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Young Harris College to Host “Breakfast with Santa”
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College will host “Breakfast with Santa” on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 8-11 a.m. in the Recreation and Fitness Center on the YHC campus. Tickets are $5 per person, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia. The annual event is co-sponsored by Sodexo and the Recreation and Fitness Center.
Members of YHC’s women’s basketball team and fitness center staff will serve breakfast. As a new and exciting addition to this year’s event, attendees will also receive a turn on the 37-foot rock climbing wall.
Scott Dean Photography will provide photos with Santa Claus for $10, with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
YHC is now in Candidacy Year Three for membership in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division II level, which has a strong tradition of supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a global charity that grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
During the 2012-2013 athletics season, the College contributed more than $5,000 to Make-A-Wish, the second-highest out of the 14 colleges and universities in the Peach Belt Conference.
Advanced tickets are available at the Recreation and Fitness Center. For more information, call (706) 379-4472.
About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of north Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., is currently undergoing major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth, including recent completion of a 226-bed residence hall that is expected to earn LEED certification, a 248-bed, apartment-style residential village and a 57,000-square-foot, LEED-certified recreation center. In 2011, the College was granted candidacy for NCAA Division II athletics, and in 2012, was invited to become the 14th member of the Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2013-2014 list of Colleges of Distinction. For more information, visit yhc.edu.