Disabilities Forum Scheduled for April 16
The city will hold a forum Tuesday, April 16, to hear from citizens with disabilities, their advocates, and service providers about ways to improve the lives of people with disabilities in Winston-Salem. The forum will be held at noon in the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Education Building, 414 Deacon Blvd., Winston-Salem. Transportation will be provided for residents who are eligible for Trans-AID services and live within three-fourths of a mile of WSTA's fixed routes. To arrange for transportation call 336-727-2000.
Special Olympics Spring Games Coming to Bishop McGuinness High School
More than 800 athletes ages 3 and up throughout Forsyth County will participate in the 2019 Special Olympics Forsyth County Spring Games, to be held April 10-12 at Bishop McGuinness High School, 1725 NC Highway 66 S, Kernersville. The public is invited to come and cheer on the athletes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day as they compete in track and field events, including relay races, softball throw, and 50- and 100-meter dash, walk and wheelchair races.
Memories of Union Station Sought
The City of Winston-Salem has partnered with Winston-Salem State University on an oral history project about Union Station. The oral histories will be featured in the reopening ceremony for the station. Residents who have memories or stories about working or being in Union Station, or who know of people who do, are encouraged to contact Tom Flynn, the assistant director of archives and special collections for Winston-Salem State, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 336-750-2426.
Applicants Sought for Community Appearance Commission
Mayor Pro Tempore Vivian H. Burke is accepting applications from citizens interested in filling a vacancy on the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Community Appearance Commission. The vacancy must be filled by a Forsyth County resident who has demonstrated special experience or education in a design field, such as architecture, landscape architecture, horticulture, land use planning, historic preservation, or a closely related field. Interested candidates should contact the City Secretary’s office at 336-727-2224 or send an email to email@example.com. The application deadline is April 8, 2019.
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