Mad Hatter to visit ball

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Adam Foundation (AF) will host its Adam in Wonderland: A Mad Hatters Ball 2011 on Oct. 8, 7 p.m.-1 p.m. at Gateway Gallery at The Enrichment Center, 1006 S. Marshall St.

This gala event will recognize Foundation grant recipients.

Enjoy great food, cash bar and dance the night away with a guest DJ.

Don’t stop there, bid on items at the silent and live auctions in support of the work that AF does to champion the community. AF needs to raise monies to provide for $35,000 in grants to eight local projects.

Cost is $30 if purchased through board members at AF monthly events or online through Oct. 7 or $35 at the door. Student tickets are $15 either in advance or at the door with ID. All advance tickets can be mailed out or available at the door for pickup.

Want to be a sponsor or partner? Then for a contribution of $250, recipient will receive guest privileges at the Queen of Hearts/S&P Pre-Party on Oct. 7 at a greenhouse venue.

Volunteers are being sought to assist with the auctions and to distribute posters, prepare Adam Festival invitation mailing project and set up for the event. To learn more, email Michelle Hannah at She will also be taking names for those businesses who wish to donate items for the auctions.

To purchase tickets or for more information, visit

Discussions continue

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The fourth in a series of community conversations on issues impacting the LGBT community will be held at Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. under sponsorship of Interfaith Voice and PFLAG Winston-Salem.

Featured for the evening’s discussion will be a focus on the language of bullying.

For more information, call Janet Owen at 336-406-9771 or email or Tim Sturgis at 336-978-3408 or email


Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen is QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director. She can be reached at and 704-531-9988,...