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In the news today a young adult who considered dropping out of high school graduated with a scholarship to his community college, groups of dads and their newborns spent quality time together in the pool and a newly immigrated family started English classes.
In an effort to motivate high schoolers, the YMCA of Greater New York recently launched the Path to College campaign, an online storytelling initiative for YMCA members to share their tales of success. Greenpoint Star
November 22, 2013
When it comes to nutrition, the Rye YMCA is providing healthier alternatives to popular snacks. The Y is implementing healthier eating and physical activity standards for its Kindertime and After School programs. The Daily Voice
November 21, 2013
One 13-year old in Bristol, Tenn., recently went from being a member of the YMCA’s Teen Leaders Club to becoming its president...learning key skills along the way. Bristol Herald Courier
November 19, 2013
Research is in on the importance of early childhood education, but it remains out of reach for many. So people such as Sally Cicotte and YMCAs in low-income communities across the country are doing what they can, with the collaboration of the mothers, fathers, grandparents, aunts, uncles and neighbors who take care of babies and preschoolers all day. McClatchy DC
October 23, 2013
A YMCA program at the Butte Family YMCA in Montana is teaching children about the importance of teamwork, self esteem and healthy lifestyles. mtstandard.com
October 15, 2013
Studying or even just traveling in a different country usually is a big eye-opener. This week’s FOX 4 Young Achievers from the YMCA sure had their eyes opened — along with their minds — this summer in Europe as they joined youth from 62 nations for an 11-day global conference. And in the process, they became leaders of the world, bringing understanding and solutions back home to Kansas City. fox4kc.com
October 7, 2013
Recently, the YMCA of the Treasure Coast hosted a free dinner and a movie at the Stuart Y aquatic center to promote family time. tcpalm.com
October 4, 2013
It's not every day a three-time Olympic gold medalist breezes through town. It's even more of a rarity to be taught by one, so the members of the Darien YMCA Piranhas weren't about to miss the chance to hit the pool with Rebecca Soni on Saturday at the Darien YMCA. Darien News
October 1, 2013
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