Soup’s On!

BY GWEN FRISBIE-FULTON There is nothing more ordinary than soup; perhaps that is why we are so fond of it. Soup’s comfort is in both its warmth and in its simplicity. It’s a meal that speaks of tradition, of home, and of hope. Historians believe that soup was the original menu item of the very […]

From the Heart: April 2019

Is there anything better than sunshine and spring? It’s a beautiful sunny morning as I write this, and while it is still chilly out, it’s sunny…need I say more? I think I mentioned going to Florida in the March issue, and we were really fortunate to have 80+ degree weather while there. It helped give me a boost to […]

Providing Opportunity for all Forsyth County’s Children to Succeed

BY FAMILY SERVICES All children in Forsyth County deserve the opportunity to succeed in school and in life. High-quality Pre-K programs help children enter kindergarten ready to achieve socially, emotionally, and academically. Extensive scientific research and economic analysis over the past forty years have shown high-quality Pre-K programs to be wise investments that close educational […]

2019 Summer Camp at a Glance

Ballet & Performing Arts Centre 5365 Robinhood Road, Winston-Salem June 18 – July 27 3 – 18 years Day Camp $75 – $300 Ballet, Pointe, Partnering, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary & Tumbling.  Competition workshop & Audition May 28   Bayview Stables 375 Harper Rd., Advance June 17-21 6+ Day (before/after care available) $75/day, $300 week Riding, […]

Which Exciting Camp Will Your Child Love?

Whether your child enjoys robots, cupcakes, Fortnite, or theater, FCDS Summer Enrichment has plenty of activities to let him or her discover new passions, create masterpieces, meet friends, and take learning to the next level. Our experienced instructors and excellent facilities will ensure a memorable summer experience for your child. FCDS Summer Enrichment offers more […]

“Out and About” in Winston-Salem with the Coterie Club

On Saturday, February 2nd, the Coterie Club celebrated their 69th anniversary by hosting a ball at the Benton Convention Center. The club, one of Winston-Salem’s oldest women’s organizations, raises money for Brenner Children’s Hospital and the Battered Women’s Shelters in Winston-Salem and Kernersville. “Coterie” means “a circle of friends.” A little history of Coterie Club… […]

What’s Cookin’ with Chef N’gai

BY CALEA BIDDIX, AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION 150,000. That is how many people are impacted by food insecurity in the Triad alone. Food insecurity is determined based on the accessibility a community has to fresh, healthy food. To put the astonishing total of 150,000 people into perspective, Wake Forest’s BB&T football field could be filled almost […]

Double Chocolate Birthday Cake

Birthdays are pretty much my favorite thing ever. While most of my friends seem to hate the embarrassment of another year of becoming older, I love celebrating them, our friendship, and another year of life. I love making each friend a cake for their birthday celebration. It allows me an opportunity to play with new, […]

Broad Branch Distillery: Local Business Featured on Moonshiners: Whiskey Business!

Broad Branch Distillery in downtown Winston-Salem, NC, produces a variety of handmade craft spirits. They are a grain-to-glass distillery, receiving non-gmo heirloom whole grain from local farmers, except for the rye they use, which is from Washington State. The grain is ground fresh every week, fermented, then cooked, distilled, barreled and bottled. “Don Jenkins and […]

Fun for the Whole Family at the Piedmont Earth Day Fair! Saturday, April 13th, from 10AM – 4PM at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

Families are invited to a fun and educational community celebration—the annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair. The festival, hosted by local non-profit organization Piedmont Environmental Alliance (PEA), is packed with family-friendly activities and demonstrations, great food and music, artwork, and interesting exhibits—all free to the public. “Earth Day is a great time for people of all […]

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