Author: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.

Greater Conversations: Ruby G’s Buttercreme Sensations

In This Episode After a long and rewarding 20-year career with Forsyth County Social Services, Wyomie Watson decided to jump into the world of entrepreneurship. Inspired by her grandmother’s love of baking, Wyomie and her husband Eric launched RubyG’s Buttercreme Sensations in 2019. The business has grown from a kiosk in Marketplace Mall in Winston-Salem… Read More »

Frank L. Blum Construction Co. Celebrates 100th Anniversary in New Headquarters

Frank L. Blum Construction has relocated to its new headquarters on Pilgrim Court just in time to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary in May. Blum announced the expansion last August which included a $3.5 million investment and 35 new jobs. The company has a total workforce of 250 employees throughout North Carolina with approximately 130… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Awarded for Communications Excellence in Talent Attraction

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is being recognized for outstanding efforts in marketing Winston-Salem to talent nationwide. GWSI received a Communications Excellence Award for our 2022 talent attraction advertising from CACCE, the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. The Communications Excellence Awards recognize outstanding communications efforts by Chambers of Commerce in North Carolina and South Carolina. … Read More »

NC House Releases Proposed Budget

The NC House released HB259– its $29.7 billion proposed budget. Our state has a budget surplus, which is great news. However, there are critical staffing shortages in every industry. Teachers, state workers, and hospitality jobs are some of the most glaring vacancies this budget attempts to address. It is important to note that the House’s… Read More »

WSPR Fund Invests in KeraVet Bio

The Winston-Salem Partners Roundtable (WSPR) Fund is announcing a new investment in the Winston-Salem based startup KeraVet Bio, bringing its total investment portfolio to seven early-stage companies. The WSPR Fund is comprised of over 70 accredited investors that provide seed capital and strategic support to promising local startups.    KeraVet Bio is in the early stages… Read More »

Benchmarking Progress in the First Quarter

PDF Download Our first quarterly report of 2023 highlights the start of an exciting year – capped off by our move to the Innovation Quarter. Along with investments in economic growth and startups, new talent and workforce initiatives, and more, this quarter signifies a strong start to 2023. Access all of the insights of the… Read More »

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