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Get ready, Ramily! This year for Homecoming, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) is celebrating what it means to be a Ram with a new theme.

This year’s theme, “Forever Red,” honors the legacy and loyalty of WSSU. The weeklong celebration, Oct. 14-21, will feature concerts, reunions, step shows, coronations, parades, the big game and more.

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Enjoy live music - GREAT food AND help provide scholarships to deserving students at Winston Salem State University! It’s ONE MORE PARTY WITH A PURPOSE during Homecoming weekend 2018! – It’s a “Soulful Homecoming Brunch” - -Sunday, October 21, 2pm-5pm at The Enterprise Center, 1922 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive! Enjoy a delicious menu – that includes – chicken and waffles - shrimp and grits - and a variety of brunch food favorites! The first 50 guests will enjoy a complimentary Mimosa! Tickets are $25.

Big 4 Alumni Association

The Big 4 Alumni Association of Forsyth County will host a four-day celebration, Oct. 10-13. The Big 4 Alumni Association is a not-for-profit (501 c3) organization comprised of alumni from four historically black high schools: Anderson, Atkins, Carver and Paisley. This year's theme, "Building On Our Foundaton - Uplifting Future Generations," honors the academic legacy and life skills taught at these high schools. Each event in the Anniversary series is designed to celebrate the importance of faith, family, education and volunteerism.

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Enterprise Center

Enjoy live music - GREAT food AND help provide scholarships to deserving students at Winston Salem State University! It’s ONE MORE PARTY WITH A PURPOSE during Homecoming weekend 2018! – It’s a “Soulful Homecoming Brunch” - -Sunday, October 21, 2pm-5pm at The Enterprise Center, 1922 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive! Enjoy a delicious menu – that includes – chicken and waffles - shrimp and grits - and a variety of brunch food favorites! The first 50 guests will enjoy a complimentary Mimosa! Tickets are $25. Net proceeds will benefit The Winston Salem Sate University Foundation.

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