October 7, 2014
YWCA Growing Our Future Construction Has Begun!!
The YWCA is excited that the construction process has begun!
If you are visiting the YWCA please remember parking is available at
Bank of America, street parking on Gatewood Avenue and at High Point
Enterprise on Gatewood (across Elm St.)
The YWCA Celebrates Week Without Violence
“Embracing New Phases of Life: Pathways to
End Domestic Violence” - Saturday, October 11, 8am-2pm
This is a domestic violence
awareness program, will be held this Saturday. Program
includes presentations from Lindsey Lahr, Family Services
High Point Court Advocate, Enjonae Anderson, Licensed
Professional Counselor of Mended Hearts Counseling and
Recovery Solutions, Vendors, Resource information, and much
more. A light lunch will be provided. Register by calling
Women’s Self-Defense Class
Surviving A Fighting Encounter will
teach you basic survival and self-defense techniques.
Classes will be held for 8 weeks beginning, Monday, October
13 thru Monday, November 3, 2014 @
6pm-7:30 pm. Each class is only $5.00 or you may pay
$40.00 for all eight sessions. This class is for
adults, ages 18 years and above. A waiver form must be
completed by participants.
Week Without Violence Lunch & Learn topic:
“Non- Violence in Action,”
October 15, 1 pm - 2 pm
Join us for a lunch and learn presented by Valerie Glass,
Conflict Resolutions Graduate Student. All events are free
and open to the public. Registration is requested for all
events by October 9. For more information or to register
for the events, please call (336) 882-4126 or email
Front Porch Conversations:
October 16th at 12:00
What is Social Justice? Join the YWCA, High Point Human
Relations Department and High Point University for a discussion on
What is Social Justice and a discussion on immigration
“Employing persons with Disabilities”- October
You’re invited to a Career Development
Series workshop on hiring individuals with disabilities in
the workplace. Presented by NC DHHS.
Crafts & Chat - This is an informal
fellowship with those who enjoy making crafts and have
experienced the death of a loved one. Crafts & Chat meets
the last Wednesday of each month @ 1pm-3pm. Co-sponsored by
Hospice of the Piedmont. Our next meeting will be Wednesday,
October 29, 2014. Project idea:Garden Stepping Stones
Pastels with Marilyn Davis
The YWCA is now offering chalk pastel
classes on Tuesdays from 12-2pm
for more information call 882-4126.
Oil Painting with Peggy
Interested in Oil Painting Classes? Come try them at
the YWCA with Peggy! Call 882-4126 to register today!
December 6, 2014
The YWCA 5K Challenge for Change is December 6th.
Get you team together or come out and walk, jog or run to
support the women and children of the YW.
Swim Lessons -
Swim Lessons are offered at various times during the week
for ages 6 months to adults.
8 classes for $40 members/$60 nonmembers.
Contact 882-4126 or
YWCA Offers SCUBA Classes
Interested in becoming SCUBA Certified? Planning a fabulous
vacation anytime soon? Sign up for a SCUBA course in our
newly renovated pool at the YWCA!
For more information call 882-4126.
Pottery Classes & Workshops
Sign up today for a workshop with the YWCA!
For more workshops click here.
Family Center offers Hispanic Folk Dance
The Latino Family Center at the YWCA is offering Hispanic
Folk Dance Lessons. Four lessons a month are $20
per person. For more information or to register
YWCA Wish List
Baby Formula has an urgent need!!
Basketballs, soccer balls, footballs, foosballs
Scrapbook Paper & Stickers
hot wheel cars
Toiletries (soap, toothpaste, shampoo, etc)
TV - 32 inch or larger
Arts and Craft Supplies
YWCA Offers American Red Cross Lifeguarding Classes:
Know anyone interested
in becoming a lifeguard? There is still time to sign up for
the Red Cross Lifeguard Class at the YWCA!
For Class Schedules
Click Here or contact
firstname.lastname@example.org The cost is $265 for YWCA Members and
$275 for nonmembers
Parties All Year Long
Call today to
schedule a pool party for you and your friends. Great for
school classes, birthdays, church groups and Boy or Girl
Scout troops. The party includes one hour in the pool during
private swim hours and one hour on the patio or a party
call 882-4126 or