Foundation to host fundraiser

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Adam Foundation will hold its 24th Annual Adam Festival on Nov. 2, 7-11 p.m., at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce St.

This year, attendees will be able to enjoy the “big top” with a fun circus atmosphere, meet the 2013 grant recipients and enjoy food, dancing, silent and live auctions, door prizes and more.

Monies taken in for the event will fund the 2014 grant cycle.

All festival sponsors who contribute $250 or more through Oct. 31 are entitled to receive tickets to the event as part of their sponsorship package. They are listed on the foundation’s website.

A pre-party for sponsors will take by place by special invitation on Nov. 1, 6-8:30 p.m., at Sawtooth School for Visual Art, 251 N. Spruce St. It comes complete with heavy appetizers, drinks and other treats.

Tickets are $80/advance and $15/students which are available online and , $85/at the door.


Law students lend hand

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Associated Press reported that Wake Forest University gay and lesbian law students availed their services for free at Winston-Salem Pride on Oct. 19.

They were joined by friends as they dispensed legal help to who needed it with regard to completion of healthcare power of attorney forms.


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