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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 882-4126 or dblunder@ywcahp.com

Women’s Self-Defense Class – SAFE:  
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 dblunder@ywcahp.com


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 21@ 11am-12noon
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

Chalk 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 sgerke@ywcahp.com



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.  




Latino 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 contact mkerkado@ywcahp.com  


YWCA Wish List
Baby Formula has an urgent need!!
     Basketballs, soccer balls, footballs, foosballs
     Scrapbook Paper & Stickers

     hot wheel cars

     Flip Camera
     Baby Wipes
     Toiletries (soap, toothpaste, shampoo, etc)
     Baby Food

     School Supplies
     TV - 32 inch or larger
     Kick Boards
     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 sgerke@ywcahp.com The cost is $265 for YWCA Members and $275 for nonmembers

Pool 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 room.  call 882-4126 or sgerke@ywcahp.com

336-882-4126 fax 336-882-7980 112 Gatewood Ave. High Point, NC 27262
2014 Board of Directors
Ann Lynch- President           Lisa Poplin President Elect

Elizabeth Terrell- Treasurer    Shelley Delmestri - Past President
Samantha McDevitt - Secretary

Peggy Adams
Ericka Best-Hunt
Cristina Qubein Buckfelder
Olivia Cain
Charlene Green
Kathleen Graham
Debbie Irvin
Gloria Jackson

Leigh Anne Kasias
Lorraine Klietsch
Monica Lewis

Lucy Ortiz
Terri Smith
Monika Stanley
Joyce Trescot
Nadine Williams

Heidi Majors Executive Director
Jill Smith Finance Director
Susan Gerke-  Aquatics  & Wellness Director
Denise Blunder  - Women's Services Director
Margarita Kerkado, Latino Family Center Director
Michelle Morrison -  Interim Teen Mom Program Director
Jessica Jansen , Youth Services Program Director

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