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iGrimeStoppers of WS/FC receives awards'
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; "? uring the recent annual conference of
I I Crime-Stoppers International held in
wjM J Kelowna, B.C., Canada,
iT^CrimeStoppers of Winston-Salem/Forsyth
' "County received two awards for productivity in
? 1996. The program competes with other
?programs worldwide in the population
?category 250,000 to 1 million. CrimeStoppers
? of WS/FC received the first place award for
^receiving information that resulted in the most
^'arrests (579). It also received the third place
award for most improved. The awards have
been placed in the lobby of the Public Safety
Center and are available for public viewing at
any time the center is open.
During the same conference, WXII-TV
received the Media of the Year award for 1996
for their production of CrimeStoppers: Justice
Served, which was aired live from the
CrimeStoppers offices March 16, 1996.
Information received during the show resulted
in the arrest of 10 of 14 fugitives shown and
the identification of three subjects wanted for
an armed robbery. Thirty-six calls with
information were received during the show.
CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards of up to
$1,000 for information that leads to the
solution of any unsolved crime, the
apprehension of fugitives, the recovery of
stolen property or the seizure of illegal drugs.
Call CrimeStoppers at 727-2800 or *2800
on 360? cellular. You need'not reveal your
is corral and up
date, ftamyer, errors
If you ma that any
information in The
incorrect, we want
Address your concerns
about any inaccuracy to:
617 N. Liberty St.
Striving to serve
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Army secretary visits Glenn Hieh
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The Secretary of the U& Army, Togo West,
visited Glens High School recently to con
gratulate the Glenn JROTC Battalion for its bear
perfect score during the annual inspection. He is a
i960 graduate of Adidas Middle School. His
father, Togo D. West, was the principal at Arfiuas
from February 1962 to February 196?. J
West was escorted by the jftOTC brigade
commander, C/COL Keith Hassell of West
Forsyth High School.
Calendar of Black Children now available |
ZZ The Black Child Development
^Institute of Greensboro Inc. is
f ? proud to make available the 1998
Calendar of Black Children." The
"^calendar is a full-color celebration
?_:of African-American children and
I ; youth. Original poetry and pho
tographs grace each month, all
motivational and reminders that
} children are the promise of the
? future ? hope for a better tomor
The cost is $10 per calendar.
The institute works to motivate
positive change Tor the educational
needs 6f children through its tutor
ing and mentoring programs.
Volunteers are recruited, screened
and trained to provide one-on-one
assistance to area youngsters at 13
tutorial sites. Volunteers are wel
come. There is no fee for BCDI's
The calendar is available
through the BCDI Office, 1200 E.
Market St., or from Gifts Galore
on East Market Street.
The Black Child Development
Institute of Greensboro is a non
profit membership organization
dedicated to improving and pro
tecting the quality of life of chil
dren, youth and families. The
institute is a member agency of
United Way of Greater
To volunteer or for additional
information, call the institute at
Goler Memorial AME Zion
? Church hosted a reception honor
? ing former Mayor Martha S. Wood
? -Dec. 6.
A spokesperson for the church
maid, "We applaud this fine lady
;who gave much of herself, talents
^jgnd time to make a difference in
?? Wood was elected alderman in
3981 and served eight years. She
31so served as mayor for eight
Zyears. She worked to empower oth
r^rs to get involved in the democra
process, the spokesperson said.
A native of Fayetteville, Wood
? was Winston-Salem's first mayor to
? serve on the U.S. Conference of
Goler Memorial AME Zion"
ZChurch is at the corner of Seventh
^Street and Patterson Avenue. The
- host pastor is the Rev. Dr. Setfi O.
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*"?1. Association of Student
financial Aid Administrators, in
Cooperation with College
foundation Inc., announces its
"annual phone-a-thon Jan. 27, 28
fend 29 from 6 to 8:30 p.m..
All students and parents who
have questions regarding the
; financial aid process are encour
? aged to call.
Questions will be answered by
financial aid professionals from
North Carolina community col
leges, colleges and universities.
All calls are free. The number
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