Military Appreciation Day. Saturday May 16, 2015

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9652 E. Mountain St, Kernersville, NC 27284 – FOR MORE INFO: (336)430-8414

Military Appreciation Day-http://www.healourheroes.org/

Hosted by Brad Jones

Hosted by Brad Jones

Upcoming Event

Military Appreciation Day. Saturday May 16, 2015 – 1:00 p.m. Carolina Field of Honor, Triad Park, 9652 E. Mountain St. Kernersville. Activities will include a full military display, memorial site guides, live music, race car displays. Services for Veterans that will be available to include health care, resume writing and education classes. VA Administration representatives will be there. Free and open to the public.

  • Memorial Site Guides
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  • Full Military Displays
    Military Display
  • Live Continuous Music

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  • Kids Olympics
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  • Kids Inflatables
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  • Good Food
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About

We seek to achieve our vision by serving, supporting and strengthening military warriors, families, leaders, chaplains and caregivers, and wounded warriors through offering training, services and resources which promote resiliency and relational health throughout the deployment cycle. These services include retreats, counseling professionals and print and media resources.

Heal Our Heroes Creed: We served our country together, therefore we can help heal each other.

Heal Our Heroes Mission: In an outdoor setting, we facilitate healing for our military through hunting, clay target shooting, hiking, fishing, small lake boating, campfires and group discussions. In this environment we seek our Creator, and look to chaplains and mentors to provide emotional and mental healing, renewal, rebuilding of relationships and renewed purpose to those we serve.

Heal Our Heroes seeks to build long lasting relationships with those we serve. Our veteran, mentor support groups see the individual and not the disability; seeking opportunities to open dialogue, share experiences and offer hope.

Heal Our Heroes will provide other printed resources “Combat Trauma Healing Manual” as well as network with other service providers to assist in more complex issues of  Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI).

Heal Our Heroes when possible will provide these opportunities free of charge through available scholarships.

Heal Our Heroes will sponsor a few campaigns to get the local communities involved and to raise money for scholarships. We are sponsoring the 1st Annual High Point Military Appreciation Day September 13th at Festival Park.

Heal Our Heroes is organized exclusively for charitable purposes.

Heal Our Heroes  is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3).

Get Revived Youth Festival 2015

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Featuring: Building 429, RAPTURE RUCKUS Kerrie Roberts Awestruck and a message from RemedyLive

Davidson County Fairgrounds Lexington, North Carolina 27295, Sunday at 4:00–8:00

Purchase tickets at Sweet Frog in SweetFrog Thomasville, NC Kids Business Of Lexington or Beck’s Reformed Church or online at http://www.get-revived.com/

Tickets are $10 ahead or $12 at the gate. Lawn Seating. VIP Passes available on the website.

To purchase tickets, visit the website http://www.get-revived.com/
Order by Friday May 1 to get the $10 price. After Friday they go up to $12.

Sign-up on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/955448757829468/

What is Revived?

In a time when society is trying to convince our youth that life is all about self; self-indulgence, self-centeredness, self-reliance, our desire is to help the youth see that’s its really about surrendering self and relying on Jesus.

In Psalm 119:50 we read “Your promise revives me; it comforts me in all my troubles.” We desire to see our youth find comfort in God’s promises.  To renew, recharge, rejuvenate, and rekindle their faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Invite your friends, family, and youth groups to join us for our seventh year of providing this awesome opportunity to reconnect with God through praise, worship, and service.
With all the negative influences our youth face on a daily basis, we feel it is very important to offer our youth as many opportunities as possible to:

  • Grow stronger in their faith
  • Meet and fellowship with other young Christians
  • Hear strong sermons and messages that relate to them
  • Hear testimonials from their peers so they realize that sharing their story can be “cool”
  • Realize that Christian music can be modern, fun, and relevant to them

Freedom Memorial Wall Celebration

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http://www.smokinharley.com/freedom-memorial-wall.htm

2015 RiverRun International Film Festival

RiverRunApril 16-26, 2015 in Winston-Salem, NC

Held annually each spring, the RiverRun International Film Festival screens a wide variety of feature-length and short films from all genres, and also presents a broad range of special events, including high-profile regional premieres of significant films, celebrity tributes, family matinees and classic retrospectives as well as a mixture of panel discussions and parties. In 2015, the Festival will present 165 films from 35 countries in 11 days, bringing filmmakers and other industry professionals to Winston-Salem from around the world.

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For film lovers in North Carolina the 17th annual RiverRun International Film Festival is hard, if not impossible to beat.

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The eleven-day festival kicks off on Thursday April 16th in Winston-Salem with screenings of the French Surrealist film Reality, and a documentary on urban fashion called Fresh Dressed.

Over the ensuing days 165 films will be shown – that’s 74 features & 91 shorts, from a sampling of 35 countries. There will also be parties, panels,and Free Saturday morning cartoons for the entire family.

RiverRun Executive Director Andrew Rodgers stopped by WFDD to talk about this year’s Spotlight on Black American Cinema.

The RiverRun International Film Festival is a non-profit cultural organization dedicated to the role of cinema as a conduit of powerful ideas and diverse viewpoints. Our mission is to foster a greater appreciation of cinema and a deeper understanding of the many people, cultures and perspectives of our world through regular interaction with great films and filmmakers.

Tickets

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http://riverrunfilm.com/buy-tickets/

All regular Festival screenings are $12 for adults and $10 for students (students must purchase tickets in person and present a valid student ID to receive discounted price).  We also have special matinee prices Monday – Friday before 5:00pm for $6.

Box office information

From April 16-26, tickets for all films and events may be purchased at the main Festival box offices.  We recommend you buy tickets in advance as many screenings will sell out.  However, you may still purchase day-of tickets, if there are any available.  If there is more than one hour before the start time of a screening you can purchase your tickets at either of the main festival box offices but if there is less than one hour before the start time of the screening you must purchase tickets directly at the venue where the screening is taking place.

Pre-Festival Box Office:

The Stevens Center
405 West Fourth Street
336-721-1945
M-F 11:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 3:00 – 6:00pm (phone sales only)

April 16 – 26 Box Offices:

The Stevens Center
405 West Fourth Street
336-721-1945

Saturdays and Sunday, April 18, 19 and 25, the Stevens Center Box Office will be open for phone and walk up sales from 10:00am – 6:00pm.  During the week of April 20-24, Monday through Friday, the Stevens Center Box Office hours will be 11:00am – 6:00pm.  Sunday, April 26, the Box Office will be open 11:00am – 2:00pm.  By 2:00pm on the 26th,  all remaining tickets will have been delivered to each venue for the remaining screenings.

ACE Cinematheque Complex – UNCSA
1533 Main Street
Open one hour before first screening of the day and closes after last screening begins.

a/perture cinema
311 W. Fourth St.
Patrons must go to RiverRun’s box office located in the lobby of the Chatham Building. Open one hour before first screening of the day and closes after last screening begins.

Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce Street
Open one hour before first screening of the day and closes after last screening begins.

SECCA
750 Marguerite Drive
Open one hour before first screening of the day and closes after last screening begins.

Online ticket sales

To purchase tickets online, simply navigate to the page for the individual film you wish to attend and click on the “buy tickets” link next to a selected screening.

Official Website – www.riverrunfilm.com

Facebook- www.facebook.com/riverrunfilm

 

WBFJ-Your Family Station Events Calendar

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WBFJ Calendar Events

Events Calendar: www.wbfj.fm/calendar

About WBFJ

WBFJ is a listener supported, family friendly Contemporary Christian Radio station serving the Triad area of North Carolina on the follwing frequencies and online atwww.wbfj.fm

89.3 Winston-Salem
103.5 Greensboro
102.7 Archdale/Trinity
101.3 North Wilkesboro
104.9 Pilot Mt.
103.1 Mount Airy
101.3 Salisbury

WBFJ Website: www.wbfj.fm

2015 Burn Out The Stigma Ride

burnoutAFSP NC Presents the 2015 BURN OUT THE STIGMA RIDE SMOKIN’ HARLEY DAVIDSON

April 11, 2015

3441 Myer Lee Drive, Winston-Salem, NC

Please help burn out the stigma of suicide and mental health

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention AFSP.org

Event Details

Registration 9:00 -11:00 am KSU @ 11:00

$20.00 /Bike-includes stew

$5.00/Passenger-includes stew

$5.00/Poker Hand 50/50 Raffle Door Prizes

All types of street legal motorcycles and Cages welcome

Don Adams Chicken Stew @ 3:00 $5.00/ non-riders

Pre-registration available online, but not required

For More Information Please Contact: Meredy Swafford Chair-NC Chapter AFSP

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/691859107598177/

E-mail Address: Meredysmail@gmail.com Phone: 336-287-0108- leave a msg

http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?

On Location party set at Dobson farm for The Longest Ride Actors & Background Extras

Foothills Arts Council will host an On Location Celebration at the Olinger Farm on Thursday April 16th  in DOBSON, NC.

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A number of area residents got their chance to be on the big screen recently while crews were in the area filming for the latest Nicholas Sparks film based on his book “The Longest Ride.”

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The Foothills Arts Council will be celebrating the upcoming film, which opens April 10, with an on location party April 16 at the Olinger family farm.dobsonlongestrideScenes from the movie, starring Scott Eastwood, were filmed at the farm in Devotion. The farm was restored by Elkin resident Amy Aldridge’s father, the late Dr. Sheff Olinger. Many local residents were extras in the film including Gary and Alexa Maxey; Kennedy, Henry, and Lisa Freeman; Gray, Melinda and Mia Burchette; Scott Ray; Aspen Jackson; and Emma Aldridge.

“The On Location Celebration was the idea of Robin Turner and Lisa Freeman as a way to celebrate the filming in our own backyard,” said arts council Executive Director Leighanne Martin Wright. “With the blessing of Amy Aldridge and her family, the idea blossomed into the party that is sure to be a good time.”

The party also will serve as a fundraiser for the Foothills Arts Council which provides a variety of programming from outdoor festivals to art classes, gallery exhibits and performances showcasing the talent of local actors, Wright said.

Tickets for the party are $25 and include a full BBQ dinner. Skull Camp beer also will be available. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the arts council, located at 129 Church St., Elkin or at Diana’s Bookstore, 222 E. Main St., Elkin.

“As part of our mission to make the arts accessible to all of our community, most of our events are free or have a minimal ticket price,” Wright said. “The money raised from this event will help the arts council tremendously as we operate totally on grants, donations and memberships and provide a vital cultural component to our community,”

The party starts at 6 p.m. on April 16, with the band Face the Music providing live entertainment from the front porch. Organizers are asking that those coming dress for western fun.

“I have asked my daughter to send me her cowboy boots for the night since I don’t own any,” Wright said with a laugh. “Who knows, I may just keep them.”

The farm is located at 362 Grover Cockerham Road, Dobson, on the Mitchell River. A rain date is set for April 19.

“The property is gorgeous and to know a movie was filmed right there is rather fun,” Robin Turner said. “Nothing better than having a party and benefiting art in the process.”

Through the sponsorships of Frank and Jeanette Hendrick, Dr. David Cline DDS, Speedy Chef Restaurant, Edward Jones Investments (Barry Revis and Frank Beals), Parkwood Eye Center, Basin Creek Realty, Animal Ark Veterinary Hospital, Diana’s Bookstore, Lifestore Insurance, The Stereo Shop, Dr. Robert Peterson General Surgery, and State Farm Steve Owings, all the proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Foothills Arts Council to help fund its varied programming.

Kitsey E. Burns may be reached at 336-679-2341 or on Twitter @RippleReporterK.

Story by Kitsey E. Burns kburn@civitasmedia.com

Bib’s Camel City Cookoff

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Where: Winston-Salem Fairgrounds  Gate #5
When: Friday, April 10, 2015, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Who:  Bib’s Downtown Restaurant in conjunction with Colborne Media Group.

Why: Bib’s Camel City Cookoff is an opportunity to build and cultivate BBQ in Winston-Salem. Bib’s Downtown is a staple in the Winston-Salem community and is excited to bring more BBQ exposure to the city.

This is a chance to see some of the Southeast’s best BBQ Pitmasters as they compete for cash and those all-important bragging rights. Visitors can see the rigs, interact with the Pitmasters and enjoy a day at this family friendly event.  There will be bands, kids’ activities and delicious food.

KCBS BBQ Competition Ultimate BBQ Pitmaster Challenge. Free Food & Entertainment

The Bib’s Camel City Cookoff will feature a food truck roundup Friday night from 5-10pm. Food Trucks featured are as follows: (subject to change) Check back for Food Truck additions.

Urban Street Grill 

Bandito Burrito

The Great Escape

Camel City Grill

Bib’s Downtown will also be featuring their famous pulled pork sandwiches Friday night.

Saturday the food truck roundup will move on to other venues, as Bib’s Downtown continues to serve Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Mountain Fried Chicken will also be selling it’s famous “It’s not Greasy” chicken plates on Saturday.

Other food purveyors to be announced. Stay tuned and check back often.

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Don’t forget about our Dinner ride this Friday night to the Bib’s Camel City Cook Off at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. Registration at Smokin’ from 5:30 – 6:45. $15 per bike and $20 with passenger. B-B-Q dinner included in ride price. Proceeds from the ride will benefit Novant Health Derrick L. Davis Cancer Center Lee Simstein Memorial Fund. The fund is dedicated to helping cancer patients who cannot afford personal expenses related to treatments-medications, transportation to appointments, lodging during treatments and more. For more info on the weekends festivities and competition go to www.bibscamelcitycookoff.com.

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Join Bobby Locke at the Karaoke Challenge Mobile Stage at Bib’s Camel City Cookoff Saturday afternoon from 2 PM – 8 PM at Dixie Classic Fairgrounds! Come sing your heart out!

Official Website-http://www.bibscamelcitycookoff.com/

Facebook Website-https://www.facebook.com/BibsCCCookoff

 

Victory Junction Kick-Off Party

KrispyKremeDrive45Krispy Kreme has teamed up with former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty and Victory Junction for the 7th Annual Drive for 45 Campaign to send campers to Victory Junction.

Join us Friday, April 3rd, 2015 from 6AM-9PM in the Krispy Kreme parking lot at 259 Stratford Rd. Winston-Salem, NC

Meet the King!
Richard Petty & Kyle Petty will be on site from 9-11am

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Classic Car show of the Old Salem Chapter AACA from 4-8pm

More information at www.KrispyKreme.com/about/Philanthropy

Krispy Kreme Winston-Salem-http://locations.krispykreme.com/location/winston-salem

Krispy Kreme on Event on Facebook-https://www.facebook.com/events/1564813913793439/

Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving”

jerseymikesSub lovers from coast to coast can make a substantial difference today by joining Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving.”

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its authentic fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, is donating 100 percent of sales to more than 120 local charities including schools, hospitals, youth organizations, food banks and more. Always held on the last Wednesday of March, the “Day of Giving,” this year on March 25, is the culmination of Jersey Mike’s 5th Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign.

The company is committed to raising as much money as possible for these important causes. For added momentum, since March 15, Jersey Mike’s has been running a special Month of Giving commercial, with a tag in each market noting the local charity and inviting the public in to any of its participating locations nationwide to celebrate the “Day of Giving.”

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“Giving…making a difference in someone’s life” has been the mission of Jersey Mike’s from the beginning. Since 2010, Jersey Mike’s locations have raised more than $10 million for worthy local charities and have distributed more than 1 million free sub sandwiches to help numerous causes.

Throughout the month, customers have been invited to visit their local Jersey Mike’s restaurant and donate to that location’s designated charity partner. Last year’s “Month of Giving” initiative raised $2.1 million for 100 different charities nationwide and the company hopes to raise even more this year.

Jersey Mike’s believes that making a sub sandwich and making a difference can be one and the same, a philosophy that has fueled the sub sandwich chain’s popularity. Following its successful recipe of deliberate, well-considered expansion, Jersey Mike’s has more than doubled in size in just three years.

For more information about Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving, please visit: www.jerseymikes.com/mog

Jersey Mike’s, a fast-casual sub sandwich franchise with more than 750 locations open and under development nationwide, has a long history of community involvement and support. Started at the Jersey Shore in 1956, Jersey Mike’s serves authentic East Coast-style subs on fresh baked bread – the same recipe it started with over 50 years ago. The company’s mission is to bring its customers the highest quality, freshest made sub in the industry and give back to the communities in which it operates. A store locator and franchise information for Jersey Mike’s can be found at www.jerseymikes.com.

Triad Locations: https://www.jerseymikes.com/locations/?zip=27127

Other Locations: https://www.jerseymikes.com/locations/

Faacebook: https://www.facebook.com/jerseymikes