Triad Shelters Open Over Weekend For Those In Need

UPDATE: Saturday, the shelter at Davis Townsend Elementary in Lexington says it will close at noon. The Red Cross shelters in Davie County and Davidson County says they will also close their doors at noon Saturday.

Glenwood Recreation Center says they will open their doors at 6 pm Saturday to those in need.

The Rush Fitness says the following locations will be available to those without power: Jonestown Rd., Downtown Winston-Salem, High Point, and Brassfield.

No membership is required. Facilities will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. until the power is back on.

PIEDMONT TRIAD, N.C. -- Many shelters in the Triad area opened their doors Friday to help those in need.

In Davidson County, Emergency Services said they opened Davis-Townsend Elementary School for people without power to stay Friday night. The shelter is located at 975 Heath Church Road in Lexington.

In Greensboro, the American Red Cross says Glenwood Recreation Center is open for the night as well. Those seeking shelter are asked to bring personal bedding and supplies. The shelter, located at 2010 Coliseum Boulevard, says they will provide cots, hot coffee, and snacks.

In Alamance County, officials advise all residents needing shelter to go to Graham Recreation Center at 301 College Street.

Due to a gas leak detected at Lambs Chapel on Roxsboro Road, the shelter had to close it's doors.

The Red Cross tells WFMY News 2 First Baptist Church in Asheboro at 133 North Church Street is also open to those in need in Randolph County.


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