Archives

[LOCAL TALENT]

by Alex Ashe

AMY FOSTER-BARTENDER, PROPERTY MANAGER

Amy Foster’s blonde curly locks are a trademark of hers, but not for long., The Winston-Salem resident, who, on top of her main gig as property manager of Winston Factory Lofts, bartends one night a week at Finnigan’s Wake, will have her head shaved as part of the pub’s annual St. Baldrick’s Day fundraiser on Sept. 28. Since 2007, Finnigan’s has raised over $186,000.00 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a charity funding research to find cures for children with cancer. It’s a cause Foster, 32, has been passionate about ever since working as a part of the Loneliest Road Campaign, a 2007 cross-country

cycling fundraiser that spanned from Sacramento, Calif. to Washington D.C. “It was a great experience,” said Foster, who described meeting the young cancer victims as “heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time.” To inch closer to her goal of raising $10,000, she’s been donating all of her tip money. “I set kind of a high goal,” she said. “I figured if I was gonna [cut my hair], I’d make it worth it.” In her free time, Foster enjoys shooting pool, particularly at Scotty B’s in Rural Hall, where she’ll compete in a charity tournament this Saturday, starting at 11 a.m.

Want to be featured as a local talent? E-mail a photo and a short bio to editor@yesweekly.com

Share: