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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, November 10, 2016, Page B4, Image 14

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Community Briefs Ninth graders to honor active duty service members with free family portraits Summit School ninth graders will host a bee por trait event for the families of active military service members through a service project taking place on Sunday, Nov. 13. The event is by appointment only and will be held at Summit School, 2100 Reynoida Road, from 1-4 pro. The families will receive a free digital file suitable for printing, posting or emailing. Portrait appointments can be made by emailing por traits @ summitmail org. Sign up for Project WE CARE! at the Annual Citywide Neighborhood Expo The city is inviting citizens, neighborhood groups and nonprofit organizations who serve the community, to register to have their service honored Dec. 3 as part of Project WE CARE! during the Annual Citywide Neighborhood Expo. The year's program is "Continuing to Shape Our Communities: Project WE CARE!." The expo will include round table discussions on topics of interest to neighbor hood associations, and information booths about pro grams as well as products both public and private for neighborhoods and homeowners. The program will be held in the Education Building at the Winston Salem Fairgrounds. Doors will open at 10:30 am. Community volunteers and representatives of neigh borhood associations and nonprofit organizations can register to attend the event by calling CityLink 311, or by going online to CityofWS.org/EventRSVP. Information is also post ed online for submitting videos or photos of volun teer efforts, to. be used during the program. Registration forms and photos/videos should be sub mitted no later than noon on Monday, Nov. 21. For more information, send an email to Chris Mack, chrislm@cityofws.org; Twanda Montgomery, twan dam@cityofws.org; call CityLink 311; or visit CityofWS.org/CBD. 102 Jamz morning show partners with Triad Goodwill to target Job seekers GREENSBORO - Local radio stationWJMH 102 Jamz's morning show "3 Live Crew" is partner ing with Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina, Triad Goodwill, to launch a professional development series during their morning show. The Triad unemployment rate is at 3 percent as of July 2016, according to the NC Commerce Department, there are still thousands of people in the community without jobs. Beginning Nov. 2, the career segment will air on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:36 a.m., 7:36 am., 8:36 a.m., 9:36 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Host, Brian "B Daht" McLaughlin, along with co-hosts Raquel "Roxie" McCoy and Demar "Drankins" Rankin, will inter view representatives from Triad Goodwill's Career Development Services Department on various top ics, including resume tips, preparing for an interview, dressing for success, free services and hiring events. The series will kick-off with Gale Ketteler, Public Relations Specialist at Triad Goodwill. People out side of the station's primary listening area can stream by downloading 102 Jamz's free mobile application, available via the Apple App Store and Google Play. YMCA of Northwest N.C. president and CEO accepts new role The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced the new role of President and Chief Executive Officer Curt Hazelbaker. Hazelbak er new role will be President and Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas. He will begin the new position in January 2017. Hazelbaker has served in his current role since January 2008. During his nearly nine years leading the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, the organization has seen tremen dous growth in the Annual Giving Campaign from $13 million to over $2.5 million raised to ensure the Y never turns an individual away due to the inability to pay. He contributed to the growth of the geograph ic footprints such as the Wilkes Regional Medical Center becoming the Wilkes Express Y; die success fill merge with YMCA of Iredell County; the opening of Robinhood Road Family and Innovation Quarter YMCAs; and the growth of significant capital improvements at YMCA Camp Hanes and some YMCAs such as Williams G. White, Jr. and Kemersville to name a few. Hazelbaker also oversaw implementation of the strategic plan, Moving Our Mission Forward, which is driving the ongoing work of die Y. In addition to multiple committee leadership roles at the national level, Hazelbaker has served as a member of the YMCA of the USA Board of Directors since 2013. The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Board of Directors plans to appoint an interim CEO before Hazelbaker's departure, and will conduct a nationwide search fen- the next CEO of the organization. The YMCA of Northwest NC includes 16 YMCA branches, YMCA Camp Hanes, YMCA Childcare Services and the YMCA Sports branch, totaling an annual operating budget of $35.5 million. Former LANC regional managing attorney joins Wake Forest Law as Interim Director of Outreach Hazel Mack, recendy retired regional managing attorney of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC), is the new interim director ot out reach at Wake Forest University School of Law. Mack began her position at the law school in October. Prior to starting her new role, she reached out to die leader ship of the Pro Bono Project and Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) to begin acquainting her self with their programs. Mack's office is' located in the Smith Anderson Center for Community Outreach on the second floor of the Worrell Professional Center. There she will work closely with Outreach Coordinator Denise Hartsfield (JD '91), Pro Bono Project Executive Director Sarah Saint (JD '17) and PILO Project Director Stephanie Jackson (JD '17). Mack practiced 35 years with Legal Aid, before retir ing in March. Mack I Community Calendar | Nov. 11 & 12 - Community Organizing Training The Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods will hold a Community Organizing 101 two day training at the Salvation Army, 502 N. Broad St., on Nov. 11 and 12 from 6-9 pjn. The training will focus on developing relationships with people in the community, and learning the impact of organizing within a com munity. Two topics that will be dis cussed are effecting change from the inside and leveraging resources to be successful. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, visit nbncommunity.org or call 336 602-2519. Nov. 11 - Annual Veterans Day Service The 18th Annual Veteran's Day Service will be held at the Winston Salem Rescue Mission's New Life Center, 718 N. Trade St., on Friday, Nov. 11 at 7pm. Sergeant Drake Phillips will be the honored speaker for the service. Over the past four years his service has also included performing Military Funeral Honors, serving as a recruiter and covering the recent riots in Charlotte. While continuing in active duty, Sergeant Phillips began his studies in Christian Ministries at Piedmont International University. He is currently employed at the Winston-Salem Rescue Mission as the Alpha Acres Evening Program Supervisor. Nov. 11 - Free meal for Veterans O'Charley's will be offering a free meal for all veterans and active duty service members from the $9.99 menu on Friday, Nov. 11. Menu ' items include popular selections such as O'Charley's Famous Chicken Tenders & Fries and Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie. O'Charley's is also awarding five veterans with a $50 gift card to the restaurant via social media. Folks can tag their favorite veteran or active winners during the week of Nov. 7, winners will be announced online next week. Nov. 14 - Scholarship and Financial Aid Night Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will hold a Scholarship and Financial Aid Night on Monday, Nov. 14 from 6-8 p.m. in the Education Building Auditorium, 4801 Bethania Station Rd. Senior students and their parents are encouraged to attend this information-filled event. David Gelinas from Davidson College and Kay Dillon from the Winston Salem Foundation will pres ent on Merit Scholarships. Takeila Hall from the College Foundation of North Carolina will present on the FAFSA process, which addresses how to apply for financial aid. For more information, contact Maijy Lambeth at mlam beth@wsfcs.kl2.nc.us or 336-727-2912. Nov.14 - Finance Meeting The Finance Committee of the Winston-Salem City Council will hold the finance meeting at 4;30 pm. on Monday, Nov. 14 in the Committee Room 239, City Hall. The meeting time was rescheduled from the origi nal 4 p.m. time. Nov. 16 - Adult Education Class The Arboretum Office at Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons NC, will hold an "Edible Arrangements" an Adult Education Class on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 11 am. - 12 pm. The pro gram will present how to construct a Thanksgiving turkey out of fruit. The speaker for the program is Victoria Cunningham, Forsyth County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer. The program is free, regis tration is required. To regis ter, visit coop-ext-registra tion@forsyth.cc or call 336 703-2850. Space is limited; register no earlier than two weeks prior to the program. Nov. 17 - Free Lunch for Caregivers Carillon Assisted Living will provide a free Lunch & Learn for Caregivers on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 11 am. - 1 pm. The lunch will ?J be held at Senior Services, 2895 Shorefair Drive. The guest speakers are from Senior Services, Shepherd's Center and Forsyth County DDS; they will share information about community resources. Registration is required. To reserve a space call early, at 336-721-6918. Nov. 17 - Annual Taste of the South Authoring Action will present the 7th Annual Taste of the South at Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, Downtown WS, on Thursday Nov. 17 from 6 - 8:30 p.m. The event will have delicious local Southern Cuisine, NC Wines & Brews, Jazz by the Matt Kendrick Trio and Spoken Word Poetry with Authoring Action Teen Authors. The Honorary Co Chairs are Nigel Alston and Sylvia Oberie. Tickets are $50 in advance, and $60 at the door. Proceeds will benefit Authoring Action. Tickets can be purchased online at authoringac tion.org/events. For more informa tion, visit www.authoringaction.org. Nov. 19 - Annual PieFest The Habitat for Humanity Youth Ambassadors (HYA) will host its 6th Annual PieFest fundraiser event on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 11 am. to 2 pm. The HYA group, made up of youth from high schools throughout Forsyth County raises money for, and builds Habitat houses each year. PieFEst attendees will be able to sample a wide range of savory and dessert pies, listen to music, play games, win door prizes and purchase pies to take home. 1,000 pies will be baked by students. PieFest will take place at DoubleTree by Hilton, 5970 University Parkway. Frozen pies can also be purchased and picked up without attending the event. Moravian-style chicken pies and shepherd's pies will be $12 each. Classic pumpkin, Oreo and apple pies will be sold for $10. Online orders will be taken through Saturday, Nov. 12 at www.habitat forsyth.org. Buyers can also pick up pies at Habitat stores in Winston Salem and Kemersville on Nov. 18 and 22. Tickets for PieFest, can be purchased online by Friday, Nov. 18; adults are $10, $8 Forsyth County school employees and $5 for stu dents. Tickets purchased at door will increase by $1 for groups. Children under 12 are free. Attendees are also encouraged to bring canned goods and/or non-perishables items for Second Harvest. Every three items donated, attendees will receive a ticket for a door prize drawing. For more information, contact Gretchen Cundiff at Gretchen .cundiff@habi tatforsyth.org or call 336-245-9048. Now through Nov. 19 - Community Family Enrichment Program The Community Family Enrichment Program is designed to allow families at no cost to them the opportunity to attend classes and workshops that will help develop their parenting skills, learn money management skills, life skills and strategies to help build stronger and healthier families. The program also provides ongoing support and resources that will increase family unity, restore family balance, and promote harmony. Classes will be held every third Saturday at Green Tree Community Center, 930 S. Broad St. For more information, call Pastor Ora Mathews at 336-788 2364 or Green Tree Community Center at 336-722-7738. Now through Dec. 2 ? Medicare Annual Enrollment Sessions The Medicare Annual Enrollment period will take place from Oct. 15 to December 7. To assist Medicare ben eficiaries, the annual enrollment ses sions are being offered on Fridays from Oct. 21 through December 2. The sessions will assist Medicare beneficiaries to review their drug plans and Medicare Advantage plans and make changes if necessary. Trained Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) coun selors will be available to assist in the enrollment process. Enrollment ses sions will be conducted on the fol lowing Fridays: Oct. 21 and 28; November 4, 11 and 18; and December 2. All of the enrollment sessions will be held at the Shepherd's Center of Greater Winston-Salem, 1700 Ebert Street. One hour appointments will be offered from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Space is limited. Appointments must be made by calling the Shepherd's Center at 336-748-0217. Now through June 2017 - Art Exhibit See Con.Cai.on B8 nvsvnifsnnnfn I k; ? w A V^l I ? I i^H ? I k"i I 9 WLMj4^Uj^jMiai^^WI^Udj^?4nn%l ?mm ? A I Twin Arches Installation Watch Party Saturday, November 12 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Special Program at 1 p.m. on the grounds of Rising Ebenezer Baptist Church 900 Free Street, Winston-Salem, North Carolina Light refreshments and art activity for children ITyf uas|||||3 l?A|uliZ|2urfl *

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