Community rallies around Bill Bloxham…

Update on Bill Bloxham, the homeless man in Winston-Salem who was brutally attacked by three teenagers back in January…  

*Bill remains in ICU with serious injuries. After a brief setback with pneumonia, Bill is responding well to treatment. Bill is scheduled for surgery on his eye on Friday (Feb 10).

Want to help? Bill’s neighbors in the West End of Winston-Salem have set up a Go Fund Me account to help with medical bills.    Donate here: https://goo.gl/fe7U87

Good news: As of Friday (Feb 10) over $20,000 dollars has been donated.  Big Praise.

Back story: Bill Bloxham has been homeless for the last four years.  Bill received his Bachelor of Music degree in 1980 from the School of the Arts.  Once deemed a trombone prodigy by friends, the now 59-year-old Bloxham remains hospitalized in intensive care with a shattered orbital bone and a punctured lung. Bloxham was sleeping under the Glade Street bridge, next to Hanes Park, when he was severely assaulted by at least three Reynolds High School teens, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department.

Tremayne Butler, 18, Treshawn Plater, 17 and Decorus Roundtree, 16, have been charged with felony assault inflicting serious bodily injury.   https://goo.gl/FRukJd

According to police, Bloxham was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where he remains in intensive care.             Winston-Salem Journal:  https://goo.gl/wXcphW

 

Verne Hill

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Verne Hill


Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm