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3:46 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Community Encouraged to Participate in Zumba Flash Mob & Health Fair

Cheryl Lindsay, founder of the Red H.E.A.R.T Association is working to educate women about heart disease prevention.
Credit Cheryl Lindsay

February first is National Wear Red Day. The American Heart Association, along with the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute created the event to raise awareness about women’s health.

A Forsyth County organization hopes a special event Friday in Winston-Salem will get the community’s blood pumping.

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10:45 am
Wed January 30, 2013

"Point In Time" Count Today in Guilford

Today in Guilford County, Partners Ending Homelessness is conducting Guilford County's annual "Point In Time" count.  It is, as the organization's Executive Director Darryl Kosciak points out, a snapshot of homelessness in the county on a given day.

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4:53 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Greensboro Memory Care Facility Re-opens

Credit Greensboro Living Center

The number of people with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia is increasing nationwide. A memory care community in Greensboro has made some changes to help meet the growing need for safe and suitable housing in the Triad.

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2:16 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Map The Meal Gap: Food Insecurity In Your County

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In North Carolina, 1 in 4 children is at risk for hunger. Find out how your county stacks up with an interactive map.
Visit Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Feeding America's helps provide food to over 37 millions Americans each year.
2:14 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Childhood Hunger Prevention At Second Harvest Food Bank

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Read about Second Harvest Food Bank's programs for children.
  • Source: Hungernwnc
  • | Via: Second Harvest Food Bank
Feeding America BackPack Program: A national program of Feeding America, the BackPack Program aims to address childhood hunger in rural and urban communities by providing school children at risk of hunger with backpacks of nutritious, kid-friendly foods to take home over the weekends during the school year.

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