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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 Before the makeover, the teen center struggled to get the attention of kids because of outdated technology.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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MLK Evening of Elegance

November 3, 2017

Carl Chavis Memorial YMCA presents MLK Evening of Elegance The Black & White Ball featuring music by Sweet Dreams High Point Radisson Hotel Queen Anne Ballroom Friday, January 12, 2018 8:00pm-12:00am Advance Tickets $35 per person/$40 at the door Reserve a table of 10 for $350 Formal or Semi-Formal Attire For ticket information contact or

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Try the Y for FREE at any of the three YMCA of High Point branch locations Saturday, October 7th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

 

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Impact in Action

March 31, 2017

My journey starts with depression; and not just the blues, downright depressed. I was crying all the time, not spending time with my young kids, sleeping a lot, absolutely no energy and I was not happy with myself. I hated to look in the mirror. I was really missing out on life and it was noticeable to my family. My husband asked what he could do to help me

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