THE SALVATION ARMY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OPENS NEW TEEN CENTER

“Great Futures Start Here”

HIGH POINT, NC (February 25, 2021) – After several months of construction, painting, and remodeling, The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of High Point is excited to reveal their brand-new Teen Center!

On Wednesday, March 3rd at 2:00pm, a special High Point Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony will take place to reveal a brand-new Teen Center specifically designed for local teens, inside The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of High Point’s facility!

With special funding from a North Carolina Grant from federal CARES dollars made possible with the HB1105 state legislation on remote learning sites, The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club transformed two separate rooms into one large space specifically catered to teens. Construction to connect the two rooms was donated by Dunbar & Smith, Inc., electrical work was completed by Dobbins Electric, flooring was installed by Flooring Solutions, and Lowe’s Home Improvement supplied material pricing specials. Furniture was generously donated by LEA Unlimited, Sampson Marketing, and Davis Furniture.

"With the time youth are spending online remote learning, we found that middle and high schoolers were reaching out in higher numbers for the support our Remote Learning Enrichment Center provides,” explains Amy Hudson, Executive Director of The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of High Point. “With social distancing and safety a priority, we met these challenges by creating a teen friendly safe space to learn and hang out. It is perfect for online learning, tutoring, and safe social interaction with their peers."

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of High Point would like to thank the federal CARES grant, Dunbar & Smith, Inc., Dobbins Electric, Flooring Solutions, Lowes Home Improvement, LEA Unlimited, Sampson Marketing and Davis Furniture for the incredible support and donations provided to make the new teen center a place for local youth to be safe, encourage creativity, inspire valuable friendships, and emphasize community connections.

For more information about The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, please call 336-881-5444 or visit us at 121 SW Cloverleaf Place, High Point to take a tour!