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American Dream Celebration

Date:  June 29, 2013

Time:  10 am - 2 pm

Summary:  The Center for Home Ownership, the City of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, Experiment in Self-Reliance and the S.G. Atkins Community Development Corporation are sponsoring a special "American Dream Celebration" event as a part of National Home Ownership Month on June 29, 2013. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Enterprise Center located at 1922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem.

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Come celebrate the dream of buying a home! The Center for Home Ownership, the City of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, Experiment in Self-Reliance and the S.G. Atkins Community Development Corporation are sponsoring a special "American Dream Celebration" event as a part of National Home Ownership Month on June 29, 2013.

The American Dream Celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Enterprise Center located at 1922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Winston-Salem

The American Dream Celebration, a celebration of the joy of home ownership, features free hot dogs, entertainment, giant inflatables, games for children, prizes and free parking. The Winston-Salem Fire Department will be on hand to give children a chance to see a fire truck, a bookmobile will give away 150 books to children, small business owners will have information about their companies, and Fairway Mortgage will give free credit reports to interested attendees. Mayor Allen Joines will read the Mayor's proclamation at 10:30 a.m., and Councilman Derwin Montgomery and other members of City Council are scheduled to attend.

Additionally, awards will be presented for Realtor, Lender and Housing Counselor of the year. 

First-time home buyers who recently purchased a home with assistance from New Century Individual Development Accounts, the Center for Home Ownership, Forsyth County Housing or the City of Winston-Salem are encouraged to attend and bring potential homeowners, but the event is open to the public.

"Owning a home is part of the American dream," said Phyllis Caldwell, director of The Center for Home Ownership, "We are excited to celebrate that joy with new and potential homeowners through this event. The American Dream Celebration is a great place to get familiar with the requirements to own a home. Interest rates are still low and there is a great supply of homes on the market. It is a buyer's market so we encourage anyone who ever thought about owning a home to attend the celebration and find out how to attain this American dream."  For more information, please call (336) 773-0286.

About the Center for Home Ownership

The Center for Home Ownership is a full service agency dedicated to turning dreams of home ownership into reality. The Center guides potential homeowners through the home ownership process and provides education, information on financing options, community housing programs and homes that are available. It works with clients to overcome obstacles to home ownership and to ease the transition from renting to owning a home. The Center for Home Ownership is a place where both potential homeowners and businesses can access services under one roof. For more information, please visit www.centerforhomeownership.org. For more information, please contact:

Phyllis Caldwell

The Center for Home Ownership

336-773-0286

pcaldwell@centerforhomeownership.org


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Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000



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