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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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  • 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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