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2011-10-02 07:00:00

Town gears up for Saturday, October 15th charity concert to be held in downtown Jamestown, NC Jamestown, NC (PRWEB) October 02, 2011 Jamestown

2011-09-03 07:00:00

The entire length of Gannaway Drive (from Main Street to Ragsdale Road) will be blocked off, turning downtown Jamestown into a gigantic concert venue. Jamestown,

2011-07-07 07:11:00

Ys across the nation to provide 7 million meals to children this summer, as part of funding provided by Walmart's Summer Giving Campaign CHICAGO, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the school year ends, so do free meals for the millions of children in low-income households who depend on them most.

2011-06-14 10:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Boards of the YMCA of Greater Saint Paul and the YMCA of Metropolitan Minneapolis announced today that the two organizations intend to fully integrate and form one new YMCA to serve the greater Twin Cities region and western Wisconsin communities.

2011-05-25 16:17:00

JOPLIN, Mo., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to lend a helping hand to individuals and families greatly affected by the deadly May 22 tornado, the Joplin Family YMCA is providing free childcare services.

2011-04-18 14:32:00

PITTSBURGH, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh today announced that its chief executive officer, Eric Mann, has accepted the position of CEO of the YMCA of Florida's First Coast in Jacksonville, Florida and will remain with the Greater Pittsburgh Y through June 30. The YMCA has established a search committee and will be working with the YMCA of the USA to identify a replacement for Mr.

2011-04-13 07:00:00

As parents face financial hurdles to keep kids active, YMCA's Healthy Kids Day(TM) makes physical activity easy, accessible for the entire family CHICAGO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite growing rates of childhood obesity and chronic illness among the nation's kids, only 15 percent of American parents rank overall physical health as the top concern for their children, according to national survey findings released today by YMCA of the USA (Y-USA).

2011-04-12 10:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 16, the YMCA of the East Bay is encouraging all kids and parents to come to the Y for a play date and commit to being active every day. It's all part of the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day(TM) - the nation's largest health day for families.

2011-04-08 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First Niagara Bank announced today that it is contributing $100,000 to the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, and challenging the community and other corporate citizens to support Pool Together for Swim Safety, a program that will provide local school-age children with urgently-needed swimming instruction at YMCA Summer Camps this year. "Learning to swim is a critical skill for any child.

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