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November 5, 2014                                                             

YWCA Growing Our Future Site Work

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.)

  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.  


Front Porch Conversations:  November 20th  at 12:00
What is Social Justice?   Join the YWCA, High Point Human Relations Department and High Point University for a discussion. Service. Commitment. Womanhood. What do these three attributes have in common? Women who serve proudly in the military. Women Veterans have a long and proven history of courageously serving our country. Join us for a High Point first as we have a candid conversation about the challenges, the triumphs, and the trade-offs of serving as a woman in the U.S. Military



“Decorative Doves” with Nancy,
Friday  November 21st, from 10am – 12noon
Begin the holiday season on a joyous note by making a pair of decorative doves that can accent your mantle or table. Great gift for a special person in your life, too!   Last day to sign up: November 19th 

 “Lanterns”, From 5-7pm Monday, December  1st & 8th
 Students will make a lantern that will make your home feel nice and warm from the glow. Also can turn it into a wax burner.  Constructed either with wheel or hand-building skills. Last day to sign up: November 28th

“Angel Ornaments” with Nancy, Saturday,  December 6th from 10am – 12noon
These little angels will add charm to your tree and delight anyone you give one to! Last day to sign up: December 3rd

 For more pottery workshops click here.  



Career Development Series Workshops:

 “Customer Service Skills:  Making the Quality Connection”  - November 12, 2014 – 10am-12noon  - Please call (336) 882-4126 to register.  Space is limited to 10 participants

“Networking News You Can Use” – November 19, 2014 – 10am-12noon – Please call (336) 882-4126 to register.  Space is limited to 10 participants

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!

Thriving Thursday's Lunch & Learn topic:  "Brain injuries the invisible war wound."  November 20, 2014

 During the month of November we honor our veterans for their service.  Please bring a bag lunch and  join us for our Thriving Thursday's Lunch & Learn topic:  "Brain injuries the invisible war wound."  This is an important discussion about Traumatic Brain Injury.  FREE and OPEN to the public.  Presented by the Brain Injury Association of North Carolina.  12noon - 1pm.  Please call (336) 882-4126 to register for this event.

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.



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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