Author: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.

Forsyth County Small Businesses Receive Grants for COVID 19 Recovery

Dozens of local small businesses are receiving relief grants through a community-supported fundraising campaign. A total of 87 businesses have been awarded a Small Business Relief Grant through a program coordinated by Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. and the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership. Grant Recipients The grant program was initiated to assist local small businesses in the recovery… Read More »

Three Local Graduating Seniors Awarded Inaugural Scholarships By The Winston-Salem Police Foundation

The Winston-Salem Police Foundation announced the recipients of its inaugural scholarships. The scholarships were awarded in three categories – General Community, Millennial Scholars Program, and the Winston-Salem Police Department Dependent. Students were selected through an application and objective review process. Abigail Herrera-Leal of Glenn High School, Najashi Belcher of Walkertown High School, and Alyson Thompson… Read More »

Statement on Racial Injustice

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. stands with all Black community members affected by systemic racism and injustice. Everyone has the right to be safe and be heard. We have taken the last several days to listen and learn through open and honest discussions.  We are proud of the Winston-Salem community’s peaceful dialogue, and know that together, we… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Announces Senior Vice President of Economic Development

Following a nationwide search, Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is pleased to announce Laura Johnson Lee as the organization’s Senior Vice President of Economic Development. Laura will lead a division whose charge is to recruit new business and industry, develop new businesses, and support existing businesses with retention and expansion needs. Laura will serve as a member… Read More »

Small Business Relief Grant Program

Greater Winston-Salem Inc. and the Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership, Inc. want to assist small businesses in our community by providing direct grants to assist in the recovery of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are excited to launch the Small Business Relief Grant Program which will provide grants to small businesses located in Forsyth County. The funding goals… Read More »

COVID 19 Economic Outlook

Today we held a conference call with economist Dr. Matthew Martin who provided a regional and national economic outlook relating to COVID 19. The presentation and call recap are below. Special thanks to: Matthew Martin, PhDRegional Executive, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author. They do… Read More »

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