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,7$"#17'./0&)8%'!"#$%&%'9"$'!"))#*+,6 e History and Mystery of Tea Tea and Chocolate Pairings;  vi 7 Public Speaking: What Was I So Afraid Of?;  vi 8 e Art of Couponing - Option I;  ii 26 Watercolors: Small Paintings, Big Results;  v 27 Personal Adornments with Wire;  v 27 Raining Cats and Dogs;  v 27 SAT Prep Math - Option II;  vi 28 Relax and Paint Workshop Option II;  v 29 SAT Prep Critical Reading and Writing Option - II;  vi 29 Gourmet Gardening;  ii 29 Comparing Wine Varieties Around the World;  iv APRIL 2 Learn How To Sell On eBay;  iii 3 e Art of Couponing - Option II;  iii 3 Heirloom Gardening;  iii 5 Facebook Phobia: Get over It!;  iii 9 Salem College Wine Dinner at Noble’s Grille;  iv 10 Healing Words: Writing to Heal and Grow;  vii 11 e Beginning Blogger and Social Media 101;  iii 19 Introduction to Children’s Publishing;  vii 24 Focus On…Organizing a Wine Cellar;  iv

One of the most crucial things you can do to ensure a lifetime of good living is to keep your mind active and engaged. e Courses for Community program offers interesting and affordable classes in a safe, comfortable environment, with the majority of classes meeting on the beautiful Salem College campus. e program offers 41 exciting opportunities to increase your knowledge and activity level, improve your lifestyle and provide personal enjoyment

JANUARY 31 SAT Prep Math - Option I;  vi FEBRUARY 2 SAT Prep Critical Reading and Writing Option - I;  vi 13 Introduction To Wine;  iv 13 Shoes Make the Artist - Option I;  v e community program finds new and innovative classes to inspire and educate you 13 Shoes Make the Artist - Option II; while continuing to offer the traditional language, wine and prep course series they are  v known for hosting. During the Spring 2012 term we’ve added a new series titled, “From 14 3-Course Dance Buffet;  iv FYI to DIY-Learn How To Do It All.” Our goal is to offer something for everyone. 14 Mindful Eating: Nuture Your Body e CfC instructors have a genuine desire to share their knowledge with you. Classes and Spirit;  iv Everyone Can Draw Workshop are offered on most weekday evenings with a duration of one to two hours each session. 14 Option I;  v Class and activity schedules range from single sessions to several weeks. Prices vary 15 Everyone Can Draw Workshop depending on the type of class and number of weeks the course is scheduled to meet. Option II;  v e registration fees are competitive and affordable, and class sizes are limited in order 15 Relax and Paint Workshop to enhance the learning environment and encourage interaction among participants. Option I;  v Reclaiming the Art of Letter For those seeking professional acknowledgement, certificates of completion are available 15 Writing;  v upon request. Numerous courses qualify for educator renewal credits. Required 15 Creating Capable Kids;  iii documentation is provided. 16 Spanish for Beginners…Relaxed; Courses are individually priced with group/friend discounts available as printed.  vi Give the gift of knowledge with a customized gift certificate for any occasion. Our 16 Intermediate Bridge - Conventions and Defensive Strategies;  vi courses make excellent gifts as well. ey are educational, fun and provide an outlet 20 Bridge Lessons - Play of the Hand, for people to gather and learn something new and interesting. Registration is ongoing 21st Century;  vi and without deadlines. Once you are registered, a map of campus and a letter of 21 Anyone Can Write;  vii confirmation with course details will be mailed to you. MARCH Visit for a downloadable brochure of courses and a 1 Introduction to Social Ballroom Dancing;  iv schedule listing additional course details. For general information, call 336/721-2855. 1 Hip Hop Kiddie Movers;  iv Enjoy a sense of renewal this spring and learn something new! 4 Aging in America;  vi 6 Wines of Europe;  iv Many thanks to Old Salem Museums & Gardens for their generosity in providing facilities. 6 Trotting Tuesdays at Cash Lovell;  iv


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Creating Capable Kids (SanDominick)
Become the parent or teacher that you have always wanted to be while helping children feel capable, confident and competent. is course incorporates a research-based approach to kind and firm discipline where any child, from toddlers to teens, can learn creative cooperation and self-discipline without loss of dignity. (Text: Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen Ed.D. paperback/digital ISBN -10: 0345487672/ ISBN-13: 978-0345487674) Wednesdays, February 15 – April 4 (no class March 21) 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Seven sessions, $60

Gourmet Gardening (Bare)

e freshest food makes the finest feast. We will concentrate on growing unusual and specialty vegetables and herbs for deliciously fresh and economical meals. We will learn how to cultivate Florence fennel, Asian greens, mesclun, haricot vert, fingerling potatoes and delicate fruits like alpine strawberries and raspberries. Along the way, we will learn quality garden and design practices that apply to all edible plants. ursdays, March 29 – April 19 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Four sessions, $45

Heirloom Gardening (Bare)

Winston-Salem is blessed with an abundance of beautiful and historic gardens. We will explore heirloom flowers and vegetables, their sometimes fascinating stories and how they fit in the context of the modern garden. Seed saving and propagation and recommended varieties for Piedmont gardens will be discussed. Tuesdays, April 3 – 24 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Four sessions, $45

e Beginning Blogger and Social Media 101 (SanDominick)
is course introduces blogs and other social media to beginners. Do you have an interest, lifestyle, or challenge that you want to share? What are you passionate about? You can write your own blog! In this course, participants will design, develop and produce their own blog. Participants will experiment with layout design and learn how to add photos and videos to their blog. e course will also examine additional social media options such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and wikis. Learn how they work together and how social media can work for you. Wednesdays, April 11 – May 9 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Five sessions, $55

Learn how to save 50 percent or more on your grocery/drug store purchases. is course will be held in two sessions. e first session will cover the basics, such as where to obtain coupons, matching sales up with coupons, store rules, etc. e second session will cover more advanced coupon practices, such as stockpiling, coupon organization, rebates, etc. Option I ursdays, March 8 – 15 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Two sessions, $30 Option II Tuesdays, April 3 – 10 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Two sessions, $30

e Art of Couponing (Coates)

Make Extra Income: Learn How to Sell on eBay (Smagur)

Facebook-Phobia: Get Over It! (Leonard)

is class will show you how to get started selling on eBay. If the idea of selling to the world from the comfort of your home appeals to you, this is the class for you! You’ll learn to open a seller account, determine the value and price of your treasures, improve your listings with effective descriptions and photographs, open a PayPal account, monitor your listings, and complete a transaction. Course fee includes text, e Basics of Selling on eBay. Monday, April 2 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. One session, $35

Does the idea of creating a Facebook profile give you anxiety? Do you ask yourself, “What is a tweet?” Students of all ages will be encouraged to dive into social media with hands-on exercises like creating profiles, uploading photos, adjusting privacy settings and learning to have fun with this new technology! Do not kid yourself! is course is for YOU! ursdays, April 5 – 19 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. ree sessions, $40



Mindful Eating: Hip-Hop Kiddie Movers (Hocker) Nurturing Your Spirit and Body is course will include a series of nine lessons with the final lesson serving as a dance recital, (Taylor and Hawkins) May 10. is course will help children develop a
is class will look at the interplay between nutrition and spirituality and explore a variety of ways it can enhance the quality of our lives. Previous knowledge of nutrition not required. e class will include discussion, lecture and interactive learning. Tuesdays, February 14, 28, March 6 – 13 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Four sessions, $45


Wine Series
Introduction to Wine (Heye)

Join “ e Wine Guy” to get acquainted with wine terminology, labels and the lore of historical and regional differences in wine. Learn to evaluate wines as you taste the major grape varieties from sense of self, and be encouraged to use creativity to around the world. Each participant will receive a develop movement throughout the duration of the Riedel glass for use in the class and at home. e class. ey will learn to work as a group creating a positive environment. Boys and girls will learn dance final class takes place at a local vineyard. vocabulary, establish rhythm patterns, experience an Mondays, February 13 – 27 introduction to choreography, develop performance 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. quality skills and learn stage etiquette. Comfortable ree sessions, $80* clothing and shoes encouraged. Bring bottled water to class. ursdays, March 1 – May 10 (no class March 22) 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 10 sessions, $60

Salem College Wine Dinner at Noble’s Grill (Heye)

Join us as we put into practice what our wine classes have been offering for the past 10 years. Our “Wine Guy” has worked with Noble’s Grill to select wines to match a full dinner offering. For additional details on the wines, menu and reservations please call the CfC program. Monday, April 9 6:30 p.m. One session, $85*

Wines of Europe (Heye)

ree-Course Dance Bu et: Hawaiian, Brazilian and Middle Eastern Dance, Culture and Cuisine (Kendrick) Social Ballroom Dancing (Econ)
e course objective is to exercise the body and mind, increase multicultural awareness and pique culinary curiosity. You will explore three different cultures through traditional dances. At each of the first three classes, the participants will learn steps and a short, simple choreography for traditional belly dance, Hawaiian and Afro-Brazilian dance. During the 4th and 5th classes, we will practice all three dances. e last class will conclude with an optional hors d’oeuvre buffet brought by the participants. We will dance, discuss the cultures covered in the course and sample their cuisine. No dance experience needed. Tuesdays, February 14 – March 13 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Five sessions, $50

is course is an introduction to the basic steps in waltz, foxtrot, rumba, cha cha and swing for social dancing. Time allotted to practice steps to appropriate music. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Partners not required. ursdays, March 1 – April 12 (no class March 22) 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Six sessions, $55 or $100 for two registrations

European countries produce significant amounts of quality wine with a variety of tastes. Take a guided tour at Salem through the vineyards of France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Each participant will receive a Riedel glass for use in the class and at home. Tuesdays, March 6 – 27 (no class March 20) 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ree sessions, $85*

Focus On…Organizing a Wine Cellar (Heye)

Comparing Wine Varieties Around the World (Heye)

Mature wines (3-10 years old) are a treat to open and share with friends. e course structure is based on two sessions—class discussion and tasting of wines that will benefit from aging is session one and how to establish a wine cellar from one case to numerous cases is the second session. Each participant will receive a Riedel glass for use in the class and at home. Tuesdays, April 24 – May 5 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Two sessions, $80* *Participants must be 21 or older. Wine class participants receive a Riedel glass with a paid registration, with the exception of the wine dinner.

Trotting Tuesdays (Lovell)

is course is taught at Cash Lovell Stables in Winston-Salem on five Tuesday nights. e facility is an indoor riding facility where you’ll learn the basics of safe and fun English horseback riding. is course is open to beginner level riders of all ages, as well as those who are returning to the saddle. Tuesdays, March 6 – April 3 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Five sessions, $165

Is a Chardonnay from France superior to one from California? Does Cabernet from Chile taste different than one from Australia? Sharpen your knowledge of various wine regions and, on the last evening, test your acumen with a blind tasting! Each participant will receive a Riedel glass for use in the class and at home. ursdays, March 29 – April 12 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. ree sessions, $85*




Shoes Make the Artist (Verano)

Pick a special artist or artistic style and express your vision on a pair of your own shoes. What a fun-filled creative way to paint on a three dimensional surface“a shoe sculpture.” Hand-crafted greeting cards will be painted of your shoes for lasting enjoyment. Bring to class: used canvas shoes [slip-ons or lace-ups] or even high heel pumps. For your unique shoe sculpture, you will need acrylic paints, brushes and ribbon/button adornments. Your style and choices are limitless. Option I Mondays, February 13 – March 12 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Five sessions geared to schoolage children, $110 Option II Mondays, February 13 – March 12 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Five sessions geared to teens and adults, $110

Everyone Can Draw Workshop (Verano)

Forget you stopped trying to draw in the 4th gradewith a good teacher you can “visualize like an artist,” and draw with confidence. is fun-filled, yet serious, workshop is a great way to receive instruction for an absolute beginner or the artist who can use a solid review. Drawing pad, #2 pencil and eraserwith a desire to start againare all you need to bring to class. Option I Tuesdays, February 14 – March 13 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Five sessions, $110 Option II Wednesdays, February 15 – April 4 (no class March 21) 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Seven sessions, $140

Relax and Paint Workshop (Verano)

Raining Cats and Dogs (Verano)

Whether you are an avid painter or a beginner seeking art instruction, you will enjoy our relaxed environment with a fun group of artists. Daily demonstrations, positive feedback and hands-on help will keep you in the art habit, unlock your creative potential and enrich your daily life. Bring the supplies for working in the medium of your choice: water-soluble oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels or ink. . Option I Wednesdays, February 15 – March 14 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Five sessions, $110 Option II Wednesdays, March 28 – May 9 (no class April 11) 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. Six sessions, $130

Come share your favorite dog or cat photos and we will bring them to life in a skillfully painted likeness. With vivid colors, interesting brush strokes and “without mixing mud,” students will learn to paint a life-like portrait of their favorite furry friend. Bring to class: canvas or watercolor paper, brushes and paints of your choice. Artists who would enjoy drawing their pets instead of using paints are welcome to attend. Class size limited. Tuesdays, March 27 – May 8 (no class April 10) 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Six sessions, $130

Create jewelry that expresses your own personal style. You will learn techniques with wire that enable you to produce jewelry pieces that fit your lifestyle and complement your wardrobe. Whether you choose to celebrate nature with Watercolors: Small Paintings semiprecious components or go for an exotic Big Results (Verano) look with ethnic elements, the versatility of is is a great class for beginning artists and wire for jewelry-making is limited only by intermediates to develop a passion for painting your imagination. Bring any charms, beads beautiful watercolors. A variety of watercolor or pendants you wish to incorporate in your techniques will be demonstrated and learned one-of-a-kind design. By course completion, by students to help them loosen up their you will have earrings and a necklace that define compositions with expressive brush strokes. your personal uniqueness as well as the technical Supplies: Arches #140 lb. watercolor tablet is expertise to create additional pieces. Materials required with no substitutions, watercolors needed: spool of 20 gauge wire (any kind, i.e. and a medium size watercolor brush. copper, brass, gold, silver), an assortment of beads (different sizes/shapes); optional: round Mondays, March 26 – May 7 nose pliers, chain nose pliers and wire cutters. (no class April 9) 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Tuesdays, March 27 – April 24 Six sessions, $130 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Five sessions, $45

Personal Adornments With Wire (Kuser)



SAT Prep – Math and Critical Reading and Writing (Nelson, Freitag, Oakley) Bridge Conventions and Defensive Strategy (Goins)
Perform up to your potential on the SAT and learn strategies for successfully taking tests. Required text: Barron’s 25th Edition, How to Prepare for the SAT. Pre-registration is required. Option I courses are completed by the March 2012, SAT testing date. Option II courses are completed by the May 2012, SAT testing date. Classes meet 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Each course - six sessions. $225 per course or $400 for Math/Verbal-Writing Option I Math Tuesdays, January 31 – March 6 Option I Verbal/Writing ursdays, February 2 – March 8 Option II Math Tuesdays, March 27 – May 1 Option II Verbal/Writing ursdays, March 29 – May 3 is bridge course is designed as a review of commonly used Bridge conventions such as Jacoby transfers, preemptive bids, special doubles and slam exploration. Special emphasis will be placed on defensive strategy. Text needed: ird Level, ACBL series, Defense in the 21st Century. ursdays, February 16 – April 19 (no class March 22) 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Nine sessions, $80

Aging in America (Stiechen)

is course is designed to inform participants on how aging has affected America, both currently and in the past. e first week will cover the history of aging, throughout the history of mankind and specifically in America. Week two will address cultural aging, with information on how different cultures view aging, health issues and the status of elderly family members. In the third week, the relationship of aging and the status of religion in America will be discussed. Mondays, March 5 – 26 (no class March 19) 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. ree sessions, $40

Public Speaking: What Was I So Afraid Of? (Roan)

is workshop will give you a basic grounding in public speaking. You will learn how to use “stage fright” to your advantage and how to communicate with an audience. In each session, you will have the opportunity to speak about something you love, and will be able to observe, from the perspectives of both a speaker and an audience member, the public speaking techniques that are most effective. Wednesdays, March 7 – 14 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Two sessions, $35

Spanish for Beginners (Henson)

Play of the Hand in the 21st Century (Goins)

Participants will acquire a basic knowledge of the structure of the Spanish language while learning thematic vocabulary that pertains to real-life situations. Come learn a new language in a nurturing environment. e measure of your success is your own! e course uses the text, Spanish Vocabulary (ISBN: 978-007-145806-1 carried by Barnes and Noble - $11.95). ursdays, February 16 – March 29 (no class March 22) 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Six sessions, $80

e History & Mystery of Tea/Tea & Chocolate Pairings (Isenburg)

Play of the Hand in the 21st Century is Level 2, designed as a follow-up course for “Bidding in the 21st Century.” Students will bid and play hands designed to teach declarer play of the cards. is level includes all the basics new standard bidding techniques. Text- ACBL series, Play of the Hand in the 21st Century. Mondays, February 20 – April 23 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Nine sessions, $80

Join us to explore the fascinating history of tea as it spread from China throughout the world to become the number one beverage consumed today, next to water. We’ll sample loose leaf gourmet teas from major tea producing countries as we learn the basics of varieties, processing, brewing techniques and health benefits. e second session will focus on tea and chocolate pairings to learn which chocolates go best with various teas. We’ll also look at the health benefits of moderate chocolate consumption and sample some chocolate infused teas. Tuesdays, March 6 – 13 6:30 – 8.30 p.m. Two sessions, $35



Reclaiming the Lost Art of Letter Writing (McElmurry)
When was the last time you wrote a letter by hand and mailed it? Since the digital age has obliterated this need, together, we will reclaim it as a lost art. For the first half of class each night, we’ll indulge ourselves, enjoying excerpts of unique letters written by everyone from 13thcentury royalty to modern circus performers. For the second half of class, we’ll compose our own letters, serious or whimsical, and delight our friends, family or enemies with a surprise in their mailbox. Pens and stationary are provided or feel free to bring your personal note cards and postcards to share! Hot tea provided. Wednesdays, February 15 – 22 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Two sessions, $30

Healing Words: Writing to Heal and Grow (Stevenson)

PREP SERIES ART SERIES SAT Prep – Math and Critical Reading and Writing (Nelson, Freitag) Draw Like a Da Vinci Leonardo, at Is. (Verano)

Heal your life with expressive writing! Research shows that writing about life’s stresses helps heal both physical and emotional ailments. Your life story will be explored with gentle writing exercises in several genres: guided prompts, memoirs, therapeutic writing, poetry and the art of journaling. We’ll also share our work in small, supportive groups, with plenty of time for questions. All class resource material provided. Writing experience is not required. Maximum number of participants: 12. Tuesdays, April 10 – May 8 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Five sessions, $80

Anyone Can Write! (Stevenson)

Introduction to Children’s Publishing (Bryant)

Perform up to your potential on the SAT and learn strategies for successfully taking tests. Required text to have at first session, Barron’s 25th Edition, How to Prepare for the SAT. Pre-registration is required. Option I and II can be interchanged to meet the busy teen lifestyle. Classes taught on Salem College campus. Students will have 1.5 hour mid-day break for lunch on their own and are welcome to bring a snack for class breaks. Each course - five sessions $225 per course or $400 for Math/Verbal-Writing. Option I Monday - Friday, July 16-20 Verbal/Writing: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Math: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Option II Monday - Friday, July 23-27 Verbal/Writing: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Math: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

is is a course for anyone who has ever said, “I can’t write,” but wished they could. In this fiveweek workshop, learn to express yourself with words as we explore – and write – in the genres of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and expressive writing. Visiting authors will share their expertise in each genre and publication success. is course is ideal for both new and established writers who want to build on experience and enhance self-discovery. Course notebook and resources materials provided. Writing experience not required. Tuesdays, February 21 – March 27 (no class March 20) 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Five sessions, $80

Children’s publishing is a bunny-eat-bunny world—are you ready to learn everything you need to know to create, write, and pitch your children’s book in this incredibly competitive market? Topics will include writing for different age groups (from babies to teenagers); an examination of industry trends and challenges; how to create a proposal that will make you stand out from the slush pile; how to find reputable agents and publishers; and different ways in which technology can help further your career as a children’s book author or illustrator. ursdays, April 19 – May 10 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Four sessions, $75

e young artist will enjoy viewing some of the great works by Leonardo Da Vinci with activities aimed at drawing just like the famous “Renaissance Man.” Students will take apart something mechanical and draw the parts. ey will learn perspective in a landscape, draw hands, horses and learn the art of sfumato in portraiture. With ink and conte crayons on tinted paper, young artists will learn the secrets to creating works of art—Da Vinci style. Bring any size drawing pad, a number two pencil, eraser and tablet of tinted or pastel paper. Snack and drinks are recommended. Conte crayons and ink provided. Please bring a mechanical item that can be taken apart and drawn. Suggestions: old VHS tape, broken radio, retractable pen or any other item your child is curious about viewing from the “inside-out.” Participants can register for multiple weeks at a discount. Session I: July 16 – 20 Session II: July 23 – 27 Session III: August 6 – 10 Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $130 for one week, $100 for each additional week.



David Bare is the gardening columnist for the Winston-Salem Journal and also serves as the greenhouse manager for Reynolda Gardens. He is widely known throughout the gardening community for his vast experience and knowledge base in “all things garden.” Megan E. Bryant has written more than 190 children’s books (including a New York Times bestseller) for several major publishing houses including Penguin, Simon & Schuster, Running Press, Scholastic, Harper Collins, Disney and Chronicle Books. She has edited more than 325 children’s books in all genres for Penguin Young Readers Group and Worthwhile Books. Deane Henson holds degrees in Spanish, English, and Latin from Radford College and Salem College. She has been an instructor in the CfC program for the past four years. Bruce Heye has extensively toured the major winegrowing regions of the world, judged various East Coast wine competitions and is a frequent contributor of wine-related articles in local and regional publications. After earning an MBA from Seton Hall University, he had a career in the financial world, but always maintained an interest in wine. Cindia Gonzalez Leonard received her master’s degree in magazine, newspaper, and online journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She is currently the owner of Work!Girl Media and works as a social media consultant. She is the founder and editor of e Lexingtonian, a blog that reviews restaurants and cultural events in Lexington, N.C. Parker Lovell runs one of the largest riding academies in the United States. e Lovells are third generation horsemen, with scores of world and national champion riders to their credit. Cash Lovell Stables is nationally-acclaimed for its work with beginner riders of all ages, in a familyfriendly environment that is state of the art. e barn’s indoor riding arenas are the largest in the Southeast. Christine SanDominick, MEd., has more than 15 years of experience in education. Currently, she is a learning specialist in instructional technology. She has authored a parenting blog for more than six years, chronicling the joy of raising five children while maintaining a sense of humor. She has also facilitated “kind and firm” discipline workshops for parents and educators since 1997. Karla Smagur is an eBay education specialist, trained by eBay. She has been actively involved with eBay sales/education since 2003. She enjoys teaching and helping people learn how to make money by working for themselves. Lois Steichen holds a M.S. in gerontology from UNC-Greensboro. She is currently an adjunct instructor in gerontology at Forsyth Technical Community College. She is a former senior center director and life-long learning coordinator for e Shepherd’s Center of Winston-Salem. Jennifer L. Stevenson is an award-winning professional writer with more than 25 years experience. Her work has been published more than 2,000 times in newspapers and magazines across the country. An experienced workshop leader and past president of Winston-Salem Writers, Stevenson has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Martha Taylor has been professor emerita in the department of nutrition at UNC-Greensboro for 20 years, with an additional 14 years at other universities. Her spouse, Stimp Hawkins, former Presbyterian Minister and Hospice Chaplain, currently works at Salem College with the service learning curriculum. Vickie Verano has been an art instructor for the Courses for Community program since 1997 and teaches summer art enrichment at Salem College. Children and adults can participate in a variety of her drawing and painting courses offered year-round.

Kayla Hocker has worked with kids ages 7 – 17 for the last six years. She spent four years training with Missy Coates is an avid “couponer,” driven to share a hip hop intensive group in Washington, D.C. her couponing skills with others. She has an active During the summer of 2011, she completed a family, professional commitments and stays busy dance internship with Dance Place in Washington, with her blog, teaching couponing classes and D.C., an accredited non-profit dance organization. assisting in her church food pantry. Her coupon Kayla will graduate in May 2012 from Salem Julie McElmurry holds a MA from St. Bonaventure strategies produce and average savings of 80 percent College. During her studies, she spent three University and a MS from Fordham University. or more. years participating with the Salem College Dance She divides her time between leading workshops Company and will graduate with a minor in dance. on medieval history and enjoying the solitude of a Tony Econ taught for Fred Astaire and Arthur quiet, internet-free office. Murray Dance Studios. He also owned and Martha Isenberg is a local tea consultant for operated several dancing schools in New York Tealightful Treasures. She holds degrees from Sarah Nelson holds an education degree from the and North Carolina. He has held professional UNC-Greensboro in home economics and University of Tennessee. She is an English teacher memberships for 25 years in the Imperial Society nutrition education. For 28 years she served as and English academic team coach at West Forsyth of Teachers of Dancing. He continues to teach a nutrition educator with the NC Cooperative High School. She served on committees to write beginners, professional competitors and workshops Extension Service. the curriculum for the 9th grade practical English for local amateur dance groups. He is a former course, and the North Carolina End-of-Grade Test. Iara Kendrick has a master’s degree in curriculum competitor and has coached professional and She has been an instructor in the CfC program for and instruction, 27 years experience as an academic amateur dancers. 15 years. instructor and 17 years as a dance instructor. She Sue Freitag received a BS in mathematics from has traveled extensively in the U.S. and abroad Judy Oakley is a graduate of UNC-Greensboro Appalachian State University. She has continued researching, teaching and performing international and did graduate work at Cambridge University, her graduate studies at UNC-Greensboro. For dances. She currently teaches at various sites in Cambridge, England. She taught English for 33 more than 23 years, she has taught mathematics in Winston-Salem and is president of World Artists years and has been with the CfC program for three the Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools. For Mosaic, Inc. years. the past three summers she was a participant in Marlene Kuser holds an MBA from Fairleigh Carol Roan is the author of Speak Up: e Public MELT (Math Education Leadership Training) at Dickinson University, and has been involved in Speaking Primer. She holds an M.M. in vocal Appalachian State University. creating unique, one-of-a-kind jewelry and teaching performance from Indiana University and an M.S. Jane Goins is an ASU graduate with a degree in jewelry design techniques for more than 26 years. in business policy from Columbia University. She Spanish. For more than 11 years she has been an taught the first stage presence course in the nation ACBL Certified Bridge Instructor. She is listed as at the New School of Music in Philadelphia, and a Gold Life Master with more than 3200 Master now teaches both voice and stage presence. Points and numerous regional titles.