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Established in 1965, the North Carolina School of the Arts provides professional training for talented young people looking to pursue careers in the performing arts. Today, the school enrolls over 700 students from this country and thirteen foreign countries. The NCSA's on-the-job training consists of a full performance schedule. During the 1984-85 season, 429 performances were given to audiences numbering over 62,000.
Judy Fee is owner and manager of Noah Llama Treks, Inc., headquartered at Rolling Thunder Farm near Valle Crucis. Trekkers hike and the llamas transport everything needed for camping. There are twenty-one llama trek companies in the country, but Noah Llama Treks is the only one east of the Rocky Mountains.
Winston-Salem has achieved national recognition for its quality of life, due to the city’s “first families” or the corporate citizens who built successful industries. With a strong economic development program now in full gear, Winston-Salem continues to implement a policy for planned growth. This article covers the history of Winston-Salem’s accomplishments and discusses current efforts to broaden the city’s economic and political base.
This is an in-depth profile of the major corporations and businesses in Winston-Salem. The first major move came as early as 1979, when Hanes Corporation was acquired by Consolidated Foods, now Sara Lee Corporation. Winston-Salem continues to grow as the city recruits small businesses and local companies.