Author: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.

WSSU School of Health Sciences to Investigate Diabetes Prevention in High-Risk Communities

Winston-Salem State University’s School of Health Sciences (SOHS) has been awarded a $385,000 research grant to carry out a model diabetes prevention program for high-risk, low-income communities. The long-term goal of the grant – through the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities – will be to create a first-of-its-kind network of healthcare intervention… Read More »

Tarheel Basement Systems and JES Companies Announce Merger

Tar Heel Basement Systems, one of North Carolina’s largest and fastest growing basement, crawl space and foundation repair contractor, has merged with JES Companies of Virginia Beach, Va., led by CEO Matthew Malone and President Jesse Waltz. JES Companies, named to the Fortune 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, is comprised of some of the leading foundation,… Read More »

SECU Family House Opens Dewey’s Bakery Pop-Up Shop

The SECU Family House will be managing a Dewey’s Bakery Holiday Pop-Up Shop as a fundraiser this season. Shoppers can find their favorite Dewey’s goodies, including Moravian Sugar Cake, Ginger Spice Moravian cookies, and Cheese Straws. Proceeds from all sales will benefit the Family House. The store is located at 153 Jonestown Rd, in the… Read More »

NC to Transform Communications for Public Safety

First-of-its-Kind Solution Will Create Jobs, Spur Investment and Modernize Public Safety Communications across the State North Carolina is modernizing communications technology for its first responders. Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. FirstNet will bring advanced… Read More »

Gayle Anderson Presented with the Order of the Longleaf Pine

The Chamber’s 132nd Annual Meeting took on a special importance as the community paused to celebrate Gayle Anderson. In the weeks leading up to Wednesday’s event, Gayle was hands-on in planning and preparing to host more than 640 honored guests and members of the Winston-Salem business community. Gayle has worked hard to ensure that the… Read More »

Tech Briefing 2017

At the Chamber’s 16th annual Tech Briefing, eleven local innovators showcased their breakthrough ideas in science, technology, and medicine. Although each presentation lasted just five minutes, the crowd at Forsyth Tech’s Oak Grove Center was wowed by the creative and diverse array of topics and came away having learned something new from each speaker. Representing… Read More »

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