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  • April 22, 2019
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20th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS® Returns to Winston-Salem April 27

20th Annual Walk to Defeat ALS® Returns to Winston-Salem April 27 RALEIGH, NC – On Saturday, April 27, The ALS Association North Carolina Chapter will hold the 20th annual Winston-Salem Walk to Defeat ALS®, a 1.5-mile stroll around BB&T Field. Nearly 1,000 people annually gather for the Walk, which will start at 10 a.m. with registration and pre-Walk festivities starting at 9. The ALS Association’s premiere fundraising event, the Walk to Defeat ALS® raises money and awareness for the fight againstamyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,”
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  • April 22, 2019
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Arts Council Issues Call for Artists to Participate in ArtPop

Arts Council Issues Call for Artists to Participate in ArtPop Applications due by May 28 Winston-Salem, NC  (April 22, 2019) —  The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County has issued a call for artists in 12 Piedmont counties to participate in ArtPop, which showcases artwork on Lamar Outdoor Advertising billboards throughout the region. Works by five selected artists will be featured on billboards circulating throughout the region during the 2019 calendar year. “This is the third ArtPop collaborative between the billboard industry and our Arts Council,” said Randy Eaddy, President and CEO of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth
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  • April 17, 2019
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North Forsyth High Class of ’69 50 Year Reunion

North Forsyth Class of “1969” Hello Fellow Vikings We are only Forty-Eight days from our class reunion on June 1 2019. I hope the word has gotten to our classmates. Since we didn’t have any current addresses we are using social media to spread the word. Hopefully the word has and will get out. We have had lots of responses from different people and it seems that the word has spread. It’s hard to believe it has been Fifty years since we walked that stage. Time has passed so fast. My hope is that all that would like to join
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  • April 1, 2019
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DAVIDSON COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES NEWS

DAVIDSON COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES, HOSPICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY AND NOVANT HEALTH TO HOST FREE HEALTHCARE INFORMATION SESSIONS Local agencies to host five free community events in conjunction with National Healthcare Decision Day LEXINGTON, N.C. (April 1, 2019) – Davidson County Senior Services, Hospice of Davidson County and Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center are encouraging Davidson County residents to make their healthcare wishes known. In conjunction with National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), the group is hosting a series of five free events April 10, 16 and 18 designed to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision-making. Each participating organization will be providing free information and tools for the
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  • March 25, 2019
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HOSPICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

HOSPICE OF DAVIDSON COUNTY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS Daytime Training sessions scheduled for April 10-11 and April 17-18 LEXINGTON, N.C. (March 25, 2019) – Hospice of Davidson County is looking for volunteers 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 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
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  • March 22, 2019
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Veterans Coffee Update March 19, 2019

Veterans Coffee Update March 19, 2019 Veterans Coffee events are hosted by: TRELLIS Supportive Care formerly Hospice & Palliative CareCenter If you have questions about Hospice care, please call or email: 336 331-1309   dtimmons@trellissupport.org TRELLIS Supportive Care provides Personalized Palliative & Hospice Care, and Family Support to Veterans and the Community Don Timmons, Veteran, Army, 1969 & 1970 Community Partnership and Veterans Support Coordinator ———————————————————————————– Trellis Supportive Care Grief Counseling services – Free and Open to the Public. Don’t face grief alone.  336 331-1300 or www.trellissupport.org ————————– Learn more about being a Trellis Supportive Care Veteran Volunteer. Call 336 331-1300 ———————————————————— Salisbury, Tuesday March
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  • March 19, 2019
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FEJT SUSPENDED FIVE GAMES; TEAM APPEALING

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds learned today of the league’s decision to suspend Dominik Fejt for five games. The Thunderbirds are disappointed in the league with this decision and are filing an appeal on behalf of Fejt. Fejt was suspended pending review for his actions during the game on Friday night against the Mentor Ice Breakers. Whatever penalty is handed down post-appeal, Fejt has already served one game of any suspension. “We are extremely disappointed in the number of games Dominik has initially been suspended,” Thunderbirds President/GM Scott Brand said. “It is a gross over-punishment considering this league’s precedents
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  • March 19, 2019
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THUNDERBIRDS PUT UP DOMINATING EFFORT TO SWEEP ICE BREAKERS

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds put the foot on the gas and through the floor on Saturday night with a big 9-0 win over the Mentor Ice Breakers in front of a sellout crowd.Mike Baker opened up the scoring 5:36 into the first period with a left point shot that found its way past Kelly Curl and into the net. Later in the first Jan Salak fired a quick wrist shot that kissed off the left post past Curl and in. The score after one was 2-0 Carolina and the shots were an even more ludicrous 23-7.The shot total
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  • March 16, 2019
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THUNDERBIRDS WIN BIG OVER ICE BREAKERS FRIDAY NIGHT

Winston-Salem, NC – The Carolina Thunderbirds and Mentor Ice Breakers played their usual high intensity game and thanks to a spree of goals in the second the Thunderbirds came out on top 7-2. It took a while for the scoring to open but once Carolina got the offense going only the intermission horn would stop them. First, Petr Panacek fired a wrist shot that beat John Sellie-Henson to the glove hand. That goal went in with 1:56 left in the first. Then, Michael Bunn scored on a great individual effort cutting to the slot and firing lower right corner past
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  • March 12, 2019
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A STATEMENT FROM THUNDERBIRDS PRESIDENT/GM SCOTT BRAND

Flock-As I am sure you are aware there was an incident last Sunday with a game that involved Elmira and your Thunderbirds. There are a couple of questions that have arisen and several of you have reached out to our office for a comment, etc. We won’t have all the answers right now because everything is still being investigated by the league but here is what we can tell you right now. First and foremost, it would have been irresponsible for any comment to be made involving a situation which is being investigated either by law enforcement or internally within
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