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Evening with Eight - Plus Smitty! returns with Dr. Eric Tominlinson Chief Innovation Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and President, Wake Forest Innovation Quarter - Thursday, September 14

It's back! Evening with Eight - Plus Smitty! returns in celebration of Smitty's Notes 20th Anniversary. The popular networking event ended in 2011 after 10 great years bringing community leaders together with dinner guests to talk about what they do and hopefully spark an idea. This one time dinner in 2017 brings a community leader that many know of his work, but didn't know there is a method to why it's be done.

The speaker is Eric Tomlinson, DSc, PhD is Chief Innovation Officer of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and President of Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.As Chief Innovation Officer, Tomlinson leads Wake Forest Innovations to improve health through collaborative innovation between industry and faculty and staff of the medical center.Wake Forest Innovations comprises three centers: the Center for Technology Innovation & Commercialization, which accelerates the development and commercialization of inventions; the Center for Industry Research Collaboration, which expedites access to specialized clinical and research capabilities; and the Center for Applied Learning, which promotes best clinical practices through experiential training.

As President of the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, Tomlinson helps drive economic growth in the region by leading the formation of a knowledge-based economy centered in the Innovation Quarter and across its partners by developing a dynamic place to work, live, learn and play.

This dinner will be Thursday, September 14 6:30 at The Graze Restaurant in the Marriott Hotel on Cherry Street in downtown. Guest will be limited to 30 people and will pay for their own dinner. The usual $25.admin fee is waived. To sign up email In the subject line put "I would like to attend the Tomlinson dinner on Thursday,  September 14"      



New Winston Museum now open

The New Winston Museum covers history of W-S from 1850 to the present. Among its exhibitions are films containing interviews with community members sharing their recollections of the history of WS, such as the events that took place during the Civil Rights era, and looking toward the future of WS. It also includes images of people and places in WS from 1850 to the present.

New Winston Museum is located at 713 South Marshall Street. Summer hours for the museum are Tuesday - Friday, 2 p.m.– 5 p.m., or by appointment. or call 336. 724-2842 or visit











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