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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, November 14, 2013, Section B, Page B11, Image 23

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This photo of a Mayan child in included in the show. Forsyth Tech to display acclaimed exhibit SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE On Monday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. Forsyth Technical Community College will host the exhibit, "Walk of Immigrants," a nationally acclaimed "image narra tive" created by photog rapher Saul Flores based on his journey across 10 Latin American coun tries. The presentation will take place in the Auditorium of Oak Grove Center (the former WS/FCS Career Center) on Forsyth Tech's Main Campus, 2100 Silas Creek Parkway. The . presentation, which is a part of Forsyth Tech's Humanities & Social Sciences Speaker Series, is free and open to the public. During the presenta tion, Flores, a graduate of NC State University, will talk about his walk, which began in Quito, Ecuador in the summer of 2010 and ended in his hometown of Charlotte, NC, three months and 5,326 miles later. During this time, he took 20,000 photographs to capture the cultural values, struggles and most prominent issues of the Latin American coun tries he visited. He will share photos and the sto ries of the people he met along the way as a way to communicate cultural empathy and demonstrate the commonalities that exist between cultures. His journey has been featured on NPR, TEDx and in major print publi cations. Submitted Photo The honorees are recognized on Nov. 2. QEA honors 'Legacy' contributors SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Quality Education Academy held its 12th Annual Legacy Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 2 in its new auditorium. Themed, "The Growth of a Legacy," the event celebrated the con tributions of 25 families to the mission of QEA. Those honored have donated their time, talent and at least $400 to the acclaimed charter school. The Legacy program at Quality Education Academy allows the school to have the finan cial resources, talent and moral support necessary to provide the type of education its students need. Judge Denise Hartsfield served as the mistress of ceremonies, and Monica Ross of QEA introduced the members the "Legacy Families" to the audience. She also presented specially com missioned portraits of the 2013 Legacy Hero and Heroine, Mr. and Mrs. Errol Hinds. "We began (the) Legacy (program) 14 years ago out of a need to recognize our own, those who come from our com munity. When 1 speak of our own, I am talking about in every aspect of the way," said QEA CEO Simon Johnson. "We need to recognize people from our city, our com munity, our friends, our neighbors and our kin folk." Johnson quoted an old African proverb to put the celebration in perspective: "Until the lion becomes the histori an, the hunter will always be the hero." QEA Head Basketball Coach Isaac Pitts gave a special thank-you, and the QEA Jazz Band, under the direction of Willie Lewis, performed. Closing remarks were given by Johnson and Minister Cloys R. Cecil Sr. of Carver Road Church of Christ. The following "Platinum and Silver Givers" were recognized: Esha Johnson, Simon Johnson, Margaret Pitts, Inez Covington, Luther Covington, Rev. Vassar Keys, Rev. L. A. Stamps, Dr. Edward B. Salters, Sylvia Jenkins, the Winston Salem Foundation/Ben Ruffm, Dr. Linwood Saunders and Lena Marie Saunders, Valvasti Williams, Sharrod Patterson, Sandra Amos, D & K Fresh Start/Larry McMillan, Christine Morrison-Jordan, Robert Turner Sr., Lovelle Jackson Sr., Errol and Monica Hinds, Erie Patterson and John Flepnming, A Touch of Care, LLC, the Winston Salem Chronicle, the College Preparatory Leadership Academy, EG Forrest Food Service Distributors and Carver. School Road Church of Christ. HL__H Johnson Mt. Olive Baptist Church 1301 C. E. Gray Drive Dr. Charles E. Gray, Pastor 336-721-1959 THANKSGIVING BLESSINGS On Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 12:00 noon in the church parking lot There will be a drawing for 300 Turkey baskets I Come And Be Blessed! jj Free hot dogs and chipsI AIRLINE Kk AM CAREERS BEGIN HERE Become an Aviation Maintenance Tech. FAA approved training. Financial aid if qualified - Housing available. Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-300-9494 Wf. provide job training AND PLACEMENT SO THEY CAN BUY GROCERIES. Emergency Shelter Educational Services Job Training and Placement Many homeless people today have the desire and ability to taxc care of themselves and their families They just need some help Find out how you can support the programs that are working in our community. Contact Wtluntecrs of .America, today. ? Volunteers of America* There are no limits 10 caring' 1-800-899-0089 wwwUntunteeraolAmericadfjt MudPies Downtown last with The ScottCares Foundation V ?F ?R. HP' * i |y| j?--1 n-7aV-a - i*? jfM? '? MBH&i' \ v ** m i H 11 I Mu P et I MVIIHTKISV I ScitSvts

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