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| Community Calendar | Black Chamber meeting The Winston Salem Black Chamber of Commerce will have its monthly meeting, today (Thursday, May 7), 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the 2nd floor of The Enterprise Center, 1922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The meeting place has changed. "The Importance of the Business Community's Political Involvement at the Grassroots Level" will be discussed. The meeting is open to members and prospective-members. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. For addi tional information, contact Randon Pender. 336-575 2006. Author to speak Raleigh-area poet & author to discuss personal journey with son's schizo phrenia today (Thursday, May 7), 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Green Street United Methodist Church located at 639 S. Green St. The Mental Health Association in Forsyth County is spon soring a re-scheduled event featuring poetry readings from Sonia Usatch-Kuhn's book, "Regarding My Son." For more informa tion, contact the Mental Health Association in Forsyth County at 336 768-3880. The event is free and open to the public. Copies of "Regarding My Son" will be available for purchase for $14 per book. Park opens The ARTivity Park, at the corner of Liberty and Seventh streets, will open on Saturday, May 9 with activities from 2 to 5 p.m. A ribbon-cutting ceremony, live music and food trucks with items for sale will be featured. Day Shopping Trip The law firm of Patterson & Associates will be sponsoring a chartered bus for a "Day Shopping Trip" to Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday, May 9. Cost is $50 per person. Seats are limited. Contact Attorney S. Wayne. Patterson at 336 714-8858 for further infor mation. Feeding the hungry, homeless American Legion Post 128 and the Ladies Auxiliary are inviting those who are homeless and without to come to the Bethesda Center, 924 N Patterson Ave. , on Saturday, May 9 at noon. Hamburgers, hot dogs and all the fixings that go with it, and soda, water, etc. will be served for free until the food is gone. WFU Alumni help Wake Forest alumni, staff and parents will work at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina to fight childhood hunger in the Winston Salem community on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. to noon during Pro Humanitate Day. Wake Fewest alumni are volun teering in 22 cities across the country (including seven N.C. cities) to address issues of hunger and food insecurity. The Winston-Salem volunteers will collect and sort food. Training for new volunteers The Hospice of Davidson County needs additional volunteers and is scheduling a training ses sion for new volunteers beginning Monday, May 11 through Thursday, May 14 from 6-9 p.m. each evening. Training sessions will be held at the Administrative Building on the campus of Hospice of Davidson County, located at 200 Hospice Way in Lexington. Volunteer appli cations are available online at HospiceOfDavidson org. For more information about the volunteer training sessions, please call Sumiko Harmon, manager of Volunteer Services, at 336-475-5444. AARP meeting May is Older Americans Month. A rep resentative from the office of the Honorable Mayor Allen Joines will be present to present a proclamation on aging at the Forsyth Chapter of AARP meeting Tuesday, May 12 at noon. The chapter meets at Senior Services, Inc., 2895 Shorefair Drive. In addi tion, the program speaker is MaryGrace Schummacher, of AAA Carolinas. She will present "How to Pack for a Week in a Carryon." Interested people are invit ed to bring lunch and a friend to the meeting. Community-wide mental health forum The Winston-Salem Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and the Psi Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. are sponsoring a com munity-wide mental health forum Tuesday, May 12, at 6 p.m. at Winston-Salem State University in the RJR Auditorium. There will be a panel discussion on bul lying, postpartum depres sion, bipolar disorder and various other topics. The event is free and open to the public. Light refresh ments will be provided. East Ward town hall meeting Council Member Derwin L. Montgomery will hold an East Ward town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14, to update his constituents and discuss community con cerns. The meeting will be held at the New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1212 N. Dunleith Ave. For more information, contact Twanda Montgomery at 462-2341. or twandam@cityofws .org. Black Achievers Awards 18 th Annual Black Achievers in Business and Awards gala will be Thursday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Wake Forest Biotech Place, 575 N. Patterson Ave. Key note speaker will be Bobby Kimbrough Jr., special agent with the U.S. Department of Justice and Chief Executive Officer, Branded For Knowledge Inc. The achievers program is an academic achieve ment and career develop ment program for high school youth. Event tickets are $40 and must be pur chased in advance at the Winston Lake Family YMCA. For ticket or ad information, please contact the Winston Lake Family YMCA at 336-724-9205. Zumba Kernersville Family YMCA. 1113 W. Mountain Street, will host a fundrais er for Brelynn Wray on Friday, May 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. Brelynn Wray has been invited to participate in a unique educational opportunity to tour- Spain and Morocco with Simon G. Atkins Academic and Technical High School in June 2016. The YMCA asks for a $5 donation. There will be free healthy snacks and water. For information contact, Rhea Witherspoon at spoon 1219 @ msn .com. Sunday Dinner The Garden of Isis Temple #220 in conjunc tion with the Camel City Elks Lodge #1021 will host Sunday Dinner, on Sunday, May 24 from noon to 6 pjn., at 1405 N. Patterson Ave. for a donation of $8 a person. Anderson Class of '65 Reunion The Class of 1965 A H. Anderson Senior High School is approaching the 50th year of graduating. On Friday, June 12 through Sunday, June 14 is the date for the reunion. It has been determined that the cost of $100 per classmate and $75 per guest will be needed to cover the cost of the week end events. Deposit is $25 per person as soon as possi ble. Make checks payable to A. H. Anderson High School Class of 1965. Scheduled activities thus far: Registration & "Meet and Greet" on Friday, June 12 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. with hors d' oeuvres (while they last). Dinner/Social on June 13 from 7 p.m. to 12 p.m. St. Paul United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. worship service, Sunday, June 14. Email contact: email@example.com - Julia Perkins Chisholm for' information. Juneteenth volunteers The 11th annual Juneteenth Festival will be held Saturday, June 20, from 11 ?.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, children's area, stage, parking and information. Food vendors and exhibitors are also needed. For more informa tion, please visit the web site: www.triadculture.org or call 336-757-8556. Three Triad elementary students win honors at WSSU Math Invitational SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Three students from area elementary schools took honors in the fourth annual regional Elementary Mathematics Invitational (EMI) hosted by the Winston Salem State University Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education and the WSSU Department of Mathematics as part of the North Carolina Science Festival. Eva Murea, a fourth-grader at Branson Elementary School in Winston-Salem, took first place in the competi tion. Ghazal Mirzazadeh, a fifth-grader also at Branson, came in second and Cintong He, a fourth-grader from The Academy at Lincoln in Greensboro, was third. The EMI is designed to stimulate interest in mathemat ics and provide recognition for outstanding elementary mathematics students. In addition to the competition for fourth- and fifth graders, there was a family math session for the parents of contest participants to provide them with math activities to use at home. Dr. Vincent Snipes and Dr. Pamela Moses-Snipes of the WSSU Department of Mathematics co-chaired the EMI program. In addition to the competition, experts in the fields of science and mathematics spoke about their careers, the integration of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in their professions, and the STEM connections to everyone's daily lives. Submitted Photo (L-R) Dr. Vincerit Snipes, mathematics professor and director of the Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education at Winston-Salem State University; Eva Murea, a fourth-grade student at Brunson Elementary School in Winston-Salem who won first place; and Dr. Pamela Moses-Snipes, sec ondary mathematics education coordinator at WSSU. NORTH CAROLINA'S Pre-College Program NC-1VISEN ? rmmMn\u miuncn ? n?roumnK&M Mil The Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (CMSTE) NC Mathematics and Science Education Network (NC-MSEN) 201S Summer Scholars Pre-Colleae Program Voted 2nd in the 2014 Winston-Salem Journal Newspaper Readers Choice Awards for Best Summer Camp For Middle and High School Students (grades 6-12) who are interested in pursuing careers in science, mathematics, technology, engineering, and teaching. ? Promoting Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education ? Academic Instruction & Activities in Mathematics & Science ? Field Trip: Atlanta, GA - Atlanta University Consortium Center (Clark Atlanta, Spelman & Morehouse); MLK National Historic Park; Georgia Aquarium; World of Coke; CNN Center/Olympic Park; Six Flags Over Georgia 201S Summer Program Dates: June 15 -26,2015; 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. Residential & options available Deadline for enrollment: Residential - May 8,2015; Nan-Residential Atria- May 22, 2015 Program onht-no trio - June 5,2015 Payment Options are available For further information about the program and online enrollment please refer to the website: www.wssu.edu/ncmsen and select Summer Scholars or call 336-750-2995.