Office of the Mayor - Sept. 20, 2017
The third annual State of the Community presentation, a community update by leaders in local government, schools, arts, business and more, will be presented at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at HanesBrands Theatre, 209 N. Spruce St.
Speaking will be Mayor Allen Joines; Bob Leak, president of Winston-Salem Business Inc.; Gayle Anderson, president of the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce; Evan Raleigh, director of the Office of Business Inclusion and Advancement with the city of Winston-Salem; Jim Sparrow, president of the Arts Council Inc.; and Beverly Emory, superintendent of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools.
The State of the Community will provide a status report on each of the goals established at the initial State of the Community presentation in 2015. This year’s event will include an in-depth presentation on the newly created Poverty Reduction Initiative. The event is scheduled to last an hour and fifteen minutes. No advance registration is required.