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Wake Forest Library Book Sale Needs Volunteers

Wake Forest Library Book Sale Needs Volunteers

The Friends of the Wake Forest Community Library are having their annual fund-raising book sale, and they are in need of volunteers starting this week. The Friends are seeking volunteers to help us set up, organize, assist during the sale and pack up unsold books for return to storage. They can use help on any […]

Wake Forest Police Sponsoring Fund-raiser for Sybrina Hayes, Cancer Fighter

The Wake Forest Police Department, Wake County Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 41, and the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club are teaming up to raise money to send a terminally ill teenager on an all-expense paid trip to Europe. Sybrina Hayes, daughter of Wake Forest Police Officer Brenda Hayes, was diagnosed with […]

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Town Names Rob Rooney as Guest Services Volunteer of the Year

Rob Rooney is the Town of Wake Forest’s 2012 Michealle Bozman-Barton Guest Services Volunteer of the Year. Finance Director Aileen Staples made the announcement Thursday, April 19, during the Town’s Second Annual Guest Services Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon at the Wake Forest Community House. Prior to recognizing Rooney, Staples announced the Volunteer of the Year award […]

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The Lemon Tree and Falls Day Spa Team Up for Mother’s Day Contest

I am in a really “pro-Mom” mood right now.  I am entirely fed up with our culture pitting Mom against Mom.  Moms who work vs. stay-at-home-Moms.  Moms who cook everything from scratch (feel free to insert organic or home grown here as well) vs. Moms who fly by the grocery on the way home from […]

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Annual HerbFest Right Around the Corner

Get your planting gloves on because the Wake Forest Annual HerbFest is coming soon! The Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment is proud to present the 13th Annual Wake Forest HerbFest.   This popular annual event has been offering attendees the greatest selection of organic herb plants and local grown perennials in one place for the last twelve […]

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Clear Your Bookshelves for the Library Friends Book Sale

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Clear Your Bookshelves for the Library Friends Book Sale

The Friends of the Wake Forest Library will hold their Annual Used Book Sale Saturday, May 5 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Ledford Center at 120 S. Wingate Street on the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) campus in Wake Forest. Members of the Friends of the Wake Forest Library are invited to […]

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Eighth Annual Bike for Hope

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Eighth Annual Bike for Hope

For the past seven years, the Annual George Thanhauser Bike for Hope has been growing in number of participants and funds raised. This year, organizers are expecting the biggest turnout yet for this fundraiser benefiting the Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness, also known for its annual Thad and Alice Eure […]

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Growing Child Pediatrics Sponsors Prom Dress Giveaway

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Growing Child Pediatrics Sponsors Prom Dress Giveaway

With prom season swiftly approaching, some young women are getting frantic over picking the “right” dress. Others, however, are worried about picking “any” dress. For most teenagers, prom is the biggest social occasion of their lives, and looking their best is top priority. It’s easy for the guys, though: Show up at the tux shop, […]

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Town, Lions Club, Heritage High Plant Trees Around Wake Forest

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Town, Lions Club, Heritage High Plant Trees Around Wake Forest

A partnership rooted in service has planted a shady future in three sunny areas around town. The Town of Wake Forest Urban Forestry Department teamed with the Wake Forest Lions Club and students from Heritage High School on Friday, March 16 to plant several trees at the Smith Creek Soccer Center on Heritage Lake Road […]

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Help Your Neighbors By Volunteering at Town Hall

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Help Your Neighbors By Volunteering at Town Hall

For those who like greeting people with a smile, the Town of Wake Forest has a volunteer opportunity to you. The town needs people to staff its guest services desk in the lobby of town hall between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Volunteers greet visitors and help them find their […]

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