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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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Angels in Our Midst

August 17, 2018

I'm sitting on a bench in the Hartley YMCA Fitness Center and I'm covered in sweat having just finished working out. I'm wallowing in both oxygen and energy debt and should be making my way to the locker room and a shower, but I can't seem to make myself rise for I am mesmerized by an interaction which is quietly taking place across the room. There is a

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Teens Flock to the YMCA

August 2, 2018

HIGH POINT — The YMCA of High Point got more than expected by offering its first-ever free summer membership for teenagers. YMCA leaders had budgeted to add about 300 new teen members for the summer, but were pleased when their offer drew about 100 more than expected, said Lynn Lomax, president/CEO of the YMCA of High Point. Just over 280 teens

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HIGH POINT — The United Way of Greater High Point presented its community partner award to Thomas Built Buses Inc. during its annual meeting Wednesday at the High Point Country Club. Caley Edgerly, president/CEO of Thomas Built Buses, accepted the award for the company moments after passing the gavel as 2017-18 chairman of the United Way board of

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HIGH POINT — Teens at the Carl Chavis YMCA were treated to a special guest speaker Wednesday. Avery Crump, the incoming Guilford County District Attorney, spoke to a group of teenagers participating in the YMCA’s new summer membership for teens program. The program provides a free summer membership to kids aged 13-17 and is funded by a

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – A fresh coat of paint, computers, new table top games and furniture fill a room inside the Carl Chavis YMCA. Before the makeover, the teen center struggled to get the attention of kids because of outdated technology. So, when the High Point Community Foundation offered a $17,000 grant, Carlvena Foster, vice president of district

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