Nurses Alumni Organization Joins Community Outreach Day
Time: 10 am - 2:30 pm
Summary: WSSU Nurses Alumni Organization, Triad Association of Black Journalists and the City of Winston-Salem are collaborating with Morning Star Baptist Church for a massive community day event to benefit low-income families on July 27 from 10 a.m to 2:30 p.m.
Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Nurses Alumni Organization, Triad Association of Black Journalists (TABJ) and the City of Winston-Salem are collaborating with Morning Star Baptist Church for a massive community day event to benefit low-income families on July 27 from 10 a.m to 2:30 p.m.
Hundreds of people of all ages are expected to attend the event at Morning Star Baptist Church located at 1400 Fitch St. in east Winston-Salem. More than 30 exhibitors and vendors will offer a vast array of free services including, health screenings, diet/nutrition advice, games and job/career guidance. There will also be free food and free nonperishable groceries, zumba, gospel aerobics, clothing giveaway, bicycle giveaway, games and other fun family activities. The event is free and open to the public with no pre-registration.
"More than anything, this event is about wellness, fun and strengthening families, whether it's through nutrition and diabetes counseling, career or spiritual guidance, or learning to speak another language (Spanish or English). It's about helping entire families to advance in the Piedmont Triad with good health, mind, spirit and careers," said Kerry Charles, Triad Association of Black Journalists president. "We are thrilled to be apart of this event."
The WSSU "Rams Know H.O.W." (Healthcare on Wheels) mobile clinic will offer free body-mass index assessments, diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure screenings and preventive health education. The 40-foot rolling health facility was designed to serve uninsured and underserved residents of Winston-Salem.
"The WSSU Nurses Alumni Organization is pleased to assist with providing screenings and give away free groceries. This is part of our mission to provide holistic care for the community," said WSSU Nurses Alumni Organization president Sharon Gregg Correll.
"We are excited about the opportunity to partner with various organizations throughout the City of Winston- Salem in giving a message of hope to those in our community signifying that we care and they matter," said Dennis Leach Sr., pastor of Morning Star Missionary Baptist church.
Some of vendors/exhibitors include:
Big Brother Big Sister
Latch Key Kids
Winston- Salem Urban League
Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods
Community and Business Development- Home Rehabilitation/Code Enforcement/ Small Businesses
Forsyth County Medicaid/ Assisting Living / Public Health programs
· Be Healthy Kids
· Healthy Beginnings
· Woman Wise
· Step up for Forsyth
· Diabetes Education
· Keep Winston- Salem Beautiful
· Second Harvest Food Bank
Winston-Salem Fire Department
WSSU Mobile Clinic
Spanish Book Mobile
Triad Pink Heals
CenterPoint Human Services
Hands without guns
CEF- Wordless Bible
Shelia Bailey (Story Telling)
Posse(STD)- Community Mobile screening
Novant Breast Health Center
WSSU Nurses Alumni
International Center of Forsyth Tech
Novant Beast Health Center
Triad Association of Black Journalist
City of Winston-Salem sanitation department
City of Winston-Salem Parks and recreation department
City of Winston-Salem Planning Department
City of Winston-Salem Transportation Department
Categories: Community Connections, Arts and Events, Workshops and Seminars, Alumni