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Celebrating Life in Lewisville-Clemmons Forsyth Community 2020 |

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IF YOUR HEATING, COOLING, ELECTRICAL OR PLUMBING SYSTEMS ARE ON THE BLINK, HELP IS ON THE WAY

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When your home comfort system isn’t working, it seems help can’t get there fast enough. But the good news is, your local independent American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning dealer is close by, with the training and expertise to fix nearly any make or model. And if it doesn’t make sense to fix your system one more time, you’ll get an honest opinion, and real solutions from our reliable, efficient line of products. If you’re uncomfortable, we’re on the way.

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

7 New Reasons to Love Forsyth Community 1. First, just look at that cover! Isn’t it gorgeous? This truth inspired us – it’s the heart of this community that makes it so unique! It’s Small Town Southern Charm with the convenience of great, modern amenities! The key to balancing heart and community spirit with entrepreneurial drive truly makes Clemmons a special place to live and visit. 2. This issue includes a Dining Guide! We have a lot to be proud of here, including some great local eateries! Check out the Dining Guide on pages 90 - 93 to learn about the local options! 3. We’ve included a Boutique Review! Found on page 76, we share the details about some of the great locally owned and operated retail boutiques and what makes them different! This is the 6th issue of Forsyth Community, and you may wonder – what makes this issue different from the previous five? We promise – more has changed than just the cover! Hours, weeks, and months go into the production of this annual publication. It’s a collaborative effort, not just by our dynamic team who work on our publications regularly…. But it’s a collaboration with the Village of Clemmons and the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce. It’s an exciting opportunity to tell YOU what is so amazing about life in Clemmons! Whether you are a long-time resident, a new resident, a local business owner, or a visitor just passing through, please take a few minutes to learn more about what makes THIS issue of Forsyth Community so unique!

PUBLISHER

Keela Johnson keela@forsythmags.com

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Brooke Eagle brooke@forsythmags.com

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES Tamara Bodford Adele Casanova Brooke Eagle Heather Spivey

4. The Guys or Gals Day Out review on pages 84-85 is an excellent (and fun!) resource that highlights some fun things to do for everyone! 5. And hey – lest you (mistakenly) think this is a sleepy town where the sidewalks are rolled up at 8 PM every night, you must check out “Tickets, Tickets.” Learn more about the local opportunities for entertainment!

6. We are super-excited about our Clemmons Year-At-A-Glance calendar on pages 78-79! We think you will be, too! The calendar highlights fun events, as well as more utilitarian events such as bulk pick up dates and recycling weeks. 7. Speaking of recycling, after reading these recycling guidelines on page 65, we realize how much time we’ve wasted by separating our recycling into whites and colors all these years! (Just kidding – that’s a reference from “The Office.”) But in all seriousness – some really great recycling tips will not only help you, but help the earth! And of course, we have our classic content – the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce membership directory…. Clemmons Resources… the Church and School Directory… Oh! One more thing! Make sure you pay special attention to the 2020 Dirty Dozen from the Jerry B. Long Family YMCA! Forsyth Magazines will be putting together a team for this summer event; you won’t want to miss the opportunity to get muddy with us! Stay tuned to our Facebook page to learn more! We’ve invested a lot into this magazine, and we hope you will view it as an active and living tool that is designed to help you throughout the whole year! Thank you for reading! We can’t wait to hear what you think of the 2020 Edition of Forsyth Community! Please be sure to let our advertising partners know you saw them! It’s through their advertising support that we can publish and distribute Forsyth Community in and through the community as well as all the North Carolina Visitor’s Centers!

CONTENT EDITOR

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

ADVERTISING

C. Mark Batten Jen Oleniczak Brown Adele Casanova Meghan Corbett Martie Emory

Julie Fritz Denise Heidel Rachel Hoeing Ava Lewandowski Marzano Capital Group

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STAFF PHOTOGRAPHERS James Stewart Photography Photo Artistry by Melinda

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Taryn Jerez Carolyn S. Peterson Sandi Scannelli Lauren Sephton

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Forsythmags.com 888.892.3204

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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Piedmont Federal Savings Bank

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10 Laundry Matters 48 – 53 Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce Member Directory 66 What’s Ahead in 2020 74 Be Our Guest 77 The Boutique Experience 84 Guys or Gals – A Day Out in Clemmons 90 – 93 *NEW Dining Guide

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The Community Experts for Home Renovation & Custom-Built Homes BY DENISE HEIDEL Few things are as personal as the place we call home. And armed with their genuine love for houses and their heartfelt belief that everyone deserves a home they love, Andrew and Kelly Lael have become widely known as the community experts for home renovation and custom-built homes. In 2019, their now 18-year-old business changed names. “We decided it was time to rebrand the business from Lael Building Group to Lael Homes in order to better convey the warmth of what we do. We aren’t just a construction and interior design company,” explained Lael Homes CEO, Andrew Lael. “We are a family-owned business that is committed to helping other families have the home of their dreams. We are in the business of helping families age in place, customize their homes to fit their lifestyle, and upgrade their homes with amenities that offer luxury and comfort.” The Laels have enjoyed longevity in business largely due to their uncompromising commitment to excellence. “We stay on top of trends in the industry,” President Kelly Lael explained. “While we aren’t interested in being trendy, we understand that certain trends will have more staying power than others. We help our clients choose options that will work for the long-term, and that will remain stylish over time.” “Moreover,” Kelly continued, “we pride ourselves on simplifying the process for our clients. While many in our industry will send their clients all over to choose tile, flooring, paint, cabinets, countertops, etc., we’ve developed a system that is firmly rooted in communication. When we meet with our clients, we’re not interested in creating OUR

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vision. It’s about THEIR vision. And our job is to pull together their wants and needs into an aesthetic, functional, and purposeful reality. We know how overwhelming the choices are, so with the clients’ vision in mind, as well as their budget, we pull together up to three options and bring those options directly to our client for their review and selection. Our clients love that we take the legwork out of what can be an overwhelming experience.” Andrew and Kelly have the expertise to build from the ground up or tackle home renovations and remodeling projects. “My husband Andrew has over 300 custom-built homes to his name,” said Kelly. “And when we say custom – we mean custom. Our homes are not cookie-cutter, and they are tailored to meet the needs of the families we work with. But we also love to help people stay exactly where they are. We can offer creative solutions for kitchen and bathroom remodels, as well as new home additions, and we can even create that coveted look that people love – the open floor plan.” “This is a great time to invest in your home,” Kelly continued. “As we gear up for spring, we look forward to hearing from those who need to get the ball rolling on their own home renovation and building projects. Andrew and I can’t wait to get started!” Lael Homes is a premier contractor and interior design business based in Clemmons. Call Andrew and Kelly Lael of Lael Homes for more information or for a free, in-home consultation. Visit LaelHomes.com or call 336.546.7307. Be sure to like them on Facebook and follow them on Instagram and Houzz.

The Laels have a solid understanding of which design trends have staying power. Consider some of the 2020 design trends that they love and expect to see more of in the future: • Reclaimed wood in the kitchen – from butcher block countertops to cabinets and islands. • “Greige” which is a step beyond traditional grey and more interesting than beige. Greige is a statement color that can include tones of blue, purple, or green. • Copper and other mixedmetals are making a huge statement in kitchens. • Colors and textures are starting to show up in both kitchens and bathrooms. • Bathrooms that are returning to nature with interesting tile and stone, as well as greenery. • In 2020, people are embracing the luxurious options in both design and style.


Lael Building Group

www.LaelHomes.com • • • 336.546.7307 See our website and Houzz.com for additional samples of our work.

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WINSTON-SALEM’S PREMIER LAUNDRY PICKUP & DELIVERY SERVICE BY ADELE CASANOVA

There’s a laundry-free world a click away! How much do you just love doing laundry? Not feeling it? Well, how would you like a convenient, reliable, and affordable pickup and delivery laundry service to do it for you? Per your specific instructions, any time you wanted to schedule a pickup. Yes! You would love it! Laundry Matters is ready and able to provide just that splendid time-saving service. Laundry Matters has decades of experience in the laundry business. And they are now available in the Winston-Salem area to provide their premier pickup and delivery service for you and your family. Time is money, and your time is valuable! Laundry Matters takes the burden of doing laundry off your schedule, leaving you time to do more important things to enhance the quality of your life. Once your laundry is delivered to Laundry Matters’ state-of-the-art facility, it is sorted by color, pretreated for stains, pockets checked, and then washed, dried, and folded to your specification – and all done in modern high-efficiency machines. It is easy and convenient to sign up. Go to laundrymattersnc.com and within minutes you can create an account. You can easily specify any special instructions, from sorting and folding to the choice of detergents and fabric softeners. Sound like it’s too good to be true? Well, local resident, Marie Howlett took the plunge was thrilled she did!

“I was hesitant at first because laundry is such a personal thing, but my schedule is so packed with work and kids, I really liked the idea of being free from the time-consuming job of weekly laundry,” says Marie.” “Signing up was fast and the software was really easy to use. I chose my instructions and pickup and delivery times and that was all I needed to do! I was impressed with the attention to detail. They even emailed me when they were coming and how to track the status of my laundry. Our clothes came back clean, fresh, and everything was folded beautifully, even the fitted sheets. How did they do that?” Marie was thrilled that all she had to do was put the clean laundry away. “My husband loved the crisp crease in his work pants, and an added benefit is that due to the clothes being folded so nicely, our drawers and linen closet will be more organized. I love that.” Marie also felt confident knowing that Laundry Matters will never wash her laundry with anyone else’s, and that her laundry is receiving individual attention. So honestly, a laundry free world is just a click away…you’re only three minutes to freedom! You can choose a plan that works best for you, weekly or by request. You specify soaps, washing and drying temps, fabric softeners, dryer sheets, folding preferences, and hanging instructions. It is easy to update your account with additional or new instructions, as well. This quality, affordable service is a tool you can use to free up quality time to spend with your friends and family. Take some time to relax after work and on the weekends instead of doing hours of laundry! There are never any up-charges or hidden fees with Laundry Matters. Service area includes Clemmons, Lewisville, Pfafftown, Rural Hall, Tobaccoville, Walkertown, and Winston-Salem. So, what are you waiting for? Sign up today and Take Back Your Free Time! Visit LaundryMattersNC.com to create your account today!

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Making Dollars, Making $ense

Is Market Volatility Always a Bad Thing? Securities offered through LPL Financial. Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Marzano Capital Group, a registered investment advisor and separate entity from LPL Financial.

BY MARZANO CAPITAL GROUP

Since entering the financial services industry, we have worked with an array of investors who have different personalities. Many investors, especially those newer to the markets, have not encountered a stock market pullback until recently. Unfortunately, these newer investors tend to focus on the negatives of market volatility. These investors could be focusing on the positives and the opportunities created during times of volatility. One may ask, “What opportunities are you referring to?” For starters, pullbacks can create an opportunity to purchase publicly traded companies or other variable investments at a lower price than they may have been trading at in recent months or years. At Marzano Capital Group, our team of financial professionals focuses on the long-term success of our clients, and we believe investors that do not make investment decisions based off of emotion have fared better during market pullbacks than those investors who let emotions dictate their investment decisions. More simply put, market pullbacks can create attractive buying opportunities for investors who are focused on their longterm goals, and working with a financial advisor or a team of financial professionals may help investors identify those goals, stay focused on the long-term and not lose sight of their finish line. If you, as an investor, feel your portfolio is on a rollercoaster ride, it may be an appropriate time to review your overall risk tolerance. Your financial professional may be utilizing a risk tolerance tool or questionnaire to assess risk. At Marzano Capital Group, we

feel it is appropriate to address this subject with each one of our clients. We have a tool in place that we believe gives us an appropriate illustration of one’s tolerance for portfolio fluctuation. As a core principle, we feel it is very important that your investment portfolio is built based on your goals and factors in your risk tolerance. Another concept investors may have heard their tax advisor or financial professional discuss with them during times of market pullback is tax-loss harvesting. What is tax-loss harvesting? This is a technique that should be discussed with your tax professional, but simply put, taxloss harvesting is the process of selling investments in your nonretirement brokerage accounts at a loss to possibly offset realized investment gains you may have captured over the course of the year in other investments. Again, we cannot stress enough – this should be discussed with your appropriate tax professionals. Market volatility can certainly create these opportunities from time to time depending on what you own in your non-IRA investment accounts. As investment professionals, we feel it is important for investors and clients to feel empowered during times of market volatility. This is sometimes easier said than done but, in our opinion, having regular contact with your financial advisor(s) and having investment portfolios that align with your long-term financial goals, is by far the best strategy. Keep in mind there are opportunities that can be created during times of market volatility. Having a conversation with an investment professional may help you stay the course through the ups and downs of the everchanging investment world.

Marzano Capital Group is located at 2625 Neudorf Road, Suite 400 in Clemmons. For more information, call 336.766.0464, or visit the website at www.marzanocapitalgroup.com.

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Village Inn Event Center

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Know Your Neighbor What happens when an energetic and talented writer asks the Village of Clemmons how they can volunteer? An exciting blog titled “Know Your Neighbor” is born.

David Cross suggested the addition of: KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOR to the DiscoverClemmons website. David emigrated to the U.S.A. from England in 1969 and spent his working career, mostly in Pittsburgh, in the aluminum industry, finally retiring to Florida in 1997. He is now living in Clemmons close to family. After driving by various businesses almost daily, his curiosity was piqued. David now uncovers some of the most unique and distinctive businesses in Clemmons through research and interviews. This article only highlights a few favorites. Visit DiscoverClemmons.com to read more about each of these in their entirety, as well as follow along when he adds new places to the list.

JOYCE FARMS – HOME OF THE NAKED CHICKEN Ron Joyce, now president, is almost fanatical in his belief that major meat producers have “Manipulated Mother Nature” in their desire for the cheapest and most profitable possible way to raise animals from birth to slaughter. He describes all Joyce Farms’ products as “naked” which means “nothing added ever.” This includes the company’s grass-fed ‘Heritage Beef, ’ which is prized by top chefs and restaurants around the country for its texture and flavor. The company works with small, family-owned farms in the southeast and at an in-depth level with Dr. Allen Williams, a nationally respected expert in soil health and grazing practices. If you are for dinner at a great restaurant or shopping at a high-end grocery store and find the Joyce Farms’ name, you will be assured of a great ‘naked’ eating experience.

CARLTON’S GROCERY & CONVENIENCE STORE – A LUCKY STOP HERE CAN BRING GOOD FORTUNE

In 1994 Tom Carlton bought Carlton’s (south), a convenience store occupying a small white building on the corner of Harper and Clemmons (NC158) roads across from Tanglewood Shopping center. It, too, has an interesting history having been a gas station (Park Shell) and a bar (Tavern on the Gravel), and is also conveniently located close to the once ‘dry’ Davie line. As you drive past the small white building that is Carlton’s Tanglewood location, just reflect for a moment: more lottery tickets have been sold here over the last three years than by any other single location (about 6,800 of them) in our state. The biggest payout so far for a Carlton patron…$4,000,000!

CLEMMONS MILLING COMPANY – THE OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY RUNNING BUSINESS IN CLEMMONS

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Stop by the old mill and savor the ambiance of almost a century of existence. Imagine the business as it was: farmers arriving with their horse-drawn wagons bringing harvests for grinding and mixing accompanied by the constant noise of the machines that did the work, their high-pitched hum now forever silenced. Modern economies require larger ‘everything’ to remain viable. We shall not see the likes of our small working mill again, but in partnership with LTD, the Clemmons Mill can still provide all one needs for agriculture, gardens, domestic animals, and advice (always free!).

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Proudly serving the local community for over 35 years!

Marzano Asset Management Wealth Management | Retirement Planning | Insurance Planning | Executive/Employee Benefits

Marzano Capital Group is an Independent Financial Services and Investment Advisory firm located in Clemmons, North Carolina. Our team offers comprehensive financial advice and financial strategies for individuals, business owners, and non-profit organizations. Our team of highly trained professionals strives to exceed the expectations of our clients and provide them with a level of service that is second to none. If you are looking to establish a new relationship or would like a second opinion on your current financial situation, please call our office for a no obligation review.

336.766.0464 | marzanocapitalgroup.com Securities offered through LPL Financial. Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advice offered through Independent Advisor Alliance, a registered investment advisor. Independent Advisor Alliance and Marzano Capital Group are separate entities from LPL Financial. Forsyth Community 2020 |

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NEW RESIDENT INFORMATION We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Village of Clemmons and hope you find it a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family. We have put together this information to help you settle into your new home. You will find information about utilities, motor vehicle registration, driver’s licenses, voter registration as well as information on schools and recreational opportunities. While we try very hard to include everyone if we overlooked your company, please let us know. If you need any assistance or would like to have additional information, please contact the staff at Village Hall: Village of Clemmons | 3715 Clemmons Road | Clemmons, NC 27012 336-766-7511 | www.clemmons.org.

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES

Brookstone Terrace 886-333-8391 4430 Clinard Road

Cadence Living 336-766-6220 1165 S. Peace Haven Road Clemmons Village I 336-766-2990 6401 Holder Road Clemmons Village II 336-778-8548 6441 Holder Road Crest 336-766-8050 6010 Meadowbrook Mall Court Elms at Tanglewood 336-766-0725 3750 Harper Road Regency Care Rehabilitation 336-766-9158 3905 Clemmons Road

CABLE

AT&T: att.com/U-verse DirecTV: 800-395-5899 or 866-271-9853 www.direct.tv Dish Network: 800-333-3474 www.sattydepot.com DSL: 886-945-3694 www.dsl.com/providers.html Exede Internet: www.exede.com Frontier: https://frontier.com/shop/tv/ HughesNet: 877-320-4515 www.hughesnetinternet.net Spectrum/Time Warner: 866-874-2389

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DRIVER’S LICENSE

(Must be obtained within 60 days of establishing residency) Department of Motor Vehicles - South 2001 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, NC 336-761-2258 Department of Motor Vehicles – North 3637 N. Patterson Avenue Winston-Salem, NC 336-761-2259

ELECTRICITY

Duke Energy: 800-777-9898 www.duke-energy.com

FORSYTH COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES

LIBRARY

Clemmons Branch 3554 Clemmons Road 336-703-2920 www.clemmons.org/data/library.htm Forsyth County Public Library – Main Branch 660 W Fifth St Winston-Salem 336-703-2665 www.co.forsyth.nc.us/Library

Administration: 336-703-2480 Adoption and Redemption: 336-703-3647

Lost and Found: 336-703-2478

Novant – Clemmons Medical Center 6915 Village Medical Circle Clemmons, NC 27012 336-893-1000 www.novanthealth.org/ clemmons-medical-center.aspx Novant - Forsyth Medical Center 3333 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, NC 27103 336-718-5000 www.novanthealth.org/ forsyth-medical-center.aspx

UNDERGROUND UTILITY LOCATOR

VEHICLE REGISTRATION / LICENSE PLATE

Forsyth County Animal Shelter 5570 Sturmer Park Circle Winston-Salem, NC 27105

GAS

HOSPITALS

For extra can at your expense: Waste Management: 336-723-5744

(Call before you dig!): North Carolina One Call: 811

Complaint and Investigations: 336-703-2490

Wake Forest University/ Baptist Medical Center Medical Center Boulevard Winston-Salem, NC 27101 336-716-2011 or www.wfubmc.edu

Public Works 336-766-9170

PETS / ANIMALS

201 N Chestnut Street Winston-Salem 336-727-2200 or www.co.forsyth.nc.us/

Piedmont Natural Gas Company 800-752-7504

TRASH COLLECTION & RECYCLING

Licensing: 336-703-2479

Report Dead Animal on the Road: 336-896-7014

POST OFFICE, CLEMMONS BRANCH

3630 Clemmons Road: 336-766-6671

TAXES

Clemmons Village Hall: 336-766-7511 Property Tax Rate: 0.115 cents per $100 property tax valuation Forsyth County Tax Office Business and Personal Property: 336-703-2300 GIS/Mapping: 336-703-2300 North Carolina Department of Revenue: 336-896-7024

NCDMV Vehicle and License Plate Agency 1142 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, NC 27127 336-725-2795 NCDMV License Plate Agency 1047 Yadkinville Road Mocksville, NC VEHICLE INSPECTION: A NC Vehicle Safety & Emissions Inspection is required annually BEFORE the vehicle’s registration can be obtained. Please see www.ncdot.gov/dmv/vehicle/ registration/inspection for additional information.

VOTER REGISTRATION

Forms are available at Clemmons Village Hall and Clemmons Public Library Forsyth County Board of Elections 201 N Chestnut Street Winston-Salem, NC 336-703-2800

WATER & SEWER

City of Winston-Salem Utilities 336-727-8000


2020

Full Bleed

April 25 Sandlot

September 12 Night at the Museum

Dates subject to change due to inclement weather Bring your family and join your neighbors and friends for a movie under the stars! All movies will begin at sunset at the Jerry Long Family YMCA. Come early to enjoy the playgrounds, entertainment, and food trucks. Don’t forget your blanket and chairs.

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TRELLIS SUPPORTIVE CARE

COMMEMORATING 40 YEARS OF CARE IN OUR COMMUNITY WINDING OUR WAY DOWN MEMORY LANE An impassioned young nurse, Linda Scherl, was sitting in an association meeting in 1977 when she first heard about the concept of hospice care. She followed the presenters out of the room and said, “This is for me.” She soon became our first Executive Director and pacesetter of the hospice movement in North Carolina. Linda Darden, the current president and CEO, had the same feeling many years later under different circumstances. She had enjoyed a long career with Wake Forest Baptist Health when she realized that the work of hospice, and this organization, was for her. Join us for a walk down memory lane with both Linda and Linda.

1977 – 1979 It all began with volunteers, also known as the “Back Porch Gang,” who officially organized and opened Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County as the first hospice in NC and cared for our state’s first patient in 1979.

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1978 1980 Hospice successfully graduates first volunteer training class.

Our philosophy of care was embraced! Winston-Salem’s major medical centers began referring patients for specialized, compassionate, homebased hospice care.

1985 Nationally, hospices were being recognized as the exceptional model of care, so much so that hospice became a Medicare Benefit in 1985.

1990 – 1991 We expanded our grief counseling services to anyone in the community seeking support after the loss of a loved one. Camp Carousel was established as a bereavement camp – serving as a model for hospice organizations throughout the country.

1998 Our Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home (KBR) opened and served 405 families in the first year – providing a beautiful, home-awayfrom-home for patients and families needing 24-hour support.


(L-R) JoAnn Davis, Linda Scherl, Deborah Dailey) Since our inception as Hospice of Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County, these five individuals have been the fearless leaders of this organization. Linda Scherl - 1979 - 1988 Deborah Dailey - 1988 - 1995 JoAnn Davis - 1995 - 2011 Brian Payne - 2011 - 2014 Linda Darden - 2014 - Present

2000 We changed our name to Hospice & Palliative CareCenter to better reflect our services and spotlight palliative care.

2001 We established a Community Partnership for End of Life Care, bringing together 250 community organizations and individuals committed to end-of-life care.

2003 – 2006 We begin serving families from dedicated offices in Salisbury, Mocksville, and Walnut Cove. In 2005, we moved from rented office space on Stratford Road and dedicated our beautiful campus on Hospice Lane in Winston-Salem with our Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home at its center.

2011 – 2012 We dedicated our Wells Fargo Veteran’s Garden at KBR and became a leader in caring for veterans, joining the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s We Honor Veterans program.

2018 We changed our name to Trellis Supportive Care to stand out amidst a growing number of hospice care organizations while promoting our philosophy of a framework of support.

As Trellis Supportive Care commemorates its 40th anniversary, president and CEO Linda Darden shared, “I have to say what an honor it is to share the vision of our founders and to work with a devoted team striving to create the best possible care experience for every single patient and family. We can’t make saying goodbye any easier; yet we can ease the pain and provide caregivers with the peace of mind that they have made the best choice for their loved one’s care. We will always treasure our deep roots in the community and the decades of support that have allowed this special organization to care for so many families, friends, and neighbors.” Forsyth Community 2020 |

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Celebrate!

Birthday Parties in Clemmons BY JULIE FRITZ

Birthdays are such an enjoyable time to celebrate! It’s a great time to get together with friends and family and do something really fun. People often think that birthday parties are just for kids, but that is not the case. We should all be celebrating another trip around the sun – young, old, and everything in between. When you are celebrating your birthday in Clemmons, there are a lot of great options for hosting your event. Whether you are looking for an event space or an activity to enjoy, there are lots of options. If you are thinking about doing something different, there are options for that, too.

WinMock at Kinderton

is a beautiful setting for a birthday party of any size. You can rent one of their many scenic picnic shelters or one of their enclosed facilities. The park itself has lots for your guests to enjoy. For more information, please call the Marketing and Events office at 336-703-6480 or visit their website at forsyth.cc/ parks/tanglewood.

Village Inn Hotel & Event Center

Looking for something outside the box? Tap That Axe Throwing can be the “something different” you are looking for. This unique experience could be the perfect location for a birthday celebration. The facility can host up to 80 guests, but can also accommodate a small party of 12 or less. Each group is set up in cabins, or lanes, or 10-12 guests. Each cabin has an axe coach that will provide axe throwing instruction and lead the group in axe throwing games. Normal sessions are two hours, but parties and events can be customized to fit your needs. They serve wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages. They offer over 50 craft beers, and you can arrange to bring in catering for your party. Visit their website at tapthataxethrowing.com for more information.

has nine different banquet rooms of various sizes. They can provide the perfect setting for an intimate birthday party of 10 to 20 guests or host 500 of your closest friends. With a full-service hotel, including onsite restaurant and catering, they have got you covered for all your birthday party planning needs. For more information, you can call 336-766-9121 or visit their website at thevillageinn.com.

2520 Tavern is a great local, familyowned and operated restaurant in Clemmons that can host anything from a small birthday dinner to a private party for up to 80 guests. You can make a reservation for parties up to 20 in the regular dining area, or they have two private dining spaces. One can seat up to 50 and the other around 30, and they are side by side. They can be booked separately or together to accommodate the size of your party. Private parties offer a plated meal where you can choose three options for your guests. Parties are priced per plate, and alcohol can be included at the customer’s request. They also offer catering options for an off-site party. The staff at 2520 Tavern is available to customize your party to fit your needs. 2520 Tavern is located at 2520 Lewisville Clemmons Road in Clemmons. For more information, call 336-766-9927 or visit their website at 2520tavern.com.

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Tanglewood Park

loves to help members of this community celebrate milestones. This makes it a perfect place to host a birthday party of any size. There are two fabulous spaces to host your party. The Main Barn and The Grainery both offer beautiful wood beam architecture that will certainly add to the ambiance of your birthday celebration. You will also enjoy the first-class service provided to you as you plan and host your event. For more information, call 336-397-2010 or visit their website at winmock.com.

No matter where you end up hosting your party, if you have friends and family around you, it will be a great time. Keep these great places in Clemmons in mind to make the most of your special day!


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Everyone needs to find ways to express themselves. It fuels the creative part of your brain and can be really fun and relaxing. It is also a popular activity for people to enjoy with friends and family, and there is more than one way to engage in a creative opportunity. If you enjoy participating in creative activities or watching creative performances, whatever you’re in the mood for, Clemmons has some great opportunities to fill you with a creative spirit.

Express Yourself… Creatively

TAKE A CLASS

BY JULIE FRITZ

One popular way to express yourself is to take a class. DIY art studios and classes have become really popular for a girls’ nights out, celebration events, and team building. You can check out different places for different types of art and creativity. Here are a few ideas around Clemmons. Warm Glass Gallery and Studio in Clemmons is a familyowned and operated business that offers a variety of glasswork classes throughout the year. You won’t believe the variety of offerings they have. From beginner to advanced, there is something for everyone so check out warmglass.com to find more information about upcoming workshops and events. In addition to being a fabulous floral shop, Dahlia’s Floral Design, also in Clemmons, offers a variety of classes if floral design catches your interest. Their offerings include wreaths, terrariums, flower crowns, and more. You can visit their website at dahlias-flowers.com for a list of upcoming events. Hoots and Hollers Make and Take Art shop, located just outside of Clemmons in Winston-Salem, is a great place to have a customized creative experience. They can help you plan a “make and take” art workshop for up to 25 artists of all ages. It is also a great place for a birthday party. Visit their Facebook and Instagram pages for more information. Sewingly Yours, in nearby Lewisville, has everything you need if sewing is how you like to express yourself. They have a plethora of sewing machines, tools, accessories, and fabric, too. If you need some instructions, you can take one of their many classes. Their website, sewinglyyours.net, has a calendar of classes and events, and you can also shop online for fabric.

CATCH A SHOW

Theatre is a great expression of art that is fun to watch and participate in. Clemmons offers several opportunities to enjoy this form of creative expression. Creative Drama and Children’s Theatre in Clemmons has an amazing program for children of all ages. They offer a variety of classes in music and theatre, as well as the opportunity to see a lot of talented children perform in different shows throughout the year. You can visit their website at creativedramachildrenstheater.com for more information about enrolling your child or to get tickets to a show. The West Forsyth Theatre Department also puts on productions, including one-act plays, a standard play and a musical each year. This is a great opportunity to support this local high school theatre department and see some really good acting. West Forsyth High School also has talented choral and band programs with different shows throughout the year, including marching band events, holiday concerts and everything in between – you won’t want to miss what these gifted groups have to offer. Whatever you decide is the best way to express yourself, this community has something to offer. Finding a way to be creative will bring you joy and give you a fun way to relax. You might even make some new friends with similar interests along the way.

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Feed the Need for Speed BY TARYN JEREZ

There’s something in our blood that makes us crave a little danger from time to time! We aren’t meant to live life behind a computer desk or to spend all our days on the couch binge-watching Netflix. When that craving for adventure hits, there’s nothing like getting your adrenaline pumping with a little speed behind you! Lucky for you that right here in Clemmons, North Carolina, there are several forms of outdoor entertainment ready for you!

TANGLEWOOD BMX

4061 Clemmons Road | Clemmons, NC 27012. | usabmx.com/tracks/1906 Tanglewood BMX is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has been in business since 1984, racing BMX bikes and is sanctioned by USA BMX. • 1,150 feet long track with various size jumps • Includes large paved turns, concrete starting hill, and a downhill and lighted track • Shaded spectator area with observation deck and picnic tables • Dress code recommended for safety: long pants, long sleeve shirt, full face helmet, chest protector and gloves • Offers year long memberships and one-day free trial memberships for new racers

YADKIN RIVERKEEPER

846 West Fourth Street | Winston-Salem, NC 27101 | yadkinriverkeeper.org “Yadkin Riverkeeper seeks to respect, protect and improve the Yadkin Pee Dee River Basin through education, advocacy and action.” • Boating, tubing, swimming, fishing, camping, hiking and nature watching • Multiple entertainment and educational events throughout the year • Paddling and river cleanup trips to experience its beauty and learn “river ethics” • Yadkin Pee Dee River Trail is a 125-mile long paddling trail for kayaks and canoes

JERRY LONG YMCA DIRTY DOZEN 5K OBSTACLE MUD RUN

YMCA of Northwest North Carolina | Jerry Long Family YMCA 1150 S. Peace Haven Road | Clemmons, NC 27012 jonesracingcompany.com/dirtydozen/ OR ymcanwnc.org “Whether navigating the 3.1 mile course as an individual or team, participants will be challenged as they run through 12+ obstacles and test their strength, agility, and stamina.” • 2020 sign-ups are now open for the 3rd annual Dirty Dozen 5K Obstacle Mud Run • Family friendly race and obstacle course for adults and youth (ages 7 & up) of all fitness levels • Proceeds benefit the community and Y innovative health programs benefiting cancer survivors, diabetes prevention, and other chronic disease programs

JDL FAST TRACK

2505 Empire Drive | Winston-Salem, NC 27103 | jdlfasttrack.com JDL Fast Track has become one of the Southeast’s premier indoor track and field facilities that offers a 200-meter oval track with an Olympic quality Mondotrack FTX Surface. • Host of NCAA Division I and II championships • 100-meter warm-up track, office and meeting-room space, a training room, and hospitality suites • Field event areas include two pole vault runways, two long/triple jump runways, one high jump apron and one throws area • Home to The Camel City Elite Races

The next time your speedy senses are tingling go for a change of pace – literally – you’ve got a wide variety of choices. From putting the pedal to the metal BMX racing or paddling down the Yadkin River on a beautiful day to signing up to get a little dirty at the Mud Run or taking in a race at JDL Fast Track, you can start scheduling a year’s worth of adventures. Grab a friend or family member and head to one of these local spots to check out something you may not have tried before!

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Habitat Hits a High Note: 35 Years in Forsyth County BY JEN OLENICZAK BROWN Think about getting ready to go to bed. For me, I brush my teeth, wash my face, put on some serums and lotions, and crawl into bed, lying down on a firm and comfortable mattress, head on my memory foam pillow and snuggled in under a big fluffy comforter. You probably have a similar bedtime routine that ends with a cozy nook of blankets on top of a mattress. Now, think of this story from Dwayne Thompson, Director of ReStore Operations for Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County. He was recently at one of the ReStores and a gentleman in his 50s was buying a twin-sized mattress, one of the many things sold at ReStores across Forsyth County. He had never owned a mattress before, and spent his nights sleeping on the floor or a blow-up mattress, and was in tears because he was finally able to purchase his first. Not only does the store serve individuals in the community with moments like a first mattress, but also proceeds from the donated, gently used furniture, home décor, appliances, building essentials and more, priced 25-75% off the MSRP, support other Habitat for Humanity initiatives and programs. And this year, Habitat for Humanity hits a milestone in Forsyth County! When an organization has been around for 35 years, you know they are doing something right. When an organization has been around for 35 years, and continues to evolve with the community and people it serves, you know it’s doing something amazing. Cue Habitat for Humanity, celebrating – you got it – 35 years in Forsyth County! If you’re around North Carolina in general, you’re probably near one of the 64 affiliates that built or repaired 650 homes in 2018 alone and helped more than 11,500 individuals and families become homeowners since the very first affiliate opened in Asheville in 1983. Maybe you’ve taken a past version of one of the upcoming classes for 2020: Get Smart About Credit, in-depth information needed to understand credit and your credit score; Plumbing and Leaky Connections, basic plumbing maintenance and repairs for kitchen and washers; or Proper use of Household Tools, focused on identification and safety.

You might not be aware of the Habitat for Humanity vision – one of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Homebuyers who qualify through an affiliate contribute “sweat equity” on their own homes or volunteer in these local ReStores for participation. Maybe you haven’t heard of the repair and Aging in Place programs, where residents who, after an approval process, aren’t able to complete repairs because of financial or physical limitations, get assistance in widening doorways, installing accessibility aids and fixing hazardous living conditions like holes in floors and leaky roofs. You probably haven’t heard of YEP! The new Youth Empowerment Program from Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County, whose mission is to engage young people through community-based education, mentoring and enrichment. This translates to local youth being taught life and job skills to help break the cycle of poverty, as well as the development of strong bonds with healthy adults and positive activities like attending The Nutcracker Ballet in Winston-Salem, visiting the International Civil Rights Museum and Greensboro Science Museum, as well as the National Museum of African American History and Culture in DC, and a trip to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. And maybe you knew about many of these programs but didn’t realize the community and individual impact of donating your gently used items to ReStore. Or what shopping at one of the Forsyth County locations means in the larger picture of seeing through the vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Whether you are familiar with Habitat for Humanity or not, now is a great time to visit your local affiliate and ReStore to join the fun and help local families in your community. For more information about ReStores and services in Forsyth County, visit habitatforsyth.org or call 336.765.8854. To find your local Habitat for Humanity affiliate and ReStore visit habitat.org/volunteer/near-you/find-your-local-habitat

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GOLF COURSES NEAR CLEMMONS

Foxwood Golf Course 27 miles south of Clemmons in Salisbury

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BY C. MARK BATTEN, PROGRAM OFFICER & SANDI SCANNELLI, PRESIDENT & CEO

Do you have a special family recipe that has been passed down for generations? Maybe it stirs up warm memories of family members. What’s usually absent from those family recipes is one important ingredient – the unique care and flare of the cook! If you are lucky, you’ve inherited some of that with the recipe. Communities can borrow from the concept of recipes. After all, they are energized and shaped by individuals who lend their hands, hearts, and resources to create something that benefits others. Continuing with this analogy, this is where the Clemmons Community Foundation comes in. We appreciate and steward the community cookbook filled with charitable recipes benefitting causes for generations – and also capture the care and flare of the cooks! Individuals, organizations, and groups from Clemmons, Lewisville and Yadkin County bring us their ideas and passions – causes that they want to see developed and sustained for generations. We capture the stories and set up a fund bearing their name, invest and steward the resources so that it grows over time, while also making grants and scholarships as guided by the donor(s). The result? An enduring gift for the community that includes all the warm memories for good, forever.

HERE’S A FEW RECENT RECIPES TO ILLUSTRATE… SALEM GLEN COLLEGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The community of Salem Glen pooled resources and talents to create annual scholarships for high school seniors and adult learners seeking a 2-year degree or career certification. Imagine! It’s an entire neighborhood collectively working together to help individuals gain access to educational opportunities that move their dreams within reach. Salem Glen will also pair the recipient(s) with a mentor from the community. CANCER SERVICES ENDOWMENT FUND This remarkable organization enters 2020 celebrating their 65th year anniversary helping those who receive a cancer diagnosis navigate the journey through treatment and wellness. They provide support and resources to more than 4,500 patients a year and their families. Cancer Services is an independent, local organization that relies totally on local contributions. The endowment fund will give contributors the opportunity to make a gift that provides a reliable source of income to help sustain their work – forever. STEVE AND ANNE SESSIONS FUND Steve and Anne are compassionate leaders and local business owners whose Christian faith guides their family life, work, and generosity. The causes that touch them include programs that inspire, shape, and advance individual potential and purpose, such as UNCSA scholarships and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at UNCSA, Arts for Life, G.I.D.E, and their faith community. The fund bearing their name will endure in perpetuity, with the history of both compassion and grants modeled forward to future generations. Inspired? Want your charitable recipe to be passed along for generations? Give us a call. We’re saving a page in the community cookbook especially for you!

WORKING WITH THE CLEMMONS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION… • We are your neighbors! We are a local nonprofit organization with deep roots in the communities of Clemmons and Lewisville. • Your interests and causes matter to us – here and beyond. While our focus is serving the needs in Clemmons and Lewisville, individuals can use the community foundation to support multiple charities – locally and beyond.

• Highly personalized. We are creative, flexible and provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual’s charitable goals and financial interests. • Tax smart. We offer maximum tax advantages allowed by law. • You can create a legacy. We build endowment funds that create a personal or family legacy benefitting the causes you care about. We document, honor and follow your goals and intentions, now and forever…and build in your succession plan, if circumstances of your initial intent change.

• We follow up on grants awarded – monitoring program progress and outcomes, ensuring the dollars are used as intended and making the impact you intended. • You make the difference. We make it easy. Even your biggest charitable ideas and goals become easier to accomplish and a rewarding experience – even fun! We serve you and bring the technical expertise to take care of all the pesky details.

Unlocking the full philanthropic potential of Clemmons, Lewisville, and surrounding communities.

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WHAT IS YOUR CHARITABLE RECIPE? HERE’S OURS…

INGREDIENTS FOR IMPACT

Clemmons Community Foundation • A mixture of caring leaders • Heaping cups of generosity • Handfuls of causes that matter • Season with hands and hearts DIRECTIONS Blend all ingredients with the Clemmons Community Foundation. YIELD Serves a community.

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Bring us your signature recipe to last for generations

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The Rotary Club of Clemmons – Q&A with Susan Joy, Past President of the Rotary Club of Clemmons BY MEGHAN CORBETT

Q) WHAT IS ROTARY? WHAT DOES IT REQUIRE TO BECOME A MEMBER? A) The Rotary International website will tell you, “Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders and problemsolvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities and in ourselves” but few of us know that when we decide to join our

local Rotary. Locally, Rotary is a service organization dedicated to improving the local community. Rotary is open to and welcomes all, membership requirements may vary slightly from one club to another, so we encourage you to do a little investigating and visit a number of clubs in your area. It will be well worth your time to find a club that suits you best.

Q) WHAT IS A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF CLEMMONS? A) The Rotary Club of Clemmons was established in 1993 with 28

members. The Reynolda Rotary Club was instrumental in helping establish the club in Clemmons. Throughout our 25+ year existence, we have committed our efforts to supporting organizations with missions related to lifting up youth, veterans and those in need. We just celebrated the 22nd year of hosting Hand in Hand, which is our

signature service event focused on providing a Christmas program to students in a local after-school enrichment program. We fund our service projects and charitable contributions through three annual fundraisers – a golf tournament in May, a Reverse Raffle in March and, three years ago, we launched The Totally Outstanding Awesome Stroll through Tanglewood (TOAST) in November.

Q) WHAT IS THE MISSION OF ROTARY? A) We provide service to others, promote integrity and advance

world understanding, goodwill and peace through our fellowship of business, professional and community leaders.

• Second – High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotary of his occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

The objective of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

• Third – The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his personal, business and community life;

• First – The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

• Fourth – The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship

Q) WHAT ORGANIZATIONS ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING WITH IN OUR COMMUNITY? A) Locally, we support Jerry Long Family YMCA, YMCA Camp

Hanes, Cancer Services, Boy Scouts of America, Guiding Institute for Development Education (GIDE), The Humane Society of Davie County, The Clemmons Food Pantry, scholarships for students of West Forsyth High School, Trellis Supportive Care and The Salvation Army. Internationally, we support: Sister 2 Sister, an organization

building a home and school for orphans in Kenya; Saving Little Hearth of Nicaragua, an organization working to eradicate rheumatic fever in rural regions of Nicaragua; Rotary’s Polio Plus program, eradicating polio worldwide and Rotary’s Peace Fellows, supporting academic research dedicated to developing experienced and effective catalysts for peace.

Q) IS THERE ANY NEWS FOR 2020 THAT YOU’D LIKE TO SHARE? A) The Rotary Club of Clemmons is the host this year of an area-

wide annual Rotary event – The Women in Rotary Luncheon. This year, the luncheon will be held at the Forsyth Country Club on Wednesday, February 26th beginning at 11:30am. Our keynote speaker at the luncheon will be Dr. Angela Pringle Hairston, the newly installed superintendent of the Winston Salem/Forsyth County

School district. This event is designed to highlight the important contributions that women make to their communities and Rotary and is held in partnership with all the Rotary clubs in our area; Clemmons, Kernersville, Reynolda, Stratford, Western Forsyth, Winston-Salem and Mocksville. For ticket information, please contact ClemmonsRotary@gmail.com.

Q) WHAT IS YOUR HOPE FOR THE FUTURE OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF CLEMMONS? A) That more members of our community will become aware of the work we do in our community and be inspired to join us. Q) IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE YOU’D LIKE READERS TO KNOW? WHERE CAN MORE INFORMATION BE FOUND? A) All meetings are open to the public, and we would love to have anyone join us for breakfast. We meet Wednesday mornings at 7:00am at the Village Inn on Ramada Drive in Clemmons. Other information can be found on our Facebook page. Our annual

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Reverse Raffle will be held on March 21st, also at the Village Inn, and our annual golf tournament is in the planning stages, but is currently scheduled for May 14th. We welcome questions at ClemmonsRotary@gmail.com.


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Living in a Small Town BY LAUREN SEPHTON

It’s five pm, you’ve just arrived home from a stressful day at work, you go to make a cup of your favorite herbal tea to sip on as you watch the birds chirp blissfully on your front patio. You soak in the tranquility of nature before the chummy conversations begin as your friendly neighbors stroll by on their evening walks. This opportunity for serenity and relaxation doesn’t come often with the hustle and bustle of downtown living.

FAMILY-FRIENDLY & NEIGHBORLY

With more family-oriented surroundings, small-town living provides the most ideal conditions for raising a family. With more family-friendly activities and restaurants that won’t break the bank, families can truly enjoy each small moment together. With lower crime rates, parents are often less stressed about letting their children soak up the sun’s radiance as they play outside in the beautiful weather. Similarly, couples can feel more relaxed about leaving their bikes chained outside a local coffee shop as they dive in for their morning cup of joe. You will most likely run into a few familiar faces as you purchase your decaf coffee since small towns offer the phenomenal opportunity to cultivate

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long-lasting friendships. If you’re new to town and don’t know many friendly faces just yet, no fear! With fewer residents, you most likely won’t be turned away when offering to lend a hand to create a positive impact on the community – it’s a perfect opportunity to establish new relationships and better understand the story behind your town.

POCKET-FRIENDLY & SHOPPING LOCALLY

Small towns offer the most ideal conditions to help you stick with your budget. With fewer franchise brick-and-mortar brands around every corner, you’ll experience less temptations to spend your hard-earned money. However, small towns will typically hold craft fairs to exhibit the handiwork of their local artisans. With small-town appreciation, comes more support and less competition. Eating, drinking, and buying local not only keeps the local economy strong, but it also supports your sweet neighbors. As the saying goes, “Small businesses are the heartbeat of your neighborhood and the spirit of the town.” While there may be fewer activities and events held each night, it gives you more freedom to master a new skill or venture a new hobby.

SOUTHERN MANNERS

Values are more deeply-rooted in small towns. Especially living in the south, residents often expect their neighbors to be warm and polite. You may even find the older generation nurturing young adults with wisdom as they nourish them with home-cooked meals. Similarly, new residents may be treated by their neighbors with warm and delicious gifts of welcome.

ONE-OF-A-KIND GATHERINGS

What are the hidden secrets of smalltown living? With a close-knit community comes the chances for quirky traditions to reunite one another. For example, last year, the charming town of Clemmons held a Monsters Dash and Goblin Hop at Morgan Elementary School to provide a safe and fun time for children to enjoy Halloween. The Clemmons Lip Sync Battle was another outstanding event that collected heaps of donations for local foster families. A small town’s weekly newspaper often provides the details of upcoming events that you and your family may want to plan on attending this year. Living in small towns doesn’t mean missing out on life; it can almost be quite the opposite. Small towns offer an abundance of freedom, opportunity, and personal growth. If you live in a small town already, then try switching things up this Saturday morning. Take a short drive to your local diner to order a scrumptious stack of buttermilk pancakes, laugh with your cherished family, and maybe run into a few friends along the way. If you don’t already live in a small town, then what are you waiting for?


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Having a Dog Gone Good Time with Your BFF (Best Furry Friend) Clemmons, NC is a Dog-Friendly Community BY CAROLYN S PETERSON

Life can come at you fast and furious, and some days you just want to spend time with your BFF…best furry friend. There’s no cuter co-pilot than your pup - and for most people, canine company is preferred over humans (at least it is for me!). Doing activities with your dog not only strengthens your body and enhances your pup’s, too, but also provides physical and mental stimulation, promoting overall good health for you and Fido. Whether you have a new puppy or an older dog, there are plenty of places in Clemmons, NC to help make great memories with your four-legged baby.

TANGLEWOOF DOG PARK

In May 2013, Tanglewood Park opened Tanglewoof Dog Park, with areas designated for small and large-sized pups. Overall, the park is designed for dogs to legally run offleash in a 2.3-acre fenced area. In case you or your furry friend gets a bit thirsty, there are water fountains for both two and four-legged visitors, and if you need to rest, benches are scattered throughout the facility. After you finish playing at Tanglewoof Dog Park, you may want to head over into Clemmons, where several restaurants are dog-friendly. Along with the dog park, you can take a stroll along the many trails at Tanglewood Park, plus most neighborhoods have sidewalks to encourage a pet-friendly atmosphere and exercise for you and your pup.

EATING AL FRESCO WITH YOUR POOCH

You can always go through any drive-thru at a restaurant and get you and your pooch a bite to eat, but if you’d like to enjoy your meal sitting down and not behind the wheel, Clemmons has options for outdoor seating. Dairi-o, Panera, and Chik-fil-a have patio seating suitable for leashed pups. Whether you split your burger with your BFF is up to you, but I’m thinking your pup would like it for sure! You can also call local restaurants and ask about the pet policy.

A TREAT LIKE NO OTHER

For those who are coffee fanatics, you probably find yourself in the steady stream of customers at Starbucks in Clemmons. In case you didn’t know, Starbucks offers dogs a tasty treat called a Puppuccino. The contents of a Puppuccino aren’t too complicated…it’s all whipped cream and dogs love it. As a dog lover, I want to share as much of my life with my pups as possible. Riding in the car to get a treat, walking through Tanglewood Park on the trails, or playing at Tanglewoof Dog Park, are good ways to strengthen your bond with your BFF and enjoy some time away from the craziness of life.

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Paparazzi Hair Salon

Jason & Bobbie Skinner, owners Paparazzi is the best salon I have ever been to. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxing. The hair stylists do a great job and the prices are reasonable. I highly recommend this salon Dolores H.

VOTED #1!

Love this place! Great atmosphere and knowledgeable staff. Angie S.

I love Paparazzi Hair Salon. They always do a great job on my hair. Very talented people. They know how to do hair. Tammy W.

NEW CLIENT SPECIAL 15% ANY SERVICE Mention Forsyth Community when booking

6000 Meadowbrook Mall Court • Suite 6A • Clemmons, NC 336-893-7169 • www.paparazzihairsalon.com Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm | Saturday 9am - 4pm Forsyth Community 2020 |

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BY ADELE CASANOVA

Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 2, 2020, and plan to attend the 11th Annual Clemmons Community Day. This fun event is a true celebration of community where residents of Lewisville and Clemmons come together in support of each other. Many local businesses, churches, and civic organizations will be represented. There will be local vendors, games, music, and food. What is not to love about this fun day? Folks have been looking forward to Clemmons Community day since enjoying last year’s event. “Last year’s Clemmons Community Day was a huge success! Approximately 5,000 attendees come out to enjoy all the fun, food, and activities according to the Forsyth Sheriff’s Department. We’re excited to offer this community-wide event again for the 11th year in a row!” says Ditra Miller, Executive Director, Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce. This event is organized by the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce and will be held in Clemmons at the Jerry Long Family YMCA on Peace Haven Road Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Jerry Long Family YMCA is a long-time member of the Chamber and is appreciated for its annual hosting of this very special community event. Kimberly Van Scoy, WXII 12 News anchor, will be this year’s emcee. The first Clemmons Community Day, held 11 years ago, was created through collaboration between local realtor Jody Peske and former Clemmons mayor, John Bost. The Chamber of Commerce has been pleased to continue the annual event as a way of supporting not only local businesses but the entire community. The event is made possible through the many partnerships between the Chamber and the generous sponsors who support Clemmons Community Day.

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More then 150 vendors will showcase their businesses to the community and engage with their neighbors to educate them about their available products and services. In addition, there will be fun activities for families to participate in together, including a kid’s rock wall for climbing, a bounce house, face painting, balloon art, trackless train rides, a ladder truck, and a super slide. There will be music with a local DJ and don’t forget the food! Come hungry and sample delicious fare from local food vendors. Local resident Chad Conner remembers last year’s event, “It was a blast! Our family loved the gem mining, the rock wall, the train, and all the giveaways. We got snow cones as we were leaving, and they gave us free baseball tickets! Everyone was so nice. We look forward to this event every year.” Plan to come out with your family and enjoy the entertainment, fitness demonstrations, food, and games! The event is free to attend due to the support of sponsoring businesses. To learn how to participate as a sponsor or vendor, please visit the Chamber web site Lewisville-Clemmons.com, or call Ditra Miller at 336-970-5100. As always, attendees are encouraged to bring donations for the Clemmons Food Pantry. Donations of non-perishable canned and boxed foods, as well as adult hygiene items, are always welcomed by the Clemmons Food Pantry, and Clemmons Community Day is the perfect time to donate. The Jerry Long YMCA is located at 1150 S. Peace Haven Road in Clemmons. Parking is free and the event will be held rain or shine (a little rain has never dampened the enthusiasm of past attendees!). Please, no pets or alcohol. See you there!


11th Annual A fun-filled family day! RAIN OR SHINE

Presented by Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce

Saturday, May 2, 2020 • 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, 7499 REALTY PHOTOGRAPHY

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

clemmonscommunityday.com

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What Our Members Say Join us for one or all of our monthly events! * Community Connections Leads Group WEDNESDAYS 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Chamber Connections Leads Group WEDNESDAYS 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Coffee Connections Leads Group THURSDAYS 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Small Business Mentoring 1ST TUESDAY EVERY MONTH 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monthly Chamber Meeting 2ND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH 11:20 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lewisville Clemmons Chamber of Commerce Lewisville-Clemmons Young Professionals 2ND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. O.N.E. Open Networking Event LAST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Visit our website or scan the QR code below for locations and additional details

Jeffrey Bloomfield

PRINCIPAL ATTORNEY CAROLINA ESTATE PLANNING

“The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce is a terrific organization filled with great people and resources!�

@lewisvilleclemmonschamber

@lewisvilleclemmonschamber

@lccchamber

bit.ly/lccc-linkedin

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* Guests may visit our leads groups twice and monthly Chamber meetings once

       

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John Golden

OWNER 7499 REALTY PHOTOGRAPHY

“If your business is not a member of this organization.... you are missing out! This IS the secret sauce.�


Kristin Johnson DIRECTOR HISTORIC BROYHILL

“A great organization that supports and fosters business growth and development. Provides excellent resources to business owners and employees.�



Tracey Williamson HEALTH INSURANCE AGENT USHEALTH ADVISORS

Lewisville Clemmons Chamber of Commerce

“LCC is AHHHHmazing! Everyone cares about the success of your business and helping you find and build connections within the local community. Love the networking groups too!�

Allan Younger DIRECTOR, SMALL BUSINESS CENTER | FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

“We really enjoy our membership in the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber!!! Forsyth Tech has found value in being a member since 2015. We have invited many of our small business clients to join us at meetings and several of them have become members.�

        

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The Future of Our Community

Paparazzi Hair Salon Business After Hours

JANUARY

7 Small Business Mentoring 14 Monthly Chamber Meeting

FEBRUARY

4 Small Business Mentoring 11 Monthly Chamber Meeting

MARCH

3 Small Business Mentoring 10 Monthly Chamber Meeting 12 Booth Camp Lunch and Learn 17 Membership 101 26 Booth Camp Lunch and Learn 27 2020 Digital Marketing Summit

APRIL

7 Small Business Mentoring 14 Monthly Chamber Meeting

MAY

2 Clemmons Community Day 5 Small Business Mentoring 12 Monthly Chamber Meeting

JUNE

2 Small Business Mentoring 9 Monthly Chamber Meeting 16 Membership 101

JULY

7 Small Business Mentoring 14 Monthly Chamber Meeting

AUGUST

4 Small Business Mentoring 11 Monthly Chamber Meeting

SEPTEMBER

1 Small Business Mentoring 8 Monthly Chamber Meeting 15 Membership 101

OCTOBER

6 Small Business Mentoring 13 Monthly Chamber Meeting 15 Leadercast Women

Leadercast Women 2019

NOVEMBER

National Scholarship Month – Mason H. Hunter Vocational Education Scholarship 3 Small Business Mentoring 10 Monthly Chamber Meeting

DECEMBER

1 Small Business Mentoring 8 Nonprofit Showcase 8 Monthly Chamber Meeting & Chamber Awards 15 Membership 101

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Clemmons Community Day 2019


C3 Fitness Ribbon Cutting

March Monthly Chamber Meeting

Habitat for Humanity Ribbon Cutting

June Monthly Chamber Meeting

Nonprofit Showcase

Blue Wolf Dental Ribbon Cutting

December Monthly Meeting

2019 Chamber Award Winners

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2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ditra Miller, Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

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President: Michael McGilvary

VP of Education: Tammy Parks

Vice President: Debbie McCliment

VP of Community Service: Jason Skinner

Secretary: Brooke Eagle

VP of Marketing: Ray Mitchell

Treasurer: Eric Hermanson

VP of Meetings & Events: Shea Crutchfield

Immediate Past President: Kristin Johnson

VP of Leadership Development: Brad Hunter

VP of Membership: Philip Averett

Member-at-Large: Ed Dean

VP of Economic Development: Jeff Neelon

Member-at-Large: Amy Gardner

VP of Networking: Roger Casey

Member-at-Large: Mike Campbell Member-at-Large: Dave Eschenbach


2020 Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber Board of Directors Back Row (L to R) Philip Averett, VP of Membership | Jeff Neelon, VP of Economic Development | Tammy Parks, VP of Education | Jason Skinner, VP of Community Service Shea Crutchfield, VP of Meetings & Events | Ed Dean, Member-at-Large | Eric Hermanson, Treasurer | Roger Casey, VP of Networking | Amy Gardner, Member-at-Large Front Row (L to R) Brad Hunter, VP of Leadership Development | Kristin Johnson, Immediate Past President | Debbie McCliment, Vice President Michael McGilvary. President | Brooke Eagle, Secretary | Ditra Miller, Executive Director | Ray Mitchell, VP of Marketing Not Pictured Mike Campbell, Member-at-Large | Dave Eschenbach, Member-at-Large PHOTO BY JENN LEWIS PHOTOGRAPHY

Visitors are always welcome to be a guest at one monthly meeting. Lunch is $11 for Chamber members and guests. Please RSVP to ditra@lewisville-clemmons.com.

To learn more about the Chamber and the benefits of membership, please contact the Chamber office at 336-970-5100. If you would like to join the Chamber, please fill out the online member application at lewisville-clemmons.com. Member businesses come from a wide variety of industries and are as diverse as our community. Whether you’re a single entrepreneur or a large regional employer, there is a seat waiting for you at the Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce. We welcome businesses of all sizes, as it takes big and small businesses to make our local economy strong.

PHOTO BY JENN LEWIS PHOTOGRAPHY

The Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce meets on the second Tuesday each month from 11:20 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Historic Broyhill, 3450 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, NC 27012.

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LEWISVILLE-CLEMMONS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DIRECTORY Custom Advertising, Inc.

Goad Global Leadership, LLC

(336) 760-3500

(336) 793-8399

Excalibur Group

Historic Broyhill

(336) 778-2121

(336) 793-1191

Paschal Promotions, Inc.

Jenn Lewis Photography

(336) 414-0675

ARTS, CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT Boone Enterprises, Inc. (336) 765-6863

Daniel Boone Gem Mining (336) 765-6863

On Target DJ (336) 207-7382

Winston-Salem Dash (336) 714-6895

BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

(336) 577-3373

Main Street Consulting and Staffing, LLC (336) 992-5377

Paychex (336) 666-1780

Payroll Solutions, Inc. (336) 885-5056

Servpro of West Forsyth County (336) 946-1131

Smartin International (336) 687-1933

The Office Nerd Virtual Assistant

ADVERTISING, PRINT & DIGITAL MEDIA

Made for You Media

7499 Realty Photography

(336) 303-0640

(336) 408-0517

(336) 413-7610

Adsign Corp

ONE MARKET1NG (336) 252-4298

Acquire Personnel & Payroll Solutions Inc

WinMock at Kinderton

(336) 766-3000

Brown Creative Group

Our Local

(336) 298-6747

Clemmons Courier (336) 766-4126

Connect Marketing (336) 575-0790

conversionMOXY (336) 588-9405

Design & Graphics (336) 970-0687

Forsyth Magazines (888) 892-3204

Hallen Media

(336) 285-0158

Signarama of Clemmons (336) 893-8042

Talk of the Town Coupons (336) 255-1724

TimmyVO Voice Over Specialist (984) 377-7611

Winston-Salem Journal (336) 727-7428

Affordable Promos

336-448-9892

ActionCoach (336) 310-0773

ARCpoint Labs of Winston-Salem (336) 999-8298

Bin There Dump That Winston Salem

Boost Mobile (336)471-7028

Brookstone Managed Services (336) 293-6510

Dakota Technology Group (336) 682-5117

Blackburn Consulting LLC

Dulaney Group Technologies

(336) 403-9342

(336) 793-0331

Coach Pro 4U, LLC

Piedmont Triad Computer Consulting, Inc.

(336) 403-6798

CPI Security Systems

(714) 206-4845

Image 360 of Winston Salem Southwest

Casey Creative Powered by Proforma

Express Employment Professionals

(336) 768-2810

(703) 850-8668

(336) 306-8525

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COMPUTERS & TELECOMMUNICATIONS

(336) 370-6722

(336) 245-1263

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(336) 397-2005

(336) 207-2542

(336) 766-5555

Sightsource, LLC (888) 207-3027

Yadtel Telecom (336) 463-5022


CONSTRUCTION & CONTRACTORS

Habitat for Humanity Restore

WoodmenLife

(336) 916-2028

(336) 870-4357

All-Phase Heating & Cooling, Inc.

Jerry Long Family YMCA

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: GOVERNMENT, EDUCATION & INDIVIDUALS

(336) 413-3718

Big Anchor Roofing & Gutters (336) 745-9534

CertaPro Painters of Winston-Salem (336) 391-3617

CKJ Building & Design (336) 414-4908

(336) 712-2000

Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce (336) 970-5100

Love Out Loud (336) 747-3067

Pretty in Pink Foundation (336) 341-1159

Clemmons Elementary School (336) 703-4210

Forsyth Technical Community College (336) 757-3804

(335) 462-2759

The Montessori School of Winston-Salem

(336) 331-3427

Women of Wisdom/ House of Refuge

Venture Cafe Winston-Salem

Davie Construction Company

(336) 969-4619

Crawford Home Improvements

(336) 940-6600

Glass Interiors, LLC (904) 307-5736

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

Lael Homes (336) 546-7307

Rotary Club of Clemmons

Women Who Care About Community (336) 918-7496

(336) 766-5550 (336) 407-8742

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: HEALTH CARE & WELLNESS”

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: PERSONAL SERVICES & CARE Trellis Supportive Care (336) 768-3972

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: PETS & VETERINARY Humane Society of Davie County (336) 751-5214

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS Agape Faith Church (336) 766-9188

Calvary West (336) 714-5540

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: FINANCE & INSURANCE

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care

Allegacy Federal Credit Union

Trinity Elms

New Hope Presbyterian Church

(336) 774-3400

(336) 608-3555

(336) 778-1556

(336) 789-2922

Clemmons First Baptist Church (336)766-6486

Piedmont Sheet Metal Company, Inc. (336) 724-7439

Smith Plumbing LLC (336) 971-9764

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS Better Business Bureau of Northwest North Carolina, Inc. (336) 725-8348

Big Brothers Big Sisters (336) 751-9906

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

Cancer Services, Inc. (336) 760-9983

Clemmons Civic Club (336)766-0666

Clemmons Community Foundation (336) 663-6794

Clemmons Food Pantry (336) 331-3432

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Reynolda Church/ Clemmons Campus (336) 269-0747

Family, Community & Civic Organizations: Restaurants, Food & Beverages TCK Providence, Inc (336) 397-7062

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: SHOPPING & SPECIALTY RETAIL Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina (336) 724-3621

FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: SPORTS & RECREATION Merriwood Christian Camp (336) 766-5151

NC Fusion/Twin City Sports (336) 993-2137

Southwest Athletics (336) 778-9306

FINANCE & INSURANCE Allstate Insurance - Chris Just (336) 766-6464

Allstate/So-Well Insurance Agency (336) 659-2639

Austin Bailey - Edward Jones, Financial Advisor (336) 768-1165

BB&T Bank - Clemmons (336) 712-0913

BB&T Bank - Lewisville (336) 945-3795

Blue Moon Benefits Group (336) 778-1070

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

Colonial Life (336) 945-6975

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

Edward Jones - Bruce Bird, Financial Advisor (336) 940-4100

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Edward Jones Investments, Financial Advisor: Craig Fishel (336) 766-0793

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation (336) 714-1556

Fidelity Bank (336) 778-1601

First Bank (336)369-6940

First Citizens Bank

Jared G. Johnson, CPA, PLLC

Northwestern Mutual

(336) 790-5245

(336) 714-5062

JP Mortgage Consultants

Optimo Insurance

(336) 601-6111

Lindsay & Gardner CPAs, PLLC (336) 712-1788

Piedmont Federal Savings Bank

Marzano Capital Group

(336) 770-1100

(336) 766-0464

Mel Schlesinger - Health Insurance Strategist

(336) 766-6669

(336) 525-6357

First National Bank Clemmons

MetLife Auto & Home

(336) 778-0008

Forsyth Insurance Services (336) 767-8900

Good Deeds Insurance (336) 564-2418

Grace Financial Services Jason W. Keller, FIC, RICP, CFFM (336) 403-0943

Hiller Ringeman Insurance Agency (336) 651-7131

(336) 331-5000

PNC Bank (336) 712-2507

Security Underwriters (336) 945-3713

(336) 462-6420

Shellie Penley, CPA, PA

Mountcastle Insurance

(336) 923-8189

(336) 777-8500

NC Farm Bureau Insurance (336) 405-6725

New York Life Insurance Company (336) 971-7832

North Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance - Ben Burkhalter (336) 767-4670

State Employees Credit Union (336) 778-2506

State Farm Insurance Brad Romine (336) 766-3245

State Farm Insurance Jorge Vidal (336) 778-2634

Infinity Insurance Group

North Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance - Kevin DiGaspari

State Farm Insurance Rick Babusiak

(336) 688-8354

(336) 909-4100

(336) 760-9994


Strategic Tax Solutions Company

Reagan High School Career Development Office

(336) 306-5663

(336) 703-6776

Truliant Federal Credit Union

Tower Bridge International Group- New Oasis

(659) 1955 X4951

US Health Advisors (336) 414-0869

USHEALTH Advisors (336) 692-6681

Voya Financial Advisors Paul Johnson (336) 778-1324

Wells-Keefe, Inc. (336) 945-4991

WN Ireland Insurance Agency, Inc (336) 679-8861

GOVERNMENT, EDUCATION & INDIVIDUALS A Step Ahead Academic Center (336) 766-7124

Calvary Day School (336) 714-5451

Forsyth Country Day School

(336) 999-3121

Town of Lewisville (336) 945-5558

Village of Clemmons (336) 766-7511

West Forsyth High School (336) 712-4400

Winston Salem Christian School (336) 759-7762

HEALTH CARE & WELLNESS 360 Health (336) 766-7777

A Confident Performer (336) 971-1028

Achieving Changes Counseling Services, PLLC (336) 283-2510

Andrea Morgan: doTERRA Essential Oils Wellness Advocate

Brookstone of Clemmons Assisted Living & Memory Care (336) 766-5000

Carillon Assisted Living (336) 766-6220

Carolina Center for Eye Care, OD, PA

(336) 945-3151

(336) 757-2262

(336) 946-0203

Greenbriar Driving Academy

Bermuda Village Retirement Community

Chermak & Hanson Orthodontics

(336) 830-4468

Kaplan Early Learning Company (336) 766-7374

(336) 998-6672

(336) 766-8244

Blue Wolf Dental

Clemmons Village Assisted Living

(336) 893-4743

Personalized Physical Therapy and Wellness (347) 553-8801

Right at Home In Home Care & Assistance (336) 760-7131

Salt Beach Salt Rooms (336) 293-4598

SGN, LLC (706) 575-5502

Stagecoach Family Chiropractic (336) 893-5662

Vienna Village Assisted Living

(336) 778-8548

(336) 945-5410

Home Loving Senior Care

Wake Forest Baptist Health

(336) 993-1600

Lewisville Drug Company (336) 946-0220

(336) 716-0536

Wake Forest Baptist Health Outpatient Surgery Clemmons

Life Abundant Chiropractic

(310) 390-1350

(336) 283-8670

Well Balanced Nutrition

Mallard Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care (336) 775-2205

(919) 225-7273

Wellness for Life (336) 992-9220

Novant Health

Zilis Full Spectrum Hemp

(336) 718-7000

(812) 664-7252

Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health

HEALTH CARE AND WELLNESS: PERSONAL SERVICES & CARE

(336) 754-3500

Optimal Health Chiropractic

Lewisville Family Counseling, PLLC

(336) 712-4100

(336) 945-0137

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HOME & GARDEN

LEGAL

Advance Stump Removal, LLC

Carolina Estate Planning

(336) 715-1852

(336) 221-4457

Bump Design

Craige Jenkins Liipfert & Walker, LLP

(336) 784-9941

Green Clean Floor Care (336) 757-1010

GrimeGuru Janitorial Service LLC (336) 331-5206

McNeely Pest Control (336) 922-0606

Mosquito Authority (336) 712-5278

On Time Lawn Care LLC (336) 416-9380

Piedmont Home Services (336) 542-3180

Ray’s Pest Control Co., Inc (336) 722-1307

Stratton Services LLC (336) 865-9807

(336) 945-4500

Happy Tax (844) 742-7797

King Latham Law, PLLC (336) 419-1151

Robinson & Lawing, LLP (336) 631-8500

The Bomar Law Firm (336) 793-4371

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

LODGING & TRAVEL Cruise Planners - Ed Dean (336) 701-2738

Hampton Inn Bermuda Run (336) 998-3480

University Flooring Center

Home2 Suites by Hilton Winston-Salem

(336) 377-7002

(336) 930-1037

Village Inn Hotel & Event Center (336) 766-9121

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

PERSONAL SERVICES & CARE

PETS & VETERINARY

A Cleaner World

(336) 946-3441

(336) 766-4041

Camel City Security, LLC (336) 774-1215

Frank Vogler & Sons (336) 766-4714

Globody by Ashley Burrow

Animal Hospital of Lewisville K9 Classy Clips (336) 765-6244

PUBLIC UTILITIES & ENVIRONMENT Piedmont Natural Gas

(336) 705-2353

(336) 271-5103

Griswold Home Care

RiverStreet Networks

(336) 462-8472

(844) 238-0131

LaVida Massage of Clemmons

REAL ESTATE, HOUSING, SALES & LEASING

(336) 766-0622

Monarch Living LLC (336) 893-4562

Paparazzi Hair Salon

Bee Safe Storage & Wine Cellar (336) 837-3919

(336) 893-7169

Bricks Investments LLC

Pure Hands Massage Therapy

(336) 422-9208

(336) 340-4346

Sport Clips (336) 893-5189

Chrystal Yates Residential Real Estate-Allen Tate (336) 399-3873

City Transfer & Storage (336) 788-7374

EXP Realty-Jonathan Key (336) 918-0226

Green Haven Realty (336) 462-9544

Hunter Realty & Property Management, LLC (336) 283-9777

James Minton, REALTOR® (336) 287-3543

JP & Associates Legacy Group (336) 577-4226

Keller Williams Realty Pam Boyle (336) 682-7653

Keller Williams Realty Wendy Taylor (336) 749-6424

Leading Edge Commercial Realty Group (336) 749-8157

M5 Investments, LLC (336) 736-0760

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Mays Gibson, Inc.

Healthy Made Simple

Tastes From Scratch

C3 Fitness, LLC

(336) 813-8605

(336) 639-9176

(336) 995-5639

(336) 403-0285

Paragon Properties, Inc.

Honky Tonk Smokehouse

The Old Nick Williams Company Inc.

Fitness 2000

(336) 760-6500

RE/MAX Realty Consultants John Alspaw (336) 382-7667

Real Property Management of the Triad (336) 777-7444

Ring the Bell Realty (336) 864-1662

Terri Bias & Associates (336) 399-7726

Two Men & A Truck (336) 722-8844

Village Properties Triad, EXP Realty (336) 918-4570

(336) 794-2270

Jersey Mike’s Subs (336) 602-2844

K&W Cafeterias (336) 778-0112

Kona Ice of Kernersville (336) 653-5310

Lowes Foods (336) 766-1608

Mediterraneo Pizza & Grill (336) 830-8388

Nothing Bundt Cakes (336) 306-9146

Old Nick’s Pub (336) 747-3059

(336) 946-1012

Village Square Tap House (336) 448-5330

SHOPPING & SPECIALTY RETAIL 4 Fosters Candles & Gifts (336) 727-3216

Caring Transitions of Winston-Salem (910) 391-0360

Hip Chics Boutique (336) 766-8122

Parks Decorative Hardware & Plumbing, LLC (336) 847-1949

(336) 778-1974

Inner Strength Pilates, LLC (336) 813-5320

Liberty Safe of Clemmons (336) 830-8090

Prime Life Fit/Isagenix (336) 354-9128

Salem Glen Country Club (336) 712-0303

Softgolf (302) 757-5927

Sunrise Yoga Studio Inc (336) 778-1233

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

RESTAURANTS, FOOD & BEVERAGES

Om Indian Groceries

Abbotts Frozen Custard

Panera Bread

Staples

(336) 448-5984

(336) 766-3898

336-766-1601

Tri Pillar Fitness, LLC

Ava’s Cupcakes, LLC

PDQ

Sweet Repeat Consignment Shop, LLC

TRU Taekwondo Center

(336) 794-8000

(336) 283-9021

(336) 306-5174

Chick-fil-A

Pie Guys Pizza & More

(336) 712-9973

(336) 893-7331

East Coast Wings + Grill

Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Separk Music (336) 723-0794

Title Boxing Club of Clemmons (336) 930-1528

(719) 464-6053

(336) 778-1409

(336) 448-0152

The Town Pharmacy

Wake Forest Athletics

(336) 940-4010

(336) 758-4032

(336) 778-9005

(336) 766-2069

SPORTS & RECREATION

TRANSPORTATION

Foothills Brewing

Simply Southern Cuisine

Bermuda Run Country Club

Black Tie Transportation, Inc.

(336) 354-4030

(336) 712-4636

(336) 998-8155

(336) 768-5177

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COMMUNITY LEADERS GIVING BACK! Thank You to the 2019 Clemmons Citizen Board Members Service on Village of Clemmons citizen boards allows individuals to provide important input on policies and procedures that shape our government and city. There are many good things happening in Clemmons. Much of the credit goes to the individuals that donate countless hours to serving on these boards.

PLANNING BOARD

ZONING BOARD OFÂ ADJUSTMENT

STORMWATER ADVISORY BOARD

Rob Cockrum

Matthew Britt

Daniel Butner

Gregory Conlon

Tom Burkett

Jeffery Dean

Brad Hunter

Christian Griffith

Molly Douglass

Martin Majorel

Connor Groce

Kevin Farmer

Casey Matuszak

Harry Howell

Laurie Fitzgerald

Thomas Mekis

Robert Manak

Josh McKinnon

Carolyn Miller

Anabelle McElroy

Jason McMahan

David Orrell

Matthew Moger

Julie Morton

Bobby Patterson

Robert Perkins, Jr.

Al Seymour

Chad Plass

Elizabeth Seymour

Gail Pritchard

Holly Slaughter

Edee Wilcox

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AD-HOC TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE David Byington Jay Clapp David Corn Kyle Laird William Lawler Corrie Massey Michael Tingle Dana Wilmoth


Investment in the Community Thank you to the 2020 sponsors of events hosted by the Village of Clemmons. Your investment in this community helps us to achieve our events mission to • Provide Clemmons residents with more opportunities for fun and inexpensive activities • Promote outdoor recreation as a way to strengthen the community • Create a memorable experience for residents of all ages • Create partnerships among community businesses and organizations with a mutual goal of strengthening community unity We value our sponsors. Without you, we would not be able to provide these community-valued events.

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N EW LO TI CA O N!

The market inspires open communication between growers and consumers, promotes eating fresh and buying local, and provides a wide variety of nutritional food choices.

Jerry Long Family YMCA • 1150 S Peace Haven Rd. • Clemmons, NC 27012

Tanglewood Farmer’s Market

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MORGAN ELEMENTARY

In order to build academic champions, Morgan Elementary offers a battle of the books team, after-school tutoring, and a variety of after-school programs and clubs. This has helped them to exceed growth on state testing 2 out of 3 years. They also boast one of the highest cultural ratings in the district and provide a diverse cultural and socio-economic experience for their students. This

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The academic champions at Clemmons Elementary have exceeded growth for the last four years straight. This Grade A school, with 13 National Board Certified Teachers, offers lots of clubs for students to participate in like Fire/Safety Club, Running Club, Kindness Club, Chorus, and Young Authors. As community champions, they have partnered with Clemmons Food Pantry, made 150 shoe boxes for the elderly and 200 placemats for Trinity Elms Nursing Home through their Kindness Club. Additionally, PE Teacher Katie Charma was able to raise over $20,000 for the American Heart Association making Clemmons Elementary School #1 in the district and #10 in the North Carolina for supporting the cause for “Healthy Kids.”

SOUTHWEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Southwest Elementary is the host to academic champions from around the county as the home of one of only two elementary HAG programs in WS/ FCS. It is also stand out as a community champion with its on-site food pantry for Southwest families. Opened in 2015, it has served 15 - 20 families each school year. Community partnerships provide financial support and volunteers coordinate all aspects of the pantry.

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Clemmons Middle School has a variety of academic champions with its awardwinning Robotics Go-Bots Team, 2019 WS/ FCS science fair winners of 1st place for the Earth / Environmental Award and 2nd place Chemistry Award, all while exceeding growth for the last two school years and improving from a C to B grade school. As athletic teams are introduced on the middle school level, there is room to highlight the athletic achievements at Clemmons Middle School as well. In the 2018/2019 school year, they had many championship teams, including 1st place presentation for JV Boys’ Basketball Conference Champions, Varsity Boys’ Basketball City County Champions, Baseball Conference Champions, Boys’ Cross Country City County Champions, Boys’ Volleyball Conference Champions, Varsity Girls’ Basketball City County Champions, JV Boys’ Basketball Conference Champions, Boys’ Track City County Champions, Boys’ & Girls’ Track Overall City County Champions, and Girls’ Tennis Conference Champions. So far this year, they have already won as Baseball City County Champions, Softball City County Champions, Girls’ Volleyball City County Champions, and Boys’ Volleyball City County Champions.

WEST FORSYTH HIGH SCHOOL

West Forsyth High School is a shining example of how Clemmons Champions excel. This high school, that serves the Clemmons community, is a diverse population built on the foundation of setting high standards to achieve continuous growth. There are over 40 student clubs and organizations and each one participates in at least one community service project each year. The Academic Champions at West Forsyth were offered over $14,000,000.00 in college scholarships in the 2018-2019 school year. Over the last seven years, the Athletic Champions at West Forsyth have won seven state team championships. They are also proud of their award-winning Fine Arts and Performing Arts programs, including dance, drama, chorus, band, and orchestra, that have produced champions of the arts year after year.


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Tickets, Tickets! BY JEN OLENICZAK BROWN

When I moved here from Brooklyn over four years ago, most of my NYC friends thought I would be bored in the south. “What are you going to do for fun?!” they asked me, daily, until I finally told them to stop, and I would figure it out. Leaving a city like New York was already nerve-wracking enough – moving to a place that was decidedly different when it came to “things to do” scared the pants off of me. Little did I know that I would have an incredible amount of options – from art to food to sports and everything in between. The biggest problem? Making time to do it all! If you’re looking to score tickets in advance to some of your favorite things to do, see and experience, there are a few “best practices” I’ve incorporated over the past few years that I’d like to share with you:

CHECK THE INTERNET

This one might seem easy, but let me tell you – typing in “things to do in [town]” is one of the most magical search phrases I can enlighten you with. Google populates a calendar from popular event platforms like Eventbrite, so if you’re not too sure about what you want to do, you can easily pick a random fun-sounding event, snag a ticket and have a great evening. My search from today yielded tickets for a visiting string band at the Ramkat, a painting class, a college basketball game, a fly tying class and a full moon manifestation circle. Whatever you’d like to experience, you’ll find!

Winston-Salem Dash Baseball milb.com/winston-salem (336) 714-2287 Wake Forest Sports godeacs.com (336) 758-3322 Winston-Salem Open Tennis winstonsalemopen.com Thunderbirds Hockey carolinathunderbirds.com (336)774-8880 Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts rhodesartscenter.org/buy-tickets (336) 725-8916

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If a general internet search is too overwhelming, tap into local sites like Visit Winston Salem, DiscoverClemmons.com, the Journal, Yes Weekly! or Smitty’s Notes for suggested and recommended adventures. And a shameless self-promotion: every month, Forsyth Magazines curates a calendar of events for folks just like you! Don’t forget to check out some of our local universities – Wake Forest, UNCSA, Salem College and WSSU – to see some of the best and brightest young talent in the area!

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF FREE

Winston isn’t just called the City of ARTS and Innovation for fun – several cultural destinations offer free admission – you can stroll through the streets of Old Salem, check out contemporary art at SECCA or marvel at flowers and plants at Reynolda Gardens, to name a few. There’s also Quarry Park views, Salem Lake strolls, the trail at Tanglewood or Village Point Greenway for fun with your furry family, and Bailey Park people watching – you might also end up at the last one on a summer live music night or a community yoga day!

GET THOSE TICKETS!

Most, if not all, events have presale ticketing for the planners in the crowd. Visit their website, give them a call and in some cases, show up! We’re cautioning you to call ahead – many popular events can and will sell out! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites – it’s by far not exhaustive and complete, and we hope it helps you find your favorite thing to do!

North Carolina Black Repertory Company/ National Black Theatre Festival ncblackrep.org/nbtf-overview (336) 723-2266 Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance theatrealliance.ws (336) 723-7777 The Nutcracker Ballet uncsa.edu/performances/ nutcracker.aspx (336) 721-1945 The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem ltofws.org (336) 725-4001

Hanesbrands Theatre rhodesartscenter.org/buy-tickets (336) 747-1414

The Ramkat theramkat.com (336) 754-9714

Stevens Center uncsa.edu/performances/ stevens-center/performances (336) 721-1945

Festival of Lights forsyth.cc/Parks/Tanglewood/fol/

Winston-Salem Symphony wssymphony.org (336) 725-1035 RiverRun Film Festival riverrunfilm.com (336) 724-1502 a/perture cinema aperturecinema.com (336) 722-8148

North Carolina Wine Festival ncwinefestival.com/event/ north-carolina-wine-festivaltanglewood-2020/ NCBS BBQ Boot Camp ncbbqsociety.memberlodge.com/ page-856747 Southern Charm at the Farm southerncharmatthefarm. wordpress.com


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Seasons in the South BY LAUREN SEPHTON

From the magnolia blossoms of spring to the warm salty summer breeze of rolling coastal waters, to brisk autumn drives on the Blue Ridge Parkway to dancing snowflakes of winter, locals living in the South can experience the majestic wonders of all four seasons.

SPRING

The South is full of energy during the spring season. The birds begin chirping once more as they commence their very own season of love. As you step onto your front porch, the refreshing air may whisper past your ear, and golden sunshine may radiate warmth as a smile is brought to your face. You recognize that it’s time to pull out the lawnmower as the vibrantly green grass once again comes alive, ready to cultivate new memories like afternoon picnics and backyard baseball. On your evening stroll, you may notice the scent of fresh rain making its debut. These very same rainy evenings are nurturing the early blossoms of the dogwood’s pink and white floral clouds. The bees are buzzing around as they pollinate the budding wildflowers that are just moments from being fully sprung in energetic crowds. This is an impeccable time to begin planting your dream of a home garden brimming with zucchini squash, crisp cucumbers, heirloom tomatoes, and much more. The thriving creation around us inspires new beginnings for the prosperous year to come.

SUMMER

Locals make the most of the early morning cool air remains cool, as the sky glares baby blue splashed with swirls of pink. It’s best to take advantage of ideal walking and running conditions while you can, before the heat comes on full strength. As midday arrives, the brilliant sun bronzes the students pushing themselves in preparations for fall’s athletics. Locals long for the weekend to relax by the neighborhood pool with friendly faces or take a day trip to the beach where the hot wind rolls off the ocean. The humidity can be nothing but relentless some days, pushing locals to escape to the beautiful mountains for a relaxing hike or some invigorating cycling as the cheerful sun peeks through the green canopy of the forest. Afterward, step into a breezy cafe for a cold lemonade to revitalize your energy before the ride home.

AUTUMN

The crisp breeze, apple butter, and golden foliage are just a few of the pleasures to experience during autumn in the South. If you have a free weekend, take a short drive to a local apple orchard to pick fresh, juicy apples that are ideal for homemade apple cider, apple cobbler, and so on. While on your drive, take a moment to experience the warm colors that are sweeping the South. You’ll find great pull-off spots along the Blue Ridge Parkway to enjoy autumn’s rust-colored scenery. Similarly, toss on your comfiest flannel as you stroll through your local farmers market that’s thriving with seasonal ingredients for a home-cooked dinner. You may notice the farmers parking themselves in little spots along the road that are overgrown in pumpkins, naturally perfect to decorate for upcoming fall festivities. Don’t forget to prepare some chips and guacamole as you wildly scream fight songs, and cheer on your favorite football teams!

WINTER

It’s the most wonderful time of the year that includes pulling those winter coats out of our closets as we embrace the icy windows, frigid walks to our car, and nippy morning runs. As we dive deeper into the winter months with hopes of a snow-kissed ground, it’s the perfect excuse to bundle up in a warm blanket by the fireside, roast marshmallows outside, or have a movie marathon inside. Be sure to wear layers snowboarding, skiing or tubing down the various ski mountains in NC as the gloriously bright sun radiates off the midday snow. Or cheer on your loved ones inside the ski lodge as you wrap up in blankets to sip on hot chocolate and read a heartwarming book.

Experience the South’s encouraging sunsets and blissful creation year-round, but be sure to take note of the special surprises that each individual season brings.

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Now Open on Robinhood Road! Express Oil Michelin & BF Goodrich Tire Dealer. New Location!

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Get Your Garden On BY JEN OLENICZAK BROWN

I am a plant person. Kind of how cat people have a lot of cats, I have an almost embarrassing amount of plants. Even when I lived in Brooklyn in a tiny apartment with cats that ate houseplants, I crammed everything I could onto my fire escape. Peppers, tomatoes, herbs – all in little pots, all smuggled back inside when the Fire Marshall came to check the building (because…plants on the escape might prove a problem if there is an actual fire!). When I moved to Winston I was delighted to HAVE an actual garden in the ground, but there was a whole new wrench in my plant-loving brain: certain plants don’t thrive, no matter what you do, in certain areas of the country. You might be thinking, “Well, of course!” But if you’re like me, you were a bit shocked by that last statement, and maybe even questioning your skills! Don’t worry, I’ve learned a few things about this area of the country and what thrives – and what might not. While I’m not a botanist yet, I’ve figured out a few places to start, look and people to ask. First off, we’re firmly located in Zone 7 according to the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map. This map is used to show where certain species are most likely to thrive – and while it’s not an absolute, it’s a nice place to start your plant quest. Zones are determined by the average annual extreme minimum temperature – which explains my zone swap from Brooklyn to Winston-Salem. You can go with a lower zone on your Google search for seeds, but a higher zone wouldn’t be a great idea (for example, in Forsyth County, Zone 6 is ok – not Zone 8.).

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The nuances can feel wildly complicated at first, and fine to avoid if you’re a first-time gardener. You can easily go to a local garden shop or nursery (not a big box retailer) and shop – the plants that are there are generally the ones that will thrive. Once you have your first year under your belt, you can experiment with new plants in Zone 7. Because of our location, we’re actually in good shape – your biggest problem is going to be picking a few to start with and not buying the entire store!

ANNUALS

Moderate weather gives us plenty of variety with our annuals. Some of my favorites are marigolds, impatiens, sunflowers, sweet pea, snapdragon, and begonia.

PERENNIALS

Know that your perennials are coming back every year, so snag plants you love (or can supplement with plants you love!). Easy go-to’s: hostas, butterfly weed, Shasta daisy, lavender, peony, and forgetme nots.

EDIBLE PLANTS

This list is NOT short – and because of the moderate weather you can go a few rounds in your garden, from apples to arugula, beets to blackberries, tomatoes to turnips. Your best bet is to spend some time on the Farmer’s Almanac site and see what you enjoy!

TREES AND SHRUBS

This might sound like a broken record and it’s because we are oh-so-lucky to be in this area of the country. Spend some time at some of our local nurseries and then spend some time watching the spot you’d like to plant your new tree in. How much light does it get? What side of your house is it on? When you go to pick out your tree, have this information in mind! When in doubt, ask! The local greenhouses and nurseries are incredibly helpful, educated and excited to help you increase the green in your life.


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JANUARY 9 Coffee with a Cop (National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day) 11 E-Recycle

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

MARCH

6 Clemmons Lip Sync Battle 16 Bulk Item Pickup (West Side) 21 Family Fishing Fun 23 Bulk Item Pickup (East Side) 23 Medicine Drop

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25 Clemmons Community Cleanup 25 Movie Night in the Village

MAY

4 Firefighters Appreciation Day 9 Opening Day of Farmers Market

JUNE

27 Jerry Long Family YMCA Dirty Dozen and Clemmons Street Festival

JULY

(Entire Month) Clemmons Cares Random Acts of Kindness Month

AUGUST PHOTOS BY JAMES STEWART PHOTOGRAPHY

4 National Night Out

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SEPTEMBER 12 Movie Night in the Village

OCTOBER

7 National Coffee with a Cop Fall Medicine Drop 18 Monster Dash and Goblin Hop

NOVEMBER 2 Flag Retirement Ceremony in Honor of Veterans

DECEMBER

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10 Best Things About Living in Clemmons BY LAUREN SEPHTON

The charming town of Clemmons has been enriching the lives of its residents since its founding in 1802. With more residents than business owners, Clemmons offers a few unique characteristics that can’t be found elsewhere.

1. TANGLEWOOD PARK

With lines that reach back to the highway, the Festival of Lights is a classic, long-loved family tradition with their S’moresville that’ll cultivate lasting memories. From guided horseback rides to summer swims at the pool, Tanglewood Park is a locals’ and visitors’ favorite. Rich in history, Tanglewood Park offers guests the opportunity to holiday at their Historic Manor House Bed and Breakfast that dates back to 1859 or camp out in their RV Park to experience true stillness of nature. And everyone enjoys experiencing the beautiful scenery surrounding the walking trails and the Tanglewoof Dog Park.

2. HOSPITALITY

With bubbly personalities and amicable politeness, Clemmons doesn’t fall short of any Southern hospitality. Conversations can often go on for hours as company is cherished and never rushed. Locals extend their kindness to every stranger, and soon-to-be friend, often complemented by good home cooking. Clemmons’ locals tend to not only open their homes, but their hearts, to form lifelong connections.

3. SENSE OF COMMUNITY

Clemmons offers the charming opportunity of getting to know not only your neighbors but the local business owners. The small-scale boutiques present more than kindly faces at checkout and trendy attire, as you’ll often run into the store owner as you shop. From community events to YMCA classes, locals are able to make this small town their home and not just where they work.

4. THE OLD CLEMMONS MILL

Casually sitting back on Hampton Road, the Clemmons Mill is one of the oldest structures in Clemmons. The mill was built by L. C. Hobson of Yadkin County in 1920 to supply farmers with a place to mix their feeds and grind their corn. Whether the spring’s flowers are blooming or you’ve run out of horse feed, the mill is always a simple, charming experience.

5. FAMILY-ORIENTED COMMUNITY

Clemmons can easily keep your children active, from little league baseball, soccer at the BB&T Sports Park, summer swim teams to Tanglewood’s 1150 feet long BMX track. Join in on the lively entertainment and meet new faces as you attend a high school football game, cheering on with the passionate students.

6. LOCAL BREAKFAST SPOTS

Whether you’re craving a fluffy stack of buttermilk pancakes or eggs with hash browns, Clemmons offers a variety of local breakfast spots to satisfy your cravings. These diners are perfect for weekend brunches to catch up with the family after a busy week, and you’ll more than likely recognize a few familiar faces as you munch on your favorites.

7. POTENTIAL FOR GROWTH & CONVENIENCE

Every year, Clemmons has been updating and innovating its resources to bring residents a wonderful living experience. Familiar chain stores are being built for convenience, and new small businesses are opening. Clemmons is an exceptional place to live, as well as work.

8. FRIENDLY NEIGHBORS

You can often find your new neighbors in Clemmons introducing themselves with a sweet, freshly-baked welcoming gift. Similarly, there are many opportunities for residents to make an impact in their community through volunteering with a Clemmons organization. With Clemmons being a smaller town, each resident’s contribution makes a direct, positive impact.

9. SERENITY

Clemmons steers clear of those tall skyscrapers and busy roads, leaving you plenty of room to relax and enjoy each moment you are living. This allows you to set aside more time for fishing, biking, and walking along the Village Point Greenway with loved ones. If you’re not particularly fond of outdoor activity, then the peace of mind from fresh air is something you can’t experience elsewhere.

10. LOWER COST OF LIVING

Large cities are notorious for their high costs of living; however, Clemmons offers many of the same benefits without the added fee. Clemmons helps its residents save their money to truly live life.

The small Village of Clemmons offers more than a handful of benefits. From local boutiques to family-oriented activities, Clemmons gives residents a sense of belonging through community. What’s your favorite memory of Clemmons?

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Dwelling or Selling?

BY AVA LEWANDOWSKI

“With a few tips and a little work on your part, your home can look fabulous whether you are dwelling or selling.” ~Anonymous Having lived in our present home for 15 years now, I need to clear out, clean up, and get rid of clutter. I have said that the only thing good about moving is that it makes you do just that. After a little hard work, I love that feeling of a clean, organized, and de-cluttered home. I would rather not move in order to get that feeling, though. You may not be planning to sell this year, but whether you are dwelling or selling, with a little hard work on your part and a few tips, your home can look fabulous. 1. Make a good first impression. The outside of your home is the first thing guest see. Give your front door a fresh coat of paint in a color to complement the brick, siding, and roof. Clean or replace the hardware on your door. Don’t forget the house numbers and porch lights. A new welcome mat and seasonal plants will help say welcome to your guests. 2. Clear out, clean up, and get rid of clutter. We all have too much stuff! Don’t get overwhelmed. Do one room at a time. You will feel a sense of relief when you accomplish this task, and your home will look so much better. 3. Less is more when it comes to furniture. Look at what you have and consider what pieces are really necessary.

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4. Have fun with furniture and accessories. Do some “redesigning” on your own. Move things around. Create conversation areas. Shop your home. Think of ways pieces can be used in rooms other than where you would normally place them. It might be fun to give that old dresser a facelift with a fresh coat of paint and new hardware and give it a new home in your foyer or used as a buffet in your dining room. 5. Clean windows and open window

treatments to let natural light in. You’ll be surprised that something this simple can make your room seem larger.

6. Lighting is so important in your room, whether it is task lighting in your kitchen or bath, or lamps in the other rooms. I say, “Have at least three lamps in a room placed to form a triangle to distribute light around the room.” 7. Add splashes of color. A fresh coat of paint gives you more bang for your buck than anything else you can do to give your home a new look. Whether you choose color on your walls or in your accessories, color will give a room new life. 8. Hang artwork where it will be pleasing to the eye. Consider the size wall and the furniture it will be hung above and choose art proportionately. To hang art that will be viewed while standing, measure

the height of the piece, find the center, measure 60” from center to floor. If it will be viewed while seated, hang approximately 57” from center to floor. 9. Accessories

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choose carefully. A few larger pieces are better than lots of smaller ones. Group in odd numbers with varying heights.

10. Bring in nature by adding green plants, fresh flowers, etc. Dwelling or selling? These tips will set you on a course to having a beautiful home. It is my pleasure to share decorating ideas to help you create a beautiful home. Need help? Give ReDESIGNS by Ava a call to schedule an appointment. 336-345-2929.


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clemmons wonderland BY MEGHAN CORBETT

Those of us who call this area home know all about the many offerings of Tanglewood and the annual Festival of Lights. Visiting this festive place around the holidays is a tradition for many, and it is all a part of the Clemmons Wonderland! According to the website, “Clemmons Wonderland is THE resource for everything to see and do in the Village of Clemmons during this magical season. We invite you to visit our many boutiques, restaurants and retail establishments this season. Experience the spirit of the season filled with southern hospitality – find that perfect gift, enjoy a special meal with your family or plan an overnight stay to enjoy the many surrounding Yadkin County wineries, as well as nearby holiday tours and productions.”

Additionally, The Festival of Lights has been named a Top 20 Event in the Southeast, and anyone who has enjoyed this display knows why! It is such a special time of togetherness and community spirit. One of the most anticipated events of the wonderland is the annual tree lighting. The way this event brings together people in the community is remarkable, and the way it incorporates members of the community is beyond words. Kimberly Stewart and her family were given the honor of lighting the tree in 2019, and there is no more deserving person than Kimberly! According to a statement, “Kimberly was diagnosed with two different types of breast cancer in October 2018. Kimberly, along with her husband James, and children,

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Noelle and Levi have been role models for what love, faith and a fight for our lives looks like this past year.” Event organizers were very excited to honor Kimberly with a fun-filled evening where the entire community could show her and her family how much they are loved.

As of now, Kimberly has completed her chemotherapy as well as several surgeries and was able to return to work at the beginning of this year! After a difficult year of fighting, her faith and support have gotten her through to the other side. Lighting the tree was looked at as a celebration and reflection of all she had been through in 2019. “It is an amazing honor and a humbling experience to be chosen to light the tree this year,” said Kimberly. “There’s so much to be thankful for this year! Thankful to be finished with chemo and surgeries. Thankful for my wonderful team of doctors and nurses. Thankful for my family, my friends and my village. Thankful for the most supportive coworkers, past and present, you could ever ask for. Thankful for my church. And, most of all, thankful for God’s grace and mercy in my life.” Events like the tree lighting, Festival of Lights and all the others that make the Clemmons Wonderland so special are why this community is so strong. It truly makes the season what it was always meant to be about! For more information on Kimberly’s journey, visit her Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ faithfilledfight.


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Be Our Guest BY JULIE FRITZ

Clemmons is a great place to visit. There are so many things to see and do, from golf to wineries to parks and more. All these things are a draw to tourists, but where should they stay when they visit? Even if you live here, there are a lot of reasons you might need to think about lodging options in Clemmons, especially if you have out of town guests that you can’t accommodate in your home. Fortunately, Clemmons has a variety of lodging options to meet all your needs. The Village Inn Hotel and Event Center is a fullservice hotel with 145 guest rooms available. They also have an on-site restaurant, The Crosby Pub, that is available for dine-in or take out for breakfast and dinner. It is close to Tanglewood Park, great golf courses, and wineries with shuttle services available. They also offer a variety of packages to meet the needs of all their guests, including golf packages, wine festival packages, and Tanglewood Festival of Lights packages, just to name a few. Every year, they throw the best New Year’s Eve Party in town and have space and expertise to make your next event a success as well. From weddings to corporate meetings and events, they have you covered. They pride themselves on offering top of the line customer service and helping each guest have a customized experience that exceeds their expectations. The Village Inn is located at 6205 Ramada Drive in Clemmons. For more information, you can contact them at 336-7669121 or visit their website at thevillageinn.com. Another option right here in Clemmons is the Quality Inn. This pet-friendly, value hotel is conveniently located just off of I-40 and is close to lots of outdoor activities like Tanglewood Park and BB&T Soccer Park. The hotel itself features nicely furnished rooms with premium bedding and amenities. Rooms have flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and you can even request a room with a refrigerator and microwave. You can also take advantage of their business center during your stay, and be sure to enjoy the free hot breakfast buffet. Quality Inn Clemmons I-40 is located at 6320 Amp Drive in Clemmons. For more information, call 336-7781500 or visit their website at choicehotels.com and search for the Clemmons property. The Super 8 Clemmons is a 56-room facility that hosts a variety of guest room options. They offer rooms with a king bed, two queen beds, as well as some suites, including a limited number of suites with an in-room hot tub. They offer guests free continental breakfast with their stay and have truck and bus parking available. Super 8 is conveniently located close to I-40 at 6204 Ramada Dr. in Clemmons. For more information, you can call 336-778-0931 or visit their website at wyndhamhotels.com/ super-8 and search for the Clemmons property.

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In the spring of 2021, Holiday Inn Express and Suites will be opening in Clemmons Town Center. This brand new 108 guest room hotel will be a wonderful addition to the community. Guest rooms will offer a comfortable place to rest your head and lots of in-room amenities. The hotel will also feature an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and meeting space. A free hot breakfast buffet will also be included. Keep an eye out for more information as it gets closer to the opening day.

No matter what brings you to Clemmons, North Carolina, you can be sure that you will find lots of great options when it comes to lodging. So we welcome you to be our guest for as long as you can, and make your time with us full of fun with friends and family that you won’t soon forget.


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Super 8 by Wyndham

Village Inn Hotel & Event Center

www.thevillageinn.com 6205 Ramada Dr, Clemmons, NC 27012 info@thevillageinn.com | 336-766-9121

336-778-1500 • 6320 Amp Drive, Clemmons, NC, 27012 www.choicehotels.com/north-carolina/clemmons/ quality-inn-hotels/nc784

Holiday Inn Express

Expected Opening: Spring 2021 108 Guestrooms • Indoor Swimming Pool Fitness Center • Meeting Space

Quality Inn Clemmons

Located at Clemmons Town Center Owner Clemmons Ventures, LLC Developer Clarendon Properties, LLC Architect RIV Architecture, PA Civil Engineer Stimmel Associates, PA General Contractor Centerpointe Construction Corp. Manager Crown Hotel and Travel Management, LLC.

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The Boutique Experience BY MARTIE EMORY

HIP CHICS BOUTIQUE CLEMMONS

The consummate entrepreneur, Hip Chics owner Kristina Prysiazniuk began selling jewelry as a creative hobby, and soon realized there was a niche in the Clemmons area for her unique sense of style and eye for fashion. Since officially opening in 2007, Hip Chics has consistently increased in popularity, showcasing unique clothing, jewelry, accessories, and the most sought-after gifts. Most recently they expanded to include Hip Chic’s Prom & Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo, forever growing their base of loyal fans! Visit Hip Chics Boutique at 2668 Lewisville-Clemmons Road in Clemmons, 336766-8122, and Hip Chics Prom & Formal Wear and Village Tuxedo, just across the parking lot, 336-6021714, hipchicsboutique.com and Instagram @hipchicsboutique

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FRALEIGH’S BOUTIQUE CLEMMONS

Friends and family are the foundation of the success of Fraleigh’s Boutique in Clemmons. Open since 1981, Fraleigh’s can promise you the perfect outfit for any occasion, pulled together with stylish shoes, bags, jewelry and scarves. Offering sizes two to 20, co-owner Donna Merriman and her mother, Mary Francis Bingham, blend their love for fashion with a dedication to family and community. Opening a family-owned business was a lifelong dream for both Donna and Mary, and Fraleigh’s customers instantly become family the first moment they walk through the door. Visit Fraleigh’s Boutique at 2626 Lewisville-Clemmons Road in Clemmons, 336-7667440, Fraleighsboutiquenc. com and Instagram @fraleighsboutique

PENNY LANE BOUTIQUE CLEMMONS

Happy shoppers make it a habit to return to Penny Lane Boutique, and best of all, they spread the word! Known for fun jewelry, clothing, and home accessories (including creative ideas for home projects!), owner Chris Hambrick blends a heartfelt desire to help others with a serious love of good design and a great selection of the most popular lines, for all ages and sizes. Moms and daughters alike shop here, coordinating outfits that suit each of their personal styles, thanks to the boutique’s unique array of accessories. Visit Penny Lane Boutique at 6311 Stadium Drive, Suite B, in Clemmons, 336-661-8336, and shop their online store at pennylanebtq. com and Instagram @penny_lane_boutique

SWANKY & SWAG BOUTIQUE LEWISVILLE

Channeling her inner Southern style, Swanky & Swag owner Whitney Boger happily merged her hair salon business with an adorably trendy boutique, to bring customers a wide array of inspired clothing, shoes, handbags, novelty décor (where there’s no mistaking her Southern charm!) and one-of-a-kind jewelry collections. A venture that began with her own creative jewelry making, Whitney loves bringing her customers an irresistible shopping experience, always adding fun new lines and jewelry by local artisans. Every visit to this colorful boutique is a true adventure! Visit Swanky & Swag at 1337 Lewisville-Clemmons Road in Lewisville, 336-778-0111, swankyandswagllc.com and Instagram @swankyandswag

FARRAGO LEWISVILLE

Just as its clever name implies, Farrago offers a “medley” of wonderful things. Guaranteed to appeal to all your senses, an afternoon or weekend stop at Farrago is a total experience for the soul. Pamper yourself with the finest hair care at this full-service hair salon (always with amazing Aveda products), or enjoy every moment of a relaxing massage. Afterwards, browse for the perfect gift for a friend or special occasion, or indulge in a piece of art to lift your spirits. The Farrago gift shop shines a spotlight on local artisans and the inventory is ever changing. Visit Farrago at 6301 Shallowford Road in Lewisville, 336946-9128, Farragonc. com and Instagram @farragohairsalon


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STYLED GATHERINGS CLEMMONS

Situated in the Clemmons Village Shopping Center, Styled Gatherings is an eclectic experience not to be missed. Owner Marcie Appelt combines her background as a corporate buyer and a visual stylist for major retail chains with her eye for finding the most sought after clothing, jewelry, and accessories. Her artfully styled showroom also features fashionable gifts and seasonal treasures, along with creative home décor. The always new and fresh inventory appeals to all ages and personalities, and the boutique atmosphere provides a welcoming, laid-back shopping adventure in the most charming setting! 3611 Clemmons Road in Clemmons, 336-661-8016, email styledgatherings@gmail.com.

4 FOSTERS CANDLES & GIFTS CLEMMONS

Very much a family affair, 4 Fosters Candles & Gifts is a unique gift shop filled with candles and wax melts hand-poured onsite, as well as garden décor, inspirational gifts, jewelry, Southern-inspired t-shirts, N.C. Specialty Foods, and wonderful bath & body products. You’ll feel right at home browsing their creative gift options, just as owners Ronald and Lorri felt establishing their distinctive family business in the area where both grew up. Candles are made right in the back of the store, with much love and pride in creating a local product that shares their family’s faith as well. (While you’re shopping, visit their newest venture: a slushy truck onsite serving muscadine cider slushies!) 4140 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, 336-727-3216, 4fosterscandleco.com

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Bring Mom, your sisters, aunts, cousins, or friends! A girls’ day designed to have fun and shop local! $40 includes all day shopping fun, transportation, and a gourmet boxed lunch We hope you’ll make plans to join us on October 3rd for another “Shop ‘til you drop” adventure! *Seating is limited; reserve your spot soon! Forsyth Community 2020 |

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VILLAGE OF CLEMMONS YEAR AT A GLANCE

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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(Entire Month) Clemmons Cares - Random Acts of Kindness Month

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4 National Night Out

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HOLIDAYS – OFFICES CLOSED

12 Movie Night in the Village

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7 National Coffee with a Cop Fall Medicine Drop

RECYCLING WEEKS

18 Monster Dash and Goblin Hop

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2 Flag Retirement Ceremony in Honor of Veterans

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1 Annual Tree Lighting **VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET *NEW location (see page 57)

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LIMB PICK-UP

Leaves and grass should be placed on the edge of your yard by 7 a.m. on Monday morning of the following schedule between April and November:

Limbs should be placed on the edge of your yard by 7 a.m. on Monday morning of the following schedule between March and November.

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West of Lewisville-Clemmons Road and Middlebrook Drive (Tanglewood side) 2nd and 4th week of the month

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VILLAGE COUNCIL

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Family Fun in Clemmons BY RACHEL HOEING, CO-FOUNDER OF TRIAD MOMS ON MAIN

We love exploring new places, spaces, and businesses with our children. When it comes to Clemmons, our outings always seem to be filled with small-town charm. Our team at Triad Moms on Main has put together some of our favorite ideas of things to do in the Clemmons area. In addition, Triad Moms on Main keeps a daily calendar chocked full of things to discover in the Triad. We hope you’ll check it out!

TAKE A TRIP TO THE LIBRARY

You can drop by the library any time to browse the aisles and sit on the floor to enjoy a book with your little buddy. You can also plan your visit around story times. The Clemmons library offers Toddler and Preschool story times each week. They also offer a Sensory-Friendly Saturday Movie Matinee once per month in addition to other special events. Check the library calendar or the TMoM calendar to see what’s coming up.

INDOOR EXERCISE

The Jerry Long YMCA is one of our favorite spots for indoor fun. Their newly renovated pool with a slide is perfect kids. We also love taking the kids to Skateland USA for some classic family fun! Lastly, consider signing your child up for a class or summer camp at Clemmons Gymnastics. They have options for many different age levels.

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SWEETS FOR THE SWEET

Clemmons has some of the best sweets in the area! Check out a different one of our favorites each week by visiting Sam’s Ice Cream, Sweet Frog, Dairi-O, Mama Mia Italian Ice, Abbots Frozen Custard, or Ava’s Cupcakes.

DISCOVER A NEW PARK OR PLAYGROUND

Tanglewood Park features paved trails for walking, running, or biking. There are also several nature trails for those seeking adventure with mountain biking. Not to mention, this huge park also includes two fabulous playgrounds, a dog park, a lake, and an incredible public pool with a lazy river and splash park. We also love to take a moment to watch the horses when they are out and about! Another hidden gem is Village Point Lake, located behind Morgan Elementary, which has a nice walking path around the lake as well as a beautiful dock. This is a great place to take kids fishing, as the lake is stocked with fish and a timed feeder in the middle of the lake attracts a flurry of fish every so often. If you need ideas for other parks in our area, search for TMoM’s Parks and Playground directory on our site. You will never run out of new places to explore!

FAMILY MEALS ON THE CHEAP

Going out to eat is always a treat for mom, but sometimes isn’t as fun when you have rambunctious little ones. Lucky for you, we have two directories on our website that can help: Our Kids Eat Free Directory lists restaurants that offer discounts each day of the week, and our Family-Friendly Restaurants directory lists restaurants where you won’t be the only ones with food, napkins, and toys all over the floor by the time you leave! Some of our favorite restaurants in Clemmons include Breakfastime, Clemmons Kitchen, Panera, Moe’s, Mediterraneo, East Coast Wings, Mi Pueblo, and Villa Grill.

ENJOY PLAYGROUPS TOGETHER

If you are not already involved in a group, this can be an excellent idea for your children, and also for the moms. Kids get to interact with other kids their own age, and mom gets some adult time. We love all the local MOPS groups for mothers of preschoolers, and MOMSNext groups for moms with older kids. Kindermusik is so much fun for children and also a great place for moms to meet new friends as well. Visit Triad Moms on Main and click on our “Mom Groups” directory to find groups meeting near you! Enjoy some family fun, and be sure to sign up for TMoM’s newsletter at TriadMomsOnMain.com to stay in the loop with local happenings!


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AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL

Immanuel Baptist Church

Hickory Grove AME Zion Church

Union Hill Baptist Church

New Hope AME Zion Church

West Haven Baptist Church

3791 Harper Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-5142

7000 Shallowford Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-9083

2580 Old Glory Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 712-1661

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

Generations Church

Lewisville Baptist Church

1275 Williams Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 946-0480

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

Westside Christian Church

Temple Baptist Church

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

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8494 Lasater Rd Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 766-8317

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

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

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

Grapevine Baptist Church

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

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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

LUTHERAN Shiloh Lutheran Church 703 Lewisville Vienna Rd Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-5255

Agape Faith Church

METHODIST

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

Hillsdale United Methodist Church

First Christian Church Clemmons

Arcadia United Methodist Church

PRESBYTERIAN

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

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

NONDENOMINATIONAL

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

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

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


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

LEWISVILLE

Preschool / Daycare Serving Infants – PreKindergarten, including Before and After School Care for students through 5th grade

Clemmons United Methodist

New Horizons Childcare Inc

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

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

Preschool / Kindergarten / After School & Summer Care

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

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

Private School Serving Toddler - Middle School

Morgan Elementary School 3210 Village Point Drive Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 703-4148 Public School Serving Kindergarten – 5th grade

Child Care Network

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

Preschool / Daycare Serving Infants – Pre-Kindergarten

Southwest Elementary School 1631 SW School Road Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 712-4422 Public School Serving Kindergarten – 5th grade

West Forsyth High School 1735 Lewisville Clemmons Rd. Clemmons, NC 27012 (336) 712-4400 Public School Serving 9th – 12th grade

Lewisville United Methodist Church

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

Lewisville Elementary School

150 Lucy Lane Lewisville, NC 27023 (336) 945-5355 Public School Serving Kindergarten – 5th grade

After School Care

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

Preschool / Daycare Serving 2 – 4 years

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Guys or Gals – A Day Out in Clemmons BY TARYN JEREZ

As the excitement of the holidays and anticipation of a brand new year begin to fade, it’s not hard to find yourself in a bit of a lull when it comes to your social calendar! You may be itching to try something new in town for a little “me” time or grab a group of friends for some local entertainment. Clemmons has so many unique gems that make for the perfect guys’ or gals’ day out! Check out the list below if you’re looking for the answer to the question, “Where should we go?”

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COLOR AND COFFEE PAINTING PARTY

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How about a girls’ night in for a change? Get your DIY on and step into your creative side with your friends by throwing a painting party in your own home, church or any other venue you choose! You’ll need a minimum of five friends with the cost at $30 per person to take advantage of this local service. Artist Heather L. Jones will bring all the supplies needed with tables and chairs at no additional cost if requested.

A little adventure, the perfect craft beer, a hearty meal fit for a king? Here are some great places for menfolk who are ready for a good time.

Let’s hear it for the ladies! There are few things in life that compare to a good old fashioned girls’ day out! Plan some time to get away for the day with your best gal pals and explore something new.

THE BREWER’S KETTLE

2575 Old Glory Rd, Suite #500, Clemmons, NC

4060 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC

Sometimes you have to just take a deep breath and relax! Indulge in high quality therapeutic massage with an array of services provided by their team of massage therapists who are passionate about the work and care they provide. You and your girls can choose from “Relaxation Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Sports Massage, Prenatal Massage, Acutonics Sound Healing, and RoelsMethod™ for pain relief.”

Local treats somehow always taste a little bit sweeter! When the first sign of spring approaches, get ready to get your girls together for your choice of unlimited flavors of shaved ice and snowcream from the cutest little SnowCreamery right in Clemmons! You can’t miss this #instagramworthy spot conveniently located right near Tanglewood Park.

2535 Lewisville Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC

With five locations across North Carolina and each one with a unique atmosphere, it’s no wonder it has an ever growing fan base! Enjoy the finer things in life with a guys’ day out sampling unique selections of beer, wine and cigars right here. Cheers!

LITTLE RICHARD’S BAR-B-QUE

6470 Stadium Dr, Clemmons, NC If you are from the Triad you are already familiar with this local BBQ treasure that was founded in 1991! Keeping North Carolina traditional barbeque alive and well, the menu here has all the usual favorites with some menu options with flair for the more adventurous palette! Sit back, chug a sweet tea and don’t forget to wear your stretchy pants for this bro date.

SPORTSMAN’S FIREARMS AT SPORTSMAN’S LODGE

1824 Dinkins Bottoms Rd, Yadkinville, NC

Ready, aim, fire! Just 15 minutes outside of Clemmons, you’ll find this gun range with a 50ft indoor range ready for your group to get their target practice on. Bring your own firearm or conveniently rent one during your visit. Prepare for your visit by heading to their website beforehand to learn about their safety tips, rules and regulations.

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MRS. HANES’ MORAVIAN COOKIE FACTORY

4643 Friedberg Church Road Clemmons, NC They say girls are made of sugar and spice, right? Channel your inner curious child and take a tour of one of the oldest cookie factories in North Carolina with your best ladies. You can schedule a complimentary tour Monday-Friday from 9am until 1pm and tour the facility, taste test each of their flavors and purchase your favorite at the end.

CHANG THAI

4162 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC If you are looking for an amazing Thai or Japanese spot in town, Chang Tai has both! This local restaurant comes highly rated with many diners becoming quick fans! They do Asian cuisine right with a diverse menu filled with traditional rice, noodle and vegetable dishes, as well as sushi, sashimi, cocktails and dessert.

CINDY’S SNOWCREAMERY


FOR DATE NIGHT Carve out some time for just the two of you and head over to one of these local spots to get out of the house and get into some great memory making moments together.

TAP THAT AXE THROWING

6000 Meadowbrook Mall Ct, Suite 12 Clemmons, NC Axe throwing quickly became one of the top trending activities of 2019 with new spots popping up across North Carolina. Tap That Axe Throwing is the largest facility in the entire Triad and a perfect place to enjoy a day out. Aside from getting your axe on, you can enjoy a cold beer, wine or cider as well as other beverages while enjoying a weather-friendly indoor activity.

THREE BULLS AMERICAN STEAKHOUSE

1480 River Ridge Dr., Clemmons, NC A great date filled with delicious signature and award winning dishes awaits you and your sweetie at this classic steakhouse. You’ll find a well rounded dinner, brunch, cocktails and dessert menu for you to choose from for a delectable date. Dig into the Williams Road pork chop or perfectly seared filet mignon and finish the meal off by sharing a banana Nutella chimichanga!

DREAM DINNERS

6276 Towncenter Drive, Clemmons, NC There’s nothing like a home cooked meal, especially the one you didn’t have to do the heavy lifting for! Dream Dinners gives you back your time and turns dinner into an at-home date night multiple times throughout the month! You can choose meals from their monthly menu, schedule a session and place your order. When you arrive you’ll assemble your meals and customize as you see fit, with ingredients that are prepped and chopped for you to take home and cook when you’re ready, along with easy instructions to follow.

TANGLEWOOD PARK

4201 Manor House Circle Clemmons, NC

A Clemmons tried and true favorite may get lost in the shuffle when date plans are in the works, but don’t write it off as something just for the kids. With beautiful tennis courts, winding walking and bike trails, a large dog park and the perfect romantic picnic setting it should definitely make your list this spring!

SOFTGOLF™

4061 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC Ready to embrace your competitive side? Right in Clemmons you can find “the original full swing large format foam ball golf game” inviting you to hit the green together and get your game on! The next season opens in April and you can purchase tickets online before you play. Are you already checking your calendar to see when you can explore some of these local hot spots with your favorite partnersin-crime? In addition to this list, don’t forget to keep your eye out for the yearly public festivals and celebrations that make for a perfect day out such as Southern Charm at the Farm, Tanglewood Wine Festival and NC’s Big Pour! Whether you’re looking for a bite to eat, an outdoor adventure or a relaxing time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday, Clemmons has you covered.

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Chop the onion, pepper and 1-2 jalapenos, and sauté with a tablespoon of olive oil. Meanwhile, slice the chicken breasts, tomato / tomatoes, avocado, and drain / rinse the can of black beans. Once the onion, pepper and jalapeno mixture has cooked for a few minutes, add the sliced chicken and the fajita seasoning pack to another pan and cook on medium heat until cooked through.

CHICKEN FAJITA LETTUCE WRAPS

BY BROOKE EAGLE

What you’ll need for a 3 serving dinner: • 2 chicken breasts • 1 onion • 1 pepper • 1 packet Fajita (or taco) seasoning • 1 avocado • 1-2 fresh jalapenos (optional) • 1 can black beans • 1 tomato OR 1 pack cherry tomatoes • 1 head of Bibb lettuce (sometimes referred to as Boston or Butter lettuce) • Other optional toppings, like cheese, sour cream, salsa, etc.

While the onion/ pepper mixture and chicken are cooking, lay out the Bibb lettuce on plates as ‘cups’ and fill with your toppings. Once the onion/pepper mixture and chicken are done cooking, add to your lettuce ‘cups’ and enjoy! Pair with salsa and chips…and a margarita, of course!

ZESTY PICKLING RECIPE

BY SARA WILES

Growing up, my grandparents always had the most beautiful vegetable garden. From sowing seeds to daily harvesting, I have many memories of examining their early morning bounty every summer when we would come to visit. I often remember being barefoot in their kitchen watching my grandma cook our favorites for dinner and snacking on perfectly ripened pickled veggies. You see, with a garden of their size you simply had no choice but to pickle the vegetables that you felt were coming out of your ears. Onions, peppers, carrots, you name it. I loved spending time with them, telling stories and making memories while biting into sweet, but spicy, home-grown vegetables. Pickling veggies is not only an easy process but is the perfect way to make do with the copious amount of farm or home grown vegetables we come to know and love during the summer months. Find some cans and save some for yourself or share with your neighbors! Recipe yields 2, 16-ounce mason jars of pickled vegetables. INGREDIENTS • 10 ounces fresh vegetables (peppers, onions, okra, etc.) • 2⁄3 cup rice vinegar • 2⁄3 cup apple cider vinegar • 1⁄3 cup granulated white sugar

• 2 tablespoons kosher salt • 1 cup water • 2 mint sprigs • ¼ cup shallot • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

DIRECTIONS 1. Divide vegetables (either cut or whole) and mint sprigs between two, 16-ounce mason jars. 2. Combine all of the remaining ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. 3. Remove from heat and let cool for 10 minutes. Pour over vegetables and mint sprigs. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and let chill for 2 days. Store, covered in a refrigerator up to 2 months.

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CLASSIC ROAST CHICKEN

BY SARA WILES

Roast chicken may have been put on the map after Meghan Markle’s engagement, but this dish is a classic in my arsenal. Whether it’s a simple weeknight dinner for your family or a part of your next dinner party, you cannot go wrong! It may seem intimidating to roast an entire chicken, but fear not. The recipe is simple and requires a whole chicken and a few pantry staples. Once you have mastered the technique, it’s easy to play with different herbs and spices -- think rosemary, lemon and garlic in the summer or leek, garlic and fennel in the winter. You can also add chopped vegetables beneath your bird for additional flavor and an instant side dish. INGREDIENTS • 1, 5-6 pound whole chicken • Kosher salt • Freshly ground pepper • 1 large bunch fresh thyme • 1 lemon, halved • 1 head garlic, cut in half crosswise

• 2 tablespoons butter, melted • 1 large yellow onion, thickly sliced • 4 carrots cut into 2-inch chunks • 1 bulb fennel, tops removed and cut into wedges • Olive oil

DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 2. Remove chicken giblets and rinse chicken inside and out. Remove any excess fat and pat the bird dry. Stuff the cavity with thyme, both halves of lemon and garlic. Brush the outside of the chicken with butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Tie the legs together with butcher string and tuck the wing tips under the body of the chicken. Place the onions, fennel and carrots into mixing bowl and toss with salt, pepper and olive oil. Spread around the bottom of the roasting pan and place the chicken on top. 3. Roast chicken for 1 ½ hours, or until the juices run clear. Remove the chicken and vegetables to a platter and cover with aluminum foil for about 20 minutes. Slice the chicken onto platter and serve with roasted vegetables.


MAKE-AT-HOME APPLE CIDER

BY SARA WILES

Fall is here and while pumpkin spice is everything nice, apple cider is my fall favorite. Make this batch as big or as small as you want. It is the perfect way to warm up on a crisp evening. You can even add a little caramel flavored vodka for a yummy adult beverage. Enjoy and stay warm, friends!

• 10-12 medium apples, assorted varieties • 2 oranges, quartered • 4 cinnamon sticks

• 1 tablespoon whole cloves • 16 cups water • ½ cup maple syrup

DIRECTIONS 1. Add apples and oranges to a large stockpot and cover with water leaving 1 to 2 inches from the top of the pot. 2. Heat ingredients over high heat until it reaches a simmer. Reduce to medium-low temperature, cover and simmer for 2 hours, or until apples are completely soft. 3. Using a fine mesh strainer, or a cheese cloth, strain all solids pressing them against the strainer to release liquids. Discard the solids. 4. Stir in maple syrup to sweeten. 5. Serve warm from pot or let come to room temperature and transfer to sealed pitcher and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

PIMENTO CHEESE DIP

BY SARA WILES

Is there anything more Southern than Pimento Cheese? Whether it is smeared on a cracker or part of a sandwich I love this classic recipe. Toss together right before the big game on TV or pack with you for a tailgate. I’ll be honest in saying as a kid, the thought of pimento cheese made me squirm, but as an adult I love its simplicity and versatility. If you’re like me and are a fan, I hope you take a quick minute to whip this recipe up -- it’s delicious! INGREDIENTS • 1⁄3 cup mayonnaise • 1 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese • ½ (4 oz) of 1 package cream cheese

JO JO’S HOMEMADE BISCUITS

BY SARA WILES

INGREDIENTS

• 3 tablespoons diced pimentos • 2 teaspoons grated onion • ¼ teaspoon salt • ¼ teaspoon pepper

DIRECTIONS 1. Add all ingredients to a large bowl. 2. Beat with an electric hand mixer or stir until well mixed. 3. Serve with Club crackers or between two pieces of white bread.

I am loving everything in the Magnolia Table cookbook. If you have not made this purchase I highly recommend all of Joanna’s recipes. From breakfast to dessert and everything in between, all of the recipes I have tried are equally delicious. As I have worked my way through the recipes I look forward to sharing them with family, friends and you all of course. Jo Jo’s homemade biscuits are buttery, flakey and make the perfect breakfast indulgence or bread item for your Sunday supper. I even made them into a perfect strawberry shortcake as a sweet treat (per Joanna’s recipe in the back of the book). Enjoy a slow morning and take the time to make these biscuits -- you won’t regret it! INGREDIENTS • 4 cups self-rising flour, plus more for your work surface • 2 tablespoons baking powder • 1 teaspoon baking soda • ¾ pound (3 sticks) salted butter, cold, cut into ½-inch pieces or grated • 2 large eggs, beaten, plus 1 for brushing • 1 ½ cups buttermilk, or as needed, plus 1 tablespoon for brushing DIRECTIONS 1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add the butter and use a pastry blender to cut the butter into the flour until pieces are even and about the size of peas. 2. Stir in the beaten eggs with a wooden spoon until combined. Stir in 1 ½ cups buttermilk until the dough comes together into a sticky mass. If it is too dry, add more buttermilk 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing after each addition, until it reaches the correct consistency. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to overnight. 3. Position a rack in the middle of the oven and preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 4. Scrape the dough onto a floured surface. Use your floured hands to press into a round disk, roughly 14 inches across and about ½ inch thick. 5. Use a floured 2-¾ inch round cutter to cut out about 20 biscuits. If necessary, collect and pat out scraps of dough to cut more biscuits. 6. Transfer the biscuits to the prepared baking sheet, arranging them so that they are all touching. 7. In a small dish, beat together the remaining egg and 1 tablespoon buttermilk. Brush the mixture on top of the biscuits. 8. Bake until golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool slightly in the pan on a rack. **Biscuits are best the day they are made and ideally fresh out of the oven. Serve with jam of your choice or gravy, if desired. Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to two days.

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Come and celebrate the 3rd Annual Dirty Dozen 5K Obstacle Mud run at the Jerry Long Family YMCA for adults and youth (ages seven and up) of all fitness levels on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Whether navigating the 3.1-mile course as an individual or team, participants will be challenged as they race through 12+ obstacles and test their strength, agility, and stamina. New for 2020: Finisher medals, new obstacles, free childcare, and post-race party! Our Vision for 2020: Bring the community together in a bigger and more impactful way than last year. Our goal is to have 750+ runners come together and get muddy to help better our community’s at-risk populations by raising money and resources for those battling chronic health conditions such as cancer, diabetes, obesity, and others. Get a team from work, family, or friends and push yourself over the walls and through the mud to see what you’re made of! Learn more and register at jonesracingcompany.com/dirtydozen

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Best Steaks & Chops

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Abbott’s FrozenCustard

336.283.9021

Ava’s Cupcakes

1483 River Ridge Drive Clemmons

336.999.7178

Davie Tavern

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1539 Hanes Mall Blvd Winston-Salem

Mon - Thurs 11am - 9pm Friday - Saturday 11am - 10pm Sundays -10am - 3pm - Sunday Brunch TANGLEWOOD CROSSING SHOPPING CENTER 5279 U.S. Hwy. 158 | Advance , N.C. 27006 336-940-2010 | @Davietavern | DavieTavern.com

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Biscuitville

Clemmons Kitchen

El Taquito

6405 Sessions Court 336.766.7768

3609 Clemmons Road 336.766.4671

2518 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.711.8030

Bojangles’

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

First Watch

1423 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.778.0414

2520 Tavern

2520 LewisvilleClemmons Road 336.766.9927 American, Seafood

Abbott’s Frozen Custard 6312 Clemmons Point Drive 336.448.5984 Desserts, Specialty Food, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt (see ad)

Applebee’s Grill & Bar 6310 Allegacy Way 336.712.1063

Arby’s

2541 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.6050

Ava’s Cupcakes

1483 River Ridge Drive 3365.283.9021 Bakeries, Custom Cakes, Cupcakes (see ad)

Breakfastime 2630 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.448.0022

Brick Oven Pizzeria 2650 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.4440

Burger King 2433 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.0205

6281 Towncenter Drive Coming soon!

6420 Sessions Court 336.712.9880

Foothills Tasting Room

Crosby @ Village Inn

3800 Kimwell Drive 336.997.9484 Craft Brewery, Food Trucks, Events, Dog Friendly (see ad)

6205 Ramada Drive 336.766.9121

Dari-O of Clemmons 6325 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.283.9664

Davie Tavern

4162 Clemmons Road 336.778.0388

5279 US Highway 158 336.940.2010 American, Beer, Wine & Spirits (see ad)

Chick-fil-A

Domino’s Pizza

Cang Thai

Full Moon Oyster Bar 1473 River Ridge Drive 336.712.8200

Greek Grill 1520 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.293.4777

Habit Burger Grill

2551 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.712.9973

2448 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.0566

China’s Best

Dunkin’

3125 Gammon Lane 336.933.8392

Honky Tonk Smokehouse

1321 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.7207

2385 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.893.9442

145 Jonestown Road 336.794.2270 Barbeque, Smokehouse (see ad)

Cimmaron

East Coast Wings + Grill

IHOP

2533 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.778.9005

6305 Allegacy Way 336.766.8650

3260 South Stratford Road 336.712.4689

Foothills Brewing

Honky Tonk Smokehouse

Little Richard’s BBQ Join us to celebrate Ribs on Mondays for $1.25/bone.

Clemmons 336-766-0401

Mt. Airy 336-783-0227

Walkertown 336-754-4495

Yadkinville 336-679-7064

Winston-Salem 336-999-8037

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Illiano’s Pizza Italian Family Restaurant

2537 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.712.1059

KFC

Mama Mia Italian Ice

2390 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.8630

3550 Clemmons Road 336.331.2945

Ketchie Creek 6344 Clemmons Point Drive Coming Soon!

Island Cuisine

6246 Towncenter Drive 336.448.1004 Filipino cuisine & Asian Fusion, Ramen, & Rice Bowls with healthy vegetarian options

2519 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.6261

Koto Sushi & Steak 3619 Clemmons Road 336.602.1560 2442 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.2059

Lee’s Chinese Restaurant 4138 Clemmons Road 336.712.0002

Little Richard’s Barbeque

4192 Clemmons Road 336.602.2844 Sandwiches, Fast Food, Deli

Mandarin Chinese Restaurant

Mario’s Pizza

6470 Stadium Drive 336.766.0401 Barbeque, Desserts & Burgers (see ad)

Lowes Foods of Clemmons

2470 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.6509

Dine-in, take-out, catering available

Eats - Ales - Spirits

Clemmons NC 27012 336-830-8388

Sunday-Monday 11-9pm Tuesday-Saturday 11-10pm

Monday - Thursday 11am-1am Friday - Saturday 11am - 2am Sunday 12pm - 1am

www.mossysclemmons.com 6235 Towncenter Drive Clemmons, NC 27045

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Papa John’s Pizza

2421 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.7612

Mossy’s Eats Ales & Spirits

Number 1 China

3107 Gammon Lane 336.766.3898

Mi Pueblo Clemmons

Mediterraneano 3120 Pizza Gammon Ln.

6235 Towncenter Drive 336.766.7045 American, Sports Bar

Panera Bread

3120 Gammon Lane 336.830.8388 Pizza, Italian & Lebanese (see ad)

3110 Gammon Lane1 336.443.2090

3930 Harper Road 336.766.5750

3570 Clemmons Road, B 336.712.2487

Mediterraneo Pizza & Grill

Moe’s Southwest Grill

2501 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.1608

Monte De Rey Mexican Restaurant Mossy’s Eats, Ales & Spirits

1469 River Ridge Drive 336.778.2002

McDonald’s

Krispy Kreme

Jersey Mike’s Subs

1410 River Ridge Drive 336.778.1370

6000 Meadowbrook Mall Ct #17 336.712.1009

Kimono Japanese Restaurant

Monte De Rey Mexican Restaurant

4172 Clemmons Road 336.778.1200

Pete’s Family Restaurant 2661 LewisvilleClemmons Road 336.766.6793

336-893-7331 Pieguys.com 3425 Kinnamon Village Commons Pie Guys’ Pizza Winston-Salem, NC 27103& (Clemmons Area) More


Pie Guys’ Pizza and More 3425 Kinnamon Village Commons 336.893.7331 Pizza & Sandwiches (see ad)

Pizza Hut

2430 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.0538

Providence Restaurant & Catering 5790 University Parkway 336.744.3456 American, Breakfast & Brunch Buffets (see ad)

Ronnie’s Restaurant

1615 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.5822

Ruby Tuesday

6412 Sessions Court 336.766.3463

Shiki

6804 River Center Drive 336.778.1888

Simply Southern Cuisine 3570 Clemmons Road 336.712.4636 Caterers, Take home meals (see ad)

Sonic Drive-In

Tropical Smoothie Café

Starbucks

Village Square Tap House

Starbucks

Villa Grill

2615 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.712.9710

6340 Clemmons Point Drive 336.821.1900

(inside Harris Teeter) 4150 Clemmons Road 336.778.1445

6000 Meadowbrook Mall Court #16 336.448.5330

2785 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.7866

Subway

Waffle House

Tanglewood Pizza Company

4158 Clemmons Road 336.448.0233

Subway

2537 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.3016

Subway

6203 Ramada Drive 336.766.2288

5339 US Highway 158 336.941.3974 Pizza, Salad, Beer Bar

Wendy’s

1429 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.712.2455

Three Bulls American Steakhouse

5782 River Center Drive 336.778.2153

Taco Bell

4146 Clemmons Road 336.712.1991

1480 River Ridge Drive 336.842.5363

Wendy’s

6400 Sessions Court 336.766.8417

2437 Lewisville-Clemmons Road 336.766.0107

Taco Bell

1435 River Ridge Drive 336.712.8055

1575 Hanes Mall Blvd

(between Carmax & Walmart)

Winston-Salem, NC (336) 794-8000

Ohm Indian

Providence Restaurant

Simply Southern Cuisine We offer catering and family sized food to go meals to help you answer the question, “What’s for Dinner?”

Hours: Sun-Wed 11am - 8pm Thu-Sat 11am - 9pm www.omindiangroceries.net omindiangroceriesnc@gmail.com

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Scott Binkley, Councilman sbinkley@clemmons.org

Mike Rogers, Councilman mrogers@clemmons.org

Chris Wrights, Mayor Pro Tem cwrights@clemmons.org

Michelle Barson, Councilwoman mbarson@clemmons.org

John Wait, Mayor jwait@clemmons.org

Mary Cameron, Coucilwoman mcameron@clemmons.org

Clemmons Resources Visit Clemmons.org for a full menu of government resources!

EMERGENCIES

9-1-1 for emergencies

Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff Bobby Kimbrough Jr. 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 OFFICES

Public Works

(Services include: Street maintenance, trash collection, recycling, inspection services, landscaping and arborist activities, street lights out, snow removal, holiday decorations and emergency management.) 3800 Dillon Industrial Drive Clemmons, NC 27012 336.766.9170 For a Public Works Emergency after hours, choose option 1.

Planning Department Village Hall 3715 Clemmons Road Clemmons, NC 27012 336.766.7511

Village Hall

3715 Clemmons Road Clemmons, NC 27012 336.766.7511

Water & Sewer Contracted Out 336.727.8000

New Resident Welcome Pack Village Hall 3715 Clemmons Road Clemmons, NC 27012 336.766.7511

Clemmons Branch Library 3554 Clemmons Road Clemmons, NC 27012 336.703.2920

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

Clemmons Events 336.766.7511

3RC Hazardous Waste Dump (paint, batteries, pesticides, pool chemicals, etc.) 1401 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27107 336.784.4300


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CHRIS WRIGHTS, MAYOR PRO TEM

336-978-0816 Cell | cwrights@clemmons.org What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Never give up.

What’s something we would never guess about you? I’m typically pretty quiet and laid back but when it comes to sports or games, I’m overly competitive. What is your most unusual talent? I would say singing, but it’s unusual because of just how bad I am at it. What was your favorite toy as a kid? My grandmother bought me a yellow duck stuffed animal for my first Easter. I still had it well into my adulthood until it started falling apart.

JOHN WAIT, MAYOR

336-601-8789 Cell | jwait@clemmons.org What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? “Conquer yourself rather than the world.” I’m still working on it. What was your favorite toy as a kid? My motorcycle. I got my first one when I was in kindergarten, and I loved riding the trails on our farm when I was a kid.

MICHELLE BARSON, COUNCILWOMAN

614-404-2111 Cell | mbarson@clemmons.org What’s something we would never guess about you? I’m a Bravo fanatic - I love all Real Housewives franchises and have since season one of the original “Real Housewives of Orange County”. My favorite RH franchise right now is Atlanta and I’m incredibly excited about the next season of New York. I enjoy coming up with tag lines for me and my friends and can quote or attribute nearly any line to the appropriate real housewife. Not only is this the only show I watch on TV (because I don’t actually like watching television that much), but I also listen to a Podcast that recaps each and every episode. If I had to write a tagline for Clemmons I would say, “Council members may come and go, but Clemmons will always thrive.” My own might be, “I’m a smart cookie and know how to bake them, too.” What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? If you’re not tired at the end of the day then you didn’t work hard enough. Maybe not the best advice, but certainly the advice I live by day to day. My goal each day is to maximize it. I work to feel as though each day had a sense of both accomplishment and joy in it.

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336-413-8507 Cell sbinkley@clemmons.org

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? It’s better to be an hour early than 5 minutes late. What was your favorite toy as a kid? Tonka trucks

MARY CAMERON, COUNCILWOMAN

336-816-4712 Cell | mcameron@clemmons.org What’s something we would never guess about you? I speak Turkish What is your most unusual talent? I can bark like a seal What was your favorite toy as a kid? A Madam Alexander doll. I would spend hours making clothes for her out of scarves and scraps of fabric. What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Go to college and study something useful. I majored in French…. Don’t know how useful that is except on vacations and to order a good meal in a French restaurant.

MIKE ROGERS, COUNCILMAN

336-749-0849 Cell mrogers@clemmons.org

What is something that we would never guess about you? That I love golf, but it has yet to love me back. What is your most unusual talent? Previously was able to climb telephone poles with “belt and hooks,” old school, now they have to have a bucket truck! What was your favorite toy as a kid? Bicycle with easy rider handlebars and banana seat.

VILLAGE OF CLEMMONS MAYOR & COUNCIL

SCOTT BINKLEY, COUNCILMAN

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Abbott’s Frozen Custard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Ava’s Cupcakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Broyhill Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Chrystal Yates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Clemmons Community Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Clemmons Community Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Clemmons Farmers Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Clemmons Lip Sync Battle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Clemmons Rotary Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Crystal Cleaner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Davie Tavern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Dirty Dozen 5K . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Dry Cleaning Central . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Emerson Designs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Express Oil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Fairway Mortgage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Foothills Brewing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Forsyth Country Day School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Forsyth Magazines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Goldman Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Gwyn Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Habitat ReStore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Hip Chics Boutique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Holiday Inn Express . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Honky Tonk Smokehouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Inner Strength Pilates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Lael Building Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Laundry Matters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Lewisville-Clemmons Chamber of Commerce . . . . 42 Lewisville Family Counseling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Lewisville Laser & Aesthetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Little Richard’s BBQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Marzano Capital Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Mays Gibson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Mediterraneano Pizza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Mossy’s Eats Ales & Spirits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Movie Night in the Village . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Nu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 OM Indian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Paparazzi Hair Salon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Parks Decorative Hardware & Plumbing . . . . . . . . 71 Piedmont Federal Savings Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Pie Guys’ Pizza & More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Providence Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Quality Inn Clemmons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Recycle Right . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Salem Smiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Simply Southern Cuisine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Super 8 by Wyndham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Tour de Boutique . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Trellis Supportive Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 TRU Tae Kwon Do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Village Inn Hotel & Event Center . . . . . . . . . . . . 13,75 Village Tuxedo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 WFBH Davie Hospital . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover WomanCare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61


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