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Camp Hanes

Canoes at Camp Hanes

Camp Hanes is a 400-acre recreational camp half an hour from Winston-Salem, nestled on the side of beautiful Sauratown Mountain. Kids and adults alike make a lifetime of outdoor memories there. Our readers receive a $50 discount!

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Homeless Shelters in Winston-Salem, NC

Winston Salem Rescue Mission

While we have made some progress, there is still a long way to go, as a 2015 survey of the homeless in our city counted more than 1,700 individuals living on the streets of and in shelters in Winston-Salem. The following organizations work to meet immediate needs for temporary housing…

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Soup Kitchens & Food Pantries in Winston-Salem

Woman feeding homeless person: Food, Soup Kitchens & Pantries in Winston-Salem

Resources for the hungry people in our community are never enough but it is good to see so many contributing to feed those who are in need in our community. This is the second post in our Winston-Salem Helping Hands series. We hope it will help you get back on your feet or gain a better idea of the services available in our area. Perhaps, you may even discover a new opportunity to give back to our community via volunteer hours or donations…

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GED, Computer and Job Training Programs

Person typing on computer

Today’s job market is tougher than ever, especially for those without the high-tech skills employers are often seeking in the current economy. In Part 3 of our Helping Hands series, we have compiled a list of the local resources that are available for people who are seeking a little step up towards gaining their GED and/or the specific job training or computer skills needed to become a better candidate for work in our local market…

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Who’s Who of Winston-Salem: Artist Anne Kesler Shields

Artist Anne Kesler Shields

A Winston-Salem icon, artist, and trailblazer for women artists in the South, Anne Kesler Shields, lost her battle with cancer October 6, 2012. She was born January 27, 1932, in Winston-Salem and was a lifelong resident. She received a classical art education at Hollins College, and pursued advanced art studies at the Skowhegan School of Painting …

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Enter Our Spring Into Summer Photo Contest!

Deweys Cake Squares and Ice Cream

We are so ready for some warmer temps here in Winston-Salem! When it’s hot, we like to cool of with Dewey’s ice cream and cakes! Grab your cameras (and camera phones) and submit your photos for the MyWinston-Salem.com Spring into Summer Photo Contest for a chance to win a Dewey’s Cake & Ice Cream Party! …

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Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus

A gluten-free (often abbreviated as “GF”) diet is not an easy one, especially when dining out. Thankfully, awareness and education is growing among chefs regarding gluten allergies and there are more dining options than ever before. Here in Winston-Salem there are chain restaurants that offer gluten-free…

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Quanto Basta: Interview with Chef Tim Grandinetti

Quanto Basta Interview with Chef Tim Grandinetti

In late April, I had the opportunity to sit down with Chef Tim Grandinetti and learn more about his new Italian restaurant, Quanto Basta Italian Eatery & Wine Bar. It opened on March 5, 2015, and is a very different vibe from Chef Tim’s first restaurant Spring House Kitchen, Restaurant & Bar. Caution: Reading this article is likely to make you very hungry for delicious Italian food…

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