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

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 […]

1in9 Pink Tie Affair a Great Success

I love sharing good news so I wanted to provide a  quick follow-up note regarding the 1in9 Pink Tie Affair and highlight the success of the evening and of the organization in pursuing its mission! Nearly 250 people attended the event, which, thanks to robust ticket sales, prize raffles, a silent auction and a very entertaining live auctioneer, […]

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Buy Pine Straw for Your Yard, Help A Youth Mission

There are two types of people in the world: Those who mulch with shredded tree bark and those who mulch with pine straw. If you’re the latter, then pay attention. The Slaybaugh family of Wake Forest is raising money for a one week mission trip in the North Carolina mountains by selling bales of pine […]

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Make A Hand Casting and Send A Helping Hand to Haiti

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Hands for Haiti, a fundraiser for Haitian relief, will be held at Crossroads Entertainment on Friday, February 12 beginning at 4 p.m.

Create your own individual hand casting ($10 donation requested). A live auction at 9 p.m. will feature local artists’ hand castings.

Live music by the benevolent rock band Spot will play throughout the evening. A $5 donation is requested at the door or you may purchase a $5 medallion at downtown merchants to enter the event.

Hands for Haiti is presented by the Creative Arts Network for Community Action (CANCA). All proceeds go to Haiti relief efforts through Hearts with Haiti and the American Red Cross.
For more information about this event visit www.CANCA.org

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The Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation Needs Help

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Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation GraphicThe Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation (WF-DRC) is looking for volunteers. Out of the many ways you can help, here are a few:

  • Needed:  Fundraiser needed to develop grant proposals and help with fundraising efforts.
  • Needed:  Administrative volunteer to help with filing, mailings and other tasks (perfect for high school student).
  • Needed:  Help with Autumn Arts Festival. All levels of help needed.

If you have the time and desire to help with the above items, or anything else, contact the DRC at WakeForestDowntown.com.

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Downtown Clean-up Day

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Help make our downtown beautiful! Join us on August 22, from 8 am-12 pm. (Students: this qualifies for community service hours.) Meet at 8 am at the Fidelity Bank parking lot, corner of Owen and S White St.

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Seminary student on a mission to help orphans

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Missionary work is something most students at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary look forward to, and Daniel Wood (@DeeDooDaniel) is no exception. This summer he plans to lead a mission to South Indian state of Kerala to work with orphans and to do some renovations and construction on the orphanages.

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