A ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, to unveil a new sign for the Clark Campbell Transportation Center.
The program will include a dance by the Salvation Army Girls Club, a performance by the Petree Elementary School chorus and an essay on an African-American transportation pioneer read by a student from Petree Elementary School. N.C. Rep. Larry Womble, D-Forsyth, Mayor Allen Joines and Council Member Joycelyn Johnson will speak. The public is invited. For more information call 748-3243.
Campbell drove a bus for the Winston-Salem Transit Authority and its predecessor, the Safe Bus Company, for 46 years before retiring in 1992, after which he still continued to drive part-time. In honor of Campbell’s decades of service, the transportation center was named after him last year.