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B&B’s Eric Forrester Visits WFMY News 2


CBS Soap Star Stops By WFMY News 2 WFMY

GREENSBORO, NC —     A familiar face joined Tracey McCain and Eric Chilton on the Good morning Show Wednesday. For 28 years, he’s been in your living rooms most afternoons as the Bold and the Beautiful’s “Eric Forrester” but his real names is John McCook. He talked about being in the Triad to visit family and shared a couple things he likes about the Triad.   

He’s been part of the Bold and the Beautiful for 28 years, since episode 1. That’s unusual, especially in a soap operas, where people and roles can be replaced! So we asked him his secret to his longevity.

John McCook aka Eric Forrester  The Bold and The Beautiful
John McCook who plays Eric Forrester  The Bold and The Beautiful
John McCook aka Eric Forrester  The Bold and The Beautiful
John McCook “The Bold and the Beautiful” Set Rick/Maya Wedding Gallery’s CBS Television City Los Angeles, Ca.

Gboro City Council primary (sigh)

Incumbent Mayor Nancy Vaughan dominated Greensboro’s City Council primary, tallying 88 percent of the vote—while incumbent District 3 council member Justin Outling got 60 percent…

Cancer Awareness And Survivor’s Celebration Weekend


Triad Church Hosts Cancer Awareness Weekend WFMY

GREENSBORO, N.C. —  A local church is honoring cancer survivors and remembering people who died from the devastating disease. Greater Hope Cathedral’s first Cancer Awareness and Survivor’s Celebration Weekend begins Friday, October 9.

The church will host a series of events throughout the weekend and many are open to the public.

The weekend kicks off Friday evening with “Mix, Mingle & Connect: Creating An Atmosphere of Support.” The event gives cancer patients and survivors a chance to talk. It is also open to friends, family and caregivers of people suffering from cancer. The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Chandler’s Coffee House in Greensboro.

On Saturday, Greater Hope Cathedral in Greensboro will host “A Day of Awareness, Wellness and Relaxation.” There will be makeovers, massages, facials, screenings, wig fittings and much more.This event is free for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Anyone can go, however, for a $10 donation.

There will also be a Zumba class at Greater Hope Cathedral from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Saturday. The event is open to the public for a $5 donation to Relay for Life.

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