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Triad Veteran's Coffee Events

Our second “Welcome Home”  Veteran’s Coffee in Mocksville will be held this Thursday morning, April 2.  We had over 30 Veteran’s turn out for our first one in March (in a driving rain storm).  Help us get the word out to any Veterans you know and invite them to join us this Thursday between 8:30am and 10:30am at the Sagebrush Steakhouse for FREE Sheetz Coffee and pastries.  See attached flyer.
Veterans from any branch of service, or time period are welcome to join us.
Please help us get the word out about all of our Veteran’s Coffee events.  See below and attached flyer. 
We also welcome government and non-profit organizations who have Veteran support programs and activities to join us and introduce themselves and their program to our Veteran attendees. 

Triad Veteran’s Coffee Events
 8:30 am to 10:30 am
1st Thursday of each Month-Sagebrush Steakhouse, Hwy 601 & I 40, Mocksville
2nd Thursday of each Month-Outback Steakhouse Four Seasons Town Center, Greensboro
3rd Thursday of each Month-Outback Steakhouse, 505 Highland Oaks Dr., Winston-Salem
4th Thursday of each Month-Town & Country Restaurant, South Main St, King
Free Coffee, Pastries and Conversation

UNCW Triad Alumni Fall Social

This year’s Triad Alumni Fall Social gives you a chance to recall old traditions and establish new ones at O.Henry Hotel (624 Green Valley Road, Greensboro NC 27408) on Thursday, October 8 from 6pm-8pm. Alumni will have the opportunity to meet Chancellor Sartarelli, hear from students’ about their UNCW experiences, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine. Purchase your ticket by October 4th for $15 by visiting http://bit.ly/triadfallsocial2015, or at the door for $20. If you are not receiving invitations in the mail or through email, be sure to update your contact information by emailing alumni@uncw.edu.

Sunshine House Birthday Bash

The Sunshine House Birthday Bash/Fall Festival will take place on October 8th from 6pm-8pm. The location of the event will be 2305 South Holden Road Greensboro, NC. The Cost is FREE!

Bark for Life

Bark For Life Saturday, October 10, 2015 Southmont Elementary School 398 Owen Road, Lexington, NC 10 am - 2 pm (Check in begins at 9 am). REGISTER by September 30th to guarantee your BFL shirt and doggy bandanna. Pet/Owner look-a-like contest, Pet Costume Contest, Best Trick Contest, and much, much more! Registration: $25 for 1 dog and their human (Day of the Event $30) $40 for 2 dogs and their human $20 Human walker Dogs are wonderful caregivers and with your help will be raising money in the fight against cancer. Your support saves lives. To register your fur baby or start a team, go to www.relayforlife.org/barkdavidsonnc Help us feed hungry fur babies, by bringing in canned or bagged dog and cat food to be donated to the Humane Society of Davidson County Share and invite all your friends. Please help us spread the word. Interested in being a sponsor or setting up as a vendor/rescue, please email us at bark4lifedc@gmail.com All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Enchanted Princess Breakfast

Join us and some of your favorite Princess for Breakfast at Sagrbrush Steakhouse on October 10, 2015. Tickets are $12.00 and children 2 and under are free. Please contact Simply Enchanted Dreams to reserve your spot! 336-348-6691

5th Annual 3-Hour Zumbathon® to benefit Susan G. Komen NWNC

Join us for the FIFTH ANNUAL THREE HOUR ZUMBATHON® to Benefit Susan G. Komen Northwest NC on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2015, presented by Women's Wellness & Fitness and Village Inn Event Center! Special Guest Appearance by The DOUBLE DIVAS MOLLY & CYNTHIA!!! Doors open at 6:30pm | Zumba® 7pm-10pm Zumba Jammer® Von Stanley Gossi will kick off the 5th Annual Three Hour Zumbathon for SGK NWNC!! This event will feature DJ Dan the Player, 24 AmaZINing Zumba® Instructors: Helen Naples,Tina Garner, Carmen Torres, Taylor Daggert, Malysa Rogers, Tracie York, Ale Burrone, Whitney Boger, Tinia Scott, Greicy Barahona, Adi Tsemah, Gail Cherry, LaQuinta Sanchez, Jaiquala Smith, Paula Castro, Amalia Grennan, Tanya Rodriguez, Nicole Laster, Katina Rice Jones, Yuleidy Baldor, Janae Joyner, and Solange Ahoudji!! Club Lighting, Vendors, T-shirt Cutting with Zumba Tracie, Door Prizes, Hors d'oeuvres, Pink Candy Station, and soooooo much more!!! 100% of the proceeds will go toward early detection, treatment and finding a cure for Breast Cancer! Tickets: $15 in advance or $20 at the door. http://5thannualzumbathon.eventbrite.com/ Location: Village Inn Event Center 6205 Ramada Drive Clemmons NC 27012
Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 10:00am-1:00pm  Celebrate fall with the GSC and The Fresh Market! Kids will have fun playing pumpkin and Halloween-themed games, making crafts, enjoying activities and receiving a pumpkin to take home (while they last)! Guests can enjoy tasty pumpkin treats provided by The Fresh Market and watch the animals in the zoo eat their pumpkin treats too! Costumes are encouraged! Pumpkin Palooza is sponsored by The Fresh Market and is free with general admission or membership

Couples Seminar: Change Stuck Patterns & Create Positive

Free of Charge In the seminar portion Jill White-Huffman, LPC, MFT helps you develop a better understanding about reasons you and your partner are having a hard time communicating and problem solving effectively with one another… You and your partner will be given one powerful exercise that you can practice with one another privately that will help you both develop respect, trust, love and compassion for each other Register by October 18th by calling (336) 855-1860 or email: jwhite_huffman@yahoo.com

Event Location: Holden Executive Office 1921 D Boulevard St. Greensboro, NC 27407
Event Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Time: 6:30pm - 8 pm
October 24 is International Gibbon Day! Join the GSC as we raise awareness and funds for gibbon conservation while having loads of fun! From October 19 - 23, as we gear up for International Gibbon Day, you can swing like a gibbon from the treetops of SKYWILD for a special reduced rate of $30.00. Don't forget to buy your very own "Duke" gibbon plush in the gift shop, now on sale for just $7.00. All proceeds from gibbon plush sales will go toward gibbon conservation and the protection of this endangered species*. Be sure to join our "Groovin' Gibbon Scavenger Hunt." Use #givin2gibbons to post a picture with your gibbon plush at our scavenger hunt locations. Show your social share to gift shop associates and receive a coupon for 40% off one regular priced item in the TriceraShop gift shop! On October 24th, the scavenger hunt continues. We'll also have special keeper talks and enrichment at the gibbon exhibit. Watch the gibbons enjoy SKYWILD challenges in their exhibit, see the new baby Lela (as well as her big brother Duke and parents Leon and Bella!), and have your picture made as a gibbon. Those enjoying a SKYWILD adventure on this day will be rewarded by learning interesting gibbon facts along the way. Join us all week, October 19-24, as we celebrate the gibbon! *Proceeds from the sale of gibbon plush will be donated to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Primate Specialist group Section on Small Apes. Those funds will then be made available as grants to gibbon specific research.

A Shopping SPREE!

Shop the Junior League of Raleigh's A Shopping SPREE! from Oct. 29 through Nov. 1 at the Raleigh Convention Center. You'll find gifts for everyone on your list! Stylish jewelry. Fashionable apparel and accessories for men, women and children. Seasonal home decor. Special evens and the You're Invited Back Cafe. Tickets are $10 online in advance and $12 at the door. www.ashoppingspree.org
  • Located at Queens Landing
  • Learn how to Thriller with onsite dance instructors
  • Costume Contest with Prizes - $500 grand prize
  • Tickets are $10.00
  • 21 and up

Fall Festival for Lincoln Drama Boosters

The Academy at Lincoln Drama Boosters are throwing a fall festival to help raise funds to get our kids to New York City where they will not only visit the bright lights of Time Square, but go see a Broadway show. The festival will be on November 11th from 11-3 on the soccer field. 

LUNGe Forward 5k presented by the Lung Cancer Initiative of NC

The LUNGe Forward 5k is our largest fundraising event of the year. By joining and fundraising for the Lung Cancer Initiative's Raleigh LUNGe Forward Run, Walk & Rally, you’ll be helping to make a change for all those affected by lung cancer in North Carolina. Together, there’s always something we can do. Following the race we will have runner awards, food, the kids' dash and more entertainment. November 7th 8:30 AM Midtown Park at North Hills. raleigh.lungeforward.org

34th Annual Seagrove Pottery Festival

The Museum of NC Traditional Pottery presents the 34th Annual Seagrove Pottery Festival on November 21 and 22. The event will be held at Seagrove Elementary School (528 Old Plank Rd) from 9a-5p both Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/mnctp

Support for Stressful Situations

Free of Charge In the seminar portion Jill White-Huffman, LPC, MFT helps you develop self-awareness and set appropriate boundaries. You will also gain a better understanding of the underlying beliefs and perceptions that cause Anxiety & Stress. Jill will demonstrate one powerful exercise that you can practice on your own that will break the worry cycle and re-build self-esteem. Register by October 18th calling (336) 855-1860 or email: jwhite_huffman@yahoo.com Event Location: Holden Executive Office 1921 D Boulevard St. Greensboro, NC 27407 Event Date: Thursday, October 22 6:30p-8p.

The “Safety First” project is an IB League Club initiative in collaboration with the Girl Scouts organization to raise safety awareness amongst elementary school children. Members of the club will teach the importance of these measures through fun presentations to students of selected Guilford County schools.

We need your help in leading the effort to collect safety gear for the children. This will give them an opportunity to apply the cautious behavior while participating in fun activities like skateboarding, bike riding etc. CLICK HERE for details on how to donate.

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