Brooke Notes: Publisher’s Perspective

PHOTO BY MEGAN BLACK PHOTOGRAPHY Nearly sixty years ago, February was declared American Heart Month – a time we can all focus a little more on our heart health and bring awareness to this disease that kills so many year after year. Forsyth Magazines loves partnering with the American Heart Association and we have a […]

So What if You Fall?

by Redeemer School Parent Rachael Morales (thishalfacre.com) “Jesus fell too, you know.” I soothed my daughter’s skinned knee with hugs and a unicorn bandage, pondering the courage and love of toddler Jesus. Didn’t his knees get scraped as he learned to crawl? Didn’t he get rashes and bruises? The King of Kings tripped and tumbled; […]

Make it a Salem Summer at Salem Gymnastics & Swim

The calendar may say “February,” but summer is fast approaching, and we want children to have the BEST, most FUN summer possible! For years, Salem Gymnastics & Swim has hosted Totally Kids Camps where kids from all over the Triad have enjoyed spending their summer days. The wonderful team at Salem Gymnastics & Swim is […]

People to Celebrate – Jeff “Smitty” Smith

by MICHAEL JOHNSON Jeff “Smitty” Smith is a legend in Winston-Salem. From humble beginnings, Smitty’s Notes was started as a newsletter to inform the public about where to go to listen to music, eat food, see art and just enjoy life locally. For more than 25 years, Jeff Smith has kept our community abreast of all […]

Truliant Federal Credit Union: Black Financial Leaders

In recognition of Black History Month, Truliant Federal Credit Union is saluting four black individuals who were or are financial leaders in the United States: Maggie Lena Walker Born in Richmond in 1864, Maggie Lena Walker achieved national prominence as a businesswoman and community leader. She was the first black woman in the United States […]

Heart Healing Times Two: Sisters Share a Story of Heredity & Hope

Identical twins Patricia Wood and Pamela Smith aren’t surprised when they are mistaken for each other. While growing up looking and sounding exactly alike, confusion here and there was a common occurrence. What isn’t quite so common is that the two – now age 64 — had identical heart events, ironically a year apart. While […]

Warm for Winter Holidays – Coat Collection and Giveaway for Those In Need

More than 100 winter coats for adults and children were donated by local residents to the “Warm for Winter Holidays” coat collection and giveaway, an initiative organized through a partnership with Mayor Allen Joines, Red H.E.A.R.R.T. (Help Educate And Reduce Risk Today) and the Winston-Salem Police Department. Under the initiative, held January 10th-16th, community residents […]

Lewisville: A Charm All Its Own

by RENEE SKUDRA Over the past six years, I’ve visited 60 or so towns in North Carolina as well as the six largest cities in the state. If truth be told, I love them all but admit to a particular love for the small places whose inhabitants particularly seem hospitable and eager to share the […]

Having Adult Children is the Reward for the Teenage Years

by TRIAD MOMS ON MAIN GUEST BLOGGER KRISTEN DAUKAS Raising teenagers can be a challenging experience! However, what if I told you that there is a fantastic payoff at the end that does NOT include grandkids, at least not yet? While I’m still struggling a little bit with being an empty nester, I’m here to […]

Brooke Notes: A Publisher’s Perspective

PHOTO BY MEGAN BLACK PHOTOGRAPHY Hello! My name is Brooke Eagle, and I am thrilled to be the brand new publisher of Forsyth Family Magazine! Before I tell you a little about me, I want to give a huge thank you and congratulations to Robin Bralley. Robin published Forsyth Family for the last 15 years! […]