Community Connections

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Help for At-Risk Youth

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London is currently accepting applications for the October 2022 class. This is a FREE educational program for accepted applicants ages 16-18.

ChalleNGe is the Choice for Change!

For more information contact Angelina Wilson at 704-960-9347 or visit our website at


Tarheel Challenge Academy offers their services to those students who are not faring well in their current school setting. The free program includes a 5 ½ month residential phase, followed by a 12-month post-residential phase. While attending the 5 ½ month residential program, students work on the program’s core components: Academic excellence, Life-coping Skills, Leadership and Followership, Responsible Citizenship, Job Skills, Service to the Community, Physical Fitness, and Health & Hygiene. To refer a student or if you have any questions, please call/text Angelina Wilson directly at 704-960-9347 or email at [email protected]

Start: 2022-08-17
End: 2022-10-15

Hot Rod Halloween: Trunk or Treat & Cruise In

The Southwestern Randolph High School Unify Club will be hosting Hot Rod Halloween: Trunk or Treat & Cruise In at Cox’s Harley Davidson in Asheboro. There will be food, music, and raffles. We will be awarding cash prizes to the Top 3 themed motorcycles and cars.

There is an entry fee of $10 and all money raised from the event will be used to host the Randolph County Special Olympics Spring Games at SWRHS on Tuesday, April 25. These games are attended by Special Olympic athletes in grades K-12 from Randolph County, Asheboro City, and Uwharrie Charter schools.

Start: 2022-10-29
End: 2022-10-29

Men Can Cook…with a Twist!

The Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro is excited to present our signature fundraising event – Men Can Cook…with a Twist!

Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 5:30 – 8:30 pm – Piedmont Hall at the Greensboro Coliseum

This year’s event will feature:
– Our Favorite Chefs, men who are famous in their own kitchens
– A Silent Auction featuring unique gift baskets
– Entertainment by Low Key Band
– and a Twist…tastings of small-batch, hand crafted wines, beers, and distilled spirits from Fainting Goat Spirits, South End Brewing Co., Grove Winery & Vineyards and Bull City Cider!

Tickets are $50 – Available at the Women’s Resource Center – 628 Summit Ave. Greensboro, NC – Monday – Thursday 9am- 5pm
or online at

Start: 2022-10-22
End: 2022-10-22