WSSU Department of Athletics Assists the City of Winston-Salem to Distribute Masks to Seniors


WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics participated in a different type of senior day, Tuesday morning when Rams coaches, executive staff, and administrative staff joined the city of Winston-Salem for Senior Day on May 12th to distribute Nightingale masks to residents who were 65 or older. From 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Tuesday morning, members of the WSSU athletics staff came to the East Parking Lot of Bowman Gray Stadium to distribute masks to citizens of Winston-Salem, N.C.

The Rams athletics staff joined community leaders throughout the city to give away 20,000 masks at nine drive-thru locations in Winston-Salem, N.C. as a part of the city's Mask the City campaign. Donations for support of the Mask the City campaign were also collected at the various sites. The WSSU athletics staff was joined representatives from BB&T and the City of Winston-Salem for a drive-thru distribution of masks to seniors of the city of Winston-Salem, N.C.

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