Photo Credit: Winston-Salem Open Facebook page

Pride night slated at tourney

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Pride Night at the Winston-Salem Open will be held on Aug. 26, 5:30 p.m., at Wake Forest University, Tennis Center, 100 W. 32nd St.

This cocktail party and reception is being held in conjunction with the United States Tennis Association’s tournament.

Charlotte and Raleigh Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance groups will participate. It is an outreach event for fans and prospective fans from the LGBT community.

Tickets are $15 for the party. Admission is $15 to watch an evening of tennis under the lights which begins at 7 p.m. Secure tickets online and click on the tournament packages category. Use the “Pride” promotional access code to get the discounted price for match play. “Come out and see the stars,” promoters said.

info: winstonsalemopen.com.

Grant recipients named

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Adam Foundation awarded nearly $25,000 in 2015 grants on July 8 at 6th and Vine Wine Bar and Cafe, 209 W 6th St.

Awardees and usage are: AIDS Care Service (food pantry and Positive Action Club); Interfaith Voice (third annual Out of the Wilderness conference); Interfaith Winston-Salem/Compassionate Winston-Salem (Compassionate Corner program); North Carolina AIDS Action Network (HIV/AIDS advocacy conference); NIA Community Action Center (HIV/STD counseling and testing); North Star LGBT Community Center (transgender community support and services); Positive Wellness Alliance (HIV medical case management, the women’s support group in Forsyth County and life skills classes); PRIDE Winston-Salem (2015 PRIDE Festival on Oct. 17); Theatre Alliance (January 2016 production of Martin Sherman’s “Bent”); and Triad Health Project (Higher Ground Day Center).

A grant committee celebration was held on Aug. 12 at 6th and Vine.

info: adamfoundation.org.

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