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Deacon Club Hosts Annual Thank-A-Thon

11/20/15

Winston-Salem, N.C. – This October and November the Deacon Club hosted the annual Thank-A-Thon where Wake Forest student-athletes came together to show their appreciation of the more than 4,500 supporters who help fund Demon Deacon Athletics and provide opportunities for every student-athlete and Deacon team. Throughout each of the three nights of the Thank-A-Thon, student-athletesRead more »

Wake Forest Men’s Golf Travels to Hawaii Thanks to Deacon Club Donors

11/20/15

Winston-Salem, N.C. – On November 2, 2015, the Wake Forest men’s golf team had the opportunity to travel to Princeville, Hawaii and participate in the 2015 Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational. It was the first time men’s golf had traveled to Hawaii and was made possible by some of the Deacon Club’s most gracious donors. TheRead more »

Wake Forest Baseball Breaks Ground on Player Development Center

11/18/15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest Athletics began work on Monday on the first phase of a planned $14 million player development center. Construction of the $9.5 million initial phase was made possible by the gifts of a number of generous donors When complete, the state-of-the-art, 41,000 square foot facility will include a team locker room,Read more »

Deacon Club Announces New “Recruit A Deac” Referral Campaign

11/05/15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Wake Forest Deacon Club has announced “Recruit A Deac”, an exciting new referral campaign that offers all donors, regardless of giving level, an opportunity to provide a lasting impact on the future of Wake Forest Athletics. Just as our coaches rely on new recruits to build upon and improve our athleticRead more »

Recruit A Deac

11/04/15

Recruiting is essential to each one of our athletic programs. To compete for championships and truly Develop Champions, we must first recruit the highest caliber student-athletes, a cause our Deacon Club members support through their annual contributions. And just as we rely on new recruits to improve our athletic programs, the Deacon Club leans onRead more »

Dr. Stephanie M. Glenn (’77, MD ’81) Receives Gene Hooks Achievement Award

10/26/15

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Dr. Stephanie M. Glenn (’77, MD ’81), a former volleyball player, was honored during the Varsity Club/Hall of Fame Dinner on October 23 with the Gene Hooks Achievement Award. The award recognizes a former Wake Forest coach, staff member, student-athlete, trainer or manager who has exhibited traits of integrity, charity, leadership andRead more »

Why Do We Give More?

10/13/15

Why? I get asked that question a lot. Why should I donate to Wake Forest? Why should I give more? Why should I recruit my friends to the Deacon Club? To me, the answer to that question lies right outside my window. There I see BB&T Field, a place where Wake Forest’s student-athletes give itRead more »

The Day Wake Forest Facilities Changed Forever

10/06/15

The day Wake Forest facilities changed forever. It was February 4, 2015 and several key Wake Forest football supporters including Prentiss Baker, Alan Fox, Bob McCreary, Gaither Keener, Ben Sutton and Carl Tucker, among others, were gathered for a status update on the football program. Little did everyone know, this day in February would forever changeRead more »

Homer Brookshire Receives 2015 Pete Moffitt Courage Award

09/29/15

Wake Forest former football player Homer Brookshire was honored on Saturday with the Pete Moffitt Courage Award. Established in 2010, the Pete Moffitt Courage Award is given in recognition of Wake Forest alum Pete Moffitt and the tremendous courage he displayed while battling ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The award is given annually to a Wake Forest student-athlete, coach, or alumnusRead more »

Celebrating the Class of 2015

06/15/15

Hearn Plaza was packed on May 18 for the 2015 graduation exercises, as all in attendance celebrated the Class of 2015. Graduation is the essence of what the Deacon Club is all about. The ceremony is a culmination of four years of hard work by our student-athletes, coaches and staff. The young men and womenRead more »

2015 Deacon Club Appreciation Day Recap

03/03/15

Dear Deacon Club members, Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our annual Deacon Club Appreciation Day celebration this past Sunday in Deacon Tower at BB&T Field. I am proud to announce that we had record breaking attendance with over 15% of our membership represented. This is truly one of myRead more »

Deacon Club Launches “Bring Back the Legacy” Campaign

03/09/15

Share your favorite memories | Learn more | Make a donation WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Starting March 9th, the Deacon Club will be reaching out to Wake Forest alumni and supporters to invest in Demon Deacon athletics by making a donation to the Annual Fund through the “Bring Back the Legacy” campaign. All Deacon Club membership donations go towards the AnnualRead more »