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Members of the Carver High School Marching Band, school administrators, and other supporters of the
music department stand with State Farm agent Kristen Martin who presented the band with a $2 ?00 check
for winning third place finish in the "Get Your High School To a Better State," contest.
Local band receives donation
following national contest
BY TEVIN STINSON
The Carver High School Marching Band has been
named a third-place winner in the "Get Your High School
to a Better State" contest.
Sponsored by State Farm and the Steve Harvey
Morning Show, the national contest is designed to provide
funds for high schools who are in need.
To enter the contest, an essay of 200 words or less-had
to be submitted explaining how the nominated school
would use the grand prize of $10,000. Longtime supporter
Gilda Smith submitted the essay for Carver.
Smith said after hearing about the contest on the radio,
she decided to give it a shot. In her essay, Smith said the
band would use the funds to increase student participation
and buy new field show equipment such as flags, stream
ers, hoops and banners.
Although they were not able to bring home the grand
prize, on Tuesday, Feb. 23, local State Farm agent
Christine Martine presented the marching band a check
Band director Juan Eckard said he was overjoyed
when he got the news. Eckard mentioned the donation will
go a long way in making the band bigger and stronger.
"Our numbers have been getting thin in recent years,
but I am confident that we will continue to grow stronger
and represent the school and this community in a positive
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CEDAR TRAILS GREENWAY
Pursuant to North Carolina General
Statutes (NCGS) 143-128 and 143-129,
sealed Bids for the construction of the
Cedar Trails Greenway Project will be
received by the City/County Purchasing
Department, Room 16, City Hall Building,
101 North Main Street, Winston-Salem,
North Carolina 27101 until 2:00 PM,
Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at which
time, all Bids that have been duly received
will be publically opened and read aloud.
Bidders are hereby notified that they must ?
be properly licensed as required by Chap
ter 87 of the North Carolina General
This project provides for the construction
of a greenway connection from Cedar
Trail to the existing Muddy Creek Green
way, in Winston-Salem Forsyth County
North Carolina. The project involves the
construction of a 10 ft. wide asphalt green
way with grassed shoulders. Construction
activities include clearing, grading,
drainage, and paving of the facility and
pedestrian bridges across Muddy Creek
and a tributary to Muddy Creek.
Bidders are required to be prequalifled
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pline. Contractors wishing to become
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A pre-bid conference will be held at
10:00 AM local time on Thursday,
March 10, 2016, at City Hall Building,
Room 16,101 North Main St, Winston
Salem, North Carolina 27101, to discuss
scope of work, schedule, and the DBE
goals as it relates to construction of the
Prime bidders and subcontractors are
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Bidding Documents may be examined on
or after Tuesday, March 1,2016, at the fol
A. Office of the City/County Purchasing
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the Special Instructions to Bidders con
tained in the Bidding Documents.
Instructions for submitting bids may be
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City/County Purchasing Department,
Room 324, City Hall Building, 101 North
Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101,
or email (preferred):
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