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Come and visit us at 2301 North Patterson Ave. We've got lots of great programs going on each week for you to try!

The Black Phillips Smith Government Center also serves as a convenient, one-stop, user-friendly City Hall satellite for you to pay for your water bill, city mortgages, parking tickets, and yard-waste cart stickers. For more information about any of our programs call City Link at 727-8000.

Weekly Updates for the week of 11/24/2014

Winter Sports Registration is CLOSED. We have reached capacity for all Winter Sports. Spring Sports Calendar will be sent out in December.

Special Olympics Forsyth County would like to wish everyone a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving Holiday.

Sports Training and Competitions Updates

Equestrian: Monday, November 24 – Lazy Bee Farm – 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Frenzy Cheerleading: No Practice

Bowling – No Practice

Volunteer Opportunities – Ways to Get Involved

* Equestrian Practice – if you are interested in helping out with equestrian, please contact Hellen Bee at hrbee@wsfcs.k12.nc.us.

* Youth Bowling Tournament – Friday, December 5 and 19, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed at the lanes and during awards.

* Special Olympics North Carolina Bowling Tournament – Sunday, December 7 – Greensboro, NC. For more information, contact Michelle Bandklayder at mbandklayder@sonc.net

If you are interested in any of these opportunities please contact Lisa Kiser at lisak@cityofws.org or (336) 727-2425.

Other Community Opportunities

* Winston Salem Youth Special Hockey is taking registration. For more information see attached flyer or contact Jacob Dahlin – jacobdahlin@msn.com; (336) 813-2508 or John Cortez – johncortezjr@yahoo.com

* Breakfast with Santa sponsored by the Family Support Network - Saturday, December 6, 9:00 am – 11:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Children with special needs can enjoy time with Santa in a relaxed environment. You must RSVP to Chris Gentry (336) 703-4289 by 11/26 if you would like to attend this event. See link below for details.

2014 Breakfast with Santa [pdf]

* Polar Plunge for Special Olympics – Freezin’ for a Reason – January 24, 1:00 p.m., The Fitness Center in Kernersville. If you are interested in jumping into an outdoor swimming pool in January to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics, please contact Lisa Kiser at lisak@cityofws.org or (336) 727-2425.

 

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Take A Survey and Help Shape the Future of Special Olympics

Special Olympics invites athletes, coaches, volunteers, staff, family members and supporters to take a survey to measure how the Special Olympics mission is being fulfilled worldwide. Take part in the survey to give your opinion about what Special Olympics is doing right and what must be improved. The survey asks questions about current work and gives everyone a chance to suggest changes and new approaches. You can take the survey without using your name. It’s available as an online survey and as a downloadable PDF. The PDF can be emailed in, or you can print it to fax or mail it. Learn more at the link below.

Related Website: Learn more about the mission effectiveness survey

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