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Over the years, The Real World Program for youth has been successful in helping young people develop life skills, including carving out educational and career plans, learning the basics of getting and keeping a job, and locating appropriate housing, but mostly, it has introduced youth to the variety of options that are available to young people. These youth quickly learn it can be a real jungle out there!
Credits, debits, assets, liabilities, debt ratio—
Welcome to the Jungle!
Real World presents Money Jungle  is a  1 hour simulation of the real world. In hourly increments, youth will learn to write a check, maintain a register, use an ATM, apply for a loan, request a credit report, and more. The event will address decisions youth make in  lifestyle choices (such as housing, transportation, leisure, etc.). Youth will be provided a salary  and challenged to take their salary and develop a budget based on every day needs (food, electricity, rent, etc.).

At 5:18 you will see a testimonial from one of our youth that went through the simulation.

Golf Tournament benefiting Bryant and Tammy Kidd

ALL proceeds benefit Bryant and Tammy Kidd for medical expenses
Captain's choice (4 man team)
$50/person - $200/team entry fee
Mulligan package - $20/team (2 mulligans per person)

To register: Call Joe Hendrickson (336) 233-1088 or Matt Lineberry (336) 707-9858

Saturday May 7th at 1:00pm
Sourwood Golf Course
8055 Pleasant Hill Church Rd.
Snow Camp, NC 27349
 

The Town of Pleasant Garden is hosting its 3rd annual 5K run, 1 mile walk and Discover Good Living Expo to benefit JDRF on Saturday, May 7th, 2016, beginning at 8:00am at Volunteer Park located at 4930 Alliance Church Rd in Pleasant Garden. Everyone is welcome!

Registration forms and information for the 5K run and 1 mile walk are available on the Town website or at Trivium Racing at www.triviumracing.com/event/jdrf-5k/

The Discover Good Living Expo features groups whose focus is promoting a healthy lifestyle and recreational activities. Onsite information booths will include local youth athletic programs, summer camps, gym memberships, senior activities and equestrian clubs. In addition, there will be performances from local dancers, martial arts students, cheerleading groups and jump rope teams. A Family Fun Zone will be packed with activities for all ages of runners, walkers and the supporters of those who are running or walking in the event. 

The benefitting charity, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), is the largest non-profit funder of type 1 diabetes research in the world. JDRF provides awareness through education about the multiple ways to manage diabetes. 

Uncorked for Canines

The Haley Graves Foundation (5031c) is having Uncorked For Canines Wine Tasting at The Tasting Room, on Saturday May 14th from 4 pm to 6 pm. There will be 3 major wine reps with 12 wines, a silent auction, food truck and adoptable dogs. A Fed and Get Fed Raffle. A donation of $20 to help rescues gets you into all the fun! The Tasting Room is located at 901 S Chapman St, Greensboro, NC 27403 Phone:(336) 676-5602 Tickets are available for advanced purchase at The Tasting Room or on the Haley Graves Facebook Page.

2nd Annual Oink & Ale Festival hosted by the City of Eden

The second annual Oink & Ale event will be held Saturday, May 14th from 3pm to 8pm on Monroe Street in Downtown Eden!
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate.
Tickets can be purchased at local businesses downtown or online.
Bands playing are: On the Border and Moosh
Breweries that will be pouring are: Pig Pounder Brewery, Preyer Brewing, Mystery Brewing Company, Bold Rock Hard Cider, MillerCoors
This is a fun event with lots of great beer, food and entertainment!

Gate City Rotary Fundraiser

What: Gate City Rotary Fundraiser 
Where: Newbridge Bank Park
When: May 14th at 6:30pm

Southwest Guilford Jets 2016 Football and Cheer Registration

Where: Sportscenter Athletic Club, 3811 Samet Dr. High Point
When: May 15th at 3:00pm
How Much: Football - $200 Cheerleading - $125

Contact: Cheer Director - Letoyna, letoyna.healthy@gmail.com
              VP - Darien, darien.healthy@gmail.com

Color Downtown Untimed 5K Fun Run

Looking for a way to have fun and support a worthy cause?  On May 21st at 3 pm, Davie Domestic Violence Services is hosting their annual Color Downtown fundraiser.  Come out to Rich Park in Mocksville and enjoy an un-timed 5K fun run.  Walk, stroll, or run through Downtown Mocksville and Rich Park as you are transformed into a colorful work of art with each color station you pass.  The event also includes music from WBFJ, Karaoke Color Blast, photographs by Forevermore Images Photography, four food trucks, and numerous door prizes.  All event proceeds will help men, women and children who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  For more information, visit Davie Domestic Violence Services and Rape Crisis Center on Facebook, Color Downtown 2016 on Active.com, or call 336-751-4357.

Benefit Dinner & Auction for Lawsonville Elem School's Playground

What: BBQ Plates - $8 for adults $5 for kid's plates - No cards accepted
Where: Stanley Farm - 1121 Steele Rd. Sandy Ridge
When: May 21st at 6pm - Auction to start at 7:30pm

100% of proceeds go to a new playground! 
Bouncy houses for the kids!
Face painting! 

Contact: Lawsonville Elementary 336-593-8284 or Lawsonville PTO at 336-701-7455

UNCW Alumni Picnic at the Greensboro Grasshoppers

Kick off your summer with a picnic and a baseball game! Come out to NewBridge Bank Park to cheer on the Greensboro Grasshoppers with local UNCW alumni. Tickets include entry to the game, access to the alumni picnic area along with a full picnic and fireworks show after the game! Purchase your ticket by May 15 for $15 by visiting https://giving.uncw.edu/event-registration-pages/greensborograsshoppersalumnipicnic?erid=2857&trid=aa4a5baf-0494-4e33-982c-6f4d025b5ea2 . If you are not receiving invitations in the mail or through email, be sure to update your contact information by emailing alumni@uncw.edu

Daniel Wolff And His Salem Clock at Historic Bethania

Historic Bethania will celebrate Daniel Wolff and his 1803 tall case clock through a series of lectures on May 22, 2016, from 2:30pm to 4:30pm. The afternoon will include presentations by Mark Farnsworth, Director of Historic Bethania; Johanna Brown, Curator of Moravian Decorative Arts in Old Salem; and Daniel Ackermann, Associate Curator of the MESDA Collection. Discussions will examine the history of the clock’s creation, early documentation, and recent acquisition. Lecture attendees will visit Historic Bethania’s Wolff-Moser house to view the “Clock made August 17, 1803 [by] Daniel Wolff.” Admission is free; donations are appreciated. 

Summer Sessions at North Carolina A&T State University

Summer days can lead to a brighter future through the Office of Summer Sessions and Extended Learning at North Carolina A&T State University. Degree and non-degree seekers, students visiting from other colleges, even rising high school juniors and seniors can select from an array of courses. Take advantage of affordable tuition. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with smaller classes. Brighten your future this summer! Enroll in one of the summer sessions at North Carolina A&T. Registration is now open. For more information call 336-334-7810.

Johnsontown Jubilee Yard Sale at Johnsontown United Methodist Church

8 am - 1 pm Fabulous yard sale finds
Raffle items
Breakfast items
Lunch
Bake Sale
Admission is Free

OnStage and Inclusive at Community Theatre of Greensboro

Community Theatre of Greensboro - 520 South Elm Street Greensboro, NC 27406 www.ctgso.org (336) 333-7470 Location: CTG’s Starr Theatre - 520 S. Elm Street To view the documentary ‘Onstage and InFocus’: The Story on YouTube visit www.infocuadvocacy.org ‘OnStage and Inclusive’ Program Dates: June 6 - 176pm - 9pm (Mon - Fri) Show Dates: June 17 & June 18 @ 7:30pm June 19 @ 2:00pm CTG’s Starr Theatre and Cone Studio - 520 South Elm Street - Greensboro, NC 27406 COMMUNITY THEATRE OF GREENSBOR0 Presents ‘OnStage and Inclusive’ is a unique 2 week multi-age theatre program that engages special needs participants of varying abilities to work on self-expression, advocacy and communication skills through expressive theatre arts. This inclusive theatre program is by audition only and the selected Company will use the 2 weeks to create performances based on collaborative ideas formed with their acting partners. There will be Acting, Vocal and Inclusive specialists to work with the Company. Additional backstage learning opportunities including lighting, sound and stage management are also available by audition. The 2 weeks will culminate with entertainment, friendship and the arts, as we celebrate with 3 Performance Showcases for the community. The Performance Showcase will feature all the program’s Participants, many of whom will be performing on stage for the very rst time. These performances will be a great opportunity for our community to see how CTG is ful lling its mission by “bringing our diverse community together to learn about, experience and celebrate the joys of theatre.” After the show on Sunday, meet the performers and enjoy refreshments at a cast party to be held in The Herman and Barbara Cone Family Education and Event Center. Paul & Cindy Reginaldi

Healthy Family Fun Fair at Proehlific Park

Proehlific Park is hosting a free Health Family Fun Fair on July 16th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The theme is holistic health and family fun/wellness. We will have several vendors from the community participating to showcase what Greensboro has to offer. There will be food trucks and family fun for all. You can reach us at 336-665-5233 with any questions.
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