Daily Beat: April 5, 2016

Highland Avenue Center credit Jordan Green
Highland Avenue Center


• The Greensboro Planning Department, the state Historic Preservation Office, Preservation Greensboro and Downtown Greensboro Inc. sponsor a workshop on historic preservation tax credits at the Greensboro Historic Museum, located at 130 Summit Ave., at 9 a.m.

• CenterPoint Human Services celebrates the groundbreaking of the new Highland Avenue Center with refreshments at First Baptist Church, located at 700 Highland Ave. in Winston-Salem, at 9 a.m. The groundbreaking takes place at 10. Backstory here.

• The Downtown Winston-Salem Business Improvement District Advisory Committee meeting meets in the Public Works Conference Room at City Hall, located at 101 N. Main St., at 9:30 a.m.

• UNCG students, faculty and staff rally against HB 2 on the Elliott University Center lawn at noon.

• While students are protesting at UNCG in Greensboro, Gov. Pat McCrory, who signed the bill into law, will be right down the road at Ragsdale High School in Jamestown at the same time.

• The finance committee of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board discusses the proposed 2016-17 budget in Room 233 of the Education Building, located at 4801 Bethania Station Road, at 3 p.m.


• Greensboro City Council meets in the council chamber at Melvin Municipal Office Building, located at 300 W. Washington St., at 5 p.m. Agenda here.

• The Greensboro Youth Council provides new and like-new formal dresses and accessories free of charge to young ladies who otherwise might not be able to afford them at Camille’s Closet, a pop-up shop at 3118-B Northline Ave. in Friendly Center that operates from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

• Councilwoman Denise D. Adams and the staff of the Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks Department holds a meeting to show plans for improving Kimberley Park and to solicit citizens income at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, located at 2001 Pittsburg Ave., at 6 p.m.

• The city of Winston-Salem’s community and business development department holds a meeting to promote opportunities for building trades contractors and handymen/women to get city contracts for home rehabs and repairs in Room 530 in the Stuart Municipal Building, located at 100 E. First St., at 6 p.m.

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