Winston-Salem Greek Festival: Honoring Roots of Past and Present

BY VICTORIA KARAGIORGIS While this year marks the 27th year of the annual Winston-Salem Greek Festival, the roots of Winston-Salem’s Greek community extend much deeper.  Boasting the second-largest Greek community in North Carolina, The Triad saw the first set of Greek immigrants arrive in the early 1900s. These immigrants ventured to the Piedmont with empty […]

Growing Readers and Writers at Our Learning Studio

BY CATHLEEN KILLEEN-PITTMAN, Founder, Our Learning Studio As the end of another school year rapidly approaches, many parents are scheduling camps, vacations, and other fun activities. The summer break also provides time to ensure that your child has a solid educational foundation. Research shows that on average students lose two months of grade level equivalency over the […]

Simple Cherry Cobbler

Sometimes we need things to simply be simple. Baking in particular can sometimes be taxing. With exact measurements and temperatures, a simple recipe can be just the trick when you’re in a pinch, or simply need something simple! This “Simple Cherry Cobbler” recipe can be completed in 45 minutes from start to finish, and doesn’t […]

Getting to Know “Pie Guys Pizza & More”

Most people have a dream, but fewer actually make their dreams a reality.  Opening a pizza shop has been a lifelong dream for Robert Wiley, and on October 5th, 2017, that dream came true. “I have wanted to open a pizza place since I was a kid,” shared Robert.  “I came close to opening one […]

It’s Time We Make Pre-K A Priority

All children in Forsyth County deserve the opportunity to succeed in school and in life. Brain science has confirmed what most parents already know, namely, that the first five years of life are a time of tremendous physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development. These years are especially critical for the construction of a child’s developing […]

The Sergei Foundation, Inc. Celebrating 10 Years of Saving the Lives of Pets

If you are lucky enough, you will have at least one pet that will come along and change your life completely. For Karen Fullerton, Founder and CEO of The Sergei Foundation, Inc., her red-and-white Siberian Husky, Sergei, did just that. He was the very special four-legged companion who was there by her side for life’s […]

“Out and About” in Winston-Salem with “Men Who Cook”—SECU Family House

On March 16th, many guests and participants gathered at the Bridger Field House to enjoy the annual event, “Men Who Cook,” benefiting SECU (State Employees’ Credit Union) Family House.  This fun, interactive event was launched in 2016, three years ago, in an effort to support the mission of the Family House, which is to provide […]

Will Atkins Local Track Athlete Running Toward His Dreams

If you’re a parent, you have experienced waiting on your little one to walk, and then once they are walking on their own, it’s not long before they’re running. Will Atkins, a junior at West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, NC, was much like any other child, but when he was in the 7th grade, […]

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