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Triad Veterans Stand Down

Friday September 23rd, 2016 - 8a-3p
OPEN TO ALL HOMELESS VETERANS!
FREE TRANSPORTATION!

Hot breakfast and lunch
Employment services
Housing assistance
Haircuts 
Benefits Clinic
Medical and Dental services
Legal assistance
Free clothing and hygiene kits

Salisbury: 7:15am - Salisbury VA Medical Center Building 2 - 1601 Brenner Ave
Winston Salem: 6:30am - Veterans Helping Veterans Heal - 3614 N Glenn Ave
                        7:00am - Winston Salem Rescue Mission - 715 N Cherry St
Lexington: 7:30am - Lexington Homeless Shelter - 1st Ave
Greensboro: 7:00am - Interactive Resource Center - 407 E. Washington St
                   7:00am - Greensboro Urban Ministry - 305 W. Lee St
                   7:20am - Salvation Army Greensboro - 1311 S Eugene St
High Point: 7:00am - Open Door Ministries - 400 N Centennial St
                 7:20am - Caring Services - 102 Chesnut Dr.

 

Southwest Jets Camp

Southwest Jets Camp CAMP
COST Football $15 Cheer $15
Southwest Middle School - High Point, NC 

July 26th 5:30pm-8:30pm (during camp)

Carolina Cowboys Athletic Association 2016 football camp

Location: Hairston Middle School
3911 Naco Rd. Greensboro 
Visit our website at 
www.carolinacowboys.org or call at 336-355-1172. 

Carolina Cowboys Athletic Association shop day

Come shop at Dicks Sporting Goods on Bridford parkway.
20% off of all merchandise throughout the whole store.

Celebrate National Dance Day with Tumblebees!

Come celebrate National Dance Day with Tumblebees School of Dance! 

Saturday, July 30th 10am-noon
6904 Downwind Rd. Greensboro
336.665.0662

Free to the public! Ages 5 to adult welcome! 
Tumblebees will be teaching a routine from So You Think You Can Dance and then recording and posting the session on YouTube! 

Also, the founder of GULD Street Dancers, Tyler "Xtra" McNeil will be offering a technique class in street dancing from 11am-noon!

 

Uptown Steve Brown Battle On The Greens

Winding Creek Golf Course, Thomasville, NC
Saturday, July 30th 

• Shotgun Start at 8:00 am
• Cost is $60 per player/$240 per team
• Goody bags provided for all   participants
• Lunch provided following the event
• CASH prizes awarded to the top 2 teams

Additional contests include:
• Closest to the pin (2 Holes)
• Longest drive (1 Hole)
• 50/50 Raffle
• And more.....

Come join us for a day of golf and fun! Proceeds go to the recovery efforts of our brother and great friend Steve Brown!
Submit your team roster to gotoriley@gmail.com
Checks to be made to "Uptown Steve Brown Tournament"
Payments not made in person, mail to 306 Maple Grove Ct, Archdale, NC 27263
Contact Steve Riley @ 336-689-4685, or Holly Poarch @ 828-729-1413 for further details.

Tricia's Ride For Life benefiting the American Cancer Society

4th Annual Tricia's Ride for Life. 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 
Hedrick's Grove Reformed United Church of Christ
5687 East Old US Hwy 64 Lexington, NC 27292
Early Registration $25
Day of the Event $35
Early Registration Ends on 
Wednesday, July 22, 2016 
Proceeds from the event will be donated to the AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY!
To register, go to: 
http://goo.gl/forms/ZjSjeyXYWV

4th Annual Tricia's Ride for Life benefiting the American Cancer Society

4th Annual Tricia's Ride for Life. Saturday, July 30, 2016 Hedrick's Grove Reformed United Church of Christ 5687 East Old US Hwy 64 Lexington, NC 27292 Early Registration $25 Day of the Event $35 To guarantee your cycling event shirt, please register by Saturday, July 2, 2016 Early Registration Ends on Wednesday, July 22, 2016 Proceeds from the event will be donated to the AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY! To register, go to: http://goo.gl/forms/ZjSjeyXYWV
From now until July 31st, join Tito's Handmade Vodka, Rock92 and 1075KZL as we help raise money for SPCA of the Triad! 

To kick the program off, Tito's Handmade Vodka will match up to $3500 in donations! 

Visit www.triadspca.org to make your donation today! 

Hearts for Heroes Chili Cook-Off and Raffle

Our inaugural chili cook-off will be held at the American Legion! All fund raised will go to Hearts for Heroes, an organization that provides canine and equine therapy for veterans and active duty military. The entry fee is $10 per batch of chili and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. There is no age limit, so anyone can enter their chili! There will also be a raffle with the drawing being held at 4pm! For more information, email info@h4hus.org or visit www.h4hus.org

American Legion, Post 382
305 Legion Dr.
Sanford, NC 27330

2:30-5pm 

Southwest Guilford Jets Football and Cheer Organization

We are a community nonprofit, all volunteer organization in High Poont, NC whose mission is to provide quality recreation and skill development in the game of football and cheer for all youth ranging from 5-12. To register email us for more info. Practice starts August 1, 2016

Car Wash at Christ Moravian Church benefiting Ray of Hope Orphanage

The Youth at Christ Moravian Church are sponsoring a car wash to raise money for the Ray of Hope Orphanage in Kenya.

WHEN: Saturday, August 6th from 9:00am - 1:00pm
WHERE: Christ Moravian Church parking lot - 919 West Academy St in Winston Salem
COST: There is not a set cost for the car wash, instead donations will be taken.

Enjoy a cup of coffee and sausage biscuit or a hot dog with lemonade while your car is being washed! Proceeds from the food will also go to Ray of Hope Orphanage!

Overdose Awareness Day 16 AWARENESS, MEMORIAL, AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE

Urban Survivor’s Union, NC Harm Reduction Coalition, Families for Sensible Drug Policy and The Steady Collective ​ are hosting ​a Unique Training Opportunity for Professionals ​from​​ 9:30-4:00pm ​ and/ or an evening celebration of life and memory of those lost to overdose.​ To Register: http://tinyurl.com/USU-NC ​For CEU's Register: ​www.northwestahec.org/49968 On Thursday, August 11th, a dynamic series of harm reduction workshops centered around addressing the gap between harm reduction principles, programs and existing treatment services for drug users will take place in High Point at Castle McCulloch from 9am to 4pm.00 Counselors, outreach workers and other people who work in the substance abuse treatment field or other related fields such as HIV/AIDS prevention are especially encouraged to attend the training to learn how to effectively engage with drug users. We will also be discussing syringe exchange now that it is legal. The training will feature keynote guest speaker Maia Szalavitz, a reporter and author of Unbroken Brain, A New Way of Understanding Addiction. Maia Szalavitz has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post among many other news publications and is well-known for her work on challenging stigma. Registration will be $35 for anyone who requires CEUs’ and this includes lunch and other light refreshments. Otherwise registration is free and we ask for a donation to pay for lunch. Register for the Event : http://tinyurl.com/USU-NC Overdose Awareness Celebration and Memorial Event in the Evening of the 11th 6:30-11:00pm In the evening of the 11th beginning at 6:30 we will celebrate life and remember those lost to drug overdose at the Castle. We will have live music , Grand Entertainers and lots of fun. Please come out and help bring awareness to drug overdose and remember loved ones lost to drug overdose. For more questions on the event, please contactlouise.vincent05@gmail.com

EMPOWERED GIRLS SUMMER CAMP

An Enthusiastic Dance and Performance Program
Arts and Crafts
Lunch and snack provided daily
Friendly, girls-only environment
Limited scholarship assistance for families who qualify
Dates: 
June 13 – Aug 12, 2016 
Times: 
7:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Location: Cone Elementary School (2501 N Church St, Greensboro, NC 27405) And NC A&T Agricultural Center NC Cooperative Extension - 3309 Burlington Road 27405
Only $80 Per girl/week ($10 field trip fee per wk.)
Registration $25 Sibling discount! Empowered Girls Summer camp is designed to inspire girls, ages 6-16, by challenging them mentally, enhancing their physical ability, promoting creativity, and encouraging them to take risks. Summer camp includes hands-on activities and a friendly all-girl environment. Our mission is enhancing the quality of girls’ lives by providing programming that builds integrity, respect and self-worth. For more Information or to Register: Call: 336.790.2763 | Visit:
www.empoweredgirlsnc.org | Email: camp@empoweredgirlsnc.org

Iron Order Motorcycle Club's Ride to benefit the Lupus Foundation

$20/Rider $30/Couple
Karonda’s Bar and Grill
2036 Rankin Mill Road Greensboro, NC 27405
Saturday August 20th 2016
Registration begins 10am/ KSU 12am
 
Raffle Prizes and 50/50
All proceeds to benefit The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter, in their endeavor to Help Solve the Cruel Mystery. 

Kirkwood 5K benefiting BackPack Beginnings

The K5K is a family focused run/walk/push designed to get the entire community involved! Our flat course is nestled in the cozy, neighborhood streets of Kirkwood and promises to be a FAST, easy, and refreshing 5K. All proceeds for the 2016 K5K will benefit BackPack Beginnings. Saturday, August 27, 2016 Brookside Drive/Lafayette intersection in Greensboro, NC 7:30-8:30am - Check-in 8:30am - Kids Dash 9:00am - 5K Run/Walk/Push To register for the race, go to: https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Greensboro/Kirkwood5kRun 

7th Annual Triad VisionWalk benefiting the Foundation Fighting Blindness

The 7th Annual Triad VisionWalk 5K benefiting the Foundation Fighting Blindness is being held at 9:00am on Saturday September 17, 2016 at the Armfield Athletic Center at Guilford College in Greensboro. This free and worthy cause will raise awareness and financial support for the wonderful work of FFB, as well as, strengthening families with a great morning of family fun. We will have refreshments, face painting a DJ and more! VisionWalk is a signature fundraising event of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Since its inception in the Spring of 2006, VisionWalk has raised over $39 million to fund sight-saving research. As promising treatments move into critical human studies, the need for research funding is greater than ever. Join the tens of thousands of people who have taken important steps toward a cure by participating in a 5K VisionWalk. 

"Trunk or Treat" Car Show Sponsored by Greensborospeed and Triad Scikotics

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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.