This month’s employee spotlight is Joseph Myers. He has been employed with the City of Salisbury Transit Department for five years serving as a transit operator and ADA dispatcher. As part of his ADA paratransit role, Joseph schedules and then provides transportation services to eligible, disabled citizens from their homes to a specific location.
The Salisbury Police Department will hold the 2022 Free Summer Crime Scene Camp on June 22 and July 20 at the Old YMCA located at 220 North Fulton Street. This one-day camp is for anyone between the age of 11 and 15 yrs old. The camp starts at 8 am and will end at 1 pm with Lunch provided. The camp will provide a hands-on experience and allow participants to experience what is required of a crime scene Officer.
Free movie and music series takes place at Bell Tower Green
Lights! Camera! Action! And Music! Salisbury Parks and Recreation Department presents Reels and Riffs, a movie and music series at Bell Tower Green. Community members are invited to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks to the free shows sponsored by Salisbury Parks and Recreation, Visit Rowan County and Downtown Salisbury Inc.
This month’s employee spotlight is Emily Vanek, a long-range planner for the City of Salisbury Planning Department. In her role, Emily works on historic preservation and long-range planning efforts such as the Forward 2040 Comprehensive Plan. On a day-to-day basis, she works with residents, property owners and developers to review their plans for consistency with the Local Historic Design Standards and Land Development Ordinance, and issues Certificates of Appropriateness. Emily serves as the staff liaison to the Historic Preservation Commission.
Now’s the chance to submit a Salisbury neighborhood for BlockWork, a grass-roots program developed in 2010 by the Community Appearance Commission’s Neighborhood Leaders Alliance (NLA) to beautify Salisbury neighborhoods.
The 2022 Cheerwine Festival is just around the corner, set for Saturday, May 21, noon to 10 p.m. in downtown Salisbury. Enjoy all things cheerwine at this popular festival! This free event features crafts, food, and family-friendly fun. Also enjoy live music from local bands as well as two headliner bands, Spin Doctors and Blues Traveler.
The Salisbury Human Relations Council is pleased to announce the 2022 Elizabeth Duncan Koontz (EDK) Humanitarian Award recipients. This year’s recipients are Reverend Dr. Robert Black, DeCarlo Duling, and Sherry Hawthorne.
We are getting excited for the Native Plant Swap on May 10th! Join us as we take a walk and learn about native plants at Hurley Park.
The Parks and Recreation Department is happy to announce that registration is currently open for youth athletic camps, and camps kickoff starting June 6th. Athletic camps include Youth Baseball, Girl’s Youth Volleyball, and Girl’s Fast Pitch Softball.
The 25th Annual 5K for the Greenway -Run/Walk & Half-Mile Fun Run will take place on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
The location will be at Knox Middle School - 1625 Park Road West, Salisbury, NC 28144, with start times as follows: 5K-8:00 a.m., and Fun Run-8:45 a.m.