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- What: Sports performance training day for teens

- When: Friday, July 12 from 12:30-3 p.m. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m.

- Where: Hartley Drive Family YMCA

- Open to all youth ages 13-17

- Information: Contact Darryl or Stacy Burrus, 336-869-0151

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Nigel Alston, executive director of the N.C. Black Repertory Company, facilitates a name game activity with students attending the Teen Leadership High Point program Tuesday. LAURA GREENE | HPE

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High Point City Councilman Chris Williams addresses the crowd at Sunday's Juneteenth celebration at Carl Chavis Memorial Branch YMCA. Williams is joined on stage by; from left; Guilford County Board of Education member Khem Irby; Carl Chavis YMCA branch Executive Director and Guilford County Commissioner Carlvena Foster and City Councilwoman Monica Peters.

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Lucas Shoemaker is all smiles during a group swimming lesson at the Grubb Family YMCA Thursday afternoon. Shoemaker, and about 15 other children, took part in the World's Largest Swimming Lesson, an event aimed at preventing drownings. 

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Children have fun at the Carl Chavis YMCA splash pad during last year's Juneteenth celebration.

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Richard "Stick" Williams, a retired vice president of Duke Energy Corporation and former president of the Duke Energy Foundation, was the keynote speaker Friday morning at the 29th Annual YMCA of High Point Lenten Prayer Breakfast. HOLLY WEST | HPE

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High Point University President Nido Qubein is congratulated by Carlvena Foster, Association District Vice President at Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA, as he receives the YMCA of High Point's 2018 Hall of Honor Award. Lynn Lomax, left, President and CEO of the YMCA of High Point, and Chip Culler, YMCA Board member, congratulate Mike Ilderton, right, as he

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HIGH POINT — The faculty and staff at High Point University rolled up their sleeves to build bicycles this week as part of team-building exercises as they returned to campus. As a result of their hands-on work, 116 children who didn’t have a bike received a new one on Thursday afternoon. All of the children, who are participants in day camps at

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