First Martial Arts Championship In Triad

CLEMMONS, N.C. — Bring on the competition! For the first time ever, there will be a karate tournament in Clemmons and you can sign up to compete.

Karate International of Advance and AMAA Sports are hosting the 2017 Triad Open Martial Arts Championships & Series in Clemmons on Saturday, April 1.

The tournament starts at 10 a.m. in the Old Clemmons School Gym on Clemmons Road in Clemmons.

Michele Coalson, Sensei at Karate International of Advance, said they’re hoping the tournament is a big, family event.

“There are tournaments held pretty much statewide but our area––Winston Salem, Greensboro, and High Point––for some reason, generally doesn’t seem to have many tournaments,” said Coalson. “We’re trying to change that by starting the Triad Open and build it into an annual event for Martial Artists in this area.

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Everyone Wins at The Human Race!

GREENSBORO — WFMY News 2 is teaming up with The Volunteer Center of Greensboro for The Human Race. On Saturday, April 1 at 9 a.m., The Human Race will hold its 23rd annual event to support non-profit organizations.

RELATED:Human Race 5K Benefits Several Non-Profits

The Volunteer Center of Greensboro takes care of all the planning, and has managed the race since 1994! This event provides the opportunity for individuals, families, and businesses to work together to raise money for a local non-profit of their choice. Participants can walk, run, or roll the 5K route that begins and finishes at the Greensboro Coliseum. Friendly leashed dogs are welcome!

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Dresses For Less: Prom Dress Sale At…

GREENSBORO, NC — Triad teenagers don’t have to miss one of the most memorable nights of high school, just because they can’t afford something special to wear.

Triad Goodwill’s annual prom dress sale is underway. Donated dresses cost $5 to $25, and the store is still accepting donations — anything from gently-used prom dresses, bridesmaid dresses, semi-formal dresses and more.

The dress drive is officially happening at 3519 N. Elm St. store in Greensboro during normal store hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

But, public relations specialist Gale Ketteler said each store has a need for prom formal wear.

This year, 100.3 Kiss FM donated dozens of dresses, but they’re being sold quickly.

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