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The YBM Open 2015
Sat, 30 May 2015 08:30:00 +0000

7th Annual YBM Open Golf Tournament

Benefiting the YBM Scholarship Fund

Saturday, May 30, 2015

at Rocky River Golf Club in Concord, NC

8:30AM Shotgun Start

Registration and Range Open at 7:15AM

4Man Scramble Format
$250 Putting Contest
Longest Drive
Closest to the Pin
Breakfast and Lunch
Excellent Prizes


All Levels of Golfers are Welcomed and Encouraged to Participate!


SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE...contact Travis at 704-780-7959 or email at twilliamson@ybmleadership.com

When: May 30, 2015 8:30:00 AM to May 30, 2015 2:30:00 PMin Concord, North Carolina
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BREW Ruck For A Purpose - 003
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000

Back by popular demand...it's team SPEARHEAD's BREW Ruck With A Purpose - 003!

Team SPEARHEAD is once again supporting The Second Harvest Food Bank in Charlotte. We are once again going to hold a Canned Food Drive in conjunction with local Charlotte Breweries, Food Stores and The Second Harvest Food Bank.

At BREW Ruck 003 - Instead of carrying coupons, we will be carrying canned foods and dropping them off at the local drop off point in uptown Charlotte.

- Launch will be close to South End and likely to be between 10-11:00 AM

- End point will be at VBGB at the Music Factory

- Participants are expected to bring rucks loaded with canned food

- BREW Ruck 003 Commemorative Patch (Design TBD)

- Team will organize to bring whatever creative carrying containers that could be useful during the Ruck to carry the canned food from the drop-off locations.

- We will be stopping at multiple breweries along the way for well deserved "breaks".

- We will be hauling a lot of food for a good cause

- This event is open to all who would like to attend. We hope to get a large group together to support this great cause!

- This will be an event that will be memorable, fun and use our energy to help the community.



Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

You must be at least 21 years old on or before the date of the event in order to participate.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you do not need to bring printed tickets to the event.


When: Sep 27, 2014 10:00:00 AM to Sep 27, 2014 6:00:00 PMin Charlotte, North Carolina

KODACHROME NC Season IV Workshop I (ASU)
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:15:00 +0000


KODACHROME is a non-profit dance workshop series created in 2009. Based in Virginia and recently expanded to North Carolina, the important foundation for our organization revolves around the dance community. We encourage everyone to inspire others and welcome all into our dance family.


Start out the school year right, and join us for the first KODACHROME NC workshop of the season at Appalachian State University!

Please remember to bring your own water and snacks!

Click here for Facebook event!


Pre-registered | $12
At-Door | $15

To register your information online is free. You must pay admission at the door - we accept cash or card!

Location & Address:
High Country Dance Studio
188 Boone Dock St,
Boone, NC 


12:00PM | Registration
12:30PM | Icebreakers
12:45PM | Warm Ups
1:00PM | Jessie Allen
2:15PM | Break/Group Photo
2:30PM | Cres Valencia
3:45PM | Break
4:00PM | Bong Buno
5:15PM | Closing Remarks
5:30PM | Cypher/Poster Signing
6:00PM | Clean Up
6:30PM | Dinner





1934 Blowing Rock Rd
Boone, NC 28607 



Need a ride or a place to stay? Fill out the form here: http://bit.ly/HRSform

Rideshare requests due by September 13th at 11:59PM (no exceptions).
Housing requests due by September 17th at 11:59PM (no exceptions).

Transportation arrangements must be finalized prior housing arrangements.


Visit us! http://www.exposedance.org/
Stay posted! http://twitter.com/kodachromenc
Like us! https://www.facebook.com/KODACHROMENC
Instagram! @kodachromenc

expose. exchange. experience.

When: Sep 20, 2014 11:15:00 AM to Sep 20, 2014 6:30:00 PMin Boone, North Carolina

Operation Write Home Postage Bene.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000

This is a public awareness benefit for Operation Write Home for postage to help them send cards to US troops. Activities for the evening will include: Card making table and a fun game of Bunco. Cards are free to make and the participation fee for the game is only $10. Prizes will be awarded to the top winners. Participation fee may be paid for through Eventbrite or at the door. 

Vendors pay a low fee of $25, which includes space and the opportunity to present your non-food product or service. Space is limited, so contact us today. All proceeds benefit the charity. 

When: Sep 22, 2014 6:00:00 PM to Sep 22, 2014 9:00:00 PMin Cary, North Carolina

Village Grill's 2014 Ball in the Brew Battle (American Beer Pong)
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000

Join us for Ball in the Brew Battle (American Beer Pong) Saturday September 20th durning Lafayette Village's Oktoberfest! Team spots are limited to the first 16 teams, So sign up EARLY!

All Teams must check in with photo ID at Village Grill at 2:00 pm the day of the event.

Teams will compete for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place! So bring your skills and we'll provide the rest! 

When: Sep 20, 2014 2:00:00 PM to Sep 20, 2014 6:00:00 PMin Raleigh, North Carolina

Pancakes and Pumpkins with the Princesses
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000

Join us for our first
Pancakes with the Princesses!

Since it is so close to Halloween,
this event will have a pumpkin flare!

A buffet breakfast will be served from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

After breakfast, our guests will travel to each
Princess Party for different activities.

Activities include:
Story Time with Cinderella
Pumpkin making with Rapunzel
Dance Party with The Bayou Princess
Nail Painting with The Mermaid Princess
Sing-a-Long with the Ice Princess and Snowflake Queen

Adult & Child combination tickets are $50.00 per ticket
This price includes breakfast for both adult and child, and all acitivites with the princesses

Additional Siblings are $20.00 per ticket
This price includes breakfast and all activites with the princesses

Additional Adults are $12.00 per ticket

During princess parties, guests will travel in small groups.
If you would like your child to be put in a group with a friend,
please contact us at wishesandwandsevents@gmail.com.
We will do our best to accomodate you!

We have 96 spaces available, get your tickets today!

When: Oct 25, 2014 9:00:00 AM to Oct 25, 2014 11:30:00 AMin Clayton, North Carolina
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LinkedIn 102 Seminar
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:30:00 +0000

Join us for our next monthly event, a hands-on LinkedIn learning seminar. This event is intended for people who have existing LinkedIn profiles but want to improve their profiles and learn how to research and find leads. Come prepared with your laptops or tablets and LinkedIn login. Half the proceeds will be donated to the NC Lighthouse Foundation.

When: Nov 12, 2014 9:30:00 AM to Nov 12, 2014 11:30:00 AMin Raleigh, North Carolina

An Evening and Book Signing with Dr. Howard Fuller
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:00:00 +0000

We have all been on the front-lines working for the progress of all people.

Dr. Howard Fuller has committed his life to that purpose and in some ways you can say he’s written the playbook.

It’s called No Struggle, No Progress: A Warrior’s Life from Black Power to Education Reform. The book chronicles Dr. Fuller’s journey from empowering poor, black communities to being on the forefront of education reform in America and is now available through Marquette University Press. Moreover, No Struggle, No Progress includes several chapters capturing Dr. Howard Fuller, or as a few North Carolinians knew of him in the 1960’s and 70’s, Owusi Sadaukai. North Carolina has a special place in Dr. Fuller’s heart and I hope you’ll join us to make this evening ever so special.

Therefore, we invite you to be our special guest for a special celebration and book signing of Dr. Fuller’s book on the evening of October 14th.

The event will be held at 6p.m. at the International Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro.


We hope you will join us in celebrating the life and work of Dr. Fuller. Please feel free to bring family, friends, students, as well as spread the word throughout your community.


**Please RSVP using the form above and be sure to enter the name and email of each person in your group who will be attending.**

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When: Oct 14, 2014 6:00:00 PM to Oct 14, 2014 9:00:00 PMin Greensboro, North Carolina

Crochet (Hair) Class
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000


This is a Level 1 Crochet Class in which we will go over a versatile-crochet style.  I will cover the basic braiding pattern, how to secure the cornrows, how to secure the crochet hair, and how to do a basic cut.  There are two techniques I use with my crochet that I have yet to see anyone else do. This is what keeps the style looking natural with full coverage. 


The class includes snacks and drinks, a starter crochet kit, and prizes—one of which will include a $100 reimbursement of the class fee.  You do not need to bring a mannequin (unless you want to), I will provide the braiding foundation.

Please note, watching a Youtube video and having someone instruct you, hands-on, are two different things.


Come excited, with questions, ready to learn, and to have fun!


For more pictures of my work, please google: sjprotectivestyles (all one word).



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When: Oct 11, 2014 10:00:00 AM to Oct 11, 2014 12:00:00 PMin Durham, North Carolina
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Do What Matters - Raleigh/Durham - January 27-28
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:00:00 +0000

A two-day training experience for church leaders
January 27 & 289am - 3:30pm
 How are faithful Christian disciples formed today?What sustains them through a lifetime?How can congregations make a real difference? 

ABOUT #VFDWMThe approaches we’ve used in the past are no longer adequate in today’s digital, individualized, highly secularized culture. Yet, some innovative approaches to highly relational discipling are showing promise. The new efforts covered in this training will help your congregation create authentic Christian community that beckons persons of all ages—children, youth, adults—into an exciting journey of both faith and religious practice.
This interactive training experience seeks to help leaders imagine and implement effective faith formation practices for today and for future generations. Anchored in recent research, propelled by the urgent need for change, yet tempered by decades of leadership in the field, VFM trainers will guide participants toward: 

  • understanding the profound cultural changes affecting faith development processes today
  • exploring the process of faith transmission from generation to generation through the extended family and congregational systems
  • experiencing and developing innovative congregational approaches that apply the essential faith-forming processes to people of all ages
  • developing a practical plan for the future of faith formation with all ages in your congregation
  1. The Vision – a theological and ecclesial vision for genuinely relational formation in faith.
  2. The Processes – eight key faith formation processes anchored in the theological and ecclesial vision and support by recent research.
  3. The Transforming Encounter – as revealed in Scripture, the lives of Saints, as well those around us, God breaks into the lives of persons of all ages and is revealed through these encounters.
  4. The Congregation – innovated ways the congregation can become a catalyst for faith formation in key settings: home/family/daily life, the digital/online world, and in the wider community.
  5. The Plan – using the eight faith formation processes, participants will engage in a facilitated process of planning for effective, lifelong faith formation.
  6. The Leaders – the training experience concludes with a session exploring relational leadership designed to empower the community to nurture and tell their story. 
AUDIENCEPastors and Staff, Children's Ministry Team, Small Group Ministry Team, Adult Formation Team, Sunday School Teachers, Council/Vestry, other interested leaders, ministry leaders and teams from neighboring congregations.  THE TEAM
The program is conducted by two Facilitators from the list below.
Dr. Nancy S. Going Executive Director, Vibrant FaithLeif Kehrwald Training Partner, Vibrant FaithJim LaDoux Coaching Partner, Vibrant FaithJohn Roberto President, Lifelong Faith AssociatesTom Schwolert Consultant/Coach, Vibrant FaithKatie Amidei, Pastoral Associate, St. Anthony Catholc Church, Pewaukee WIEmily Given, Child and Family Ministry, St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, Dallas TX Kyle Matthew Oliver, Center for the Ministry of Teaching, Virginia Theological Seminary Click for info on Do What Matters! trainings in other locations.

When: Jan 27, 2015 9:00:00 AM to Jan 28, 2015 3:30:00 PMin Durham, North Carolina