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September 16, 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.)

Front Porch Conversations:  September 18th 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. 


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, September 15  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. 

Home Depot Do It Herself Workshop
Would you like to gain a new skill and have some fun with tools?  Join us for this fun and educational workshop as we learn how to build storage carts, utilize tools, and much more!!   This workshop will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 @ 6:30pm-8:00pm.

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, September 24, 2014. Project idea: Pillow Case Décor

Mood Management Workshop “Everyone has a bad day or two.” “Have you asked yourself what could be the cause?”  Find potential solutions on Thursday, September 25, 2014 @ 6pm-7:30pm

Attention Book  Lover’s  and Movie Buffs !!  Visit the Women’s Resource Center the last Friday of each month to watch a feature film or participate in a book discussion that will “inspire and encourage” women of all walks of life.   Join us on September 26 @ 12 – 1 pm for a book discussion of Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets them Free by Nancy Leigh De Moss.

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!

Classes are either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, beginning June 9th or 10th. 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  


Oil Painting with Peggy

Interested in Oil Painting Classes?  Come try them at the YWCA with Peggy!  Call 882-4126 to register today!


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
Joy Ledbetter -  Teen Mom Program Director
Jessica Jansen , Youth Services Program Director

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