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Highways Divide; Bridges Connect Communities

Highways Divide; Bridges Connect Communities

By Brenda FulmorePublisher: ‎Independently publishedISBN: 979-8321584972Genre: NonfictionPrice: 19.99
Available from: Amazon

Bridges and highways create main thoroughfares for a city or town and have both social and economic impacts. As a means of traveling from one destination to another over land or water, a bridge can help relieve traffic congestion from local streets and downtown areas.


Brenda Fulmore holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Her career spans 27 years in corporate America’s financial sector, where she held leadership roles and 12 years at Winston-Salem State University before retiring in 2022.

She was one of the leaders of the Winston-Salem Creative Corridors Coalition, a nonprofit organization during its formative years and served on the design steering committee in the development of community-linking projects, such as the Twin Arches, Strollway Bridge, and the award-winning Green Street Pedestrian Bridge. She enjoys community collaborative engagement partnerships with local and regional city officials. Through this volunteer work she was inspired to write her books.

She is serving a second term on the Winston-Salem Community Appearance Commission Board. Brenda was born in Lumberton, NC, and moved to Brooklyn, NY, when she was three. She is from a family of 15 children and the youngest. She is a single parent of two adult daughters and a proud grandmother of eight grandchildren. She moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 1993. Brenda loves family and community and enjoys playing music independently in her spare time.

Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars- Great Information: I loved the book, and it was written so well. I really enjoyed learning about all the different bridges!

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After reading the book, my initial reaction is that it is a wonderful short piece of history that has piqued my interest to learn more about highways and bridges all around the world and the stories they tell.

More importantly, the author is a wonderful person who has devoted her life to uplifting others.

Antonio Wallace