Out & About: More than 30,000 Attend 2023 Winston-Salem Open

photos by JARED WICKERHAM “Come for the tennis. Stay for the experience.” It was the central message of the 2023 Winston-Salem Open, and over eight days, 30,000 fans RSVP’d “yes” to that invitation. The final event on the men’s professional tennis calendar before the U.S. Open means the sport’s global eyes are focused on Winston-Salem. […]

Out & About: Tour de Llama Raises $48,160 for Samaritan Ministries

Samaritan Ministries hosted its ninth annual Tour de Llama bike ride and fundraiser at Divine Llama Vineyards in East Bend on Saturday, June 24th. This year’s Tour de Llama featured 289 cyclists, 50 sponsors and dozens of volunteers who helped make the event a success.  Tour de Llama generated $48,160 for Samaritan Ministries – significantly […]

The Junior League of Winston-Salem – Celebrating 100 Years of Serving the Community

photos by 29th & 11th, LLC PHOTOGRAPHY The Junior League of Winston-Salem, Inc. has proudly served the Winston-Salem community for 100 years, and this centennial was celebrated with a gala on March 25, 2023 at Forsyth Country Club. In 1923, a group of 40 women, including Katherine Reynolds Johnston, the former widow of Richard J. Reynolds, […]

Out and About: Whimsical Women – Celebrating and Supporting Women and Their Art

Some 26 years ago, two sisters, Luli Sanderford and Linda Palladino, decided to honor their mother’s memory with an event to gather women together to support each other to create and sell their artwork. Luli and Linda grew up with their mother, Ellen Brown, an amazing and creative seamstress. Upon her passing, they took comfort […]

Cheers! Fundraiser for Brenner Children’s Hospital

No parent ever wants to hear their child is facing a possible life threatening medical diagnosis. Suddenly the milestones of childhood become even more important for the child and while the focus is on the child’s treatment, families can face the dilemma of choosing between affording medications or other daily needs. For those families of […]

Forsyth Family Out & About in Winston-Salem with Speak Up for Children

October 6th, 2022, was a magical evening for the Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina (CLC) and their 290 guests at Speak Up for Children, held at the exceptional back lawn and greenhouse of Dr. Gary Poehling and family. Dr. Kathy Poehling, his daughter, serves as CLC’s Board Chair. Supporters from across the Triad […]

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

On August 20th, over 325 guests gathered at Legacy Events and Stables in the Forsyth Barn for an evening of entertainment by the “Men who Cook” event for the SECU Family House. This event is an important fundraiser for Family House, a fully independent 501c3 nonprofit that relies on the generosity of donors and events like Men […]

“Out and About” in Winston-Salem with… the National Black Theatre Festival

The National Black Theatre Festival returned to Winston-Salem after a three-year break due to Covid and running biennially, for the week of August 1 – 6, 2022 The event kicked off as the purple carpet was rolled out for the star studded Gala and over 1,000 guests on August 1st at the downtown Benton Convention Center.   The founder […]

“Out and About” in Winston-Salem with SummerLark

On Saturday, June 4th, SummerLark was held at Bailey Park in downtown Winston-Salem. It was a beautiful afternoon for the 800 guests who gathered to benefit the Cancer Patient Support Program at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist.  A lot of readers are familiar with the traditional Winterlark event held in February. COVID caused a shift […]

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