10:56 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Small Winston-Salem Heroes Help Abused Horses

Winston-Salem's Meadowlark Elementary School's fifth grade class. They raised more than $2.500 to benefit the Horse Education & Rescue Organization (HERO) on Jan. 17, 2013.
Kathryn Mobley 88.5 WFDD

Often, children are told they have to wait until they're adults to make a real impact on the world.  But in Winston-Salem, students at Meadowlark Elementary School know they can make a difference right now.  

In 2005,Hurricane Katrina devastated the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Cuba. Relief efforts poured in from around the country, including from the Triad. And some of it came from fifth graders at Meadowlark Elementary School in Winston-Salem. 

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4:17 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Winston-Salem Residents Will Be Honored For 100th Birthday

Winston-Salem Turns 100.
Credit City of Winston-Salem

City leaders want to honor residents who will be celebrating their 100th birthday along with the city of Winston-Salem.

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4:37 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Pre-employment Program Gives Triad Women a Boost of Confidence

Credit Women's Resource Center Greensboro website

A program that runs February 5-28 at the Women's Resource Center in Greensboro is helping displaced homemakers improve their job prospects.

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6:08 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Winston-Salem Chamber's Education Programs Helps Keep Students in School

Tina Long (left) and Jennifer Cobb (right) are volunteers with the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce's education programs.
Credit Keri Brown

Community volunteers are needed to help improve education in Forsyth County.

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3:50 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

GCS Magnet Program Fair Kickoff

Saturday, January 26, the Guilford County School System will host its Magnet Programs Fair. Kelly Hales is the executive director of federal and special programs with Guilford County Schools. She says students can choose from 53 programs to find an area of study that excites them. “Anything through our performing arts, our STEM program or our Early College programs.

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