Category: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. News

Baptist Hospital Celebrates 100th Anniversary

North Carolina Baptist Hospital, now known as Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, will officially mark 100 years of caring on May 28. The hospital opened its doors on May 28, 1923, with a simple commitment: to be a place of healing and teaching. Planning began in 1919, when the Baptist State Convention of North… Read More »

Greater Conversations: STITCH Design Shop

In This Episode Ben Schwab, partner and architect at STITCH Design Shop, joins us to discuss the award-winning architectural and interior design firm that started in Winston-Salem. Now celebrating its 10th anniversary in the City of Arts and Innovation with a recent expansion into Greensboro, Ben shares how the business started and expanded with focuses… Read More »

Greater Conversations: Jeff Davids

In This Episode Growing up in a single-parent home, Jeff Davids witnessed his mother work three jobs to make ends meet. He realized that he must do something different to secure his financial future. So, he began building a retirement portfolio. “Everybody starts at zero,” says Jeff. The more he learned, the more compelled he… Read More »

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 »

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