong 10-game showing in Carolina
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  • June 26, 2019
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Arts Council Names ArtPop Winners

Releases Images of “Street Gallery” Billboard Art Art now displayed on five billboards in the region Winston-Salem, NC  (June 25, 2019) –The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has announced the winners of its 2019 ArtPop Street Gallery competition  and released photographs of the art that will appear on billboards in the region this year.   ArtPop fosters collaborations between arts organizations, such as The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County, and the private sector to promote the work of local artists on available media space — on billboards, on the sides of buses, across news racks and in airport terminals.  The
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  • June 26, 2019
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HOSPICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

Evening training sessions scheduled for July 22-23 and July 29-30 LEXINGTON, N.C. (July 26, 2019) – Hospice of Davidson County is looking for volunteers 16 years-old and up to join its team. Hospice of Davidson County is currently seeking patient-family and administrative volunteers which serve in a variety of roles ranging from providing companionship for patients and families at the  Henry Etta and Bruce Hinkle Hospice House, in their homes or at other facilities to greeting guests at the Hinkle Hospice House, serving meals, baking cakes, preparing mailings and more. Patient-family volunteers receive specialized training, enabling them to provide companionship and caregiver support
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  • June 19, 2019
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North Carolina Brass Band to Headline Free Independence Day Concert at Triad Park

“Letters from Home,” the Winston-Salem vocal duo that performed WWII era songs at the D Day Commemoration on Omaha Beach in Normandy, will open Winston-Salem, NC (June 18, 2019) – Triad residents are in for a super Independence Day celebration at Triad Park on Sunday, June 30, when the North Carolina Brass Band presents a free patriotic pops concert. The 28-member Triad-based band  is composed of many of the finest brass players and percussionists in the state. The icing on the Nation’s 2019 birthday cake for this Triad audience with be the opening act,  “Letters from Home.” The Winston-Salem vocal duo
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  • June 4, 2019
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Salvation Army Senior Center Dinner and Bingo Night

The Salvation Army CiVIC Senior Center will hold a Dinner and Bingo Night Monday, June 10, from 6-8pm at the Senior Center at 2850 New Walkertown Road. Tickets are twenty dollars for the general public and fifteen dollars for Senior Center members. The price includes dinner and fifteen games of bingo. Proceeds will go to support the services of the Senior Center. The Salvation Army CiVIC Senior Center is a partnership with the United Way Place Matters program. For more information call 336-499-1196, ext. 176 About the Salvation ArmyThe Salvation Army, an International movement, is an evangelical part of the
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  • May 29, 2019
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Local Tech Startup Launches SWIPE.BY App

Helping Restaurants Compete in the Digital World Winston-Salem (May 23, 2019) – On Thursday morning we will celebrate innovation in Winston-Salem with the launch of SWIPE.BY, a new app available on Android and iOS, that brings the convenience of curbside service to many local Winston-Salem restaurants. Users place an order online, drive to the restaurant and a server brings their food right to their car. SWIPE.BY Ribbon Cutting at The Loop, Thruway Shopping Center Thursday, May 30 | 11:30am SWIPE.BY was founded by Carl Turner, who came from Berlin, Germany to Winston-Salem in 2013 to study at Wake Forest University.
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  • May 24, 2019
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PLAYOFF MVP BUNN COMMITS TO CAROLINA

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds are excited to announce that 2019 Playoffs MVP and franchise-leading goal scorer Michael Bunn will return to the team in the 2019-2020 season.Bunn, who turns 25 in July, is among the first names you think of when you think Carolina Thunderbirds hockey. A Raleigh, NC native, Bunn has appeared in 100 regular season games for Carolina in two seasons registering 105 points including a franchise best 54 goals. In the playoffs last season he appeared in all six games against Port Huron and Elmira and gathered nine points (6G-3A) en route to being named
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  • April 22, 2019
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Aviators Rendezvous 2019 at the Davidson County Airport

“Something For Everyone” Lexington, NC April 21st 2019 – Cross Monty Entertainment is proud to present the Aviators Rendezvous 2019, Davidson County Airport’s largest event ever. Join us on May 4th & 5th 2019 at the Davidson County Airport for 5 big events rolled into one. A food festival with 20 different food vendors, a craft beer festival, a music festival with local bands playing all day and into the night, a car show with classic and exotic cars, a vendor fair with over 40 vendors and a fly-in event with aircraft on display and airplane rides. There’s bouncy houses
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