The Ms. Wheelchair NC-America Program Is…

Posted on 12. Dec, 2017 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Just Darn Good Information, News

A division of the Ms. Wheelchair America program, Ms. Wheelchair North Carolina-America is a disability advocacy program which seeks to select the most articulate and accomplished spokeswoman to represent persons with disabilities in the state of North Carolina and at the national level. Candidates are judged on their accomplishments since the onset of their disability, […]

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John F. Kennedy Day–November 22

Posted on 21. Nov, 2017 by in Just Darn Good Information, News

Famous Quote by JFK. And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country. Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all […]

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Hanging Rock State Park Picnic in the Park ADA Celebration Agenda

Posted on 22. Jul, 2016 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, IL Skills Training, Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information, News

Agenda: Noon-12:45: Arrivals, socializing, picnic lunch, Inspire Stokes County booth, kids activities 12:45-1:30: ADA training led by The Adaptables, Inc. Center for Independent Living; continuation of picnic lunch and kids activities 1:30-2:00: J. Leon Inman, Chairman of the Stokes County Commissioners to read an ADA proclamation; floor open for ADA speeches 2:00-3:00: Accessible Icon Project […]

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HUD Informational Training Invitation

Posted on 16. May, 2016 by in Advocacy, Community Education & Awareness, Just Darn Good Information

The City of Winston-Salem Human Relations and Community and Business Development Departments are partnering to educate key housing community stakeholders (who work with the general public, including those who are differently-abled, students, immigrants, LGBTQIA, homebuyers, homeowners, renters, public transit users, refugees, and of various religions) regarding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) […]

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Local shred-a-thons

Posted on 14. Apr, 2016 by in Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information, News

Local groups are sponsoring free shred-a-thons. Shred-a-thons are a perfect way to destroy old tax records, checks, employment records, credit applications or other documents that contain confidential information. You must remove papers from 3-ring binders but you do not need to remove staples or paper clips.   WINSTON-SALEM (Forsyth County)                               Saturday, April 16 9:00 am – 12:00 […]

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month |MIND MATTERS

Posted on 04. Mar, 2016 by in Advocacy, Community, Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information, News

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Through scientific research, programs, and education, CDC works to prevent traumatic brain injury (TBI) from all causes and ensure that TBI survivors receive optimal care. A TBI, whether caused by a fall in the home or on a playground, a car crash, or by being struck by an object […]

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Stay Active with a Disability: Quick tips

Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 by in Community Education & Awareness, Just Darn Good Information, Peer Support

Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, including people with disabilities. Getting active can help you: Strengthen your heart Build strong muscles and bones Improve coordination Relieve stress, improve your mood, and feel better about yourself Before you start… Talk to your doctor about the types and amounts of physical activity that are right for you. If […]

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November is Diabetic Awareness Month

Posted on 02. Nov, 2015 by in Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information, News

People Living with Diabetes If you have just been diagnosed with diabetes, or you have been living with diabetes for a while, diabetes education and support are important to help you stay healthy. Diabetes education is needed throughout your lifetime, not just at diagnosis. Learning to manage your diabetes from the start can help you […]

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Heather Jessup’s Healing & Recovery Benefit

Posted on 01. Sep, 2015 by in Advocacy, Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information, News, Peer Support

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September Is National Preparedness Month

Posted on 01. Sep, 2015 by in Community, Community Education & Awareness, Information & Referral, Just Darn Good Information

Each year, September is recognized as National Preparedness Month, which serves as a call to action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit.   This year’s National Preparedness Month theme is “Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” Don’t […]

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