Category: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. News

Phase 2 of Reopening Plan Begins Friday

On Friday at 5:00PM, North Carolina will transition into Phase 2 Governor Cooper’s three-phased plan to incrementally reopen the state’s economy. Key Takeaways of Executive Order 141: The statewide stay-at-home order is lifted. However, vulnerable individuals should still stay home when possible. Masks or other face coverings are recommended for use in all public settings.… Read More »

Carolinas Alliance COVID 19 Match Website

The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance and Skookum announced today the launch of the Carolinas Alliance COVID-19 Match Site. The two-state collaborative program is dedicated to matching the needs of the Carolinas’ healthcare providers, businesses and government organizations with manufacturers, vendors, suppliers and talent who can help deliver crucial supplies and Personal Protection Equipment. Greater Winston-Salem,… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Receives Communications Excellence Award

We are excited to be recognized for our efforts to celebrate Winston-Salem’s culture and community! Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. received a Communications Excellence award for the Our Time is Now video and marketing campaign promoting Winston-Salem. The Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE) recognized the 2020 Communication Excellence Awards this week.  The Communication Excellence… Read More »

Two Local High Schools are Among 20 Nationwide Winners in MTV’s 2020 Prom Challenge

When We All Vote, a national nonpartisan voter registration organization, has announced that 20 high schools, including WS/FCS high schools R.J. Reynolds and John F. Kennedy, have won the 2020 Prom Challenge and a national virtual prom, in partnership with MTV. Winners also receive $5,000 to spend on other community and/or school civic projects. During… Read More »

Operating Your Workplace During COVID 19

Webinar Recap: Precautions for Operating Your Workplace During COVID 19 Special thanks to our webinar host: Dr. Charles Bregier Medical Director for Corporate Health Novant Health  Employers are encouraged to develop a Back to Work plan and designate a coordinator in the workplace to handle COVID 19-related protocols. The coordinator should be familiar with all federal, state, and… 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 »


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