Ana Tampanna talks with her first and favorite storyteller, Margaret Scruggs, her mother. Margaret is a resident at Salemtowne Retirement Community, and though retired, her stories illustrate that she's as busy as she has ever been.
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Joshua Martin, a freshman at Forsyth Tech, talks with his mentor and friend, Nancy Griffith. Joshua and Nancy met through Graduate. It pays, a mentoring program which provides support for 12th graders who are in jeopardy of not graduating. If you are interested in becoming a caring adult student mentor go to www.graduateitpays.org.
Community leader, Candide Jones, talks with DeWarren Carter, an inmate at Forsyth Correctional Center since 2004. In 2008, DeWarren earned the privilege of enrolling in Forsyth Humane Society’s New Leash on Life program, which pairs inmate trainers with good-hearted, yet misbehaved, dogs. This program promotes the development of important life skills in each.
After the murder of her son, Dale McCants devoted her life to helping those in need.
Dorez Thomas and Sandra Miles, members of the Walkertown Wolf Pack Association, discuss the importance of community involvement to ensure that the children of Walkertown succeed, not only in sports, but in life.
The tragic loss of Beryl Mankin’s son, Jonathan, to a car accident in 1994, caused her to question her purpose in life and moved her to a career of volunteerism and community outreach. In 2006, Beryl founded “Jonathan’s Legacies - Readings for Re-entry”, a program supporting prisoners transitioning to freedom. She talks with Pastor Kelly Carpenter of Green Street United Methodist Church.
Friday, May 3
StoryLine bus at Gallery Hop
Come on down to the Gallery Hop and join us near the 6th and Trade from 7-10pm. Share your story and leave with a FREE CD of your recording!
Saturday, May 4
Komen Race for the Cure
Join us at this year's race from 8am-1pm. Come take a tour of the StoryLine bus and sign up to share your story!
Saturday, May 11
Winston-Salem Centennial Celebration
Between 11am-8pm we will be collecting stories, particpating in the Jaycees Centennial Parade and finishing up the day at the Centennial Celebration Party at Corpening Plaza!
Saturday, May 18
May Monthly Recording
Join us on our StoryLine bus. We will be collecting stories from 10am-3pm.
Contact Megan at email@example.com or 336-499-4402 to schedule your recording time. Leave with a FREE CD of your recording!