Jared&Katie's Community Connections

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May 31st
5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Hope Academy Step Team at The Shops at Spartan Village

Hope Academy Step Team will perform at The Shops at Spartan Village. https://spartanvillageshops.uncg.edu/

Come out and visit The Shops --- have dinner, get a manicure, grab a smoothie and enjoy the performance of these awesome youth steppers!

Learn more about Hope Academy https://www.hopegso.org/

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June 1st
9:00 AM-4:00 PM

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17th Annual Piedmont Pottery Festival

Featuring the finest in handcrafted potter from across NC and southern Virginia. Demonstrations and door prize drawings on the half-hour. New location for your convenience--582 Southwood Drive, Eden, NC ( Behind Wal-Mart)

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June 1st
8:00 AM-4:00 PM

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17th Annual Piedmont Pottery Festival

Featuring the finest in handcrafted pottery from across NC and southern Virginia. Demonstrations and door prize drawings on the half-hour. 

May 1st - June 1st
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Give Blood:  It Brings Out The Very Best In You!

Give Blood:  It Brings Out The Very Best In You!


(Charlotte, NC. April 23, 2019) Do some good in the neighborhood by giving blood or platelets at any OneBlood Donor Center from Wednesday, May 1 through Thursday, May 23, 2019, and receive a “Be The Wave Of Change” T-shirt, plus a wellness check-up!


Please Give Blood

At OneBlood Donor Centers

Wednesday, May 1 through

Thursday, May 23

For Locations, Hours & Appointments


oneblood.org/donate-now or call


Appointments Honored,

Walk-Ins Welcome

Donor Center Donors Receive A:

·       OneBlood “Be The Wave Of Change” T-shirt

·       Wellness Check-up of Blood Pressure, Pulse, Temperature and Iron Count,                Including a Cholesterol Screening


Generally, healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Photo ID is required.  To learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type visit oneblood.org.







We Have a New Look, But It’s Still Us

We are excited to announce that Community Blood Center of the Carolinas and OneBlood have agreed to merge and are on the path to becoming one. To learn more go to www.oneblood.org/cbcc.


About OneBlood

OneBlood is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community asset responsible for providing safe, available and affordable blood to more than 250 hospital partners and their patients throughout Florida and into areas of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. OneBlood distributes more than one million blood products annually, operates nearly 90 donor centers and deploys close to 200 of its signature Big Red Buses throughout its service area for blood drives.  To learn more about OneBlood please visit www.oneblood.org.


June 8th
10:00 AM-4:00 PM

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Inaugural maCares Paws for a Cause Craft Festival

The Inaugural maCares Paws for a Cause Craft Festival will feature homemade and homegrown items by local vendors!
By shopping (or vending), you will help sponsor the daily care costs of service dogs helping veterans, children, and adults.
Your support will also help sponsor the emergency veterinary care and special services of rescued animals.
Thank you for supporting maCares and local businesses!!!

Join our Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/2348977372052312/

To apply as a vendor of homemade or homegrown items, please complete and return by May 3rd the 2019 maCares Paws for a Cause Craft Festival Vendor Application by visiting http://www.macares.org/wp-content/uploads/2019-maCares-Paws-for-a-Cause-Craft-Festival-Vendor-Application.pdf

If you are interested in volunteering during the festival setup or cleanup, please email weCare@maCares.org.


maCares is a 501(c)(3) organization that is committed to ‘helping service dogs help others’ by improving the quality of life for veterans, children, and adults. maCares also sponsors emergency veterinary care for rescued animals.

Since its inception in 1998 (nonprofit status in 2012), maCares has assisted dozens of organizations.

Currently, maCares impacts our community with the following programs:

–  maCares’ Service Dog Support Program

helps cover the continual care costs for service dogs assisting those who have physical, neurological and/or medical challenges

–  faith Cares, a veteran-exclusive level within our Service Dog Support Program

helps cover the continual care costs for service dogs assisting veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury

–  maCares Animal Relief and Emergency Services Fund (maC.A.R.E.S. Fund)

helps with the cost of emergency services and special care needed for rescued animals in association with a local animal rescue group


June 6th - June 8th
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Basic Chaplain Training

Are you called to be a Chaplain? A ministry of presence serving outside the walls of the church...The first step is to attend a Basic Chaplain's Training. This initial training is a 3-day intensive school that covers an overview of what makes a Chaplain. You will leave with the tools to start you in this calling. This training does not make you a Chaplain (upon completion of the training there is an application process.)

Reserve your spot today and see what makes a WFM Chaplain different! For more information on Warrior Family Ministries or to register for the training, please visit www.wfmchaplains.org or call our headquarters at (910) 769-2490

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June 15th
9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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Bottomland 4x4 16th Annual Charity Mud Bog

Celebrate Father's Day with Bottomland4x4's loud, muddy, family friendly event!

GATES OPEN AT 9AM $10 admission (10 & under free), ALL gate proceeds benefit Shriners, concessions available, t-shirt sales/sponsors benefit Surry County Community College Aktion Club

Don't miss special guest Tow Mudder!

Think you and your vehicle have what it takes or would you like to see your company's banner displayed at the event? Contact Eric today to DRIVE or to be a SPONSOR...(336) 755-8642.

June 22nd
10:00 AM-12:00 AM

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Charity Ride

Charity Ride to raise awareness for the need for living kidney donors.  The rude starts at Crossroads Harley-Davidson in Wilkesboro.  Approx 69 miles on rts 16, Blue Rudge Parkway and rt18 back to Crossroads. Registration 10:00am, Kickstands up @ 11:00 am.  Food provided afterwards. $15.00 per bike , $20.00 for two riders. Proceeds to benefit National Kidney Foundation.

June 22nd
11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Kira's Fundraiser

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June 22nd
6:00 PM-9:00 PM

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4th Annual Oink & Ale

Mountain Valley Brewing, Two Witches Brewing, Natty Greene's and introducing Reynolds Brewing of Eden. NC.

BBQ and other delicious food. That Little Pork Shop Restaurant will be open serving their great food and beverages. Eden Rotary Club will run a beer garden. Music by Cat 5 playing contemporary hits. 

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June 22nd
6:00 PM-9:00 PM

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4th Annual Oink & Ale-Rescheduled

Mountain Valley Brewing, Natty Greene's, Two Witches Brewery and introducing Reynolds Brewing of Eden all will be part of this event. BBQ and other delicious food. Music by Cat 5 which plays contemporary hits. That Little Pork Shop restaurant will be open serving their popular menu. Visit www.exploreedennc.com for more information. 

July 13th
12:00 PM-6:00 PM

Lifted Rydes Truck and Bike Show

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Jul 20, 2019
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American Children's Home Show-Off: Car, Truck & Motorcy

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June 17th - August 9th
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Hi Parents, what are you looking for in your Girl's Summer Camp?



Full time hours?

Interactive, Fun & Educational?

Offers Field trips?

Food and snacks covered?

Scholarships available?

Experienced camp?


Well look no further!


We are an experienced summer camp provider here in Greensboro for almost 15 years and you are your girls ages 6 to 18 are all invited to attend our Annual Summer Camp!


Dates: June 17 – Aug 9, 2019

Times: 7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: 1004 N. English Street, Greensboro, NC 27405


Weekly Fees

$85.00 1st girl | $70.00 for 2nd girl | $65.00 for each additional girl


*See flier or website for registration fees and more camp information


For more Information or to Register:

Call: 336.790.2763 | Visit: www.empoweredgirlsnc.org  | Email: camp@empoweredgirlsnc.org





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August 9th - August 11th
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Woodstock Experience 2019



Keeping the Spirit of Woodstock Alive

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock with many Original Woodstock Performers

in the Blue Ridge Mountains, August 9-11, at Saloon Studios Live

Followed by WE2019 (2), August 16-18, at Space Coast Harley Davidson, Palm Bay, FL

West Jefferson, NC (March 26, 2019):  Saloon Studios Live (www.SaloonStudiosLive.com) announced today it will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary 1969 Woodstock Music Festival with its “Woodstock Experience 2019” (www.WoodstockExp.com) featuring 3 days of live music, set in the peaceful tranquility of the Blue Ridge Mountains in West Jefferson, North Carolina.  The  WE2019 celebration continues the following weekend in Palm Bay, Florida’s Space Coast Harley Davidson.

Performers will include original Woodstock artists Melanie, Jefferson Starship, Ten Years After, John Sebastian (Lovin’ Spoonful), Vanilla Fudge, Greg Errico of Sly and the Family Stone, Corky Lang of Mountain and Canned Heat, among many more!  Other performers include Johnny Winter Legacy, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, The Nth Power, Buddy Miles Expressions, Derek St. Holmes (Ted Nugent), Joey Molland’s Badfinger, Iron Butterfly, Anthony Krizan (Spin Doctors) and Hendrix by Hendrix, featuring family member Regi Hendrix along with percussionists Gerardo Velez and Juma Sultan who performed onstage with Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock 1969.

A special performance by Symphonic Woodstock, featuring Maestro Eumir Deodato (Aug. 10) will bring orchestrations to the greatest songs of the original Woodstock, including songs by Janis JoplinSantana, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, The Who, Ritchie Havens, The Grateful Dead, Credence Clearwater Revival, Joe Cocker, Blood Sweat & Tears, plus more hits.

The first 3-day event, which takes place from Friday, August 9th through Sunday, August 11th promises to be the ultimate Woodstock Experience in celebration of the golden anniversary of the tremendous landmark in music, history and pop culture. 

Featuring an all-inclusive, land-cruise style retreat, concert-goers will have the opportunity to break bread with the artists each day and live along side these icons of Rock for the entire weekend.

*Choices of all-inclusive weekend packages are available, which include Food and Beverages consisting of scrumptious Brunch and Dinner each day.  In addition, there will be food trucks on site for everyone’s convenience.                       

*VIP Villa Package:  Includes a private, air conditioned Villa and amenities.                       

*VIP Hotel Package:  The nearby Holiday Inn and Days Inn will accommodate visitors.  Shuttle service will be available to and from hotels to Old West Town.

*Campers/RV’s Dream Package:  The Campsite overlooks the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and the performance stage.  This is a scenic vantage point on a ridge just above the stage area. It is a natural amphitheater that sounds excellent from the campsite.  

A Gospel Brunch will grace the stage on Sunday, August 11th, with music, scripture readings and insight served by "The Restored Band" featuring Joey Brennan, allowing folks to support positive energy by sharing meals and bonding as one peaceful family.

Woodstock Experience 2019 (2) in Palm Bay, Florida, Aug. 16 – 18, Tickets Starting at $69

Woodstock Experience 2019 continues the following weekend, at Space Coast Harley Davidson, in Palm Bay, Florida with many of the same performers at Saloon Studios August 9th – 11th.

About Woodstock Experience 2019 Producer Kenn Moutenot

Performer-Manager-Producer Kenn Moutenot is the producer of Woodstock Experience 2019 Festivals,

Bethelands 360 Productions, and Saloon Studios Live projects.  From an early age Kenn had his heart set on working with musical geniuses and living his dream.  As drummer, vocalist and tour manager, he has worked with legendary musicians such as Buddy Miles, Eumir Deodato, and Rick Derringer.  Kenn previously managed his own show and bands touring around the U.S.  He worked with over 2,000 shows as a band leader, entertainment director and talent purchaser.  Kenn is proud of his new residency, not in Las Vegas, but in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, home to Saloon Studios Live.  Together with Kenn's partners Mike and Laura, this dream-team will be pioneering the new business of entertainment at this state-of-the-art venue.

About Saloon Studios Live & Internet Streaming Memberships :  Set in the beautiful Blue Ride Mountains, home to Bluegrass Music, Saloon Studios Live does not only feature the greatest names in entertainment, it is a state-of-the-art recording, film and music studio, as well as an internet broadcasting station with Live Global Streaming.  Subscription services to launch August 2019.  Memberships are welcomed, as subscribers can tune-in from anywhere on Earth, and stream live Woodstock Experience 2019 (both weekends), live concerts, intimate interviews, exclusive films, documentaries, podcasts and more.  The venue setting features an authentic Saloon, providing an old western feel, while fans are entertained by living legends and superstars up close and personal.  These are not just concert events, but adventures built to satisfy the fans who will enjoy hit songs, sing-alongs, and a 5-hour VIP Experience including food and beverages.


FOR TICKETS:    www.universe.com

WEBSITES:  www.woodstockexp.com   www.song3.com  www.saloonstudioslive.com


INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE:  Contact Linda A. Maniscalco, LAM Media, Cell:  917-882-3197, Email:  Lammedia@yahoo.com

YouTube.com/woodstock_exp   Facebook.com/songhouse3000  Twitter.com/woodstock_exp  Instagram.com/woodstock_exp

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September 21st
9:00 AM-12:00 PM

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Ride 4 Recovery

Fellowship Hall Partners with Riding High Harley Davidson to host the 2nd Annual Ride4Recovery, A Motorcycle Ride Benefitting the Partner Scholarship Program


April 29, 2019, Greensboro, NC — Fellowship Hall, Inc., will host the 2nd Annual RIDE 4 RECOVERY, an event for motorcycle enthusiasts on Saturday, September 21, 2019 to benefit Fellowship Hall’s Partner Scholarship Program to provide substance use treatment for those in need. Bikers will gather at Riding High Harley Davidson at 3036 NC-68, High Point and follow a scenic route through the countryside ending at Fellowship Hall, 5140 Dunstan Road in Greensboro. The rain date for the event is September 28, 2019.

Rider registration is $25 and includes lunch; passenger registration is $5. Riders may register at 9am on event day with kickstands up at 10am. The route will take riders on a 51-mile route through the Guilford County countryside.

The Partner Scholarship Program provides scholarships to Fellowship Hall’s Primary Program for individuals referred from partnering agencies. These individuals lack insurance or financial resources to cover treatment, but with the Scholarship would receive a comprehensive 24-hour residential treatment lasting three to six weeks in a safe, supportive environment. Scholarships, provided through fundraising, cover the cost of treatment while partnering agencies agree to a continuum of care for the individual through their organization upon discharge from Fellowship Hall. Initial partnering organizations are Caring Services, Inc. in High Point, NC, and Residential Treatment Services of Alamance (RTSA) in Burlington, NC.

About Fellowship Hall: Fellowship Hall is a 99-bed, private, 501(c)(3) non-profit alcohol and drug treatment center located in Greensboro, N.C. We provide treatment and evidence-based programs built upon total abstinence and the Twelve-Step model of recovery. We have been accredited by The Joint Commission since 1974 as a specialty hospital and are a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers. We are committed to providing exceptional, compassionate care to every individual we serve.

About Riding High Harley Davidson: Riding High Harley Davidson’s mission is to provide superior service to our customers in an honest, professional, and courteous way and to enhance the Harley-Davidson® motorcycling experience for the people in our community, and anywhere the adventure takes them.

Jan 18, 2038


Christmas time is approaching fast and this year Pure Basketball is hosting its first Toy Drive to help families that are in need for the holidays because every child deserves to wake up Christmas morning to at least a little something. Pure Basketball is a youth basketball program from Albemarle N.C. where we currently have 3 teams that travel the state and play in tournaments against other basketball programs from all over the state and some tournaments from all over the country. Our kids in the program range from high school down to 5th grade and we hope to expand  in the future. We are blessed to have a great support system around the program and hope to grow even bigger over the next few years. So we are using our platform to help those kids out this year and give back to the community since it has been so great to us. We will be hosting a drop off event December 1st at B.R.S inc in Richfield  NC where we will be accepting toys to donate. You can bring in new unwrapped toys for all ages that day. We will also will be selling food the day of the drop off for any one who comes to join us. Also if anyone knows a family personally that may be experience hard times and needs a little help for Christmas please let us know and we will personally try to help that family out as well with toys from the toy drive. So let’s all get together and help out the less fortunate this holiday season and come together as a community and make some kids Christmas a unforgettable one!!!! so everyone come out and get in the Christmas spirit and listen to Christmas music and help out our community...If you have any questions or would like to donate but can’t make event we can arrange a pick up please call 704-984-0042 or 704-792-8263 for more information!