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WAKEWinstonSalem is a volunteer-led group dedicated to engaging alumni, parents and friends in the area. We plan a variety of programs throughout the year for all ages to participate in social, athletic, networking, and service opportunities. We hope you will join us at our next event. Go Deacs!

Upcoming Events

Project Pumpkin Alumni


Wednesday, October 25, 2017
2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Come back to campus and volunteer at the WAKEWinstonSalem Project Pumpkin booth. Participate in this annual event alongside current students. Project Pumpkin is from 3 - 6 p.m. The volunteer shifts are an hour each and the first includes set-up and the…

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Project Pumpkin Alumni

Mrs. Melanie (Herman) Harkey ('84, P '20)

Mrs. Heather (Bolt) Mikeal ('10)

Mr. John Andrew Walsh ('14)


Deacs Day at the Zoo


Saturday, November 04, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


North Carolina Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, North Carolina 27205


Bring your kids, grandkids, or that special someone and join other Deacs at the NC Zoo! Purchase and print out your group discount zoo tickets using the link below. Join us for a mid-day cookout in our reserved covered pavilion to include BBQ pulled…

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Deacs Day at the Zoo

Clara Rose Bayzle

Connor Elliot Bayzle

Mr. Scott Elliot Bayzle ('00, JD '05)

Mrs. Laura O'Connor Bayzle ('01)

Mr. Matthew "Todd" Todd Harrell

Ms. Eliza Grace Harrell

Mr. Matthew Campbell Harrell

Mrs. Laura (Crump) Harrell ('92)

Addison Romayne Kuehnle

Harper Ramsey Kuehnle

Mrs. Juliet (Lam) Kuehnle ('06)

Mrs. Brenda A. Middleton

Mr. Joseph "Joe" Anthony Middleton (MA '75)

Madeline Hanny Wilson

Mrs. Lauren (Hanny) Wilson ('07)




Thursday, November 09, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


McCreary Tower at BB&T Field
475 Deacon Blvd
Winston Salem, North Carolina 27105


Join us for the next addition of Backstage@Wake when we tour a few of our athletic facilities along Deacon Blvd. We will begin at McCreary Tower at BB&T Field. From there we'll walk through the Wake Forest Tennis Complex. Our evening will conclude at the…

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Ms. Katharine "Kathie" Marie Amato ('77, P '08, P '11)

Mr. David Lawrence Holden ('99)

Mrs. Shelley (Slaughter) Holden ('00, JD '03)

Mrs. Patricia "Patti" (Donnell) Petree ('76, P '10)

Mr. John Donnell Petree ('10)

Mr. Robert MacVeigh Reinhard ('12)

Mr. Robert "Bob" Lynn Ritter ('74, MBA '78)

Dr. Albert "Al" Brownlee Rives ('76, P '08, P '11)


WAKEWinstonSalem Secrest Event


Thursday, November 16, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.


Join fellow Wake Foresters for a casual, pre-concert dinner at Zick's (former post office on the Quad). Come from 5:30 - 7 p.m. and enjoy time together before the concert. Order dinner (wood-fired pizzas, wings, salad) or just a glass of wine or beer and…

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Ms. Jean (Elledge) Dostal ('66)


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Past Events


Clemson Game Watch Party @ Foothills
11:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Mentoring Workshop: Network Building
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Third workshop in a series of three, designed to teach attendees about how to seek out mentors and build their personal and professional networks to support growth and development.


WAKEWinstonSalem at W-S Open
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

WAKEWinstonSalem Night at the Winston-Salem Open


Baby Deacs splash at Hathaway Park
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Baby Deacs splash at Hathaway Park Join fellow alumni, baby Deacons and care-givers for a morning of splashing at Hathaway Park. Fun for all ages! Covered picnic shelter, spray ground, playground and restrooms all available with free parking.


Mentoring Workshops: Management
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Second workshop in a series of three, designed to teach attendees about how to lead and manage from a mentorship perspective.


Quest for the Golden Deac
5:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Family-friendly scavenger hunt across campus.


Mentoring Workshops: Basic Skills
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

First workshop in a series of three, designed to teach attendees about effective mentoring relationships and helpful skills for mentors and mentees.


Hop Into History
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Baby Deacs Stroll at Leinbach Park
5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Join fellow baby and toddler Deacons, parents and caregivers for a stroll and park play at Leinbach Park (please note that Leinbach Park does not allow dogs).


Pro Humanitate Day Reynolda House Community Day
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join fellow Wake Forest Alumni, Parents, and Friends when we gather as one to volunteer on Pro Humanitate Day and show the world that Good Wears Black.

Community Leadership


Donna Cauble ('07, MBA '14)

If you would like to help plan future events for this community, please contact alumni@wfu.edu.