By Katie Moosbrugger

Today we are thrilled to highlight:

~ $0 Joining Fee at the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina
~ etc. Consignment’s 20th Anniversary and Upcoming Sidewalk Sale
~ Forsyth Family’s August Kids’ Morning Out event
~ A Chance to Win a $100 Target Gift Card, compliments of the Piedmont School
~ A Chance to Win $150 Worth of In-Home Personal Fitness from LEEP
~ The Winners of Our Last Giveaway

Membership Means More at the Y

Help the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina gather donated backpacks for local children in need and you can join for free! Now through August 15 you can join the Y for $0 joining fee when you donate a new, unused backpack. The Y is also gathering school supplies to ensure every student starts the school year ready to learn. Membership at the Y provides access to comprehensive wellness and aquatics facilities, group exercise classes, savings on programs such as Boot Camps, Summer Camp, Youth and Adult Sports, Swim Lessons and much more. The Y brings friends and neighbors together over shared interests in developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our community. Learn more and find a Y near you at

etcCelebrate and Shop with etc. Consignment Shoppe

This year etc. Consignment Shoppe is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and was recently voted Reader’s Choice Best Consignment and Best Furniture store in Forsyth County.  etc. offers gently used clothes, shoes, furniture and housewares, as well as retail items: jewelry, upholstery, bedroom furniture, dining room furniture and a variety of accent pieces. Through the years, etc. Consignment Shoppe has continued to grow.  This latest growth was as recent as nine months ago.  Within the same parking lot, etc. Home was established. etc. Home offers a wide variety of showroom samples and new furniture.  The Home store has trained interior designers on staff and offers customer the opportunity to special order. etc. Consignment Shoppe will have its annual “Parking Lot Sale” Saturday, September 12th from 8am-5pm. There’s lots of fun, sells and a good time to be had by all.

KMOJoin Us at the August Kids’ Morning Out!

Forsyth Family magazine is hosting this month’s KMO on Tuesday, August 11 at Old Salem Museums and Gardens from 10 am to Noon. This is a FREE event. Enjoy a fun morning at Old Salem with crafts, games, storytelling, and hands-on activities. Activities will be held in Single Brothers’ Yard and Workshop at 10 West Academy Street. Parking available on Salt Street or in the overflow lot off Old Salem Road and Academy Street. As always, every adult attendee will receive four door prize tickets. Bring school supplies for the Educator Warehouse and receive an extra ticket for every item you bring! Grab a friend and bring the kids for a morning of fun!

JoshWillSnackWin a $100 Target Gift Card from The Piedmont School

The Piedmont School knows that the end of summer and the return of school is just around the corner. It’s almost time to buy those new school clothes, notebooks, pens, pencils, and binders! To help with your back to school shopping, The Piedmont School is offering a $100 Target gift card! Enter to win by clicking HERE, and be sure to check out more information about The Piedmont School by visiting their website or by stopping by for a Drop-In Tour on Fridays between 9am-11am beginning August 21st! The Piedmont School is located at 815 Old Mill Road, High Point, NC 27265. Phone:  (336) 883-0992.

TMOM Ad Logo 1Win $150 Worth of In-Home Personal Training

LEEP Fitness of Greensboro knows that all moms are working moms. We also know that with life’s around-the-clock schedules, even the most active moms might find getting to the gym to be a difficult task. In-home personal training with LEEP Fitness combats the struggles of a busy schedule head on. Your trainer will travel directly to your home to conduct personalized training sessions with you during a time that fits your schedule. Once you complete your workout, you can go right back to the rest of your life. There’s no time wasted. No traveling to a gym. No hassle. Just you and your trainer helping you to reach your fitness goals all within the comfort of your own home. Enter HERE to win a $150 gift certificate for any LEEP Fitness personal training services including one-on-one training, small group training, and online training. Take the LEEP! Get started on your goals today!

homepage-giveawaysWe Have Winners to Announce!

Congrats to Laura Santos for winning the Winston-Salem Open Family Fun Pack, and congrats also to Shelley Johnson for winning her choice of tickets to either Tweetsie, Wet ‘N Wild or the NC Zoo, compliments of Brenner Children’s Hospital. Enjoy these fantastic prizes, ladies, and watch your email to learn how to redeem. Many thanks to the Winston-Salem Open and Brenner Children’s Hospital for these generous prize donations!

*Today’s Spotlight is sponsored by the YMCA of Northwest NC, etc. Consignment Shoppe, Forsyth Family magazine, The Piedmont School, and LEEP Fitness.