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IN THIS ISSUE A Letter from the Editors Introducing the Village Council Where to Stay During Your Visit Winston-Salem Museum Guide A Letter from the Mayor of Lewisville 2018 Village Events Gardening for All Seasons The Village of Clemmons Stagecoach The Roads of Clemmons: Getting to the Heart of the Village Kids Eat Free! B.E. Healthy: My Top 10 Tips Real Estate Buying Tips from the Pros Lael Building Group Gives Advice Intentionally Creating a Space You Love Forsyth Magazines: A History Rotary Club of Clemmons: A Group that Puts “Service Above Self” How to Choose a School

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Why On Earth Should You Join the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce?

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Lewisville Clemmons Chamber of Commerce Business Directory Clemmons Community Day Returns in 2018 Top 11 Eats in Clemmons Fruit Giving Back Through Talents Clemmons Community Foundation: Giving Back to Western Forsyth County How to Choose a Church Keeping Clemmons Green Great Reads, Local Writers Life Hacks: Our Favorite Hacks Local Festivals and Events Traveling on Foot in the Village of Clemmons Recipes Local Boutiques Map Local Eats Map

Lewisville Resources Village of Clemmons Business District Our Community Partners

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KEELA:

When I started Forsyth Woman magazine in 2005, I never dreamed that within 12 years we’d not only have four publications under our belt, but also that I would be working side-by-side with my daughter on a daily basis – and grooming her to take the reins! As I begin to transition the business over to Brooke, I realize what a blessing and joy it is to work with her, especially on this edition of Forsyth Community. Having raised my children in both Lewisville and Clemmons, it’s home, and we have a special place in our hearts for this area. To be able to celebrate it this way, after the countless memories we’ve made here – well, it’s so very special. Too special to put into words. Though we have 80-some pages to try!

BROOKE:

A CONVERSATION

BETWEEN THE EDITORS PUBLISHERS

Keela Johnson Keela@ForsythMags.com Brooke Eagle Brooke@ForsythMags.com

EDITORIAL & PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Mom says she’s handing the reins over, but don’t let her fool you. She’ll always be involved with the magazines to some degree, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. She’s put her heart and soul into them for over a decade. Her blood practically runs printer ink – she’s that passionate about them! And if you don’t know that about my mom, then I just have to assume you haven’t met her in person yet, because if you had, you wouldn’t have walked away empty-handed. She’d have put the most recent copies of the magazines in your hands before you blinked. And probably a Forsyth Magazines pen, too, if she had one in her purse!

KEELA:

Brooke is so right – I’m very passionate about the magazines because I’m passionate about this community. After over 30 years here, we’ve grown to love it. It’s got that small-town feeling where everybody knows everybody, but we have all the amenities we could want or need!

KEELA: Seriously, the changes that have taken place in this area since we settled in Lewisville in 1986 are mind-boggling. And speaking of business, we have to do a special shout out to our friends at both the Village of Clemmons and the LewisvilleClemmons Chamber of Commerce. We have always loved helping small businesses grow, and that’s the foundation of ALL our publications: Loyal to local. Shop small. Shop local. The Village of Clemmons has supported us by fully embracing the mission and purpose of this magazine right from the start – they have been a wonderfully dedicated partner! And I have been a member of the LewisvilleClemmons Chamber of Commerce since it started ten years ago; our magazines have greatly benefitted from the focus on local businesses and cooperative relationships that it brings to our community.

BROOKE: We sincerely hope you enjoy this latest edition of Forsyth Community! Whether you’re a lifetime resident, new to the neighborhood, or just passing through, we’ve designed this magazine with YOU in mind! Happy reading!

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BROOKE: Exactly! Lewisville and Clemmons are already known as “Southern Hospitality” towns, and look at how they are still growing! I’m only 27, and the years and phases of my life mark the change and growth in this area! New roads! New businesses! New schools! And a ton of real estate development! It’s thriving, and moreover, people want to live in Lewisville and Clemmons for the charm-meetsconvenience factor!

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Please note that the inclusion of stories and articles in Forsyth Community magazine does not imply endorsement of products or people. The views of the authors are presented for information and entertainment only, and may not necessarily reflect the views of Forsyth Community. Specifically, Forsyth Community in no way endorses any claim associated with health and/or well being with respect to any particular person. We disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We will not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused in connection with the use of, or reliance on, any content in this magazine. Forsyth Community reserves the right to deny any advertisement or listing that does not meet Forsyth Community standards. Submissions are welcome but unsolicited materials are not guaranteed to be returned. Forsyth Community assumes no responsibility for information, products, services or statements made by advertisers or editorial contributors. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission from the publisher is prohibited. ©2015 by Forsyth Community, Inc.

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A stone’s throw from Winston-Salem and a gentle drive from the YadkinValley Wine Country. A Village filled with rich history: old and new churches, fine and friendly restaurants, unique shopping, distinctive artists, and full-service medical care facilities. The Village of Clemmons truly embraces modern amenities, mixed with comforts of southern charm.

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John Wait, Mayor

jwait@clemmons.org “Conquer yourself rather than the world.” ~ Rene Descartes

Mike Combest, Councilman

mcombest@clemmons.org “Look on me, and do as I do.” ~ From Gideon, ancient Israelite Commander, Judges 7:17

Michelle Naomi Barson, Councilwoman mbarson@clemmons.org

“Carry out a random act of kindness with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” ~ Princess Diana

Pamela (PJ) Lofland, Councilwoman plofland@clemmons.org

“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” ~ Proverbs 3:5-6

Scott Binkley, Councilman

sbinkley@clemmons.org “Whether you think that you can or that you can’t, you are usually right.” ~ Henry Ford

Chris Wrights, Councilman

cwrights@clemmons.org “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” ~ James 1:27

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Where to Stay During Your Visit The Village of Clemmons is a great community in which to live and a great place to visit. Though small, there are a number of options for those who are traveling to the area.

VILLAGE INN EVENT CENTER 6205 Ramada Drive in Clemmons 800.554.6416 or 336.766.9121 TheVillageInn.com • Locally owned, independent property • On-site restaurant, The Crosby Pub • Free WiFi

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6204 Ramada Drive in Clemmons 336.793.4513 WyndhamHotels.com/Super-8 • Part of Wyndham • Free parking Resorts properties • RV parking • Pet friendly • Free WiFi • Free breakfast

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TANGLEWOOD MANOR HOUSE BED & BREAKFAST Tanglewood Park in Clemmons 336.703.6494 ManorHouse.TanglewoodPark.org • A historical property in the heart of Forsyth County’s most popular park • All rooms include private baths • Private meetings and reception space

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BY MALLORY HARMON

KALEIDEUM DOWNTOWN:

(formerly Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem & SciWorks) The Children’s Museum allows plenty of space for creation and creativity in art rooms and child-sized theaters. Childhood bedtime stories encase them as children enter the diverse habitats of the protagonists and take on their roles. The miniature grocery store and Krispy Kreme donut factory brings the adult world to the children’s eye level, so they can experience life as their parents do. 390 South Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, 336.723.9111, Downtown.Kaleideum.org, (20 minutes from 27012)

SCIWORKS:

Many of the activities are designed to entertain a younger demographic; however, every display, station and puzzle have a scientific purpose and a fascinating lesson to teach that inspires curiosity and demands questions. Children love to explore together and discuss the implications of what they have learned; spurring each other to accomplish all that is possible at SciWorks. 400 West Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, 336.767.6730, North.Kaleideum.org, (30 minutes from 27012)

REYNOLDA HOUSE MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART:

The Reynolda House encases American History specific to the area. It is quite enjoyable to examine the stunning architecture, art, furnishings, and grounds. All visitors are welcome to explore the historic house and surrounding village on foot. 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, 336.758.5150, ReynoldaHouse.org, (20 minutes from 27012)

SOUTHEASTERN CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART:

SECCA has a collection of modern art from all over the world. The always-changing museum endeavors through its collection to reflect current, relatable movements and interests of the 21st century. SECCA proves that history collections do not have to be a thing of the past. Members of our community who strive to capture this day and age through thoughtful, provoking art are creating history every day. 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, 336.725.1904, SECCA.org, (23 minutes from 27012)

OLD SALEM MUSEUMS & GARDENS:

Whether you are hand-pumping water or frying apple fritters, Old Salem brings you back in time to the colonial era. The staff members, adorned in colonial attire, embody the past for the edification of their visitors. Blacksmiths, weavers, tailors and

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more inhabit Old Salem each brimming with knowledge about our nation’s history and eager to teach all who are willing to learn. Old Salem is the successful collaborative effort of the village inhabitants and museum employees to keep history alive. 600 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, 336.721.7300, OldSalem.org, (20 minutes from 27012)

WINSTON CUP MUSEUM: Racecars in pristine condition as well as cars savaged by their time on the track fill this museum, as well as naked engines exposed for the viewer’s enlightenment. Dummies adorned in original racing attire and photos of the races, wrecks and winners fill the spaces not occupied by the racing machines. The Winston Cup 33-year era was the time when R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was sponsoring NASCAR and is now immortalized in the Winston Cup Museum. 1355 North Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, 336.724.4557, WinstonCupMuseum.com, (23 minutes from 27012)

MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY AT WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY: MOA displays myriad evidence of global cultures. In fact, it is the only museum in North Carolina that embodies this role. Handmade dolls, clothes and pottery are displayed in the nostalgic environment which gives visitors a glimpse into the murky past. Wake Forest University, Wingate Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, 336.758.5282, MOA.WFU.edu, (24 minutes from 27012)

RICHARD CHILDRESS RACING MUSEUM: RCR Museum encloses feats of engineering, some frozen in their habitats, that mimic the car’s historic victories. This racecar museum explores the career of Richard Childress and the team members he passed the keys to after his retirement. 236 Industrial Drive, Lexington, NC 27295, 336.731.3389, RCRRacing.com/rcr-museum, (20 minutes from 27012)

HISTORIC BETHABARA PARK: Visitors can sign up for tours with guides in full costume or wander freely around the beautiful estate. The largely preserved landscape of Bethabara Park holds traditional, flourishing medicinal gardens and original war forts awaiting eager eyes. 2147 Bethabara Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, 336.924.8191, CityOfWS.org/Departments/Recreation-Parks/HistoricBethabara, (25 minutes from 27012)


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Letter from Lewisville stay in our community from Kindergarten through eighth grade forming the friendships that grow through childhood and last a lifetime. Not that far away, in 2022, construction is scheduled to begin on the entire length of our long-envisioned Great Wagon Road (GWR). The GWR is designed to handle our increasing traffic, yet preserve our small-town feel. It will be unique among small towns in North Carolina. Over the next few years, as the town continues to grow, we’ll make sure our neighborhoods stay safe by expanding our community policing department and providing the tools they need to do their jobs.

As mayor of Lewisville, I have the opportunity to meet a lot of folks from around the Triad and our state. When they learn that I’m from Lewisville, their reaction is almost universal – “What a great little town you have.” Or, “You guys are really doing things right there.” Or, “We have friends who live in Lewisville, and they just love it.” Sometimes folks are speaking from first-hand experiences because they have lived in or visited our community, but many other times, it’s a perception of Lewisville from what they have heard or read. However, and I will set all modesty aside; they are right, Lewisville is a great place to live. From our inception in 1991, we set out to preserve our community’s small-town character; to keep a sense of community; and to provide an opportunity and encourage our residents to participate in town government. Let me just touch on a few of the opportunities in our immediate future.

And with reliable, predictable funding now in place, we’re in a position to begin the extension of sewer service in Lewisville. This will be a gradual process taking place over a number of years as we can afford it. And, because we have established capital reserve accounts (these are basically our savings accounts for the future) we will have the funding to add sidewalks, bike paths and greenways; meet federal and state storm water management requirements; and build town facilities as there is a need. At the center of all of this is a town staff that truly cares about our community and an elected council that believes in service above self, without the distraction of partisan politics. Lewisville today is clearly a reflection of the wishes, hopes, and dreams of our residents who share a common vision for our community. Folks who have rolled up their sleeves to help plan and shape our town into an extraordinary place. The perception that folks have about Lewisville is indeed a reality. This is a great place to live and raise a family. It is truly my privilege to be the mayor.

This year, we will begin our Lewisville 421 Gateway project. This will improve both the accessibility and appearance of our community’s primary entrance to downtown. We will begin planning for our new community center. The center will accommodate the growth of our town, offer new programs to serve a wider range of needs, and be more accessible for our seniors. Construction will begin on our new middle school scheduled to open in 2020. This will allow our children to choose to

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VILLAGE EVENTS

Save Date!

2018 January 13 E-Recycle 27 Jammies in January (Movie Night in the Village: Winter Edition)

February Neighbors Helping Neighbors (Entire Month) Clemmons-Wide Food Drive

March (Entire Month) Clemmons Cares - Random Acts of Kindness Month 17 Family Fishing Fun 17-25 Forsyth Creek Week 19 Medicine Drop 19-30 Bulk Item Pickup

April 28 Clemmons Community Cleanup 28 Movie Night in the Village

May Clemmons Ice Cream Festival

5 Opening Day of Farmers Market 19 Ice Cream Festival

June Village Tree Lighting

22 Movie Night in the Village

July TBD – Clemmons Day at the Dash

August 7 National Night Out

September 15 Movie Night in the Village

October 3 National Coffee with a Cop 21 Monster Dash and Goblin Hop

November 27 Annual Tree Lighting

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Gardening for All Seasons BY LISA S.T. DOSS

Audrey Hepburn said it well, “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” Regardless of the season or month, we can invest in the growth of healthy, viable plants by actively thinking about our own harvest. Gardening is not limited to the spring. In considering creative ways and thinking outside of the “box,” you and your green thumb can inspire neighbors, family and friends to broaden their minds, too!

YEAR ROUND GARDENING:

In the Piedmont Triad, we live in an amazing climate to grow fruits and vegetables earlier and later than most. In fact, zone 7 provides us the ability to plant each month of the year. There are many wonderful garden apps to help guide your decisions. From seeds, you can plant the following: JANUARY: cabbage, carrots, lettuce, onions, radishes, potatoes MARCH: beets, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, garlic, lettuce MAY: basil and other herbs, beans, celery, cucumber, pumpkin, sunflower, spring onions, squash, strawberry, sweet corn, sweet potato, tomato, watermelon JULY: beans, celery, okra, sweet corn SEPTEMBER: beans, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, leeks, lettuce, onions, radishes, spinach, spring onions, turnips

“Advice from a tree: Stand tall and proud. Go out on a limb. Remember your roots. Drink plenty of water. Be content with your natural beauty. Enjoy the view.” ~ Ilan Shamir

RE-GROWING VEGETABLES:

It sounds impossible; yet, you can grow particular vegetables and herbs from what essentially is the kitchen scrap. In lieu of tossing those leftover leaves of lettuce, Bok Choy and cabbage, place them in a bowl with a small base of water, and provide a sunny location.

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Research how to re-grow the following vegetables and herbs: avocado, basil, carrots, celery, cilantro, garlic, ginger, leeks, lemon balm, a lemon tree, rosemary, pineapple, sweet onions, sweet potato and more! “Gardening is the slowest of the performing arts.” ~ Mac Griswold

CONTAINER GARDENING:

As long as you have a location with a minimum of six hours of sunlight, you can grow most anything in containers. Evaluate your space; perhaps, you have a walkway, patio and deck, or a balcony and sunny living room window. Check the plant’s stick tag for sun requirements, and think about repurposing your plastic coffee containers or five gallon buckets as pots. The biggest challenge will be changing out the soil each year. Toss in a spoon full of baking soda after cleaning the pots to encourage growth and good health. And, be aware of moisture levels. Stressed plants will indicate a need for watering, especially in the summer. “My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant’s point of view.” ~ H. Fred Dale

COMPOSTING:

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Mist frequently. Within three to four days, you will notice roots and new leaves. Afterward, transplant. It will be a worthwhile experience to have readily available fresh produce in your home throughout the year!

The first impression combines two words, “Stinky and trash.” Truly, the opposite occurs when there is balance of “materials.” One part “green materials” such as vegetable and fruit scraps, coffee grounds and filters, tea bags, leaves and fresh grass clippings, with two parts “brown materials” including dry leaves and straw, sawdust from untreated wood, crushed egg shells, shredded newspaper, paper towel and toilet paper tubes. This effort will result in the most beautiful, healthy, mineral-enriched soil. Depending on the system you use, which can be either store bought or made from spare materials, you will need to turn or fluff your compost, keep it moist and place it in direct sunlight. One immediate difference is your kitchen trash will be reduced by 80 percent. Composting takes a daily effort; yet, the gift is provided, if nurtured.

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Do not compost meat, fish, eggs, dairy products, oily or greased foods, cat and dog waste, diseased plants or anything treated with pesticides. It’s a grand feeling to watch seeds mature into healthy plants and provide you with a gift, a fruit or vegetable, or edible leaf. Enjoy the process every month of the year!


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The Village of Clemmons Stagecoach BY HATTIE Hi, friends and neighbors! My name is Hattie, Hattie Butner. You may have noticed my picture around town on the “Welcome to the Village of Clemmons” signs. Yes, I’m pleased as punch to be the symbol of this lovely village, and I’d like to share my story with you. Go ahead, pull up a chair. I’ve always had a connection to the Village of Clemmons. I was purchased by Mr. Edwin T. Clemmons, the grandson of Peter Clemmons who was the founder of this village. Mr. E.T. purchased me in 1872 from the Abbot-Downing Company located in Concord, New Hampshire. I’ve learned that Mr. E.T. was fascinated by stagecoaches and, at one time, owned a few stage lines that ran routes from Salem to Clemmons, High Point and as far away as Raleigh, Asheville and even Wytheville, Virginia. From what I overheard when I got here, Mr. E.T. always appreciated the quality craftsmanship of the Abbot-Downing Company. I’m not bragging, mind you, because that would be totally unladylike, but for someone of my years, I’m in pretty good shape! I was the last stagecoach he bought, and I was the largest (and best in my opinion). I was known as a Concord Coach and could seat nine passengers comfortably. As a Concord Coach, I was custom-made with ornate details and had a suspension system that gave my passengers a rocking motion when traveling instead of those jarring sensations that other coaches had. I’m a rich, deep reddish color and have artwork painted on my left side of a “lady on horseback.” You may be wondering where I got my name. Well, Mr. E.T. decided to name me after his wife. Her formal name was Harriet Butner, but she used the nickname Hattie. Since they had no children, I’m left to carry on the name of his missus, and I’m truly honored. You can see my name painted in beautiful script on my side. I wear it with pride. Mr. E.T. moved us all to Asheville for a time; however, we returned to Clemmons before he passed away. He left monies in his will for a school and the construction of a Moravian church in Clemmons. His wife donated me to the Wachovia Society who, in turn, officially donated me back to the Village of Clemmons in 1993. I was thrilled in 1995 to be restored to my original grandeur through donations amounting to $22,000 via the Clemmons Historical Society. I now live in the Village Hall (3715 Clemmons Road), in my very own gallery. It can get a bit lonely here, and I love company. Why don’t you plan a visit with your class or family? You can call the Village Hall for information at 336.766.7511. There’s a book for you to record your visit and some information on display about me and the history of the Village. I’ll be waiting! Y’all come!

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The Roads of Clemmons

Getting to the Heart of the Village

Do you drive the same road every day? Or, do you change your route occasionally just to have a different view? Or, do you enjoy driving just to see what you can find? Well, you can do all those things on the Village of Clemmons roads. Let’s “drive” down some alternate routes to see what’s along the way. You may have driven these roads for years but not been aware of some of the sights along the way, or maybe you’re new to the area and would like some options to select from when starting out. No matter the reason, buckle up…

STRATFORD ROAD (HIGHWAY 158):

This, for most drivers, is the back way to Clemmons from Winston-Salem. You can avoid the traffic on I-40 and Highway 421, a welcome option on many days. There is an elementary school along this way (Clemmons Elementary), so be aware during school hours and on the watch for slower traffic. If you have an interest in historic buildings, at some point you may want to visit The Historic Broyhill, built in 1925 and originally an elementary and high school, now serving as executive office suites for a number of local businesses. The public library is located beside The Historic Broyhill and will be moving to Stadium Drive. You also pass a number of residential areas, local businesses, restaurants, real estate offices, churches, the Clemmons Village Shopping Center and more. The new Idol Road extension is further down Stratford Road which will connect Salem Glen and provide easier access to Hanes Mall Boulevard.

PEACEHAVEN ROAD:

From Winston-Salem, this route also takes you through residential areas, along the road and neighborhoods that access Peacehaven Road. The Jerry Long YMCA is just off this road, along with the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the new Publix grocery store.

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HIGHWAY 421:

Taking the LewisvilleClemmons exit off Highway 421 takes you past the indoor tennis facility, restaurants, bakeries, retailers and grocery stores. At the exit, there’s also a gas/ convenience store and specialty retailers directly across the road. Down one of the side roads is The Montessori School of Winston-Salem.

HARPER ROAD:

Harper Road runs past Tanglewood Park, Morgan Elementary, Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center, restaurants, grocers and more.

LEWISVILLE-CLEMMONS ROAD:

This is considered by most to be the main thruway for Clemmons. West Forsyth High School faces this road, and Southwest Elementary School is right around the corner. The new connection, Village Point Drive, connects Harper Road to LewisvilleClemmons Road. There are numerous retailers, shopping centers and restaurants along the road and off side roads.

WAYS TO NAVIGATE THROUGH CLEMMONS:

The Village of Clemmons strives to make the community a place to navigate with ease and, as such, has created options with drivers and pedestrians in mind with new development/redevelopment.

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Kids Eat Free! Don’t you love special promotions? So do we. Especially when the kids eat free. Our friends at Triad Moms on Main have a fantastic resource list they’ve agree to share. However, this is a yearlong magazine, and sometimes things change. With that said – DISCLAIMER: All of the promotions listed below are subject to change. Please check with the restaurant to verify the promotion is still active. This list is updated by Triad Moms on Main three times a year. Get the most recent list at TriadMomsOnMain.com.

MONDAY FIREHOUSE SUBS

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free, all day, every day with the purchase of a medium combo, 12 and under only, one kids meal per adult meal. Dine in only.

J. BUTLERS

Lewisville – One free kids meal for every adult meal purchased. Mondays after 5pm.

RONNI’S RESTAURANT

Monday nights 4-8pm, two FREE kids meals per adult meal. Must be eight years old or younger. Must order off kids’ menu. Dine-in only.

ZAXBY’S

Winston-Salem (430 Summit Square Boulevard) location – Kids get a free meal along with purchase of an adult meal from 5-8pm.

TUESDAY APPLEBEE’S GRILL AND BAR

All seven Triad locations. Offer is for all day on Tuesdays. Free kids meal from “Hungry” menu or $1 kids meal from “Super Hungry” menu. For children 12 and under. One kids meal with the purchase of one adult entree.

FIREHOUSE SUBS

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free, all day, every day with the purchase of a medium combo, 12 and under only, one kids meal per adult meal. Dine in only.

K & W CAFETERIAS

All locations – FREE kids meals every Tuesday. Each kid’s meal includes child-size entrée, veggie, bread, drink and snack (pudding, Jell-O or cookie). Kid’s 12 and under, dine-in only, two kids meals per paying adult, for a limited time.

MOE’S

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free with a paying adult (one free child per adult $5 meal) all day.

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All triad locations – Kids eat free on Tuesdays after 5pm with purchase of an adult entree, no coupons.

STEAK ESCAPE SANDWICH GRILL

Tuesday night is Kids Night! Get a free Kids meal with an adult value meal.

TEXAS ROADHOUSE

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free from kids’ meal menu with purchase of adult entree, 4-10pm, cannot be combined with coupons.

THE LOOP

Winston-Salem – Kids eat for $1.99 with the purchase of adult meal. Dine in. One kids meal per adult.

WEDNESDAY FIREHOUSE SUBS

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free, all day, every day with the purchase of a medium combo, 12 and under only, one kids meal per adult meal. Dine in only.

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THURSDAY FIREHOUSE SUBS

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free, all day, every day with the purchase of a medium combo, 12 and under only, one kid’s meal per adult meal. Dine in only.

FRIDAY FIREHOUSE SUBS

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free, all day, every day with the purchase of a medium combo, 12 and under only, one kid’s meal per adult meal. Dine in only.

SATURDAY FIREHOUSE SUBS

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free, all day, every day with the purchase of a medium combo, 12 and under only, one kid’s meal per adult meal. Dine in only.

QDOBA MEXICAN GRILL

Winston-Salem – One kids meal free with the purchase of an adult meal.

SUNDAY DICKEY’S BARBEQUE PIT

Winston-Salem – Free kids meals on Sundays with paying adult, dine in only.

FIREHOUSE SUBS

Winston-Salem – Kids 12 and under eat free from the kids’ menu all day on Wednesdays.

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free, all day, every day with the purchase of a medium combo, 12 and under only, one kid’s meal per adult meal. Dine in or to go.

ZAXBY’S

TIJUANA FLATS

Advance location – Up to two kids eat free with one paying adult from 5-8pm.

Winston-Salem – Kids eat free every Sunday all day long with an adult entree purchase (one adult per child).


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To read any or all of the B.E. Healthy articles, check out our website – ForsythWoman.com (Type B.E. Healthy in the search box). I’ve listed the month beside each tip, so you’ll know which issue to reference. #1 – Water. (April, 2016) I could go on for days about the importance of drinking water. I recommend drinking half your body weight in ounces each day. For example, a 150-pound person should aim to drink 75 ounces of water per day. Do your best to skip out on soda, tea and other calorie-laden beverages. #2 – Sleep. (May, 2016) If you are like me, you may get a bit grumpy if you don’t get an adequate amount of sleep. Beyond that though, it can wreak havoc on your immune system! Aim to go to sleep and wake up at the same time each day (yes, even weekends) to ensure your body is on an optimal sleep schedule. Everybody is different, but find the number of hours that “work” for you. You may need as few as six or as many as 10 a night!

BY BROOKE EAGLE

My Top 10 Tips Nearly two years ago, I started a column in our sister magazine, Forsyth Woman, called “B.E. Healthy.” It has been so exciting for me to share a tidbit of information with our readers each month. I have a passion for living a healthy lifestyle, and sharing that with others makes my heart happy. If you’ve read the column more than once or twice, you’ll know that B.E. Healthy is NOT all about physical health. It’s about a journey to a healthy lifestyle – this includes physical health, of course, but perhaps even more importantly it incorporates mental and emotional health. The idea behind this column is for readers to try out the tip or idea for a month and see how they feel; I’m sharing my top 10! No one can totally change the way they live in a month, but by taking small steps and creating new habits (even one a month), you can make significant changes to your life.

#3 – Morning ME Time. (June, 2016) Ahh, my favorite time of day! Even if you aren’t a morning person, I encourage you to start your day off with meditation and relaxation. Rushing around, lots of TV and/ or social media use first thing in the morning aren’t ideal ways to start your day. #4 – Going Out To Eat. (July, 2016) We know eating at home is generally healthier, but eating at home for every single meal is unrealistic. Avoid the bread (or chip) basket, drink water (or if you indulge in an alcoholic beverage, consider choosing wine), and order a salad or protein entrée with double veggies. Most importantly, don’t stress about what you already ate. Enjoy your night out, and strive to make a better decision next time. #5 – De-Clutter Your Life. (August, 2016) Have you ever gotten sick from being stressed? A cluttered home makes it challenging to be stress-free. I include several tips in the full article, but most importantly, make it a point to throw away a few things Every. Single. Day. Food that has gone bad, junk mail, paperwork that is no longer needed, etc. #6 – Love How You Move. (September, 2016) Exercise is undoubtedly a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. Find a form of exercise that you LOVE and look forward to. An exercise you dread is one that I guarantee you won’t stick with. Think outside the box – the full article lists several “ways to move” that you may enjoy. #7 – Gratitude Journaling. (November, 2016) Consistently writing down three things you are grateful for each day (different things each day) will have a huge impact on your life. I guarantee it. The inspiration for this article came from reading “The Happiness Advantage” by Shawn Achor. A fabulous read that I would highly recommend. #8 – Wine. (December, 2016) I wrote about my relationship with wine. If you know me, you know I love my nightly (rather large) glass of wine. It may seem excessive to have a glass of wine most every night, but I rarely overindulge because of this practice with wine. I savor every sip and am satisfied with one to two glasses. #9 – Love How You Eat. (October, 2017) It is common knowledge for most that when it comes to weight loss (or even weight maintenance), what you eat is far more important than how much you are exercising. If you have a weight loss goal, 75-90% is diet-related and the remaining 10-25% is exercise. In other words, you can’t out-train a bad diet. The answer? Eat in a way that does not cause you to feel super deprived but that also doesn’t make you feel miserable from overindulging too frequently. Find that middle ground and, most importantly, stay mindful. #10 – RELAX! (November, 2017) Relaxation is beginning to get its reputation back. For a while, it seemed it was “bad” to relax and “good” to be as busy as possible. Now, it seems the tables have turned. Busy isn’t best. Being productive (not busy) and making time to relax is ideal for your health. Remember that relaxation is unique to each person. Think about things you enjoy and how those things make you feel. The activities that leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated – those are the ones you need to make time for! Take time daily for at least one method of relaxation.

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Real Estate Buying Tips from the Pros Whether you’re buying your first house, or you’re well versed in the real estate game, the laws and mountain of paperwork are always changing. If you’re not a real estate professional, it’s an overwhelming process. That’s why it’s so important to develop a relationship with a professional who has the experience and knowledge to walk through the process with you, and who can answer questions and guide you through the sea of negotiations, inspections, repairs and legalities. Forsyth County is home to some true professionals, and we are thankful that some of the local experts have chimed in with their best advice for home buying, home selling and making sure that either way – you get the best bang for your buck.

Always focused on what’s important to YOU! Jody Peske is the Broker in Charge at Keller Williams. With 12+ years experience in real estate, she knows the market and the process. See ad on page 25. “I recommend taking your time. There’s no reason to rush to market if your home isn’t ready to be presented. Taking a few extra weeks to neutralize colors, make repairs and de-clutter can mean a better offer!” “Additionally, it’s never a bad idea to consider bringing in a home stager to help prepare your house for a buyer. Staged homes can sell up to 88% faster and bring in 20% more than non-staged homes!” “Finally, I recommend that homebuyers get serious about saving for their down payment. Lenders are still looking for that 20% down. If you are looking for homes in the $200,000 range, that’s $40,000. Those without a 20% down payment may qualify for a home loan, but they will have to pay for private mortgage insurance until their equity reaches that 20% mark.”

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Pam Boyle is the Leader of the Team when it comes to Pam Boyle and Associates, a real estate company operating under the Keller Williams umbrella. With 28+ years in the industry, she’s a true pro! See ad on page 5. “Every homebuyer is looking for storage, and it’s almost impossible to have too much of it! I recommend removing half of what’s in closets and drawers and making sure they are organized. Buyers don’t want to see crowded, overstuffed closets. It gives the illusion that there’s not enough space in the house.” “Doing home repairs on a house you plan to sell can add up. Before you spend a lot of money that will come out of your profits, consider inexpensive, yet impactful changes. Paint, new door handles, cabinet hardware – all easy, inexpensive updates! Also, double check that grout and tile are clean and faucets aren’t leaky!” “Lastly, meet with a lender who can advise on which financing options will work best for you. That process can empower you with stronger negotiating power and show a seller that you are a serious buyer who is ready to make a deal.”


Alison, Jenny and Renea are the professional trio who make up Southern Signature Properties. With a motto of “Live Southern Hospitality,” these three pros are in the real estate know! See ad on page 63. “Start by boosting your curb appeal! Simple details go a long way, such as freshening up the exterior of the home with a pressure washing and landscaping with fresh flowers to lure buyers in. Open the curtains and blinds to let in the natural light. Depersonalize the home, so buyers don’t get distracted with your personal photos and add a subtle fragrance. You want to let buyers envision their own family living in the space!” “Make the house sparkling clean! This is the easiest way to help your home put its best foot forward. Clear away all clutter, purge anything unnecessary or start packing up boxes to make your move easier. Clean every inch from baseboards to ceiling fans. If this seems like a daunting task, treat yourself to a one-time spring-cleaning from a professional.” “Finally, get pre-qualified before you start looking. Shop rates with lenders to make sure you’re getting the best deal possible.”

For more than 10 years, Chrystal Yates has specialized in real estate sales in the Triad. She is with Allen Tate and works with buyers and sellers. See ad on page 15. “Having a realtor who knows the area as well as the industry is important. He or she can help you make decisions on locations based on school preferences and accessibility to other areas in the community. Not to mention, the advice from a professional and experienced realtor can have a big impact on gains and losses. Experience counts.” “Ensure the professional you work with can give honest and realistic expectations of what your house will sell for. The last thing you want is to over-price yourself out of a sale, or even worse – undervalue your home and lose earning potential. Pricing it right in the beginning saves you time and money.” “Your relationship with your realtor is just that. A relationship. Choose someone who has experience you can trust, and who has demonstrated follow-up skills. You definitely want someone who is keeping up with the timeline and paperwork involved in a real estate transaction! Trusting that your realtor has your back will keep you calm and confident.”

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The Lael Building Group Mission Statement:

LAEL BUILDING GROUP GIVES ADVICE

People long for a place to call home. A place that makes them feel better. A place of invitation and hospitality. Husband-and-wife A home where we entertain our family team, Andrew and and friends. Where we relax. Where Kelly Lael, have carved we create memories. Where we a niche for themselves in laugh. Where we cry. Where we the home construction and live. Your home isn’t a reflection interior design business. of Lael Building Group. It’s a With complementary skills, reflection of you and your family. this dynamic duo sees their It’s a partnership. We work to business as a way to serve develop environments that others through their respective are distinctly yours. Our talents. The Laels shared a bit of team isn’t content to just insight for those who are interested meet your expectations. in remodeling or redecorating their homes. We want to exceed them. We work with you the way we’d want to be WHAT IS THE MOST treated. With quality. IMPORTANT PART OF A Integrity. Pride in a REMODELING PROJECT? job well done. A “There are those who will say cost is the commitment to most important, but we believe the most creating homes important thing is that the home remodel where memories (or construction project) reflects the taste and thrive. A place lifestyle of those who live in it,” said Andrew. where joy “Obviously, budgets are important, and we work grows. It’s not hard to give our clients what they want within the just a house. scope of their budget but ensure the work models It’s your their vision.” home.

WHAT QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS SHOULD ONE LOOK FOR IN A BUILDER OR INTERIOR DESIGNER?

Andrew continued, “Experience is top of the priority list, of course, but you also want someone with demonstrated listening skills.” Kelly agreed. “Our job,” she said, “isn’t just about making things pretty, it’s about hearing the needs of our clients; developing an understanding of their interests as well as their lifestyles; and identifying their personal preferences. I’ve done remodels and interior design projects that weren’t necessarily my taste, but the clients loved it. It’s not about us; it’s about them. And, any great interior designer and construction company will agree with our view on this.”

IF SOMEONE IS INTERESTED IN A REMODEL OR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT, HOW DOES ONE BEGIN?

“It all begins with the budget,” said Kelly. “The products and tools used in construction are like shoes. Andrew will sigh because I can turn every conversation around to shoes, but you can get a basic pair for $20, or you can go all the way to several hundred, even thousands for a designer pair. The same rule applies to cabinets, flooring, paint, fabrics and everything in between. The budget gives us the starting point to begin pricing out whether we’re looking for a lost-cost pair of shoes or a great pair of Manolo Blahniks…or a pair somewhere in between.”

HOW LONG DOES AN AVERAGE PROJECT TAKE?

“Everything depends on the scope of the project,” said Andrew. “The important thing is to plan ahead and understand that nothing happens overnight. It’s not only an investment of money but an investment of time, as well. You don’t want a rushed project; you want one that is wellplanned and well-executed to ensure superior quality.”

BY DENISE HEIDEL

GOING TO INTERIOR DESIGN ONLY, WHAT ARE THE CURRENT TRENDS AND STYLES?

“The key word is ‘style,’” said Kelly. “Trends come and go. Once upon a time, avocado appliances were the rage. Clearly, that’s not the case anymore, so it’s important to focus on style because it’s personal and you avoid the cliché trends that may be irrelevant in the future. I’ve worked with clients who loved bold, monochromatic statement pieces and, because it was a style that worked with their personalities and lifestyle, it worked without being trendy. On the flipside, I have had clients who loved family heirlooms and antiques. They wanted those incorporated with modern conveniences, so we made it work. A great interior designer is going to be focused on styles that have longevity, not short-termed trends.” Andrew agreed. “The same thing applies to construction,” he said. “A new construction project or a remodel should be based on what looks will endure for the long-haul. Of course, we will give our clients whatever they want, but we do encourage them to consider future resale and how their decisions may impact their long-term investment.” Andrew and Kelly are happy to answer additional questions for those who are interested in a home remodel, construction or interior design project. Call Lael Building Group at 336.399.3109, or visit LaelBuildingGroup.com. Be sure to like them on Facebook!


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Intentionally Creating a Space You Love BY BROOKE EAGLE

Over the past couple of years, my decorating style has made some drastic changes. Doesn’t this happen to everyone, though? Home décor pieces, artwork and paint colors that you once loved now make you cringe.

This newfound way of purchasing things has caused me to get rid of a lot of pieces in my home that I don’t love (and BONUS, you can consign them for extra cash or donate them for a tax write-off).

On the flip side, there are several things in my home I don’t think I’ll ever tire of. The very first piece of furniture I ever purchased on my own, for example. It’s a beautiful Hooker dresser that has been in our master bedroom for more than five years. Every time I look at it, it’s just as gorgeous as the first time I laid eyes on it! I love the look of it, but more importantly, I love the way it makes me feel. It causes me to reminisce on the excitement of buying the FIRST piece of furniture for our bedroom as a married couple.

I’ve learned a couple of valuable lessons through this process of re-decorating.

So, how has my decorating style changed? It has become significantly more minimal and most importantly, intentional. I’ve stopped buying home décor accents, artwork, knickknacks and even furniture just because I like the way it looks. Instead, I think long and hard about it and ask myself a few questions. #1: Do I really and truly LOVE this piece? If so, why? #2: Do I have a (very specific) place for it? #3: Am I only interested in this item because it’s a good deal? If the answer to #1 and #2 is YES and the answer to #3 is NO, congrats! You’ve moved on to Step 2: Wait 24 hours. After the 24 hours is up, do you STILL want the item? If so, go for it (if it’s in your budget, of course). Why wait 24 hours? I’ve found that, much like a junk food craving, the feeling will pass.

#1: Less is more! More furniture, more accent pieces, artwork and knick-knacks is NOT always better. In fact, with a more minimal space, you may find that your stress level decreases. I know it did for my husband and me! #2: Decorating your home is a marathon – not a sprint. If you are moving into a new space or re-vamping your current space, take your time! Enjoy the time with a blank canvas and wait until you find that perfect piece to fill up the empty space. #3: Decorating is about creating a space YOU love – not about creating a space that you think will impress others. Fill your home with things that make your heart smile (but don’t literally fill it – refer to lesson #1). #4: Ask for help! Getting professional help before making big decorating decisions is always a good idea. An interior designer is going to have your best interests at heart and is going to help you choose something that you aren’t tired of six months down the road. From helping choose light fixtures to paint colors and everything in-between, an interior decorator can be a lifesaver. They can help you understand exactly what your decorating style is and have you well on your way to achieving a look that you know you and your family will love for years to come.


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Keela Johnson

Robin Bralley

Brooke Eagle

Owner / Publisher Forsyth Woman & Forsyth Community Magazines

Owner / Publisher Forsyth Family Magazine

Forsyth Woman Engaged! Editor, Forsyth Woman Associate Editor & Owner-in-training

Forsyth Magazines: A History BY DENISE HEIDEL

Looking at the history of a company is always interesting. Every single business starts with an idea and a concept, and when you see a business continue to grow after years of operation, you know much went into making that happen. In 2005, Forsyth Woman began when Keela Johnson was laid off from her long-time career at L’eggs Products (a division of Hanesbrands). Like many who face an unexpected job loss, Keela had a choice to make; and, instead of beating the pavement with resumes in hand, she decided to beat the pavement and sell others on the idea of a local women’s magazine. Her gamble paid off, and Forsyth Woman took off. Within two years, Keela was thinking of adding a parenting magazine to the group. When close friend, Robin Bralley, found herself laid off from her job at Hanesbrands, Keela suggested they team up and create a new magazine. The name Forsyth Family was chosen to encapsulate the entirety of family life. Because parenting magazines are typically focused on the early years, Robin was committed to providing content that reflected various phases in a family journey.

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Engaged! was unveiled that June. Forsyth Woman Engaged! quickly became a trusted resource, and brides loved that the magazine focused on creating beautiful weddings from Forsyth County resources. Keela’s daughter, Brooke, who officially joined the team full time in 2012, has taken on the role of managing this biannual publication in addition to her other responsibilities with the monthly magazines. 2014 was a fun year for Forsyth Magazines, and it included a road trip to Virginia! From a meeting with other regional publications, the idea for an annual magazine focused solely on a specific community resulted in the magazine you hold now – Forsyth Community. Forsyth Community is a celebration of life, work, play and visiting the Lewisville and Clemmons communities. The idea was quickly embraced by both the Village of Clemmons and the LewisvilleClemmons Chamber of Commerce. Widely distributed by the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber as well as the North Carolina Visitor’s Centers, Forsyth Community is also a popular local resource often used by realtors as a relocation guide.

Forsyth Woman and Forsyth Family have become community staples. Published monthly, they maintain a loyal following among their readers, and advertisers recognize the value of investing in local marketing efforts. They entrust the Forsyth Magazines brand to reach their target audiences.

While the magazines have evolved from newsprint saddle-stitched publications to full gloss paper and perfect binding, what has remained the same is the consistency in which Forsyth Magazines has operated. Rooted in a deep love for community, the names Forsyth Woman, Forsyth Family, Forsyth Woman Engaged! and Forsyth Community are locally synonymous with passion, drive and a commitment to be “loyal to local.”

In 2011, another publication opportunity came to the table. Keela jumped at the opportunity to create a community-focused resource guide for Forsyth County brides, and Forsyth Woman

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Rotary Club of Clemmons:

A Group that Puts “Service Above Self ” BY SARA MIGLIARESE The Rotary Club of Clemmons is celebrating 25 years of community service in 2017-2018! What is Rotary? Rotary International (RI) is a worldwide service club founded in 1905 that is currently comprised of “1.2 million neighbors, friends and community leaders who come together to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world,” as quoted on the RI website Rotary.org/en. Rotary focuses efforts in six areas – promoting peace, preventing diseases, providing access to clean water and sanitation, enhancing maternal and child health, improving basic education and literacy, and helping communities develop. Rotary is especially dedicated to ending polio in our lifetimes. Rotary members have persevered in this fight since 1979 and have now helped eradicate polio in all but three countries worldwide. You may have noticed the Rotary symbol on local signs or billboards which has a blue and gold geared wheel with a “keyway” in the center of the gear to attach it to a power shaft, underscored by the motto, “Service Above Self.” In our community, the Rotary Club of Clemmons is putting this lofty motto into action.

The Rotary Club of Clemmons is one of nine clubs in Forsyth County, all of which are strengthened by both male and female members in what was once a “male only” organization. The Clemmons club is one of the most diverse Rotary clubs in Forsyth County, with more than 30 percent female members, members with international backgrounds and a growing number of younger Rotarians. The almost 100 members of the Clemmons club use their collective perspectives and insights into the needs of the surrounding community in order to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors and fellow citizens. Rotary’s impact starts with its members who turn donations and fundraising into service projects in Forsyth County and beyond. Clemmons Rotarians have built and maintained playgrounds at the Jerry Long YMCA; bought school supplies for children in need through Bright Beginnings; provided scholarships to students at West Forsyth High School, Forsyth Technical Community College and Winston-Salem State University; helped stock our local and county food pantries; promoted organ donation; honored veterans; served seniors; built clinics abroad; sponsored 40 plus children for Camp Hanes year after year; and lead their communities in work, play and family! And, this short list just barely touches the impact of the club in Clemmons. Rotary can serve more people in need in the community through growing its members.

To Contact Rotary Club of Clemmons or to Attend a Meeting: Village Inn Conference Center: 6205 Ramada Drive | Clemmons, NC 27012 Meets Wednesdays at 7am. Performs service activities some weekday evenings. RotaryClubOfClemmons.com | ClemmonsRotary@gmail.com | Facebook.com/RotaryOfClemmonsEvents

As the Past President of the Rotary Club of Clemmons, I had the honor of serving beside many dedicated and caring Rotarians who exemplify this year’s Rotary theme, “Rotary: Making a Difference.” Tara O’Brien, former Rotary Club President in Clemmons, shared, “One of my favorite aspects of Rotary is the diversity of our members combined with the single-mindedness of our mission of service above self. Suddenly race, gender and age don’t matter; we are all of a common purpose and joined as a family in achieving that purpose.” All Rotary members learn the Rotary “Four–Way Test,” which urges Rotarians to ask the following: Of the things we think, say or do • Is it the TRUTH? • Is it FAIR to all concerned? • Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? • Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned? These are virtuous questions that guide Rotarians in their decisions concerning fundraising, community support and opportunities for fellowship. The Clemmons club works hard every year to raise between $50,000-60,000 so that they can give funds away to people in need of food, education, access to better healthcare and life-changing experiences like Camp Hanes. With a 25-year history of serving the citizens of Forsyth County, especially those in Clemmons, the Rotary Club of Clemmons is positioned as a key service organization that has the manpower and experience to “make a difference” in our community.


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How to Choose a School BY LISA S.T. DOSS

We often choose locations because of the beauty in the surroundings, friendly citizens and access to our needs. In the search for good schools, parents may not realize they can go beyond their zone to find the perfect philosophy and teachers to meet their children’s needs. How fortunate parents are to arrive in a location which offers diverse schools that specialize in teaching the arts, math and sciences, engineering, private or Christian based and college preparatory education. Parents will not have to look far. The right school can be found within Forsyth County.

A LIST OF REQUIREMENTS

Whether you are shopping for a house, car or piece of furniture, specific requirements are always in mind. Choosing a school must have a similar expectation. The search begins with a list. With your child at your side, openly discuss his or her gifts, strengths and weaknesses, and goals. Take time to define the class size, type of instruction and extracurricular activities. For instance, you may want your child to take part in specialized classes, agree to a school uniform or seek a class no larger than 20. Similar to any attempt at shopping, not all requirements will make the cut; therefore, also consider what is realistic and important.

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PHILOSOPHY

A philosophy is what the school believes and the community follows. It combines the school’s purpose with a means to inspire each person who attends. Philosophies aren’t necessarily for independent, private or religious affiliated schools. Public schools also have a belief structure that unites the student body as a community. As you begin the process of contacting schools, it is important to ask about the school’s philosophy.

SCHOOL CHOICE

It is true the options for education open wide when children leave elementary and go to middle school. The doors become even wider when pre-teens enter high school. In Forsyth County, parents should never feel limited by educational options. When philosophy is a factor to suit a child’s needs, parents can focus on the philosophy and advantages of school first.


MAGNET SCHOOLS

Here are the options:

CHARTER SCHOOL

Independently operated and tuition free, charter schools are not bound by the mandates and rules of a public school; yet, money is allocated through taxpayer dollars. While a charter school can create its own curriculum, it is required to participate in the end-of-grade and end-of-course tests to provide data for the NC School Report. The appeal stems from small, intimate class sizes, innovative approaches in teaching and high academic standards. It is advised to call a charter school directly and inquire whether openings are available. It is recommended to begin the application process in early January.

PRIVATE EDUCATION

There are 25 private schools in Winston-Salem, and 64% are religiously affiliated. While tuition is a financial decision, your child will be given an opportunity to participate in learning at an all-girl or Montessori school, a progressive or a religiously affiliated school. Private schools emphasize the complete child by teaching the values of character, citizenship and community.

A child with special academic gifts may thrive in a magnet school. Since funding is focused on four key areas – students, teachers, supplies and programs – the curriculum may emphasize science and technology, the performing or visual arts, or an international baccalaureate program. Students under each program form a quick bond with classmates in having similar interests. Despite its connection to the public school system, student attendance is not decided upon zoning boundaries. In fact, students must apply in early January.

HOME SCHOOLING

The option to home school has become easier for both parents and students in the last decade. No longer are parents expected to create lesson plans and teach. In fact, online classes can be scheduled into your child’s time, providing necessary blocks for your child to pursue interests and goals without feeling stressed. Home school allows children the freedom to attend afternoon and evening classes that would otherwise occupy homework responsibilities. Most home school students are well balanced and educationally advanced. The right “choice” for your child and family is within reach!

Small class sizes and a philosophy-influenced curriculum may foster the individual growth your child needs. Enrollment occurs throughout the year; yet, the admissions process begins in February. Interviews, school tours and sometimes aptitude tests are given before the decision of acceptance.

CLEMMONS A Child’s World Learning Center

2005 Lewisville Clemmons Rd. Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-8222 Preschool / Daycare Serving Infants – PreKindergarten, including Before and After School Care for up to 12 years old

Apple Tree Academies

3 Twin Brook Drive Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 764-0005 Daycare

Clemmons Elementary School

6200 Bingham Avenue Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 712-4444 Public School Serving Kindergarten – 5th grade

Clemmons Moravian Child Care

3560 Spangenberg Avenue Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-6979 Preschool / Daycare Serving Infants – PreKindergarten, including Before and After School Care for students through 5th grade

Clemmons United Methodist

New Horizons Childcare Inc

Preschool / After School & Summer Care

6395 Cephis Drive Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-7079

Highway 158 / Stratford Road Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-9593

Immanuel Baptist Church

1505 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-4226

Preschool / Daycare Serving Infants – PreKindergarten, including Before and After School Care for up to 12 years old

Preschool / Daycare Serving Infants – Pre-Kindergarten

Southwest Elementary School

Montessori School

1631 SW School Road Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 712-4422

Private School Serving Toddler - Elementary Enrolling Adolescent Program for Fall 2018

West Forsyth High School

6050 Holder Road Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-5550

Public School Serving Kindergarten – 5th grade

LEWISVILLE Child Care Network

5038 Styers Ferry Road Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 766-3233

6290 Shallowford Road Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-3204

Preschool / Daycare Preschool / Mothers Serving Infants – PreMorning Out Kindergarten, including Before and After School Care for students through 5th grade Sunrise United

Forsyth Country Day School

Methodist Church

1111 Lewisville Clemmons Rd. 5501 Shallowford Road Lewisville, NC Lewisville, NC 27023 27023 (336) 712-8000 (336) 945-3151 Private School Age 2 – 12th grade

Morgan Elementary School

1735 Lewisville Clemmons Rd. Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 712-4400

Lewisville Elementary School

Public School Serving Kindergarten – 5th grade

Public School Serving 9th – 12th grade

Public School Serving Kindergarten – 5th grade

3210 Village Point Drive Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 703-4148

Lewisville United Methodist Church

150 Lucy Lane Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-5355

After School Care

West Forsyth Christian Preschool 1200 Lewisville Clemmons Rd. Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 712-2424

Preschool / Daycare Serving 2 – 4 years


Why On Earth Should You Join the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce? BY DENISE HEIDEL

The better question is, “Why on Earth wouldn’t you join?” For local business owners, managers and entrepreneurs, few investments will be as enriching for their businesses than membership in the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce. For 10 years, the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce has been supporting local businesses, and they are growing, too! Consider these fun facts about the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber: 1. The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber is named after the main road that connects the Village of Clemmons and the Town of Lewisville – Lewisville-Clemmons Road. 2. Fifty-two people attended the very first chamber meeting. 3. In 2017, the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 10th birthday celebration with more than 265 members. 4. The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber has three active leads groups who meet regularly and focus on networking opportunities. 5. The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce is the organizer of the annual event, Clemmons Community Day, which is attended by more than 1,700 people per year. “Some chambers get so large, it’s easy to get lost,” said Ginny Chase, the director of the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce. “We pride ourselves on our commitment to small business. The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce is a perfect fit for entrepreneurs. The membership fee is reasonably priced for any budget and opens the doors for network opportunities that may not be possible otherwise! While we do have many small businesses represented, we also have large businesses, franchises and non-profits. We are very excited about our non-profit growth. Non-profit funding is cautiously spent, for obvious reasons. When you consider that 10% of our chamber members are non-profits, it speaks volumes to our ability to help organizations grow. They trust us to help meet that need and, after 10 years, many of our charter members are still with us!” In addition to the benefits of in-person meetings, the LewisvilleClemmons Chamber of Commerce offers great online benefits as well, including the online membership directory for local businesses. Categorized by business type, rather than name, the flow of the online directory enables visitors to find a particular brand of expertise, even if they don’t know the name of the business. It’s a valuable addition to the very affordable membership fees. The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce meets on the second Tuesday of every month, and lunch is optional. Meetings are held at the Historic Broyhill at 3540 Clemmons Road in Clemmons. Visitors are welcome to experience a Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber meeting and lunch for themselves before joining! All that’s required is a simple email to Ginny Chase (LewisvilleClemmonsChamber@gmail.com). Learn more about the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce by visiting online at Lewisville-Clemmons.com, or call 336.970.5100. Be sure to “like” them on Facebook!

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“Being a part of the LewisvilleClemmons Chamber of Commerce is a vital part of our business model. We love the friendly, supportive nature of the organization and the camaraderie that helps promote business helping business.” ~ Keela Johnson and Robin Bralley, publishers of Forsyth Woman and Forsyth Family magazines


“Amazing group of people that are inspired to make our community great and to help all of our local businesses grow. Thank you.” ~ Jason Skinner, Paparazzi Hair Salon

PHOTO BY JOHN GOLDENFRAMS & FOTOS

“The best people in the world with a strong desire to help each other to succeed! This is the best thing I’ve done for my business.” ~ Leah Foster, Life Abundant

PHOTO BY JOHN GOLDENFRAMS & FOTOS

Chiropractic


The following list is inclusive of Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber members as of the printing of this issue of Forsyth Community. Forsyth Community advertisers have been noted with additional information provided.

ADVERTISING & MEDIA Able Graphics Company, LLC 336-753-1812

Adsign Corp 336-766-3000 American Custom Graphics 336-414-0120 BirdsiVideo 336-941-3957 Black Bear SEO 888-229-4509 Clemmons Courier 336-766-4126 Connect Marketing 336-575-0790

ActionCoach 336-310-0773

Signarama of Clemmons 336-893-8042

Amulet Business Advisors 336-705-6602

SixFour Web Design 336-303-0640

ARCpoint Labs of Winston-Salem 336-496-8900

Talk of the Town Coupons 336-255-1724 Triad Community Connection 336-575-1736 Winston-Salem Journal 336-727-7428

ARTS, CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT

Design & Graphics 336-970-0687

Boone Enterprises, Inc. 336-765-6863

Eller Marketing & Associates 336-659-0788

Creative Drama Children’s Theatre 336-633-8696

FORSYTH FAMILY & FORSYTH WOMAN MAGAZINES 336-749-1947

Cruise Planners - Ed Dean 336-701-2738 Daniel Boone Gem Mining 336-765-6863 Historic Broyhill 336-793-1191

Hallen Media 336-245-1263

Perfect Pair Events 336-408-5426

Image 360 of Winston-Salem Southwest 336-768-2810

Village Square Tap House 336-448-5330

Ink It Promotional Products 336-492-2866 N2 Publishing-John Golden 336-745-8238 North Valley Media 336-940-4511

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SEO Rocket 336-993-3333

Custom Advertising, Inc. 336-760-3500

Excalibur Group 336-778-2121

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BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

ONE MARKET1NG 336-252-4298

Brittany Butterworth Photography 336-701-2074 Catch a Spark Photography 336-347-8636 ChoicePay Payroll & HR Services 336-992-0125 Employment Transitions 336-992-5627 Express Employment Professionals 336-306-8525 Flex-Pay Payroll Services 336-245-2264 Goad Global Leadesrhip, LLC 336-793-8399 Highland Ross Business Coaching 336-671-7640 IDShield 336-414-4775 John Golden Frames & Fotos 336-408-0517

Winston-Salem Dash 336-714-6875

Main Street Consulting & Staffing, LLC 336-992-5377

AUTOMOTIVE

Payroll Solutions, Inc. 336-885-5056

EXPRESS OIL CHANGE & SERVICE CENTER 336-283-9552 Modern Toyota 336-785-3100

SERVPRO OF WEST FORSYTH COUNTY 336-946-1131 Triad Stop 336-829-5345


COMPUTERS & TELECOMMUNICATIONS Brookstone Technology Services, LLC 336-293-6510 Dakota Technology Group 336-682-5117 Docsmore 336-301-4347 Dulaney Group Technologies 336-793-0331 Piedmont Triad Computer Consulting, Inc. 336-766-5555 Sightsource, LLC 888-207-3027

CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT & CONTRACTORS All-Phase Heating & Cooling, Inc. 336-413-3718 BE Enterprises, Inc. 336-448-2305 Carolina Garage Door 336-768-2218 CertaPro Painters of Winston-Salem 336-391-3617 CKJ Building & Design 336-757-2568 Davie Construction Company 336-940-6600

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS Arts Council of W-S & Forsyth County 336-747-1418

Blackburn Consulting 336-998-1079

Prudential Advisors William Archie Moore 336-830-1794

BLUE MOON BENEFITS GROUP 336-778-1070

Ray Financial Group/ DSR Investments 704-248-8549

Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. 336-931-1222

Big Brothers Big Sisters 336-751-9906

Colonial Life 336-945-6975

Boy Scouts of America, Old Hickory Council 336-760-2900

Community Insurance Agency, Inc. 336-731-7611

Clemmons Community Foundation 336-770-5307

Ebert Financial 336-714-9864

Clemmons Food Pantry 336-331-3432

Edward Jones - Edie Bergman, AAMS®, Financial Advisor 336-659-9287

Habitat for Humanity Restore 336-916-2028

JERRY LONG FAMILY YMCA 336-712-2000 LEWISVILLE-CLEMMONS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 336- 970-5100 ROTARY CLUB OF CLEMMONS 336-462-2759 The Becky Baker Foundation 760-212-3839 Women of Wisdom/House of Refuge 336- 969-4619

FINANCE & INSURANCE

Gwyn Electrical, Plumbing, Heating & Cooling 336-774-1818

Aflac - Alex Cruz 336-782-8873

Randleman’s Tree Service 336-408-8711

PNC Bank 336-712-2507

Better Business Bureau of Northwest North Carolina, Inc. 336-725-8348

Dyer’s Plumbing 336-528-3951

Plumbing Repair of the Triad, Inc. 336-608-8064

BB&T Bank - Lewisville 336-945-3795

Allegacy Federal Credit Union 336-774-3400 Allstate Insurance - Chris Just 336-766-6464 BB&T Bank - Clemmons 336-712-0913

Edward Jones - Michael Russell, Financial Advisor 336-766-7394

FAIRWAY INDEPENDENT MORTGAGE CORPORATION 336-714-1556 Fidelity Bank 336-778-1601

Security Underwriters 336-945-3713 Shellie Penley, CPA, PA 336-923-8189 State Farm Insurance Brad Romine 336-766-3245 State Farm Insurance Brett Lindquist 336-924-2000 State Farm Insurance Jorge Vidal 336-778-2634 State Farm Insurance Rick Babusiak 336-760-9994

STATE FARM INSURANCE WILL WILKINS 336-945-6996 Strategic Tax Solutions Company 336-712-7247

First Citizens Bank 336-766-6669

Tandem Innovative Payment Solutions 336-554-2455

Good Deeds Insurance 336-564-2418

Thrivent Financial 336-880-0994

JP Mortgage Consultants 336-601-6111 Lindsay & Gardner CPAs, PLLC 336-712-1788

MARZANO CAPITAL GROUP 336-766-0464 MODERN WOODMEN OF AMERICA 336- 403-0943 PIEDMONT FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK 336-766-0581

TRULIANT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION 336-659-1955 US Health Advisors 336-608-1682 Voya Financial Advisors Paul Johnson 336-778-1324 Wells-Keefe, Inc. 336-945-4991 WN Ireland Insurance Agency, Inc 336-679-8861 World Financial Group Inc. 336-986-9303

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GOVERNMENT, EDUCATION & INDIVIDUALS A Step Ahead Academic Center 336-766-7124 Clemmons Elementary School 336-703-4210

Chermak & Hanson Orthodontics 336-766-8244 Clemmons Family Dental 336-766-9111 Clemmons Psychiatric Associates 336-778-0506

Forsyth Country Day School 336-945-3151

Clemmons Village Assisted Living 336-778-8548

Forsyth Technical Community College 336-757-3804

Heritage Woods 336-768-2011

Reagan High School Career Development Office 336-703-6776

The Montessori School of Winston-Salem 336-766-5550 Town of Lewisville 336-945-5558

VILLAGE OF CLEMMONS 336-766-7511 West Forsyth High School Finance Academy 336-712-4400 Winston Salem Christian School 336-759-7762

HEALTH CARE & WELLNESS 360 Health 336-766-7777 Arbor Ridge at Stanleyville Retirement Living 336-377-2195 Bermuda Village Retirement Community 336-998-6672 Brookstone Terrace 336-766-5000 Carillon Assisted Living 336-766-6220

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Home Loving Senior Care 336-993-1600 Lewisville Drug Company 336-946-0220 Life Abundant Chiropractic 806-339-2937 Mallard Ridge 336-775-2205 Melaleuca: The Wellness Company 336-682-0071 Mountain Daughter, LLC 336-757-2262 Novant Health 336-718-7000 Restorative Medical 336-776-1599 S & A Wellness Duo 336-817-2321

Budget Blinds 336-765-8765 Bump Design 336-784-9941 Chem-Dry of Winston-Salem 336-945-6160

Yadkin Tours, Inc. 336-469-0010

Green Clean Floor Care 336-757-1010

PERSONAL SERVICES & CARE

McNeely Pest Control 336-922-0606

MOSQUITO AUTHORITY 336-712-5278 Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning 336-776-0111 Piedmont Home Services 336-542-3180

LEGAL Ellen R. Gelbin, AttorneyMediator-Arbitrator 336-462-1803

A Cleaner World 336-766-4041 A Healing Touch Day Spa LLC 336-793-7583 Beautycounter 910-617-7749 Corporate Cleaning Group 336-354-3291 Dust Master Cleaning Services 336-413-9710 Essential Balanced Bodywork 336-918-9343 Frank Vogler & Sons 336-766-4714

Liipfert Law Group, PLLC 336-283-4848

Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home, Inc. 336-946-1107

Robinson & Lawing, LLP 336-631-8500 The Bomar Law Firm 336-793-4371

Trinity Elms Health & Rehab 336-747-1153 Vienna Village Assisted Living 336-945-5410

Vance Parker Law, PLLC 336-768-0481

Winston Chiropractic Care 336-692-1122

A Child’s World Learning Center 336-940-3975

Gayle Goldsmith Tuch, PC 336-766-2767

The Law Offices of Timothy D. Welborn, P.A. 336-761-0499

WAKE FOREST BAPTIST HEALTH 336-998-2536

VILLAGE INN HOTEL & EVENT CENTER 336-766-9121

LODGING & TRAVEL Cruise Planners - Ed Dean 336-701-2738 Cruise Planners - Gary Wilson 336-770-5385

HOME & GARDEN

Hampton Inn Bermuda Run 336-998-3480

BH Enterprise & Landscaping, Inc. 336-986-1373

SpringHill Suites Winston-Salem 336-765-0190

Heart In Hands Massage & Wellness 336-978-0040 Hospice & Palliative Care Center 336-768-3972 LaVida Massage of Clemmons 336-766-0622 Mary Kay 336-416--6515 McLean Car Wash 336-766-1336 Moonstone Massage Therapy, LLC 336-918-8115 Paparazzi Hair Salon 336-893-7169 Pure Hands Massage Therapy 336-340-4346 Rodan and Fields 757-784-3600


The Master’s Key Locksmiths, LLC 336-995-0436

Keller Williams Realty Wendy Taylor 336-749-6424

VIP HomeKeeping 336-998-7894

Leading Edge Commercial Realty Group 336-749-8157

PETS & VETERINARY Animal Hospital of Lewisville 336-946-3441 Aristopets 336-757-2185 Humane Society of Davie County 336-751-5214 K9 Classy Clips 336-765-6244

PUBLIC UTILITIES & ENVIRONMENT Piedmont Natural Gas 336-271-5103 RiverStreet Networks 844-238-0131

M5 Investments, LLC 336-736-0760 Master Counsel & Associates 336-407-2994 Mays Gibson, Inc. 336-448-4149 Mission View Properties 336-854-8000 Paragon Properties, Inc. 336-760-6500 RE/MAX Realty Consultants John Alspaw 336-382-7667

TWO MEN & A TRUCK 336-722-8844

REAL ESTATE, RELIGIOUS MOVING & STORAGE ORGANIZATIONS A. Duer Pierce, Allen Tate Realtors 336-769-7224 Allen Tate Realtors Jonathan Key 336-722-0331

CHRYSTAL YATES RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE-ALLEN TATE 336-399-3873 City Transfer & Storage 336-788-7374 Hunter Realty & Property Management, LLC 336-283-9777

KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY - JODY PESKE 336-918-7496 KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY - PAM BOYLE 336- 682-7653

Clemmons United Methodist Church 336-766-6375

Honky Tonk Smokehouse 336-794-2270

PostalAnnex Winston-Salem 336-251-1144

IHOP 336-766-8650

Separk Music 336-723-0794

Jersey Mike’s Subs 336-602-2844

Smitherman’s Hardware 336-766-9109

Kona Ice of Kernersville 336-653-5310

Sweet Repeat Consignment Shop, LLC 336-778-1409

Lowes Foods 336-766-1608

SPORTS & RECREATION

Nothing Bundt Cakes 336-306-9146 Old Nick’s Pub 336-747-3059 Panera Bread 336-766-3898 PDQ 336-306-5174 Publix Super Markets, Inc. 336-766-2069 Simply Southern Cuisine 336-712-4636 Smoke & Skillet 336-995-7215 Sonic Drive In 336-712-9710

Bermuda Run Country Club 336-998-8155 Burn Boot Camp 312-919-2699 CrossFit District 5 828-734-5711

INNER STRENGTH PILATES, LLC 336-813-5320 Lewisville Titans Football & Cheer 336-972-3028 Merriwood Christian Camp 336-766-5151 Prime Life Fit/Isagenix 336-354-9128

Crossbound Community Church 336-817-7860

Steak Escape Sandwich Grill 336-712-8002

Love Out Loud 336-747-3067

Village Square Tap House 336-448-5330

New Hope Presbyterian Church 336-778-1556

Walmart Neighborhood Market 336-293-1396

RESTAURANTS, FOOD & BEVERAGES

Westbend Winery & Brewery LLC 336-945-9999

Chick-fil-A 336-712-9973

SHOPPING & SPECIALTY RETAIL

Tiger Kim’s World Class Tae Kwon Do 336-766-6116

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina 336-724-3621

TRU Taekwondo Center 336-448-0152

Davie Tavern 336-940-2010 Dine by Design Catering 336-778-0708 Dream Dinners Clemmons 336-766-0644 East Coast Wings & Grill Clemmons 336-778-9005

HIP CHICS BOUTIQUE 336-766-8122 Penny Lane Boutique 336-661-8336

Salem Glen Golf Club 336-712-0303 Southwest Athletics 336-778-9306 Sunrise Yoga Studio Inc 336-778-1233 Superior Martial Arts 336-893-7378

Twin City Youth Soccer Association 336-998-4277

TRANSPORTATION Black Tie Transportation, Inc. 336-768-5177

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BY DENISE HEIDEL

9th Annual Clemmons Community Day • Saturday, May 5th, 2018 • 10 am – 2 pm Jerry Long Family YMCA 1150 South Peace Haven Road, Clemmons Additional parking available at Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center

Activities will include: Bouncy House | Face Painting | Balloon Art | DJ | Live Music | Rock Wall | Velcro Wall | Clemmons Fire Truck | Sheriff’s Car | Exercise Demos No pets or alcohol, please. For the ninth year, the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber is hard at work to bring local residents an event that has become a staple in the community – Clemmons Community Day. With the event firmly rooted in the strength of community spirit, Clemmons Community Day promises to bring another great day of fun, activities, vendors and simply an opportunity to celebrate the privilege of living in our community! Clemmons Community Day began in 2010 as the brainchild of local real estate expert Jody Peske and former Clemmons Mayor John Bost. They envisioned a community festival that would unite neighbors, friends and local business owners. Their vision has become an annual tradition. Scheduled for May 5, 2018, Clemmons Community Day will once again return to the Jerry Long Family YMCA. This tremendous community partner is a perfect location for the more than 1,600 expected attendees. With overflow parking planned at the Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center and complimentary shuttle service to help transport families to and from the festivities, it promises to be another great event.

Jody Peske agreed. “Clemmons Community Day is a labor of love for all of us, and it has been since day one,” said Peske. “We are so grateful for the hours invested by our volunteers and civil servants who make this day come together.” While admission is free to the event, Clemmons Community Day always encourages visitors to bring a donation to the Clemmons Food Pantry. The Clemmons Food Pantry always accepts canned and boxed food, but they are also in need of adult hygiene items. To learn more about Clemmons Community Day including how to become a vendor, visit Lewisville-Clemmons.com, or call Ginny Chase at 336.970.5100.

JOHN GOLDEN FRAMES & FOTOS

Organized by Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce Director Ginny Chase, the event is held rain or shine. “Thankfully, we’ve historically had beautiful weather, but even on the occasion when it rained, we still had more than 1,500 visitors!”

Ginny continued, “While people often expect a chamber event to be all suitsand-ties, people are pleasantly surprised by Clemmons Community Day. Sure, it’s an opportunity for more than 150 vendors to showcase their businesses, but this is a true celebration. We love offering fun and games, including the popular rock wall for the kids to climb; a bounce house and other inflatables; train rides; and DJ. With a DJ playing great music and food – there’s something for everyone! It’s a great way to showcase exactly what helps Lewisville and Clemmons stand apart.”

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9th Annual A fun-filled family day! RAIN OR SHINE

Presented by Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, May 5, 2018 • 10 am to 2 pm

Jerry Long Family YMCA, 1150 S. Peace Haven Road, Clemmons FREE ADMISSION Please bring non-perishable or canned food donations for the Clemmons Food Pantry. PHOTOS COURTESY OF JOHN GOLDEN FRAMES & FOTOS

Clemmons Community Day

ACTIVITIES Local Business Displays • Face Painting • Ladder Firetruck • Super Slide & Bounce Houses Music & Great Food • Rock Climbing Wall • Fitness Demonstrations • AND MUCH MORE! To reserve a booth or for more information, visit www.lewisville-clemmons.com Additional parking and shuttle available at Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center No pets or alcoholic beverages allowed.

To reserve a booth or for more information, visit

www.lewisville-clemmons.com

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Eats In Top 11 Clemmons! BY ROSEY

If you read Rosey’s Review in Forsyth Woman, you know I love some good food! Clemmons happens to be home to some of my personal favorites, so I’m sharing the Top 11 Signature Dishes of some of Clemmons’ most favorite restaurants. Make sure you try them out… and when you visit, let them know that Forsyth Woman’s own Rosey sent you!

FULL MOON OYSTER BAR: OYSTERS

1473 River Ridge Drive • 336.712.8200 Mon – Thurs 4 – 10pm, Fri – Sat 11:30am – 10:30pm, Sun 11:30am – 9pm As the name implies, this is the place to get fresh oysters. This is the place to go when you want fresh oysters, but you have to go to work the next day and can’t take the time to go to the beach. Don’t be sad though – the décor alone will conjure feelings of being at the coast. Oysters are prepared in a variety of ways, and you won’t be disappointed by any of them.

MOUNTAIN FRIED CHICKEN: FRIED CHICKEN 6409 Sessions Court • 336.712.9311 Daily 10:30am – 9pm

Few things speak “Southern Dining” better than good ‘ole fried chicken. And, Mountain Fried Chicken knows how to do it right without being greasy. Tender and full of flavor, this is fried chicken that is perfectly breaded and very meaty! If food is the way to a person’s heart, this one might just be love at first bite.

MARIO’S PIZZA: PIZZA

1469 River Ridge Drive • 336.778.2002 Mon – Thurs 11am – 9pm, Fri – Sat 11am – 9:30pm, Sun 12pm – 8pm If you’re looking for authentic Italian pizza, visit Mario’s. Each pizza is hand-tossed, and the dough is a conversation all on its own. But, suffice it to say, it’s a phenomenal crust topped with fresh ingredients. Order by the slice, or take a friend to share a pizza (these are BIG pizzas!).

TIME TO EAT: CHEERWINE ICE CREAM

2570 Lewisville-Clemmons Road • 336.712.1050 Sun – Thurs 11am – 9 pm, Fri – Sat 11am – 10pm

North Carolinians love to boast about being the home to Cheerwine. Since 1917, this cherryflavored soft drink has been a favorite. When Time to Eat decided to create the Cheerwine Ice Cream, they really stepped up their game and made every true North Carolinian proud.

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RONNI’S RESTAURANT: HOT WINGS

1615 Lewisville-Clemmons Road • 336.766.5822 Mon – Thurs 4-10pm, Fri – Sat 11am – 10pm, Sun 11am – 9pm

LEE’S CHINESE: GENERAL TSO

4138 Clemmons Road • 336.712.0002 Mon – Thurs 11am – 9:30pm, Fri 11am – 10pm, Sat 4 – 9:30pm, Sun 12pm – 9pm

Ronni’s has been a local favorite for YEARS…I won’t tell you how long, but to suffice it, I remember visiting during my high school days, way back when. And, Ronni’s has always been known for the best hot wings in town! Their signature dish is messy and flavorful and accompanied by fresh celery and yummy blue cheese. It’s everything that’s right about hot wings and whether you eat a few or you eat a dozen (or more – I won’t judge)…you’re in for a treat!

If you’re looking for some delicious (and authentic) Chinese takeout, look no further than Lee’s Chinese. Noted for true Chinese cuisine, their General Tso is among their most popular dishes. Chicken is perfectly seasoned and cooked and served with a bed of rice and fresh broccoli. YUM!

CHERRIES CAFÉ: CARAMEL CAKE

CHANG THAI: PAD THAI

4160 Clemmons Road, #4162 • 336.778.0338 Mon – Fri 11am – 9:30pm (closed 3-5pm) Sat – Sun 12 – 9:30pm When it comes to authentic Thai, it’s hard to go wrong with traditional Pad Thai. Whether you choose beef, chicken, shrimp or pork – this is a favorite for good reason. And, Chang Thai knows how to make it right! Bursting with flavor, Chang Thai offers generous portions which means there’s enough to have for lunch the next day!

6000 Meadowbrook Mall Court • 336.766.4088 Tues – Fri serving lunch 11am-3pm Another local favorite, Cherries Café is noted for several signature dishes, including their infamous take on the Southern classic – chicken pie. But, save room for dessert. Their homemade caramel cake is in a word – divine. You may even be tempted to order dessert first so you’ll have plenty of room!

LITTLE RICHARD’S BAR-B-QUE: BARBEQUE 6470 Stadium Drive • 336.766.0401 Mon – Sat 11am – 9pm, Closed Sunday

North Carolina is a state divided. There are two very different opinions on what constitutes good barbeque. And, if you’re from another state, you may have a different idea of what barbeque is all together. But, here in Clemmons, barbeque is Lexington style. If you’re looking for a traditional barbeque joint that takes pride in slow cooking it the right way – then go here.

CROSBY PUB: PASTA PRIMAVERA CLEMMONS KITCHEN: FRIED SQUASH

3609 Clemmons Road • 336.766.4671 Mon – Sat 6am – 9pm, Sun 7am – 2pm Since 1977, Clemmons Kitchen has been the place to go for breakfast, lunch or dinner. With a full menu loaded with yummy options, one humble little sidedish makes the list of favorites – fried squash. The fried squash at Clemmons Kitchen has been carefully breaded and cooked to tender perfection. This southern favorite is done right.

6205 Ramada Drive (inside the Village Inn Event Center) • 336.766.9121 Opens daily at 5pm Don’t be fooled by the location. You don’t have to be a guest at the hotel to enjoy one of Clemmons’ best-kept secrets. While Crosby Pub changes the menu seasonally (and all of it is amazing!), one dish is a staple – the pasta primavera. Tender penne pasta is tossed with fresh vegetables and a light cream sauce. Enjoy vegetarian style or add chicken, shrimp or (my favorite) steak.

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Fruit

BY MALLORY HARMON

Family time is not a science. There is no formula that will ensure that all of your kids will enjoy the activity you have chosen and become more connected as a result. Family time must be initiated by example and introduced as an activity that everyone will find enjoyable. You must not have the mentality that family time is something to be crossed off of your list for the week. Here is an example: If you want your children to love cooking, you don’t hand them a recipe and tell them it is their job to make dinner that night. Instead, choose a fun recipe yourself, get some music going (music attracts kids almost as efficiently as food), show them that you enjoy cooking and that it does not have to be a chore. They will probably join in without being asked. Likewise, you should not announce once a week that everyone is going to congregate on the living room floor to play a board game together because they need family time. First, you must find an original way to spend time together and introduce it as an enjoyable experience and not as a family time that needs to be accomplished (try out the music trick). Also, due to the current reader demographic, I am directing this article toward parents. However, if you teach your children to love spending time with each other from the start, they will initiate family time themselves. Here is an example of productive family time: A friend gave me a juicer. My family had never owned a juicer before this, so it was a fascinating enigma to my siblings when I brought it home. My older sister, Madison, immediately suggested that we run to the store to get fruit (she initiated the activity herself).

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TEAMWORK

DISCOVER

Teamwork is the most effective type of family time.

Discovery is the most memorable type of family time.

Back home, my siblings and I automatically began to form an assembly line. I peeled oranges, sliced apples, washed strawberries, prepared pineapple and peeled mangos while Meredith popped the fruit into the top of the juicing machine and cackled with a satisfied grin as the fruit was pulverized. Madison collected the juice, which shot out the other end of the juicer and ran around the kitchen frantically searching for more makeshift juice holders. Soon, virtually every container in the kitchen was out on the island filled with sweet smelling, brightly colored juices.

Obviously, we had to try every combination; two parts watermelon, one part pineapple, with a hint of mango or one part strawberry, one part green apple and grape to taste; each combo tastefully served in solo cup shot glasses. Apparently, a splash of lemon brings out every flavor of fruit it is mixed with. Weeks of smoothies from fruit juice ice cubes, cold refreshments from fruit juice popsicles and snacks of plain old fruit juice became the trophies of successful family time.


Nu Expression


Giving Back Through Talents

BY MEGHAN E.W. CORBETT

GOOD LISTENER?

This is similar to sharing musical talent, but for those of us with no musical gifts, sometimes just being a person to talk to is all someone needs. Call around to healthcare centers, retirement communities, nursing homes and anywhere else you can think of that might be in need of some extra support.

HAVE A DRIVER’S LICENSE?

In recent issues, we’ve discussed ways to volunteer in our area including donating time to the Humane Society, donating money to The Sergei Foundation, Inc., donating goods to the Clemmons Food Pantry or even visiting patients through Novant Health to bring some joy to their days. We’ve also covered how you can give back in our community through food drives and ways to set up collections to keep people interested – through themed neighborhood collections, parties, restaurant recruitment or even through your Home Owners’ Association (HOA). While it may seem that we have covered it all, there are certainly many more ways to improve our community, and by thinking about the talents each of us possesses, we can definitely come up with more ways to share those talents with others in a way that benefits us all!

CRAFTY?

No matter what, there is a way to help others here. Knitters can knit hats for newborns at the hospital, scarves for the homeless during the winter, and blankets for pets at local shelters.

GREAT AT COOKING/BAKING?

Teachers, nurses, receptionists, etc. really feel special when people think about them, and a delicious casserole or a fresh batch of cookies would definitely add to their day.

MUSICIAN?

There are opportunities for any type of musician to share his or her talent at local healthcare centers or even retirement homes. There are so many people with little to look forward to each day, and listening to music is a great way to bring some pep into their lives and make them feel loved.

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Really! This can be a great way to give back. Think Meals-onWheels, transport for elderly to doctor’s appointments or running errands for someone who is homebound. Some of these needs may be hard to find, but you can always check with your church or ask around for anyone who might know of someone who needs help during the day to get it all done!

CONNECTED?

If you always feel like you know someone who could help, maybe you should start calling in those favors or connecting those people with the people in need. You never know…maybe this will be the start of a new career in planning or public relations!

No matter what your talent, you can use it to help others in our community. Think you aren’t talented? No way! Everyone has a talent that can be used in a positive way to make positive changes to those that need it most. The biggest challenge to giving back is finding the time to do it or letting yourself believe that you’ll give back at a later date when it is more convenient. Donating time, money or goods is never convenient, but it is crucial to maintaining a dignified quality of life for those who are desperate for the assistance. There is no shame in needing help, but there is shame in being able to help and choosing to do nothing. There are always ways to give back…don’t be afraid to ask how!


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CLEMMONS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION: BY MEGAN TAYLOR Since its founding in 2004, the Clemmons Community Foundation has stayed true to its mission of working for the better good of Clemmons and its residents in everything it does. Originally started as the Clemmons Rotary Foundation, Inc. by the Clemmons Rotary Club, it is now designated as a public charity with its own 501c3 IRS status. According to the organization’s website, the name change occurred in 2011 “…to reflect its wider base of contributions and its larger scope of people being served.” Another change was the extension of membership in the Board of Directors. Since the organization was founded by the Rotary Club, the Board of Directors was composed of only Rotary members. Now, the all-volunteer Board of Directors is filled with leaders from 13 local businesses and the community. The Clemmons Community Foundation is known for its work in charitable community projects and grants given to other Clemmons nonprofits. The organization has granted contributions to projects, such as the YMCA Youth & Government program and sent students to Raleigh to experience working in the state’s legislature, the annual Village of Clemmons Stormwater Cleanup Project and the purchase of 30 laptops and mobile support carts for the West Forsyth High School Parent Teacher Student Association. The organization is a proud supporter of Cancer Services, The Clemmons Food Pantry, The Shepherd Center and Senior Services. This is just a fraction of the grants and support the Clemmons Community Foundation has provided to the community. In the past six months, the Clemmons Community Foundation has engaged the community in a “listening tour.” Outcomes of that experience are Clemmons residents wanting to feel more connected to each other and having a better sense of togetherness in the community. The organization will foster that mission through its new People, Places and Partnerships strategy. “Our intention is that we give grants to projects and nonprofits that will have a high impact in the greater Clemmons area,” said John Bost, president of the Clemmons Community Foundation. “In fact, most of the nonprofits we support are outside of Clemmons but still serve Clemmons residents. We will also be allocating grants and scholarships to those in Yadkin County.” Recently, it received one of its largest contributions ever from Yadkin County and the donor-advised funds will be utilized to benefit communities in that area as well as Clemmons. “We are struggling with our geography and how far we’ll go to support nonprofits and projects, location-wise,” said Bost. “When awarding grants, the Board of Directors looks at an organization’s services offered and the population they serve. Also, we make sure there isn’t any duplication of services by various nonprofits.”

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Giving Back to Western Forsyth County Within the Clemmons Community Foundation is the Women Who Care program. This program was created in December 2013 by past Foundation presidents, Joanna Lyall and Frank Samuelson. Together, Lyall and Samuelson sought to form a group to help women in need and further the mission of the Clemmons Community Foundation. In January 2014, the advisory board of 15 women began monthly meetings and, just a year later, more than 50 women were serving the board. Women Who Care focuses mainly on supporting single mothers; however, the all-women-led program includes opportunities for teenage single mothers and provides them with guidance to receive nonprofit assistance. “Women Who Care is modeled off the ‘Pearls of Empowerment’ program by the Davie Foundation,” said Bost. “This was a women’s initiative started by Jane Simpson. When Joanna and Frank saw the need for Clemmons, they got in front of the group and rallied support. We like to give credit where credit is due, and the Foundation can thank Joanna, Frank and our early founders for getting the Clemmons Community Foundation to where it is today.”

John Bost and Mayor Sly James of Kansas City, representing CCF by invitation of Kauffman Foundation, as one of 400 people from 10 countries during recent ESHIP: Entrepreneur, Ecosystems and Economies Conference this past June. Looking into the future, the Clemmons Community Foundation is already planning for big things. In spring 2018, the organization will begin its search for a full-time executive director and an administrative assistant so as to set up its first office space within the community. This new adventure was made possible thanks to donations made by the Wayne Shore Family as well as operational dollars afforded by the Thad and Mary Bingham Family funds. “The Shore and Bingham families each gave substantial contributions to the Foundation, with part of the Shore funds earmarked for personnel and administrative purposes for three years, which should add to the probability of growth in our endowment, as more community awareness occurs and donor relationships are personally cultivated,” said Bost. “This is the perfect time and a rightful next step for the organization to grow its endowment. Sometimes it can be hard when your Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers with other jobs. Having the office will allow us to be more accessible to potential donors, our website and social media accounts to continue being updated, etc. We offer IRS benefits and can receive bequests in the form of stocks and real estate; therefore, we are excited to work with the community at this new level.” For more information about The Clemmons Community Foundation, visit clemmonscommunityfoundation.org or call 336.407.2994. Be sure to follow them on Facebook.

(left) Kirsten Russ, Chairperson of Women Who Care (right) John Bost at Clemmons Community Foundation Booth at Clemmons Community Day.


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Jerry Long YMCA

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How to Choose a

Church

BY DR. DON Y. GORDON, SENIOR PASTOR OF ARDMORE BAPTIST CHURCH

Choosing a church can be one of the most important decisions a person can make in his or her journey of faith. This is the place where your soul will be fed, your children’s faith formed and lasting friendships developed that may very well carry you through the impending storms of life. The nurture of your faith and, consequently, the quality of your life can be greatly enhanced by a church family. Of course, the marvelous potential for church to be a positive experience also entails tragic possibilities for hurt, disillusionment and bad theology. Too many people in the church have entered seeking solace and left suffering mistreatment. In short, church matters. Choosing a church becomes necessary for many reasons – the family moves, the church once attended closes down or becomes toxic, or we enter into a new relationship with someone from a different faith tradition. All of these push us to seek a new faith community. In this context, I offer four dichotomies as a way of shaping a thoughtful, prayerful decision.

1. SHOPPING VS. DISCERNMENT

Perhaps the best place to start is to challenge the whole notion of “church shopping” as if it were nothing more than a car to drive or a dress to wear. The intrinsic individualism of our culture tempts us to believe our wants and needs are paramount. Jesus taught, “Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well” (Mat 6:33). This is not to dismiss the need for self-awareness and understanding. It is more about priority and chronology. What is most important and what comes first? Do I begin by satisfying my wants, or do I begin with seeking God’s direction? Pray for discernment that God will lead you to a church where you can join in the mission of God.

2. IDEOLOGY VS. THEOLOGY

A second dichotomy deals with the priority of theology over ideology. Ideology has more to do with culture and ideas associated with social norms. Theology has to do with doctrine emerging from the Scriptures and confessional statements undergirding the church’s faith tradition. Naturally, one’s denominational background is an important factor here. The point is that theology is more important than ideology. The church’s understanding and proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ is more important than its members’ views on immigration, taxation and healthcare.

3. ENTERTAINMENT VS. WORSHIP

A third dichotomy pertains to the tension between entertainment and worship. We can too quickly make a decision about a church based on music style (and volume). A more meaningful engagement with the church would be to go beneath and beyond music style and pay attention to the worship experience. Regardless of the style being formal or casual, ancient or contemporary, the key question is not “Do I like the music?” but rather “Do I experience the presence of God?” Seek the presence of God in worship and you will more likely encounter the Almighty.

4. GROWTH VS. HEALTH

Finally, there is always the temptation to follow the crowd. Just as it is easy to click on the “trending” tweets on Twitter or the posts on Facebook, it is easy to join the trending crowds at a church. There could be good reason for all the buzz about a local church. The preaching may be dynamic, the spirit vibrant and the missional activism of the congregation contagious; but, the preaching may also be gimmicky, the emotions manipulated and the activism mere busyness. Church health is more important than church growth. Be wary of churches that don’t want to reveal their budgets or place all authority in one person. Healthy churches aren’t pastor-dominated. They are empowered by the Spirit working through the people in appropriate transparency. These four dichotomies will not guarantee you will choose the right church if that decision is before you. They will, however, help you make a more informed decision as you bring this into the presence of God. Sit with this, and pray about it. When the time is right, connect to a local church so you can worship God, serve your Lord and bear the burdens of those who suffer in the world.

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AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL Hickory Grove AME Zion Church 3791 Harper Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-5142

New Hope AME Zion Church 7000 Shallowford Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-9083

ASSEMBLY OF GOD Generations Church 1275 Williams Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 946-0480

Westside Christian Church 5086 Styers Ferry Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 777-6185

BAPTIST Bethel Baptist Church 4111 Friedberg Church Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 764-4794

Bible Baptist Church 6350 Styers Ferry Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 778-8737

Center Grove Baptist Church 8750 Lasater Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-5727

Clemmons First Baptist Church 3530 Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-6486

Friends Baptist Church 1840 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-3533

Goodwill Baptist Church 548 Goodwill Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 764-3930

Grapevine Baptist Church 7869 Grapevine Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-6195

Immanuel Baptist Church 1505 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-4226

Union Hill Baptist Church 8494 Lasater Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-8317

West Haven Baptist Church 2580 Old Glory Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 712-1661

Grace Baptist Church

LUTHERAN

NON-DENOMINATIONAL

Shiloh Lutheran Church

Agape Faith Church

METHODIST

First Christian Church Clemmons

703 Lewisville Vienna Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-5255

Hillsdale United Methodist Church

7795 Grapevine Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-4219

5018 US Highway 158 Advance, NC 27006 (336) 998-4020

Lewisville Baptist Church

Arcadia United Methodist Church

125 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-3706

Temple Baptist Church 7035 Franklin Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-3944

Victory Baptist Church 4765 Hampton Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-7071

CATHOLIC Holy Family Catholic Church 4820 Kinnamon Rd Winston-Salem, NC 27103 (336) 778-0600

CHURCH OF CHRIST Capernaum Church Of Christ 8806 Lasater Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-1516

Warners Chapel Church-Christ

8999 Lasater Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-6078

EPISCOPAL St Clement Episcopal Church 3600 Harper Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-4323

JEHOVAH’S WITNESS Jehovah’s Witnesses

1710 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 712-9933

NC Highway 150 Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 764-0400

Centenary United Methodist Church

5280 Hampton Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-5987

Clemmons United Methodist Church

3700 Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-6375

Concord United Methodist Church

8955 Concord Church Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-3691

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church 5041 Styers Ferry Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 712-0057

Lewisville United Methodist Church

6290 Shallowford Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-3203

Sharon United Methodist Church

5330 Sharon Church Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-5386

Sunrise United Methodist Church

1111 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 712-8000

MORAVIAN Clemmons Moravian Church

LATTER-DAY SAINTS

35635 Spangenberg Ave Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-6273

Church Of Jesus Christ Of LDS

Unity Moravian Church

4260 Clinard Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-3607

8300 Concord Church Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-3801

2101 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-3213

6131 Frye Bridge Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-5449

PRESBYTERIAN Centerpoint Associate Reformed 2849 Middlebrook Dr Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 624-9529

Clemmons Presbyterian Church 3930 Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-4631

New Hope Presbyterian Church 2570 Harper Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 778-1556

Reynolda Church Clemmons Campus

Jerry Long YMCA 1150 South Peace Haven Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 723-0716

River Oaks Community Church

1855 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-0033

Salem Presbytery

3950 Clemmons Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-3393

Shallowford Presbyterian Church

1200 Lewisville Clemmons Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 766-3178

QUAKER Trinity Friends Meeting Williams Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-2944

SEVENTH-DAY Clemmons Seventh-Day Adventist 2500 Neudorf Rd # F Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 712-0077

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Keeping Clemmons Green In 2007, the Village of Clemmons began providing Leaf, Limb & Grass Pickup for the entire Village. At the same time, burning was banned. Your yard waste should be placed at the edge of your property and not in the street. Yard debris should not be placed on or in close proximity to water and sewer covers, storm drains, utility pedestals, fire hydrants, mailboxes, fences or power lines. • Yard waste placed in the street impedes travel. Vehicles have to go around or through the piles of debris which can cause an accident. Wet grass can cause a vehicle to skid. Limb piles placed in the street can scratch or damage vehicles. • Yard debris placed in the street can easily be washed into a storm drain, clogging the drain or polluting the local streams. Clogged storm drains may cause water to sheet or pool in the streets creating a safety hazard for drivers. Yard debris washed into a local stream can cause unwanted vegetative growth that can impact streams in a negative way. The monthly schedule begins with the first Monday of the month. Please see the Village of Clemmons website for specific pickup schedule information. Yard debris must be at roadside by 7:00 a.m. on Monday morning of your scheduled week. Trucks are unable to return to pick up items that were put out late or improperly placed.

LEAF/GRASS PICKUP GUIDELINES:

• Leaves and grass need to be raked close to the road edge, but not in the road. • Leaves and grass must be in a windrow for equipment to vacuum up quickly.

• Absolutely no twigs or sticks should be in leaf/grass piles. • No tomato vines, corn stalks, flowers or shrubs are allowed. • No bagging of leaves/grass.

LIMB PICKUP GUIDELINES:

• Limbs should be stacked in one pile with the large end toward the edge of the street, not randomly pitched. • Only green or fresh cut limbs can be picked up. Rotten wood will not process through the chipper. • Smaller hedge/shrubbery trimmings can be accepted if they are placed on top of the limb pile. • Limbs should not be larger than 6” in diameter and no longer than 16 feet in length. • Any foreign objects such as rocks, metal, lumber, etc. will contaminate pile and will keep pile from being picked up. • Building materials cannot be picked up. • This service is for limb removal only. Taking away entire trees is not covered.

MULCH PICKUP:

The limbs and branches collected from the street are ground and turned into mulch which is available free-of-charge to Clemmons residents. Mulch is loaded at the Public Works facility Monday through Friday at 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Mulch is not available on rainy days. All trucks and trailers must have sidewalls and be covered (ex. with a tarp) before leaving the yard.

WASTE MANAGEMENT PROVIDES SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLE COLLECTIONS FOR CLEMMONS:

Clemmons residents have weekly collection for trash and every-other-week collection for recycling. • Carts must be at the street by 6:00 a.m. on the day of collection. • Carts must be placed within five feet of the road with handles facing away from the street. • Carts must be three feet apart and three feet from mailboxes, utility poles, shrubbery, etc. • Bag all trash to prevent wind-blown items and to keep the inside of your cart clean. • Place all materials inside the carts. • Trash placed outside of the cart or on top of it cannot be collected. • Do not overfill the carts – the lid must be fully closed. • Be aware when parking on the street not to block carts and leave reasonable access to carts. • Avoid parking in culs-de-sac and street stubs on service days – trucks need these areas to turn around. • If your cart is not collected on the scheduled day, please leave your cart at the street and contact Village of Clemmons Public Works at 336.766.9170. • Contact Public Works if your cart is damaged and requires repair, or if you have additional Waste Management questions or concerns.


The following items cannot be placed in residential carts: liquids, paints, household hazardous waste, electronic waste, yard waste or construction debris. Contact Public Works for information on how to properly dispose of these items. Clemmons offers an annual Bulk Item Pickup for items that are too large to be placed in residential carts. Dates for this collection are posted on the Village of Clemmons website. In conjunction with Waste Management, Clemmons also sponsors an annual E-Recycle Event. During this Saturday morning event, residents can bring electronics to the Public Works facility for disposal.

PUBLIC WORKS HANDLES ALL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH VILLAGE STREETS:

• Issues with streets, sidewalks, right-of-ways, storm drains, street signs or streetlights should be reported to Public Works. Public Works is also responsible for maintaining streets during periods of wintry weather by spreading salt brine and plowing snow, when necessary. Clemmons works hand in hand with NCDOT to keep traffic moving. • Throughout the year, Clemmons staff puts up holiday decorations (lights, banners, flags). Most are hung on utility poles along Highway 158 and Lewisville-Clemmons Road. • In the event of an emergency, the Village staff works in conjunction with the Clemmons Fire Department as well as Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management and the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office to make sure Village residents are safe.

CLEMMONS SPONSORS ORGANIZED COMMUNITY CLEANUPS:

• High School Fall Cleanup

(for high school volunteers) is usually the 2nd or 3rd week of October. Students get community service hours for helping to beautify Clemmons.

• Forsyth Creek Week Cleanup (dates can vary between March and April). Groups can sign up to help clean up a creek in their neighborhood or be assigned a street rightof-way to clean up.

• Spring Community Cleanup is usually the last Saturday in April. All volunteers are welcomed to help beautify Clemmons by picking up trash along the roadways. Local businesses sponsor and donate door prizes for our volunteers to win.


Great Reads, Local Writers BY VONDA HENDERSON

Charlie Lovett loves rare books and the English countryside. He has written fiction and non-fiction and is also a children’s playwright. His books are available wherever books are sold (Bookmarks, Barnes & Noble, amazon.com, IndieBound, etc). Soft copies are also available via Kindle, Nook and IBooks. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

HEALTH/WELLNESS

Dara Kurtz didn’t expect her first book to be about cancer. She is planning another non-fiction and has a novel concept under development. Crush Cancer and its accompanying workbook are available in softcover online via Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other online book retailers. Crush Cancer, excluding the workbook, is also available in digital format. Follow Dara on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest), and check out her website (crazyperfectlife.com). Follow her blog, Crazy Perfect Life, and her monthly column in Forsyth Woman (Crazy Perfect Life). Deborah Barr, MA – Edward G. Shaw, MD – Gary Chapman, PhD, co-authored Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade (The Five Love Languages® and the Alzheimer’s Journey). Whether personally affected or acting as a care partner, the information and tools are valuable references. Their book is available at Barnes & Noble (stores and online), amazon.com and local bookstores.

MOTIVATIONAL/SELF-HELP

Forsyth County is known for its commitment to the arts. We have so much art around us – music, dance, artists, photographers, theater and writers. Find a new favorite writer among these:

FICTION

Mary Flinn found her niche in women’s fiction, featuring strong female lead characters. Her novels are set in the North Carolina mountains and coastal communities. Mary markets her own novels and partners with another writer to showcase her work. Her novels are available from her website, amazon.com and barnesandnobel.com and also in Kindle and Nook formats. Visit her website, TheOneNovel. com and follow her on Facebook. Laura S. Wharton is a novelist of sea adventures, suspense and mystery novels for adults, young adults and children. Laura markets her own novels and partners with Mary Finn to showcase their work at festivals and events in the area. Look for the tent, “Two Broke Authors.” You can also checkout Laura’s website, LauraWhartonBooks.com. She is also on Facebook. E. C. (Redge) Hanes has a renaissance nature that eventually drew him to writing. His books are available wherever books are sold (Barnes & Noble, amazon.com, IndieBound, etc). Follow Redge on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads or visit his website, echanes.com.

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Frank McNair loves football. Life on the Line – Football, Rage and Redemption is available on Amazon (softcover and Kindle versions). Follow Frank on Facebook (Life on the Line – Football, Rage and Redemption) or visit his website (lifeonthelinebook.com). Megan E. Bryant has written hundreds of storybooks, chapter books, easy readers and board books. Her debut young adult novel, Glow, is based on historical fact. Her Pocket Geniuses series targeting second through fifth grade readers will be available in 2018. Follow Megan on social media (Facebook and Twitter), and visit her website (meganebryant.com). Martha Chamberlain and her husband moved to Winston-Salem four years ago to research a novel and decided to stay. Contact Martha at her website (chamberlainbooks.com). Satchel: A Cherokee Girl Tells All is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, the Moravian Book Shop and Butner’s in Old Salem. Nancy Naigle has written several series – The Adams Grove series, The Granny Series (cowritten with Kelsey Browning), The Boot Creek Novels and several standalone novels. Her books are available wherever books are sold (Amazon. com, Barnes & Noble, independent bookshops, etc.) and are also available in e-version and audio. Check her website (nancynaigle.com), and follow her on Facebook.

Dr. Antwain Tate Goode, PhD is well known in the industrial supply chain sector. Dr. Goode’s book, Bet The Farm!, is available via his consulting firm’s website (TateConsulting.org), amazon.com or barnesandnoble.com. Glynis Whitted Bell has a passion for fashion and a desire to help young ladies learn how to express themselves in their best light via fashion. Fierce & Fabulous is the first in a series of four planned books and can be found at amazon.com, Barnes & Noble online and via authorhouse.com. Antonio Stevenson shared his experiences as a troubled child/teen with anger issues and how his personal network of mentors guided him to adulthood with a heart for paying it forward. Visit his website, My Brother’s Second Chance. His book is available online from his website, amazon. com or barnesandnobels.com.

SHORT STORIES

Sheryl Monks has published short stories in a number of literary journals. Monsters in Appalachia is Sheryl’s first book of short stories. She is working on a novel set in the ‘60s during the war on poverty. Her book is available wherever books are sold (Barnes & Noble, Scuppernong Books in Greensboro, Amazon, etc.). Follow Sheryl on social media (her website – sherylmonks.com), Facebook or Twitter.


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Life Hacks: Our Favorite Hacks

BY LINDSAY CRAVEN

There are countless problems you encounter on a daily basis that can put a little speed bump in your day. Life hacks are those “a-ha moments” where you find the simplest solution to your daily problems oftentimes using items immediately at your disposal. Here are some of our favorite hacks that we’ve found through the years. Workouts can get monotonous, so why not implement a method that makes you look forward to your daily workout? Find an audio book or podcast that you love, load it onto your iPod and only listen to it during your workouts. This way, if you leave off on a huge cliffhanger by your favorite author, you have to wait until your next workout to find out what happens providing a near guarantee that you’re going to return.

We’ve all had those moments when we’re running out the door for work and are met with a car covered in ice. The time spent scraping the car solidifies your late arrival to work. A quick, homemade de-icing formula is a spray mixture of 3:1 vinegar to water. Apply the solution to your windows the night before or right before the precipitation starts. The acidity of the vinegar raises the freezing point keeping the ice or snow from freezing your windows and windshield.

Garbage disposals are great for convenience, but it doesn’t take long for them to develop an odor that can quickly permeate your house and ruin all of your hard cleaning efforts. This hack makes ridding your home of this odor affordable and natural. Simple cut up a fresh lemon into small slices, and place them in an ice cube tray. Pour in white vinegar and freeze. Now you can pop a couple of cubes each time your kitchen smells less than citrusy clean. Being a pet owner usually means you’ll be cleaning up accidental diddles at least a few times in your pet’s life. There are lots of products out there claiming to work miracles for animal urine, but one of the most steadfast formulas can usually be found in your cabinets. After blotting up any dampness from the accident, sprinkle the area with just enough baking soda to cover the spot and pour white vinegar on top of the baking soda. There will be a reasonable amount of bubble and fizzing, and this is normal. Once the combination has finished its job, wipe up the excess and vacuum anything left behind that you couldn’t pick up. This will take care of staining and clean up the odor of the accident for both you and your pet, deterring future accidents.

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If you need a change to your kitchen without a major financial commitment, try a new backsplash. If you’re not ready to commit to a permanent look or if you rent and can’t make permanent changes you can use place mats as a backsplash. Attach using command strips that won’t damage the wall. You can also play with covering the whole area between the counter and shelving or you can do a small strip for a more subtle change.

If you spend your days on your feet wearing restrictive shoes or end your evenings with tough workouts, you may suffer from sore soles. Next time your little piggies are crying out for relief, try freezing a water bottle and lay down a towel on the floor. Place the frozen bottle on the floor and roll the bottoms of your feet to reduce inflammation.

Nothing compares to a warm bag of theater popcorn, your favorite candy and a great film on the big screen. Getting perfectly buttered popcorn is every moviegoers dream, but it takes a little work. If you prefer to handle your own buttering, try attaching a straw to the butter station, which will allow you to butter all the way to the bottom of the bag. If you prefer to let the concession workers prepare your popcorn, ask them to layer it.

Other heavy and awkward packing items are linens, electronics and books. Instead of packing these items into boxes that are going to be heavy and awkward to move, utilize your suitcases (particularly the ones with wheels). This will allow you to move these items easily and safely without added effort or boxes.


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Our community loves any reason to celebrate and have fun. To that end, there are a number of local festivals and events to enjoy throughout the year. Here are just a few of our favorites!

RIVERRUN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

April 19-29, 2018 in Winston-Salem

Those who love films will love the RiverRun International Film Festival. Going into its 20th year as being one of the premier film festivals in the southeast, the festival attracts more than 16,000 visitors to enjoy hundreds of film options. In fact, in 2017, there were 151 films from 49 countries shown. Learn more at RiverRunFilm.com.

MERLEFEST

April 26-29, 2018 in Wilkesboro An annual favorite since 1988, MerleFest will celebrate its 30th year and is the primary fundraiser for Wilkes Community College. With a variety of live music, MerleFest is a favorite among music lovers. The music of the festival is self-described as “traditional-plus.” According to MerleFest’s website, this musical style is defined by founder and famous musician, Doc Watson, as the traditional music of the Appalachian region and whatever other styles he and son Merle wanted to play. Visit Merlefest.org to learn more, including the anticipated lineup of performers.

SOUTHERN CHARM AT THE FARM

April 28, 2018 at Tanglewood Park

Southern Charm at the Farm is the result of humble beginnings and hard work. Originally hosting only 60 vendors, the show has grown in size and popularity to more than 220 current vendors, giving them bragging rights as the largest artisan show in the southeast. Southern Charm at the Farm features locally made items that are vintage/antique, repurposed and handcrafted. Held twice a year, the show includes vendors, live music and a large selection of food trucks. Please visit www.southerncharmatthefarm. com or the Facebook page Facebook.com/ Southerncharmatthefarm for more information.

NORTH CAROLINA WINE FESTIVAL

May 26, 2018 at Tanglewood Park

Held in May, this is an annual event in its 18th year. Favorite North Carolina wineries come together to celebrate the humble grape and offer wine enthusiasts opportunities to sample a variety of local and regional wines. In addition, the event includes entertainment and exhibitors. Visit NCWineFestival.com/Clemmons to learn more about this annual favorite.


ANNUAL NC CAMARO GATHERING

May 31-June 3, 2018 at the Village Inn Event Center Calling all car enthusiasts! The 6th annual NC Camaro Gathering is open to all gen Camaros and promises to be four days of fun. There will be the top 100 awards and specialty awards given. In addition, the event includes a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, live entertainment and more! All proceeds from the annual NC Camaro Gathering will be donated to Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital. Look for event details on the Village Inn Event Center’s Facebook page!

THE BASH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT

June 2-3, 2018 at the Jerry Long Family YMCA

Since its start, the Bash Volleyball Tournament has raised more than $50,000 in funds to support efforts in the local community. With more than 120 teams participating and the addition of a second-day event for co-ed doubles, this event is sure to bring all volleyball enthusiasts from across the southeast together for a weekend of fun and philanthropy. For more information on how to get involved with the 2018 tournament, contact Scott Spillman at s.spillman@ymcanwnc.org.

AUTUMN LEAVES FESTIVAL

October 12-14, 2018 in Mt. Airy, NC Bringing more than 50 years of annual festivities to the area, the Autumn Leaves Festival is a family friendly event where all ages can enjoy arts, crafts, music and the charm of rural America. The food of the festival is also a favorite among attendees with ham biscuits, barbecue, hamburgers and more being served. Visit AutumnLeavesFestival.com to learn more.

BARBECUE FESTIVAL

October 27, 2018 in Lexington Talk about a festival that endures. Since 1983, the Lexington BBQ Festival has brought thousands from the area, region, state and other locations to the Triad to celebrate barbecue. Good, old-fashioned barbecue that North Carolina is famous for! More than 200,000 people come to celebrate good food, good music and local vendors. Learn more on their website, BarbecueFestival.com. Mark your calendars and gather all your family and friends to attend these great local festivals and events!

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Traveling On Foot in the Village of BY VONDA HENDERSON

Walking is good for us, no arguments there. What’s even better is when the community you live in makes the activity convenient. The Village of Clemmons does just that. With sidewalks in a number of areas and more planned for the future, there are plenty of walking options. Speaking of sidewalks, what else do they provide? Quite a lot as research indicates. For instance: • Sidewalks help foster a sense of community. Research studies found that people living in areas with sidewalks are more likely to take advantage of them for just walking or visiting local stores with sidewalk access. In addition, neighbors are more likely to casually meet and get acquainted. And, let’s face it, in today’s fast-paced environment, it’s not always easy to meet neighbors. But, if you run into them while taking a walk through the neighborhood, you already have a few things in common – you enjoy walking and you live near each other. Take it from there to find other things you might share. • An important side benefit of getting acquainted with neighbors is that you’re more inclined to look out for one another. It’s proven that pedestrians pay more attention to what’s going on around the area than those who just look out their windows once in a while. • It’s much safer walking on sidewalks and designated walking trails than along the side of the road. For one thing, the atmosphere is more pleasant without the smell of gas emissions, the noise and having to keep so vigilant regarding traffic. • Businesses benefit from sidewalks, as well. Customer traffic can improve just from the convenience factor of being able to walk to a store versus getting in the car to drive there.

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• Speaking of cars, with the accessibility of sidewalks, there can also be reduced automobile traffic, less wear and tear on a car and lower emissions to the environment. • Homeowners get a boost from having sidewalks around their homes as well. It’s a proven statistic that buyers are willing to pay more for homes with sidewalks or walking areas nearby. Also, property values rise faster in areas with sidewalks. For some families, sidewalks or accessible walking places are high on their wish lists for homeownership. The Village Point Greenway, a walking trail of three-quarters of a mile, is another option. Enjoying the changing seasons along the pathways gives a welcome break after a long workday, a good place for a stroller walk to get you and your baby some fresh air, a brisk walk to get the heart pumping or a leisurely stroll just because you feel like it. All are good reasons to take advantage of the Greenway. Every season provides the potential for a different view as you enjoy the Greenway. Plans are in place to add secondary


Clemmons connections to the Greenway as development opportunities occur. Ultimately, the Greenway will circle back to the hospital and Jerry Long YMCA. Keep an eye out for expanded trails.

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PHOTO BY NICK JONGEBLOED

Enjoy walking about in Clemmons, and look for new areas open for walking. For more information on walking trails and sidewalks (current and planned), contact Megan Ledbetter, Village Planner for the Village of Clemmons, by phone at 336.766.7511, via e-mail at Mledbetter@clemmons.org and online at www.clemmons.org.

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FRIED BANANA PEPPERS

BY BROOKE EAGLE

Last summer while on vacation, my husband and I stumbled across a local restaurant that we thought we’d give a try. This restaurant had several unique appetizer choices; we finally decided to try the fried banana pepper rings. To be honest, this wasn’t what I would’ve chosen as I don’t even like banana peppers. However, my husband LOVES them, and I figured anything fried can’t taste too terrible. Right? Well, I was right. It was love at first bite. We were borderline barbaric as we both scrambled to try to get the last banana pepper ring out of the basket. No crumb was left behind. Even before we left the restaurant, we vowed to attempt to make this delicacy at home. Lucky for me, my husband is quite the chef and figured out a super easy and delicious recipe that rivals the restaurant we originally found them in. This is a perfect appetizer and is guaranteed to impress any dinner guests.

CHRIS’ FRIED BANANA PEPPER RINGS

Serves 3-4 (as an appetizer)

INGREDIENTS: • 1 can of hot banana pepper rings • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour • 1 Tablespoon seasoned salt • Corn oil DIRECTIONS: • Pour corn oil into a medium saucepan, enough so that the oil is 1 inch deep or so • Heat over medium high heat • Drain the jar of banana pepper rings • Dump the drained banana pepper rings into a bowl that has the flour and seasoned salt and toss until all banana peppers are lightly coated • Place banana pepper rings (in a single layer) into the oil • Fry until golden brown (2-3 minutes) • Drain on paper towels

KALE WALDORF SALAD

BY BROOKE EAGLE

If you aren’t a kale lover -- please keep reading! I am willing to (almost) guarantee you’ll still love this recipe. My mother-in-law initially found this recipe on Pinterest (thank you, Elise, with Simply Recipes!). My motherin-law and I have made a few tweaks to it. We love making recipes a bit healthier when possible; the original recipe was relatively healthy, but I would consider this version to be very healthy. Kale Waldorf Salad is the perfect side dish to almost any meal and could even be a meal in itself if served with something like grilled chicken. My mother-in-law made it for a recent family cookout we had, and my mom proclaimed that it is the absolute best thing she’s ever tasted! (And she “doesn’t like kale.” Ha!) Don’t forget to massage the kale -- it will take away some of that bitter taste Kale is notorious for having. The other ingredients in the recipe also balance out the bitterness of the Kale. Without further ado…

KALE WALDORF SALAD

• 2 cups Kale (packed) • ½ cup sweetened dried cranberries • 1 cup celery • 2 sweet red apples (medium-sized) • 1 cup lightly toasted walnuts

DRESSING:

• 1/3 cup of plain Greek yogurt • 2 T water • 1 ½ tsp Dijon mustard • 1 ½ tsp apple cider vinegar • salt & pepper DIRECTIONS: • Chop the kale, celery and apples. Coarsely chop the toasted walnuts. In a mixing bowl, add the kale, cranberries, celery, apples and walnuts. • Whisk together all dressing ingredients. • Toss dressing with kale mixture until combined. • Enjoy!

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VEGETABLE CHILI WITH CHEESE TOPPING

BY CAROLYN S. PETERSON

At the age of 19, I made a choice not to eat any poultry, pork or red meat, which cut down on many of the foods I grew up eating. Although I slipped and had lasagna or a burger in my 20s, now I am a pescatarian, meaning I only eat fish or seafood and every vegetable under the sun. Over the years, I’ve had to search for my favorite meals in vegetarian form, and I found the best vegetable chili about ten years ago, and it has become a ‘go to’ meal on cold, winter days.

VEGETABLE CHILI WITH CHEESE TOPPING

INGREDIENTS:

• Non-stick cooking spray • 3/4 cup finely chopped zucchini (1 medium) • 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow squash (1 medium) • 3/4 cup grated carrot (1 large) • 2 TBL chopped green onion • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 2 15-oz. cans hot-style chili beans in chili sauce • 2 14.5-oz. cans petite-diced tomatoes

• 1/4 cup catsup • 1 TBL unsweetened cocoa powder • 1 tsp chili powder • 1 tsp ground cumin • 1 tsp bottled hot pepper sauce • 1/4 tsp dried oregano, crushed • 1/2 of an 8-oz. tub cream cheese with chives and onion • 2 TBL milk • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (4 cheese Mexican)

DIRECTION: • Spray a large saucepan with a non-stick cooking spray. Cook zucchini, squash, carrot, green onion and garlic in a saucepan over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add undrained chili beans, undrained tomatoes, catsup, cocoa powder, chili powder, cumin, hot sauce and oregano. Heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered for 45 minutes or till of desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt and pepper. • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together flavored cream cheese and milk till smooth. Stir in shredded cheese. Boil thin spaghetti noodles and cook per directions. • Place noodles in a bowl, ladle chili over noodles. Spoon a little cream cheese mixture onto each serving and sprinkle additional shredded cheese on top. Serve with corn muffins. Makes 6 servings.

SHEPHERD’S PIE

BY VONDA HENDERSON

February is National Pie Month. A one-dish meal seemed a great idea for the cold, busy days of February. This recipe hits the spot with protein, some carbs, and veggies all in one dish. Add some crusty bread and a glass of cold milk, and you’ve got a hearty meal.

SHEPHERD’S PIE

INGREDIENTS: • 1 lb. ground beef ¼ tsp. black pepper • ½ c. onion (chopped) • 2 c. frozen vegetables • 1 tsp. vegetable oil • 1 12 oz. jar beef gravy • 1 clove garlic (pressed) • 2 c. instant mashed potatoes • ½ tsp. salt • ½ c. shredded cheddar cheese • ½ tsp. dried thyme (optional) DIRECTIONS: • Brown the ground beef and drain. • Heat the vegetable oil in skillet over medium heat and add onion and garlic. Cook two to three minutes until tender, stirring often. • Stir in ground beef. • Add salt, pepper, and thyme. • Add frozen vegetables (I used mixed veggies) and gravy. • Bring mixture to a boil; then spoon into baking dish. • Prepare instant potatoes according to package directions. Add ½ the cheese to the potatoes. • Pipe the potatoes around the edge of the casserole. (I didn’t have a piping bag, so I put the potatoes into a zip lock bag and snipped the edge off to create a makeshiftpiping bag.) • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. Add the rest of the cheese over the casserole once it comes out of the oven. • Let stand five minutes before serving.

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GRILLED SUMMER VEGETABLE PASTA

BY SARA WILES

As we all are almost into the thick of summer, we begin to look forward to the sights and smells of longer days, warmer temperatures and the seasonal tastes we associate with the mid-year months. I enjoy looking forward to the changing of seasons and value them as a time to not only refresh and renew but also utilize the in-season fruits, vegetables and herbs that stock our grocery store shelves and backyard gardens. This recipe has eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, zucchini – all grilled. The seasonal flavors stew into a flavorful sauce that is almost like a meaty Bolognese sauce but is all vegetable. Pair with your favorite pasta, a cold beverage and even some fresh mozzarella, and make the most of the delicious seasonal produce!

GRILLED SUMMER VEGETABLE PASTA

INGREDIENTS: • 1 eggplant, sliced lengthwise • 1 zucchini, sliced lengthwise • 1 yellow pepper, seeded and quartered • 3 tomatoes, thickly sliced • ½ cup of olive oil • 3 cloves of garlic, minced • Sea salt and pepper • 1 pound of pasta (pictured with whole wheat spaghetti) • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes • Fresh basil, to garnish DIRECTIONS 1. Combine garlic and ½ cup olive oil in a small bowl. Brush the oil on all sides of the sliced vegetables and reserve remaining oil. Sprinkle each vegetable with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper. 2. Grill the vegetables for 3-4 minutes on each side until tender. Remove the vegetables from the grill and set aside, let cool. Meanwhile, bring a pot of salted water to a boil. 3. Once vegetables have cooled, roughly chop into 1-inch pieces. In a large sauté pan, add reserved oil with garlic. Cook for 30 seconds on medium-high until the garlic begins to bubble and becomes fragrant. Add crushed red pepper flakes and cook for an additional 10-20 seconds. Add chopped vegetables, and stir the mixture. Continue to cook and allow tender vegetables like the eggplant and tomatoes to begin to break apart and make the sauce. 4. Cook the pasta in salted, boiling water just until al dente. Add ¼ cup of pasta water to the sauce to thin out adjusting if more is needed. Remove pasta from pot and add directly into the sauce and toss. Add mozzarella, a protein of choice and fresh basil to garnish, if desired.

CHICKEN SALAD

BY KEELA JOHNSON

Chicken salad is one of those recipes where you either get it, or you don’t. And people always have an opinion about what constitutes a great chicken salad! Thankfully, this is one of my signature recipes – the one that I can consistently make and that consistently gets rave reviews! While “chicken salad” is almost synonymous with warmer months and picnics at the lake, my family loves this recipe year round! I hope you enjoy it as well! NOTE: Consider using plain Greek yogurt instead of the mayonnaise if you’re looking for a healthier version!

CHICKEN SALAD

INGREDIENTS: • Canned (All White) Chicken • Mayonnaise • Mustard • Red Grapes (Sliced or quartered) • Celery (Chopped) • Walnuts (Chopped) Fresh chicken works, but I always use canned chicken. The ‘secret,’ I think, is in mixing the mayonnaise and mustard first, rather than separately… the amounts of the ingredients are purely to ‘taste’ and depend on the quantity you are making. While measurements are based on preference, I recommend going light on the mayonnaise. It’s always easier to add than take away! And after marinating in the refrigerator, too much mayonnaise may dominate the taste! DIRECTIONS: Drain chicken; place sliced grapes, chopped celery, and walnuts in separate dishes, as well as the mayo and mustard mixture. Mix them together and refrigerate.

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COCONUT CUPCAKES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

BY SARA WILES

Cupcakes scream happy, right? In fact, there are now stores and bakeries dedicated to making these incredibly cheerful confections that we can’t seem to put down until the very last crumb. Cupcakes are accessible, easy for crowds and give you the perfect portion size for your sweet tooth fix. This recipe keeps the simplicity of using a boxed cake mix but elevates the ordinary with a few added ingredients and cream cheese frosting, one of biggest guilty pleasures. Enjoy!

COCONUT CUPCAKES WITH CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

[Yields roughly 20 cupcakes]

INGREDIENTS: For the Cupcakes • 1 box white cake mix • 1 stick unsalted butter, melted • 1 cup milk • 3 eggs • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract • ½ teaspoon salt • 14 ounces of sweetened shredded coconut For the Frosting • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened • 4 cups powdered sugar • Milk DIRECTIONS For the Cupcakes 1. In a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, combine cake mix, butter, milk, eggs, vanilla and salt. Beat on medium for 3 minutes until well combined. Stir in half of the coconut. Divide batter into a muffin tin lined with cupcake liners. Bake as directed on the box of cake mix. Let cool. For the Frosting 1. Beat together butter and cream cheese in a mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Add powdered sugar in 1 cup increments. Once all of powdered sugar has been incorporated, add a tablespoon of milk at a time until frosting is at the desired consistency. Frost cupcakes and top with remaining cupcakes. Tips: • Allow all ingredients to come to room temperature to ensure a smooth consistency in your cupcakes and frosting. • Sifting the powdered sugar while incorporating into the frosting will prevent clumping.

DARK CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY TRUFFLE ICE CREAM

JAMES STEWART, 2017 CLEMMONS ICE CREAM FREEZE-OFF WINNER (RECIPE ADAPTED FROM THE PERFECT SCOOP, BY DAVID LEBOVITZ.) INGREDIENTS: • 2 cups heavy cream • 3 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder • 5 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped • 1 cup whole milk • ¾ cup sugar • pinch of salt • 5 large egg yolks • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS: • Warm 1 cup of the cream with the cocoa powder in a medium saucepan, whisking to thoroughly blend the cocoa. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer at a very low boil for 30 seconds, whisking constantly. Remove from the heat and add the chopped chocolate, stirring until smooth. Then stir in the remaining 1 cup cream. Pour the mixture into a large bowl, scraping the saucepan as thoroughly as possible, and set a mesh strainer on top of the bowl. • Warm the milk, sugar and salt in the same saucepan. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the egg yolks. Slowly pour the warm milk into the egg yolks, whisking constantly, then scrape the warmed egg yolks back into the saucepan. • Stir the mixture constantly over medium heat with a heatproof spatula, scraping the bottom as you stir, until the mixture thickens and coats the spatula. Pour the custard through the strainer and stir it into the chocolate mixture until smooth, then stir in the vanilla. Stir until cool over an ice bath. • Chill the mixture thoroughly in the refrigerator, then freeze it in your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions. (if the cold mixture is too thick to pour into your machine, whisk it vigorously to thin it out.)

RASPBERRY SWIRL

• 1 ½ cups raspberries, fresh or frozen • 3 tablespoons sugar

DARK CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES INGREDIENTS: • ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon heavy cream • 3 tablespoon light corn syrup • 6oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped

DIRECTIONS: Heat the cream with the corn syrup in a small saucepan until it begins to boil. Remove from the heat and add the chocolate, stirring until melted and smooth. Transfer to small bowl and freeze for 1 hour. When ready to mix into finished ice cream, spoon frozen truffles by the teaspoon into ice cream and fold until thoroughly mixed.

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Local Boutiques LocalBoutiques

Our magazines are all about “loyal to local!” We love our locally owned businesses because they are the cogs in the Our magazines are all about “loyal to local!” We love our locally owned businesses because they are the cogs in the wheel of our local economy. They make our marketplace strong and make OUR small business possible! In Clemmons and wheel of our local economy. They make our marketplace strong and make OUR small business possible! In Clemmons and Lewisville, there are wonderful shopping opportunities where you can find great, unique and one-of-a-kind items. While Lewisville, there are wonderful shopping opportunities where you can find great, unique and one-of-a-kind items. While there are plenty of places to shop, in the interest of space, we decided to focus this specifically on the small, independent there are plenty of places to shop, in the interest of space, we decided to focus this specifically on the small, independent boutiques and shops that have only one or a handful of locations. This information is sourced from ReferenceUSA, an boutiques and shops that have only one or a handful of locations. This information is sourced from ReferenceUSA, an online resource through the public library, and is crosschecked with Google, Facebook and Trip Advisor. If anyone has online resource through the public library, and is crosschecked with Google, Facebook and Trip Advisor. If anyone has been left out, our sincere apologies for the oversight. Please feel free to email Advertising@ForsythMags.com to let us been left out, our sincere apologies for the oversight. Please feel free to email Advertising@ForsythMags.com to let us know of the issue, so we can correct it for a future issue. In the meantime, get out there and stimulate the local economy! know of the issue, so we can correct it for a future issue. In the meantime, get out there and stimulate the local economy!

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Clemmons Resources PUBLIC WORKS

New Resident Welcome Pack

(Services include: Street maintenance, trash collection, recycling, inspection services, landscaping and arborist activities, street lights out, snow removal, holiday decorations and emergency management.)

Village Hall 3715 Clemmons Road Clemmons, NC 27012 336.766.7511

EMERGENCIES

3800 Dillon Industrial Drive Clemmons, NC 27012 336.766.9170

Clemmons Branch Library

Sheriff’s Office:

For a Public Works Emergency after hours, choose option 1.

Please visit Clemmons.org for a full menu of government resources! Mayor: John Wait jwait@clemmons.org

9-1-1 for emergencies Sheriff William T. Schatzman Non-Emergency: 336.727.2112 Co.Forsyth.NC.US/Sheriff/

Fire Department:

Non-Emergency: 336.766.4114 ClemmonsFD.com

Stormwater Issues

3800 Dillon Industrial Drive Clemmons, NC 27012 336.766.9170 To report a storm water issue, call the hotline at 336.712.4028

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Village Hall

3715 Clemmons Road Clemmons, NC 27012 336.766.7511

Water & Sewer Contracted Out 336.727.8000

3554 Clemmons Road Clemmons, NC 27012 336.703.2920

Clemmons US Post Office 3630 Clemmons Road Clemmons, NC 27012 336.766.6671

Historical Society (David Hauser) 336.766.4296

3RC Hazardous Waste Dump (paint, batteries, pesticides, pool chemicals, etc.)

1401 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27107 336.784.4300


Lewisville Resources PUBLIC WORKS

New Resident Welcome Pack

Services include: Street maintenance, inspection services, landscaping, snow removal, holiday decorations, and emergency management

6510 Shallowford Road Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-5558

9-1-1 for emergencies

6510 Shallowford Road Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-1020

Events Hotline

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6510 Shallowford Road Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-1023

Lewisville Branch Library

Please visit LewisvilleNC.net for a full menu of government resources! Mayor: Mike Horn

EMERGENCIES

Fire Department: Non-Emergency (336) 945-5983 LewisvilleFire.com 216 Lewisville-Clemmons Road Lewisville, NC 27023

Stormwater Issues 6510 Shallowford Road Lewisville, NC 27023 To report a stormwater issue, call the hotline at (336) 945-5558

Lewisville Town Hall 6510 Shallowford Road Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-5558

Solid Waste and Recycling

(336) 945-1030

6490 Shallowford Road Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 703-2940

Lewisville US Post Office 6524 Shallowford Road Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-2816

Contact Waste Management (336) 945-2015

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Dahlia's Floral Design

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Collision Connection Body Shop

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Our Community Partners ACCOMMODATIONS

Village Inn Hotel & Event Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

ACTIVITIES

Clemmons Rotary Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

AUTOMOTVE

Express Oil & Auto Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

FINANCIAL

Marzano Capital Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial – Jason Keller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Inside Front Cover Piedmont Federal Savings Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Truliant Federal Credit Union. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

HEALTH & FITNESS

Inner Strength Pilates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Jerry Long YMCA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

HOME

All Things Basementy. . . . . . . . . . . . Inside Back Cover Lael Building Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Mosquito Authority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 SERVPRO of West Forsyth County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Two Men & A Truck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Back Cover

INSURANCE

Carolina Center for Eye Care. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Summer Farmily Care. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Wake Forest Baptist Health Davie Medical Center. . . 3

PUBLICATIONS

Forsyth Magazines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

REAL ESTATE & HOUSING

Chrystal Yates / Allen Tate Realtors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation . . . . . . 25 Jody Peske & Company / Keller Williams . . . . . . . . . 25 Pam Boyle & Associates / Keller Williams . . . . . . . . . . 5 Southern Signature Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

RESTAURANTS

The Crosby Pub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

RETAIL

Clemmons Country Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Hip Chics Boutique & Gifts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Hip Chics Prom & Formal Wear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Village Tuxedo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

TECHNOLOGY

Emerson Designs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Nu expression . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

UPCOMING EVENTS

Clemmons Community Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Southern Charm at the Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

PHOTO BY JAMES STEWART PHOTOGRAPHY

Blue Moon Benefits, Hayes Eagle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 State Farm, Will Wilkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

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