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Triad Veteran's Coffee Events

Our second “Welcome Home”  Veteran’s Coffee in Mocksville will be held this Thursday morning, April 2.  We had over 30 Veteran’s turn out for our first one in March (in a driving rain storm).  Help us get the word out to any Veterans you know and invite them to join us this Thursday between 8:30am and 10:30am at the Sagebrush Steakhouse for FREE Sheetz Coffee and pastries.  See attached flyer.
 
Veterans from any branch of service, or time period are welcome to join us.
 
Please help us get the word out about all of our Veteran’s Coffee events.  See below and attached flyer. 
 
We also welcome government and non-profit organizations who have Veteran support programs and activities to join us and introduce themselves and their program to our Veteran attendees. 

 
Triad Veteran’s Coffee Events
 8:30 am to 10:30 am
1st Thursday of each Month-Sagebrush Steakhouse, Hwy 601 & I 40, Mocksville
2nd Thursday of each Month-Outback Steakhouse Four Seasons Town Center, Greensboro
3rd Thursday of each Month-Outback Steakhouse, 505 Highland Oaks Dr., Winston-Salem
4th Thursday of each Month-Town & Country Restaurant, South Main St, King
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Free Coffee, Pastries and Conversation
 

Hero Run 5k presented by the NCLA PTO

The Hero Run is a 5k & 1 mile fun run hosted by The North Carolina Leadership Academy PTO. The run and following festival is a fundraiser for The NCLA in which we hope to raise monies for the school while promoting a healthy and active lifestyle within our community. The Hero run is meant to honor everyday heroes within the community during a fun and safe family friendly event. Participants of the run are encouraged to dress up as someone they consider a hero! Stay after the run to shop local artisans and craft vendors, have your face painted, play in the inflatables, enjoy delicious food - and much more!

Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing.
Tickets: www.eventbrite.com/o/the-north-carolina-leadership-academy-pto-7969418140

The Pray for Sae 7-on-7 is a fundraiser event to raise money for Savion Littlejohn, a junior at Reagan High School, in his fight against Lymphoma. 

The Pray For Sae 7-on-7 will be a 2-hand tag football tournament featuring some of the top athletes from the Triad in both the high school and collegiate levels. Admission into the event will be $5; children 10 and under get in free. All money raised and donated on this day will be given to Savion Littlejohn. There will be two different brackets, a high school bracket and a college bracket. These two brackets will NOT play each other. The bracket format is 8 teams (10 players per team), single elimination. The event will be May 30 with games beginning at 10am at Reagan High School in Pfafftown, NC. Finals will be streamed nationwide on CoachesAid.com to give the players a chance to shine in the spotlight like they never have before.
 
This tournament will also give local businesses the chance sponsor the event and help grow their business in a fun and exciting way, all while giving back!
 
Registration for the tournament is still open. Download the registration form at PrayForSae7on7.WebStarts.com. Space is limited.

NGHS Senior Gift Stop Hunger Now

Stop Hunger Now is an organization that is devoted to stopping hunger throughout the world. For every $3,000.00 that we raise, we can pack 10,000 nutritious meals that will be donated to hungry people here in the United States and throughout the world. We have already raised $3,000.00 but we would like to raise enough money to sponsor an additional 10,000 meals. In May, students at Northern Guilford High School will be packaging meals and packing them for shipment. We hope that you can help us make our goal come true. If you have any questions, please contact our teacher Robin Farber at 336 543 4015 or at farberr@gcsnc.com . You may donate to our event by sending a check made out to NGHS, Stop Hunger Now, Northern Guilford High School, 7101 Spencer Dixon Road, Greensboro, NC 27455. We have made a YouTube video that expresses our goals and aspirations for this project.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGFbhJoWVFU Thank You! Northern Guilford High School Senior Class

Relay for Life at East Forsyth High School

East Forsyth High School will be hosting their annual Relay for Life walk at the track on their campus on June 5th. Relay for Life is an event that is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and all of the proceeds made will be donated to the ACS. The walk is from 7 pm to midnight and will consist of all night entertainment including: a dance-a-thon, silent auctions, lots of food and drinks, and even games and a bounce house for the little ones.   

The Clemmons Stride for Courage 5K and Fun Run

Join us June 6th for The 2015 Clemmons Stride for Courage 5K and Fun Run benefiting Cancer Services, Inc.! Refreshments, Awards, Door Prizes, Music and More! Technical shirts are guaranteed to the first 200 entrants. For additional information and to register online, visit our website at: www.stride4courage.com.

Temple Emanuel presents: Environmental Movie/Speaker Night

Where: Temple Emanuel 201 Oakwood Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27103
When: 7:00 pm, Thursday, June 4, 2015
Film: "Fracking Stories"

TEEM is partnering with filmmaker Working Films. This film is a compilation of six short documentaries that expose the public health and environmental consequences of hydraulic fracturing, and the ways that communities are coming together to fight back.

SPEAKERS: · Kate Dunnagan is with The Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League · Kim Porter and Ravin St. Julien-Brown are with NC WARN · Kyle Dalton is with No Fracking in Stokes

OUR MISSION IS TO EDUCATE AND EMPOWER! With knowledge, we can make positive environmental changes! ALL ARE WELCOME!

Schedule for the 2015-2016 Movie Season: 1st Thursday of the month (topics / films subject to change) 2015: September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3 2016: January 7, February 4, March 3, April 7, May 5 

Furry Friend Fundraiser: presented by SunshineSims Events

Come support your community businesses!

Help us bring AWARENESS to Animal Abuse and Euthanisia!

We want to Empower, Enlighten and Encourage each other through a craft fair!

Free to ALL ages! Free giveaways! 

Parking Lot Prizes and more! 

June 6th and 13th! 
9am-2:15 pm
3750 Patterson Ave. Winston Salem, NC

VA Sidelines 1st Annual Golf Tournament

VA Sidelines 1st annual golf tournament. Come out for a day of fun on the greens while helping our homeless heroes at the same time. For only $65 you have 18 holes on the beautiful Crooked Tree course in Browns Summit NC, cart, free cook out lunch, trophies and prizes for your game and best fundraising, vendors available as well. Contact VA Sidelines to register your team of 4 at 336-701-2129. Come out and help those who have given their all.

2015 Saddles and Spokes Bike Ride

The 2015 Saddles and Spokes bike ride will be held on June 6, 2015 leaving from Friedberg Moravian Church (10 mins from Clemmons) located in Winston-Salem, NC.
Registration is now open on
www.Active.com and the routes can be viewed at www.ridewithgps.com (search 9th Annual Saddles and Spokes). Check out the Facebook page as well.

NEW FOR 2015: Saddles and Spokes partners with Tour de Kale and Operation Red Sleigh
3 Premier Rides for 1 Price!!

3 Ride Package $85 for all 3 rides*
*(represents $15 savings from individual registration price)

June 6, 2015 - Saddles and Spokes
www.saddlesandspokes.org
June 20, 2015 - Tour de Kale
www.tourdekale.com
July 18, 2015 - Operation Red Sleigh
www.operationredsleigh.com

I have attached a brochure for more information. Proceeds to benefit the Hoof & Paw Therapeutic Riding and Activity Center is a 501(c)(3) which provides horseback riding to individuals with cognitive, physical and/or emotional disabilities.

FIRST 200 RIDERS will receive a FREE pair of custom made Saddles and Spokes socks by DeFeet!!

We will use the same routes for both the 100k and 50k as last year based on the excellent feedback.
We have a KOM competition for the 100k - see the brochure/flyer for details. There will be increased traffic control this year at many intersections using a combination of the Davidson County Sherriff's department and volunteer fire personnel. Civilian motorcyclists will also help with traffic control.

All intersections will be blown and/or swept. Both routes are on open roads so please obey all traffic laws. Sag support and rest stops on both routes.

8:00am - 100k route - includes KOM/QOM competition but ride at your own pace if you like! Starts out briefly in Forsyth County and then rolls throughout Davidson County.

The lead group will have a police motorcycle escort provided by the Davidson County Sherriff's Department.

Top 3 Men and Women will be awarded the following: 1st place - FREE entry into Tour de Kale, 2nd & 3rd place - FREE entry into an Herbalife Crit Series race. Many thanks to Chris Skeen at Tour de Kale for donating the TDK entry and to Jim Martin for donating the Herbalife Crit entries. The 2015 Tour de Kale is June 20, 2015.

8:15:am - 50k route Starts out briefly in Forsyth County and then rolls throughout Davidson County. It will roll by the private home of Richard Childress and vineyard.

If you have any questions, please email me at kfox2@triad.rr.com or call me at 336-462-3490.

West Forsyth Class of 1985 30th Class Reunion

West Forsyth High School Class of 1985 Reunion, at Tanglewood Park Club house from 7pm until 11 pm. Tickets are 30 dollars each. Price will raise to 40.00 on August 1st. We will be raffling off various items to raise funds for the Anderson Performing Arts Center at West Forsyth High School.

http://www.protopage.com/classof85#Class_of_1985/West_Forsyth_30th_Reunion 

The “Safety First” project is an IB League Club initiative in collaboration with the Girl Scouts organization to raise safety awareness amongst elementary school children. Members of the club will teach the importance of these measures through fun presentations to students of selected Guilford County schools.

We need your help in leading the effort to collect safety gear for the children. This will give them an opportunity to apply the cautious behavior while participating in fun activities like skateboarding, bike riding etc. CLICK HERE for details on how to donate.

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