Fire Department Offering CPR Classes in June
Winston-Salem firefighters will offer “hands-only” CPR training to the public during June at select city recreation centers. “Hands only” CPR uses only chest compressions. The classes last about an hour. Interested citizens should sign up at a participating recreation center. Space is limited.
Classes are scheduled at:
- Sedge Garden: June 7 at 10 a.m.; June 23 at noon.
- Martin Luther King Jr.: June 28 at 10 a.m.
- Little Creek: June 2 at 10 a.m.; June 30 at 11 a.m.
- 14th Street: June 25 at 10 a.m.
- Polo: June 25 at 10 a.m.
2016 Community Appearance Awards to be Announced June 8
The 2016 Community Appearance Awards Program will be held Wednesday, June 8, in the James A. Gray Auditorium at the Old Salem Museums & Gardens Visitor Center, 900 Old Salem Road. The program will begin at 4:30 p.m. with refreshments served at 4 p.m. Katherine Loflin of Loflin Consulting will deliver the keynote address. Loflin is an internationally recognized and award-winning consultant and speaker on the field of place making.
Prepare for Hurricane Season
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management is encouraging residents to plan now for hurricane season by updating their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November.
Emergency Management Director Melton Sadler urges residents to prepare before storms strike. Plans should include where to go and what to do if a hurricane strikes, and make provisions for those under your care who are unable to help themselves.
Burke-Joines Scholarships Awarded
Melanie Lara, a senior at R.J. Reynolds High School, and T’Gzyia Morgan, a senior at North Forsyth High School, have been selected to receive Burke-Joines Scholarships to Forsyth Technical Community College. Lara plans to major in education. Morgan plans to study mass communications. Burke and Joines initiated the scholarship program last fall to help deserving students attend Forsyth Tech and get the qualifications to find a good-paying job. Read more about the scholarship.
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