April 23, 2014
5:25 am

Get Social

 
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

If you would like to have your non-profit organization's event added to the Rock 92/1075 KZL Community Connections Calendar, please CLICK HERE and fill out the Community Connections Request Form completely.  Approved requests will be added to both Rock 92 and 1075 KZL websites.

Music Sublime & Spirited

Music Sublime & Spirited featuring Faure Requiem and Spirituals with guest singer Levone Tobin-Scott At Main Street United Methodist Church 306 Main Street, Kernersville, NC Tickets =$10 Kids 12 & under / Seniors (60+) =$7 www.TheKernerChorale.org

5K Walk/Run for Oral Cancer Awareness

The NC A&T chapter of the Undergraduate Student National Dental Association will be hosting our 2nd annual 5K Walk/Run for Oral Cancer Awareness. It will be held on NC A&T SU's campus. Registration will begin at 7:45 AM and the actual event will begin at 9 AM. There will be live entertainment, free oral cancer screenings, and a variety of vendors at this event.
Cost:
Pre-registration: $25
On-site registration: $30
Student Pre-registration: $20
Student On-site registration: $25
NC A&T Student pre-registration: $15
NC A&T Student On-site Registration: $20
Children Ages 6-10: $10
Children 5 and under: FREE
*ORAL CANCER SURVIVORS AND PATIENTS: FREE*
http://donate.oralcancer.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=597

Eighth Annual Walk to Remember - Hospice of Rockingham County

Hospice of Rockingham County’s (HRC) Hospice Doves will hold their Eighth Annual Walk to Remember on Saturday, April 26th on the Walking Trail at the Upper Piedmont Research Station at Chinqua Penn Plantation.
Participants are asked to donate or raise a minimum of $25.00 each. Proceeds from the walk benefit HRC’s uninsured and under insured patients.
You can register online at http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1098883 or at on-site registration beginning at 9:30 am, April 26th. The walk will start at 10:00 am; preregistered walkers may arrive at 9:45 am to check-in and pick-up your tee shirt. We cannot guarantee the availability of your tee shirt size if you register online after April 7th or if you register the day of the event. Participants may take advantage our online capability of forming teams to walk in honor or memory of a friend or loved one. Create your own team and reach out to all your friends to join you!
Refreshments will be available on the walking trail; refreshments and door prizes will also be enjoyed at the picnic shelter afterwards; hotdogs will be available for a nominal fee after the walk.
For additional information, please call the Hospice office at (336) 427-9026, ext. 502.
- See more at: http://hospiceofrockinghamcounty.com/walk-to-remember-april-26/#sthash.dMi7ZmrM.dpuf

Drive To Feed Others

Please see the attached. We are announcing the first ever Chief Express Classic Car Cruise-In “The drive to feed others”  The date is Saturday April 26 from 9 am-2 pm. We have partnered with Pottery Road Café and Grill in Asheboro, NC. We are expecting as many as 100 cars to be on display that day. If you like hot rods and classic cars come by for a great cause. Chief Team Members will have our “Fill the Truck Campaign” there collecting canned goods to benefit our local food pantry.  Food and drink will be available for purchase from the Pottery Road Café & Grill (Grill items to home cooked meals) all day.
To enter a car it is 10 cans of food.
Admission 13 and up….. 2 cans of food
5-12……..1 can of food
4 and under Free.

SK5K Race of Hope

http://www.sk5kraceofhopeforcjd.com/upcoming-events

Shred Fest

Fundraiser for the Greensboro Jaycees, and safely destroy paper that contains your personal information! Date & Time: Saturday April 26th 9:00am-2:00pm Cost: 50¢ per pound, with a minimum of $5 What to Bring: Any files or documents you or your business needs destroyed. Paper & cardboard—don’t worry about staples or paper clips, however please remove paper from binders. Location: 123 Lewis Street the Rail Yard Parking Lot In front of The Worx Restaurant.

Raising Hope with Heartstrings

On Thursday, May 1st, Heartstrings welcomes Brian Banks as keynote speaker at the Empire Room in downtown Greensboro. Doors open at 6pm, and the program starts promptly at 6:45pm, followed by a lively jazz reception and “Raise your Glass Raffle.” Registration opens March 17th & guest fees are $100-$125 per person. Banks was a promising young football star whose dreams of playing for the NFL were crushed when he was wrongly convicted of a crime and incarcerated for 5 years. Despite the loss of his freedom he maintained hope until he was finally exonerated. His message of hope and ability to overcome devastating life circumstances with a remarkably positive attitude will inspire all who attend. Heartstrings provides compassionate validation, bereavement education and hope to Triad families who have suffered pregnancy, infant and child loss through peer-based support groups and one-to-one peer mentoring. www.heartstringssupport.org

UNCW Triad Area Alumni Chapter Greensboro Grasshoppers Picnic

Friday, May 2, 2014; 6:00 p.m. Picnic; 7:00 p.m. Greensboro Grasshoppers v. West Virginia Power Your ticket includes entry to the game, access to the exclusive alumni party decks (O. Henry Magazine & Friendly Center Party Decks) along with a full picnic and fireworks show after the game! The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, southern style fried chicken along with baked beans, coleslaw, cookies, tea, lemonade and beer! Purchase your $15 tickets (children under 3 are free) today by visiting www.uncw.edu/alumnitix or by calling 910-962-2684. Tickets are presale only and will not be available past April 22.

Doughnut Cake Decorating Contest

Krispy Kreme will be holding a doughnut cake decorating contest with all proceeds benefiting Victory Junction Gang. Krispy Kreme will provide all doughnuts and toppings with a 25 minute time limit, and you can take the cake home with you!  The winner will be announced May 4th at 10:00 AM and displayed on the Krispy Kreme road sign. Entry fee is $12 for adults and $6 for kids. The contest will be on May 3 from 7:30AM-12PM in the parking lot of the High Point Public Library.

ma Cares Hosts Toy Drive for Kids Cattling Cancer

ma Cares is holding a toy drive throughout the month of April as well as a collection day at Walmart (3738 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410) on Saturday, May 3rd from 11-2!  New toys collected will support a program of Kids of Childhood Cancer Foundation that provides toys to children receiving cancer treatments to help take their minds off of their illness. Through April 30th, Build-A-Bear and Toys & Co., both located at Friendly Center in Greensboro will have donation boxes out in their stores.  Additionally, toys may be dropped off at Market America (1302 Pleasant Ridge Rd. Greensboro, NC 27409) between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

2014 Teacher Job Fair

Get the inside scoop on teaching and working in Wake schools Who should attend: Current licensed teachers or recent grads who have completed student teaching Session 1 – 8:00AM11:00AM, Grades 6-12 Session 2 – 1:00PM4:00PM, Grades K-5 Please visit our website, www.wcpss.net/JOBFAIR to register

Special Olympics Ride

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office along with The Enforcers Law enforcement motorcycle club is putting on a bike ride on May 3rd for the North Carolina Special Olympics. All proceeds will go to the North Carolina Special Olympics. $20.00 per bike and $25.00 with a passenger meal and tee shirt included. There will be an auction and drawings along a live band at the end of the ride. The ride will be held at Smokin Harley Davidson- 3441 Myer Lee Dr. Winston –Salem. Registration is at 8:00 and kickstands up at 10:00

Spring Blossom Festival

Vendor Fair located at 802 Chapel Hill Rd. Burlington, NC 27215. This is free to the public and will have personal businesses such as Origami Owl, Trades of Hope, Pampered Chef, and many others. There will be raffles and many chances to get info and to purchase great gifts.

Carving for the Cure

Outdoor Equipment Distributors, Inc., a wholesale distributor of outdoor power equipment, including ECHO hand-held equipment, announces the Second Annual “Carving for the Cure” event which takes place May 1 – 3, 2014 at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market in Colfax, North Carolina.Thirteen carvers from around the country, including Colfax’s own Randy Everett, will create pieces of art from blocks of wood using chain saws and hand tools. Spectators can watch the carvers sculpt on May 1 and 2 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and on May 3 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Sculptures will be auctioned off on Saturday, May 3 at 1:00 pm along with machine-made quilts to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Last year “Carving for the Cure” raised over$5,000 which provided 50 free mammograms for women who may not have been able to afford them otherwise. In addition to the live auction on Saturday, there will be raffles that run from Thursday through Saturday at 12:00 pm with the proceeds going to the cancer organization.The local Susan G. Komen chapter will be present to accept cash donations as well. The “Carving for the Cure” event will provide entertainment for your entire family. There will be kids’ activities and local vendors present during the event. Stoney Ridge Bluegrass Band will provide live music on Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Admission is free!

Paradise for Pets

Hope du Jour

Participating restaurants donate 10% of their sales on May 6th, 2014 to Crisis Control Ministry to support its mission to assist people in crisis to meet essential life needs and to become self-sufficient. Crisis Control Ministry is Forsyth County’s largest emergency assistance provider. For a complete list of participating restaurants, go to www.hopedujour.org. For continuing updates, follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hopedujour. Price is the cost of your meal.

The Logan Forbis Benefit

The Logan Forbis Benefit: Fighting for a cure for Myotubular Myopathy. The benefit is from 1-6 PM at 4000 Presbyterian rd in greensboro. There will be food, silent auction, raffle, live music, inflatables, and much more. Proceeds go to the Joshua Frase Foundation to cure MTM and partial proceeds go to Logan for ongoing medical expenses. For more information you can go to Facebook. Www.facebook.com/loganforbismtm

Kids of Childhood Cancer 5K

The Kids of Childhood Cancer is having a 5k May 10, 2014. Website is www.walk4ourkids.org where you can sign up a team or make a donation. You may check out what the foundation is all about by going to www.kidsofchildhoodcancer.org.  All proceeds go towards helping families who have kids with cancer and need assistance with bills. They keep the kitchen stocked with food and a treasure chest filled with toys for the kids. They have a wonderful condo at Topsail Beach that they allow families with kids who have cancer stay for free.  The condo can also be rented.

Women's Breakfast

Temple of Christ is having their 4th annual Women’s Breakfast on May 17th from 9am-11am. Our speaker will be First Lady Dorothy Eccles – New Beginnings and Pentecostal Holiness Church. We will be serving breakfast during the seminar. This service is for our building fund so a donation of $5 would be appreciated. Please contact Sis Brittany Turner by phone at 423-967-8706 or email britt81489@yahoo.com. Church address: 1018 Fisherfarm Rd Martinsville, VA, 24112

Swing For A Cure 2014

ITG Swing For A Cure
Saturday, May 31st, 2014
The Champions Course at Bryan Park
8:30 AM Shotgun Start
Registration Starts at 7:30 AM
Format: 4-Man Scramble
 
$85 per Player Includes:
  • Green Fees
  • Cart Fees
  • Range Balls
  • Mulligan Package
  • On-Course Refreshments
  • Lunch
 
Registration Deadline: Saturday, May 24th
 
Contact Delores Sides:
Phone # (336) 379-2903 or swingforacure@itg-global.com
 
All Proceeds To Benefit Relay For Life
 

Caesar Fitness Charity Event

Caesar Fitness is hosting a charity event on May 31st. Complete Nutrition, one of our sponsors for the event, will be in attendance as well. At the event we will be giving away prizes and free fitness/health sessions of different sorts. We will also be auctioning off training sessions and packages. The proceeds will go to the American Heart Association and towards a Non Profit Organization in the making that will help provide a home for dogs without homes and shelter. The event is open to the public.

Country Rocks for Kids

Local country cover band "Branded" is hosting a St. Jude's Charity Concert and bike ride called "Country Rocks for Kids" at Top of the Rock in Lexington.

Mebane Woman's Club Casino Night

The Mebane Woman's Club (MWC) is seeking donations of unique items for both a live and a silent auction for its annual fundraiser that will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014. This year's theme is "The Wild Side." As in years past, this will be a casino night and auction – but with a wild new twist! This year, the event will be held at the Conservators' Center, just north of Mebane. The Center is home to almost 90 exotic animals, including 30 big cats. Proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Center's Animal Care Fund and the MWC General fund. All donations and sponsorships are tax deductible as both organizations are of a 501-c3 status. Businesses or individuals who wish to donate items for the auction or be one of our exclusive sponsors should contact Katie Burkholder at 336.689.5725 or katie.mcgill@gmail.com .

RVI Rumble Ride

RVI Rumble Ride, June 7, 2014. BIke show 10am-12. Bike Show $10 Bike ride 10am, KSU 1pm, ride to Morrow MTN. Biker $10, Rider $5 Hot dogs, games, face painting and raffles. RVI is a non-profit that assists disabled adults in finding employment.
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