Monthly Archives: September 2013

“Imagining When” at Salemtowne Retirement Community

Residents at Salemtowne Retirement Community recently used Imagination Installation’s “imagine when” exercise to make dreams for a compassionate community.  These are some of their dreams:   every child in Winston-Salem is fed.                                       everyone showed more EMPATHY toward one … Continue reading

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From the Caring Folks at Hospice

(This post was supplied by Hospice Palliative Care Center, which serves the Northwest Piedmont of North Carolina.) Compassionate Winston-Salem (CWS) is an initiative that brings a focus to the many acts of service provided in our town.  HPCC is a … Continue reading

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Acting Out Compassionate Action Month in Winston-Salem

The City of Winston-Salem will observe Acts of Kindness Day (A-OK Day) Friday September 13 by proclamation of Mayor Allen Joines.             The day’s activities are part of Winston-Salem’s Compassionate Action Month in September and participation by the city in … Continue reading

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Cultural Awareness Month in September

      Two festivals and a forum for high school students on race relations highlight the city’s observance of Cultural Awareness Month during September. On Saturday, Sept. 14, the city is a sponsor of Fiesta, the Hispanic League’s annual Hispanic cultural … Continue reading

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Sometimes a Trip to the Beautician Is an Emergency

I clearly remember my late friend Emily Lineback talking about the importance to her of the Ardmore Transportation Ministry. Not familiar with the ministry at the time, I asked her if the purpose was to provide transportation in times of … Continue reading

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35 Organizations Help Build a City of Compassion

What is required for a community to fulfill its commitment to become a City of  Compassion?  It requires a combination of individuals and organizations who dedicate themselves to live by the Charter of Compassion.  As of September 1, 2013, a … Continue reading

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