Fire Department Accepting Applications for Citizens’ Fire Academy
The Winston-Salem Fire Department is accepting applications for the Citizens’ Fire Academy, to be held Aug. 25 – Oct. 20. Participants will learn about fire department operations and receive hands-on experience in fire and life safety, including an opportunity to ride along on emergency calls. Topics will include the organization and history of the Fire Department, first aid, fire prevention, fire extinguisher training and 911 communications.
The Citizens’ Fire Academy is free and is open to citizens 18 and older. Participants will be selected through an application process and should commit to attending all class meetings. Class size is limited. Applications must be received by Aug. 15. For more information or to apply, call 773-7965 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Citizens Fire Academy information and online application form
Improvements Completed at Winston Lake Golf Course, All Holes Open
All holes at Winston Lake Golf Course are now open following a brief closure to replace the greens and make other improvements designed to reduce maintenance costs and make the course easier to play.
The old bent-grass greens have been replaced with Diamond Zoysia, a hardy and heat-tolerant turf that thrives in the hot and humid Southeastern summers. Because of these characteristics, Diamond Zoysia does not need to be treated with as many chemicals and does not need to be watered as often.
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