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  • April 19, 2017
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Shepherd’s Center 2017 Adventures In Learning Series

The Spring 2017 Adventures in Learning education series sponsored by the Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will be held on Tuesday through Thursday,  April 25, 26 and 27 at Ardmore United Methodist Church,  630 S. Hawthorne Road.  First time participants in the life-long learning series can participate at no charge except for the cost of lunch (if requested) and any workshop supplies. The series will begin each day with light refreshments at 8:30 a.m. with classes beginning at 9:00 a.m. Six exciting morning course selections include: Fix Your Family, Tech Topics, Complimentary Health…Alternatives to  Your Health Care,  Psalms of the
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  • April 19, 2017
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Shepherd’s Center offers Family Wellness Presentations

In its ongoing work to provide continuing education and support for older adults, the Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem will begin offering presentations on family wellness. Interactive sessions dealing with family conflict, communication, growth and health will be offered at the center on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, beginning May 11, from 7-8:30 p.m. The sessions will be led by Dr. Mike Simpson, retired pastor and nationally known consultant who has worked with troubled families and individuals for more than thirty-five years. Dr. Simpson is the author of the recently published book Fix Your Family, which is
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  • April 6, 2017
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Winston-Salem Writers Present Craft Development Workshop

Daniel J. Davis will present a workshop on craft development hosted by Winston-Salem Writers on Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem. This workshop is designed to show the bones of good story structure which can be applied to any fiction genre or to works in progress. Daniel J. Davis is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose stories have appeared in several print anthologies. The workshop is $25 for non-members and free to members of Winston-Salem Writers. Memberships are available for $36 for the year.
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  • March 14, 2017
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Winston-Salem Walk to Defeat ALS coming in May

The Winston-Salem Walk to Defeat ALS is coming to BB&T Field on Saturday, May 13, with registration beginning at 9am and the Walk at 10am.  To join a team, create a team, or simply to donate follow this link to the ALS web page for the event. WTOB 980AM and FM 96.3 is proud to be a media partner for this annual fundraising event. Tune in Tuesday mornings at 8:10am to get updates and learn more about how you can assist in helping us Walk to Defeat ALS!


  • February 20, 2017
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CAROLINA THUNDERBIRDS HOST NEUTRAL-SITE FEDERAL HOCKEY LEAGUE WEEKEND SERIES

WINSTON-SALEM, NC​ – Federal Hockey League action is coming to the Triad, as the Carolina Thunderbirds start their first season of play this fall.  Before their inaugural season, Winston-Salem will host the Port Huron Prowlers and the Danville Dashers on March 17 and 18, in neutral-site games at the Fairgrounds Annex. Danville currently stands atop the FHL standings, at a mark of 25-6-2, with a chance to surpass their franchise wins record of 33. The Dashers are in their sixth year of FHL play, and have advanced to the Championship game once. Last year, they fell to the Prowlers two
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  • February 14, 2017
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Remembering Curtis Lee

            Curtis Lee left us in January and around us remains a legacy of friendship with his co-workers and listeners. Curtis would show up at listeners’ workplaces to say hello and drop off goodies, and goodwill. He was an ambassador for good living, showing us daily how to be of good cheer, to be a friend and to offer simple kindness to each other. WTOB has set up a memorial fund for Curtis’ family to assist with the wrapping up of final expenses and other bills incurred in recent months. Wells Fargo is handling the
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  • January 31, 2017
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Piedmont Plus Senior Games and Silver Arts

It’s time for the 2017 Senior Games and Silver Arts. Organized and managed by the City of Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks Department, the event brings athletes and artists together in age groups to engage in friendly competition in a variety of events. Join us every Monday at 8:10 AM as participants join us in the studio to talk about their experiences in past Senior Games. For information on the Games and how to get involved visit www.weplay.ws and click on the Seniors link!


  • January 3, 2017
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Winston-Salem Writers to Hold Writing Workshops

Kick Off the New Year on the Write Foot Winston-Salem Writers is presenting workshops on three consecutive Saturdays in January to encourage both new and experienced writers to “Kick off the New Year on the write foot.” The cost is $15 per workshop for nonmembers and free to members of Winston-Salem Writers. Attendees can register for all three workshops or for individual sessions. ·         Jan. 14, “The art of the personal essay,” presented by Dr. Lee Zacharias, who teaches courses in the structure of fiction and in the contemporary novel. She is the author of a novel, a book of
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  • November 22, 2016
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Thunderbirds Land on 980 AM

WTOB-AM Announced As Official Broadcast Partner The Carolina Thunderbirds and WTOB radio announced today that the Thunderbirds have landed on the BIG 980 AM WTOB radio dial. WTOB plays Winston-Salem’s biggest hits and broadcast in the spirit of WTOB 1380, the area’s top station in the 60’s and 70’s. The agreement includes broadcasting all 56 home and away games plus a weekly coach’s show during the season. As the broadcast partner of the Thunderbirds, WTOB will be involved in our biggest promotional events including Opening Night as well as Fan Appreciation Night. President and General Manager Scott Brand advised that
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  • September 28, 2016
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Winston-Salem Writers to hold workshop on turning a book into an audiobook

Winston-Salem Writers will hold a workshop on turning a book into an audiobook on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 10:30 a.m., at Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem. Presented by Joel Richards, who has narrated over 150 audiobooks and thousands of e-learning and shorter nonfiction works, the workshop will cover the potential of the audiobook industry and the typical production process.  Audiobooks are the fastest growing segment of the publishing industry, with nearly $2 billion in sales last year. The cost is $10 for nonmembers and free to members of Winston-Salem Writers. Seating is limited. Pre-register
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