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The Community Appearance Commission, Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful, and the city of Winston-Salem are seeking volunteers to help plant more than 400 trees along New Walkertown Road and the Newell/Massey Greenway on Saturday, Oct. 27, during the 20th annual Community Roots Day.

Volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to noon. The first 250 volunteers will receive free t-shirts and hats and all volunteers get a free lunch. Volunteers should arrive between 8:30 and 8:45 a.m. at the Twin City Baseball Complex on Waterworks Road.

Roots Day is an excellent opportunities for students, scouts and members of service clubs to complete community service hours. Online volunteer sign-up is available at For more information call CityLink 311 or e-mail

Community Roots Day is sponsored by Waste Management, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Reynolds American, Duke Energy, Keep America Beautiful, the city of Winston-Salem, North State Environmental, Pepsi Cola, Whole Foods, Taylor Investment Properties, Vulcan Materials, Don & Peggy Carter, Zoom, Gallins Family Farm, Gallins Foods, Ian’s Body Works, Walter Robbs Callahan & Pierce, Kermit’s Hot Dog House, Keep North Carolina Beautiful, Miller Landscape Architecture, Hauser Rental, Forsyth County Master Gardeners, Hanesbrands, Pfaff’s Home Service Center, Krispy Kreme, Dewey’s Bakery, Lowes Foods, the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation, New Garden Landscaping, Costco, Krankies Coffee, Stimmel Associates, L.A. Reynolds Garden Showplace and Lusk Tree Service.


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