Foundation to receive holiday donations

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Fred and Dot Wagoner Christmas Trees, 2609 Battleground Ave., is helping Triad residents get all decked out for the holidays while benefiting The Guilford Green Foundation.

Trees are cut weekly. Also, select from wreaths made daily onsite from Frazer fir, magnolia, boxwood and Leyland cypress. Additionally, buyers can choose from new designer bows, centerpiece arrangements, ivy topiaries and more.


A $5 donation will be given to Guilford Green with every $50 purchase. The coupon reprinted here must be provided at the time of purchase.

For more information, call 336-288-4536.


Study seeks family participants

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Roger Mills-Koonce, an associate professor at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in the Human Development and Family Studies department, is seeking participants in a study on LGBT family formation.

Interviews will take place in the spring of 2014, with possible home visits.

Children must be under the age of 11.

The query’s home visit includes completion of questionnaires, interviews with parents only, followed by observation of parents and children interacting through play.

Interested parties should email


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