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Salem receives grants

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Salem Academy and College in Winston-Salem has received grants totaling over $500,000 to fund restoration of the Single Sisters House on the school’s campus.

Grants included $200,000 form the James G. Hanes Foundation in Winston-Salem; $150,000 each from the Golden LEAF Foundation in Rocky Mount and the Cobb Foundation in Boca Raton, Fla.; $50,00 from the George Foundation in Hickory; and $7,500 from the Marian Stedman Covington Foundation in Greensboro.

The Single Sisters House, a 16,000-square-foot built in 1785 to serve as a residence and business headquarters for unmarried women in Salem, has been under restoration since 2004.

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