Greater Winston-Salem Inc. is proud to announce Alesia Hilton as the Director of Internship Programs. She will manage the planning and implementation of an expanded strategic partnership with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools featuring a new internship program and Career Readiness Plan designed to enhance student success and business community involvement in talent and workforce development. Hilton… Read More »
Author: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.
Smith Reynolds Airport has an $815 million impact on the local economy and supports 3,665 jobs according to a new report from the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Aviation Division. The North Carolina: The State of Aviation report shows the economic impact of the state’s 72 publicly-owned airports and their related aviation and aerospace assets. The report was created as a guide for… Read More »
North Carolina has been named the State of the Year for 2020 by Business Facilities, a publication covering economic development and site selection around the country and internationally. The top honor was due in part to North Carolina’s high rankings in a number of Business Facilities’ state rankings categories, in which NC was number 10… Read More »
The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County has announced more than $400,000 in “NC CARES for Arts” awards to 21 arts and cultural organizations based in Forsyth County. The funding is part of the state’s spending plan for funds received under provisions of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed… Read More »
Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, Inc. announced a $10 million donation from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott – the largest donation received in the organization’s 94-year history. With 10.7 million Americans unemployed and in urgent need of work, this investment will enable Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina to expand its mission to equip… Read More »
For months, our healthcare industry workers, public service workers, front-line employees, and businesses of all sizes in our community have faced incredible challenges with strength and resilience. With COVID-19 vaccines arriving in Forsyth County this week, there is light at the end of the tunnel. As a community, we are prepared to embrace new opportunities… Read More »