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HPU to Honor Local Businesses with ‘Thank You’ Luncheon

05.5.2014

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 5, 2014 – High Point University will bring dozens of local businesses that serve as Passport and community partners to its campus to honor them with a luncheon. The event, to be held at 11 a.m. on May 7 in the conference center ballroom in the Greek Village, serves as a celebration and “thank you” for their continued support.

“We partner with the community to create an inspiring environment that extends beyond campus into our city through valued partnerships,” says Natalie Haire, community relations manager at HPU. “These partners welcome our 4,200 students and 80,000 visitors into their business. This luncheon shows our appreciation and provides a time to share exciting initiatives for the coming year.”

Passport Partners are businesses that allow HPU students, faculty and staff to make purchases using their HPU ID card – known as the “Passport” card. The card makes it easy and convenient for the HPU family to do business in the community. HPU provides student shuttles to and from many of these businesses during the week. The college also invites businesses onto campus to promote their products and services.

When it began in 2006, the Passport program had fewer than 10 partners. Today, it includes nearly 100 partners that feature a variety of restaurants, retail shops and more. All partners are identified by the HPU umbrellas, flags and decals on their shop windows and doors.

A full list of Passport Partners can be found by visiting http://www.highpoint.edu/community/.

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