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A message from President Hatch announcing funds raised for the United Way

President Hatch emailed this message to faculty and staff on February 17:

Through the generosity of Wake Forest faculty, staff and retirees, I am happy to report that our 2019 campus-wide United Way effort raised $283,951 in pledges and direct gifts, with 607 donors.  My thanks to all who contributed to this annual campaign.  Each of these gifts – whether large or small – represents an investment in our local community that builds capacity and addresses human need, helping to build a community that allows each of us to flourish.  My sincere thanks to all.  I am proud of our Wake Forest community.

I especially want to recognize the leadership of the Campaign Cabinet:  Co-chairs Erica Still (Dean’s Office and English Department) and Brad Shugoll (Office of Civic and Community Engagement), and members Shandra Caputo (School of Business), Denise Griggs (College Dean’s Office), Kathleen O’Rourke (Human Resources), Eric Proctor (Human Resources), Mary Pugel (President’s Office), Leigh Stanfield (Global Affairs), and John Turner (Advancement).  Their time and commitment guided the campaign and they each served as spokespersons throughout our campus for the work of United Way in Winston-Salem and throughout Forsyth County.

United Way provides multiple volunteer opportunities throughout the year to support the needs of our community.  If you are interested in volunteering your time or your skills, you can contact United Way of Forsyth County directly:  https://www.forsythunitedway.org/resources-2/for-volunteers/.

Your interests, commitments and skills can make a difference.

Again, my thanks.

Nathan O. Hatch

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Staff and faculty milestones June 2018

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June 2014 faculty and staff milestones

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Talent will be on display at annual WFU Artisans’ Fair

More than 30 faculty, staff, students, retirees and others will be showing their creative side and offering handmade items for sale at the ninth annual Artisans’ Fair on Friday, Dec. 6. The fair will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Benson University Center, room 401.

Vendors must be Wake Forest faculty, staff, students or relatives, but the fair is open to the community. There is no charge to attend. Cash and checks will be accepted, and door prizes will be given.

The fair is now a Wake Forest tradition, with new vendors sprinkled among some who have shown every year.

Below is a full list of vendors and their products for the 2012 Artisans’ Fair:

  • Ruth and Lawrence Smith – corn bags, tobacco stick stars, bluebird boxes, blankets, food trays, wind chimes
  • Adriana Granados – jewelry made from nuts and seeds
  • Kimberly Bowers — paintings, photography, oyster shell art
  • Maria Tompkins – beaded jewelry, hand-knit scarves
  • Jane Williams – pottery
  • Cynthia Leonard – wheel-thrown pottery
  • Christopher O’Neill — woodwork tables, shelves, storyboards, mirrors
  • Debbie Deheck – birdhouses, butterfly houses, lighted Christmas trees, canned goods (pickles, salsa, peppers, etc.)
  • Gale Newport – baked goods and peppermint candy
  • George Holzworth — wood-crafted items
  • Gloria Stickney – WFU products, quilts
  • Bruce & Angela King (Enno Farm) — hand-spun wool yarn, needle-fetted ornaments, washed wool
  • Zella Johnson – Hand-knitted dish clothes and knitted ruffle scarfs
  • Reynolda Gardens — customized evergreen wreaths made with natural materials by the Gardens staff
  • Renza Wallace – alpaca-designed garments
  • Kelley Dietz – handmade jewelry and gifts
  • Betty Hauser – salsa, apple butter, chow-chow, Russian tea, cookies, etc.
  • Sarah Lischer — mosaics made with vintage china (and more), such as frames, planters, mirrors
  • Kathy Kron – handmade jewelry & handbags
  • Deirdre Honaker — stained glass
  • Jessica Burlingame – Teacup bird crafts
  • Joanne Clinch — greeting cards, prints, hand-painted monogrammed canvas
  • Teresa Jackson – “Teka Bag” purses, accessories, earrings, headbands, scarves
  • Paul Ross – Woodworking
  • Gary Hardwerk — necklace pendants
  • Ashley McCulloch – Fabric crafts, aprons, tote bags
  • Lanie Ehlinger — Moravian star ornaments, hand-embroidered tea towels
  • Christie Otten — jewelry, pet bedding
  • Sara Gonzalez — all-natural, handcarfted, homemade artisanal soaps
  • Penny Wilson — jewelry
  • Denise & Steve Griggs — customized art using repurposed windows and doors

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June 2013 comings and goings

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