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2009-09-17 11:05:00

Award recognizes local initiatives that improve lives of children and families CHICAGO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA today announced that five YMCAs have been named recipients of the 2009 YMCA-Annie E.

2009-09-16 12:42:00

National Week-Long Campaign Aims to Inspire Americans to Achieve Lasting Healthy Lifestyle Changes CHICAGO, Sept.

2009-08-05 17:14:00

Communities in three states will serve as initial sites for initiative to promote healthier options in communities CHICAGO, Aug.

2009-06-15 11:30:00

Donate Online to Support YMCA Kids to Camp Campaign DETROIT, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the state of the economy and the number of Michigan military personnel on active duty, the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit Board of Directors announces a free week of overnight camp at Camp Nissokone in Oscoda,, Michigan, for 150 children of unemployed parents and deployed military personnel.

2009-04-22 17:44:00

Will remain as CEO until successor identified; Accomplishments during 8-year tenure include reducing expenses, balancing budget, opening new facilities, expanding programming for those in need CHICAGO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago President and CEO Stephen S.

2009-04-14 16:23:00

CHICAGO, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago continues its efforts to help area residents cope with economic uncertainty and the increased stress levels that they are experiencing.

2009-04-09 06:11:00

YMCA Healthy Kids(R) Day Celebrated on April 18 CHICAGO, April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when American families face mounting challenges posed by a tumultuous economy, YMCAs continue to provide options for parents and kids to live happier and healthier lives.

2009-02-04 08:26:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago recently unveiled a health and wellness initiative aimed at helping Chicagoland adults and families cope with the increased stress levels that they are experiencing.

2009-01-26 10:51:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago and Dominick's recently announced a partnership to encourage Chicagoland residents to lead healthier lifestyles. According to the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.