Venga Gastrobar

In Spanish the word venga has several meanings, but loosely translated it means ‘come on.’  In the markets here in Cuenca, the meaning of the word venga when used by the merchants has a more profound, and almost endearing, meaning.  Because the merchants genuinely want to serve you and make you feel welcome, they use the word venga as an inviting way to get your attention so you will come and try, or see, whatever it is they are selling.  It is for this reason that Javier Patiño named his…

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Triad Goodwill presents workforce event Thursday at Destiny Christian Center

Meet recruiters from more than 35 companies at Career Fair  GREENSBORO, NC – Triad Goodwill, a 501(c)3 non-profit leader in career development and job placement, presents a Career Fair this Thursday, May 18 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Destiny Christian Center, 2401 Randleman Road in Greensboro. Meet recruiters and managers from nearly 40 employers who are seeking new staff for fulltime, part-time and seasonal openings. Several of these businesses are first-time partners of Triad Goodwill with new opportunities for job seekers. Sponsored by Two Men and a Truck.…

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Tot Hill Farm Golf Club

Ogburn Yates grew up in Asheboro. His dad managed the local Belk-Yates store, and he and his brother both eventually entered the family business. In the early 1940s, the family began searching the surrounding area for a farm. His father loved horses, having grown up around them in Monroe, NC. In the Fall of 1943 they traveled out of town one Sunday to have a picnic and look over a wooded site for sale. Later, they drove a mile or so down a winding dirt lane. To their left was…

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Christian Emphasis – Good Friday Prayer Breakfast

When you think about the YMCA, you think of kids playing basketball, seniors doing water exercise in the pool and people working out in the fitness area. You may not know that the “C” in YMCA stands for Young Men’s “Christian” Association. The “C” gives us clarity of purpose and a foundation for building a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.  At the Randolph-Asheboro YMCA we started a Christian Emphasis Committee last year to help ensure that we are following our mission to put Christian principles into practice focusing…

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Randolph Health Community Foundation Makes A Positive Impact on the Community

Supporters and friends of the Randolph Health Community Foundation gathered on Friday, March 3rd, for a lovely evening of elegant dining to support a great cause. Beginning in 14 beautiful homes throughout Asheboro, the 16th annual DineAround event culminated with dessert at Pinewood Country Club. The Randolph Health Community Foundation’s signature event, DineAround, proved to be an outstanding success. Over 250 sponsors contributed to help raise more than $120,000, the most sponsorship money raised to date through this event. “With a record number of sponsors and amount of money raised…

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