Operation Christmas Child celebrates 20th year

Operation Christmas Child celebrates 20th year

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Operation Christmas Child is celebrating their 20th year.

The Samaritan’s Purse project helps send shoeboxes filled with toys and toiletries to children in some of the poorest countries in the world.

“To me it’s the greatest children’s project around because it is so pure,” said Danny Spainhour, with Pinedale Christian Church, who has been a part of OCC from the beginning even helping hand deliver boxes to children in Kosovo and the Middle East. “We have been at a village where the village had been bombed out. We were able to come in and tell them there is hope there is life ahead.”

The shoebox project has also helped teach children here at home about sharing love and giving.

“I want to fill up my daddy’s truck,” said 6-year-old Elayna Bonnett.

Bonnett and her family fill boxes each year and she is well on…

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High Point Cycling Classic starts today

High Point Cycling Classic starts today

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HIGH POINT, N.C. — On Thursday during the FOX8 Morning News, Shannon Smith is in downtown High Point where organizers are preparing to kick off the High Point Cycling Classic.

The 4th annual event begins Thursday and runs through Sunday.

For more information, visit hpcyclingclassic.com.

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Where are all those Bicycle Riders coming from?

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Tour to Tanglewood training ride – Clemmons Bike Shop

  • Saturday, July 20, 2013

    8:00 AM

  • Clemmons Bicycle Inc

    2703 Lewisville Clemmons Road, Clemmons, NC (map)

  • Local Bike Shops will hold training rides for anyone interested in the Bike MS: Tour to Tanglewood.  The hosting bike shop will provide a short and long option at each ride with a marked route, cue sheet, rest stops and SAG.  Yes, these rides are FREE!
    Check in starts at 7am, and the ride starts at 8am.

    Mileage options: 10, 27, 35 and 50

    We will also be providing Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Minis breakfast, reststops / sag support, free on site post ride massages from My Massage of Clemmons and of course everything in the store will be on sale.

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