Wake Forrest: Paper Shredding Event & Electronics Recycling

Free and open to the public, these occasions will offer area residents and businesses the opportunity to protect themselves from identity theft and dispose of confidential documents in an environmentally responsible manner. Residents will drive up to the shredding point, then unload their boxes and bags of paper for shredding. Please note: The paper will be shredded onsite.   Electronics Recycling offered as part of April 20 event As part of the April 20 event, residents will have the opportunity to properly dispose of items that may otherwise end up in landfills. Accepted items include, but are not limited to, laptops, servers, cell phones, mainframes, circuit boards, keyboards, VCRs, electric typewriters, and radios. View the complete list by clicking on the button below. ITEMS ACCEPTED  
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Looking for Volunteers

Looking for Volunteers

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If would you like an opportunity to come together as a Community to support the local community? If so, the Service Sub-Committee has an opportunity for you! The Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry schedules GROUPS of volunteers for their Saturday distribution days. The group is limited to 8 volunteers, all of whom MUST BE 16 YEARS of age or older. So who's ready to VOLUNTEER? The next available date for a Group to volunteer is Saturday, Nov 18th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Looking for a few more volunteers to serve! If interested, please contact Donna McCallum via email at donna.WR.servicecomm@gmail.com. We need to secure the date with the food pantry ASAP, so please don't delay if you'd like to volunteer!
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Wake Forest Cares Holiday Kickoff

Help us ring in the holiday season and launch our annual Holiday Donation Drive during the Wake Forest Cares Holiday Kick-Off on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 1-5 p.m. in downtown Wake Forest!  Free and open to the public, our Holiday Kick-Off will offer a slew of activities the entire family can enjoy, including The Carolina Hurricanes Storm Tour and Slapshot Booth, a Winter Wonderland with everyone's favorite Ice Queen and Snowman, award-winning ice carvers (ice competitions will take place at 1:15 pm, 2:00 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:30 pm, and 4:15 pm in Jones Plaza) , community performances, children's craft activities, and more!   You will also have the chance to learn more about several Wake Forest Cares initiatives and how they are making a positive difference in our community.  Pictures with Santa will also be available 1:30-5 pm with advance…
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Wake Forrest: Paper Shredding Event

Free and open to the public, the shred event sponsored by Skylift Garage Doors, will take place from noon-4 p.m. – or until the two paper shredding trucks are full at Flaherty Park, 1226 N. White St. Wake Forest. The occasion will offer area residents and businesses the opportunity to protect themselves from identity theft and dispose of confidential documents in an environmentally responsible manner. Residents will drive up to the shredding point, then unload their boxes and bags of paper for shredding.  Click here for more details. Please note: The paper will be shredded onsite.
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Town of Wake Forest Job Fair

Town of Wake Forest Job Fair

If you want to build a career where you make a difference every day, then the Town of Wake Forest wants you to join its team. Wake Forest will share information with interested jobseekers during a Job Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. Several Town departments will be represented, including Police, Public Works, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources - just to name a few. The job fair will focus on open full- and part-time positions, so attendees are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resume. The Town of Wake Forest provides competitive pay, excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement. If you’re interested in growing a career and serving your community, then consider becoming part of our team. For more information,…
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Wake Forrest: Renaissance Centre to host Saturday’s Community Celebration of the Arts

Wake Forrest: Renaissance Centre to host Saturday’s Community Celebration of the Arts

The Wake Forest Public Art Commission (PAC), Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department, and ARTS Wake Forest are inviting residents to a special Community Celebration of the Arts this Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St. Free and open to the public, this family-friendly event will include food, music, and a variety of arts activities for children of all ages.
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Family Hike – Joyner Park

The Winston Ridge Social Committee will be introducing a new activity to familiarize residents with the parks, nature preserves and open spaces that are near our community. Our first activity, a family hike, will take place on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00 am. We will be venturing to E. Carroll Joyner Park in Wake Forest (701 Harris Rd.) for a 1 mile interactive hike to have some fun out in the autumn air. The path we will follow is easy, flat, paved, and is suitable for strollers and wagons. This hike is especially geared toward families with smaller children, but all family members are welcome, including furry ones (it is park policy that all dogs must be on a leash). Please bring a drink and a snack since these are…
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Family Hike – Joyner Park

Family Hike – Joyner Park

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The Winston Ridge Social Committee will be introducing a new activity to familiarize residents with the parks, nature preserves and open spaces that are near our community. Our first activity, a family hike, will take place on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00 am. We will be venturing to E. Carroll Joyner Park in Wake Forest (701 Harris Rd.) for a 1 mile interactive hike to have some fun out in the autumn air. The path we will follow is easy, flat, paved, and is suitable for strollers and wagons. This hike is especially geared toward families with smaller children, but all family members are welcome, including furry ones (it is park policy that all dogs must be on a leash). Please bring a drink and a snack since these are…
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