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Forsyth County Fire Department Begins Aerial’s House Toy Collection

Forsyth County Fire Department Begins Aerial’s House Toy Collection
Seventeenth annual toy collection helps children in need during the holiday season   The Forsyth County Fire Department is asking for residents’ help in making the holiday season brighter for children in need with the annual Aerial’s House toy collection. The initiative gets its name from a piece of equipment which is used by the Fire Department known as an aerial ladder truck.   New, unwrapped toys for local children in need, between newborn and 18 years old, may be dropped off beginning Nov. 11 through Dec. 11 at any Forsyth County fire station or the Fire Department Headquarters (3520 Settingdown Rd.). In December, donations for Aerial’s House may also ...

Be A ‘Holiday Angel’ For a Local Senior Citizen This Holiday Season

Be A ‘Holiday Angel’ For a Local Senior Citizen This Holiday Season
Forsyth County Senior Services invites residents to participate in the 2019 Holiday Gift Angels Program throughout the holiday season.   Personalized gift request tags containing the name of a local senior citizen as well as a gift idea are available at any Forsyth County Senior Services location. To become a holiday gift angel:   1.         Pick up a gift request tag for a local senior citizen at any of the three Forsyth County Senior Services locations.   2.         Acquire a gift. Each gift request tag lists the name of a local senior citizen along with a gift idea for him/her.   3.         Bring the unwrapped gift – in a gift bag with the gift ...

Give the Gift of a Holiday Meal to a Local Senior Citizen

Give the Gift of a Holiday Meal to a Local Senior Citizen
Forsyth County residents can give the gift of a nutritious meal, friendly visit and safety check to a local homebound senior this holiday season. Meals purchased with a holiday gift certificate through Forsyth County Senior Services will be delivered through the Meals on Wheels program.   Those interested in purchasing a holiday gift certificate may choose to provide meals for a day, week, month or year. The cost for a meal certificate is $4 for one day, $20 for one week, $85 for one month and $1,000 for an entire year.   Checks should be made payable to Forsyth County Senior Services, Holiday Gift Certificate Program and may be ...

Change Batteries in Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms When Setting Your Clocks

Change Batteries in Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms When Setting Your Clocks
Time change is a helpful reminder to replace batteries The Forsyth County Fire Department reminds residents to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they set their clocks back an hour this Sunday, Nov. 3.  The Forsyth County Fire Department suggests that if the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are serviceable, they should be changed every six to twelve months. Prior to replacing the batteries, review the recommendations provided by the unit’s manufacturer, and replace the units themselves every seven to ten years. It’s also important to test the alarms at least once a ...

SR 369 Widening And 400 Interchange Project Open House Meeting Set For November 19

SR 369 Widening And 400 Interchange Project Open House Meeting Set For November 19
Residents are invited to attend a public information open house meeting to learn more about the upcoming widening of SR 369 and creation of a partial cloverleaf interchange at SR 369 and SR 400. Final construction plans for both project components will be available during the informal open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 19, at Coal Mountain Elementary School (3455 Coal Mountain Dr.). Engineering staff will be available to answer questions.   “The purpose of this open house is to offer the public an opportunity to view the construction plans for the components of both projects and to ask questions,” said Forsyth County Director of Engineering John ...

Forsyth County Geographic Information Services (GIS) to Host Digital Information Workshop

Forsyth County Geographic Information Services (GIS) to Host Digital Information Workshop
GIS Day to be held Nov. 13 Residents are invited to learn more about the county’s Geographic Information Services (GIS) on GIS Day. An informational open house will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, to highlight the county’s GIS resources that can be accessed through the county’s website. The free event will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building (110 E. Main St., Suite 220).   During the open house, attendees will be able to interact with online GIS resources such as:   - GIS Web Browser (Find general information about the county) - Interactive Transportation Map (See updated information on road projects) - Insight2Forsyth (View active permits within ...

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