Latest YMCA of Greater New York Stories

2014-05-01 23:02:09

South Meck Sabres raise over $20,000 to support the city’s only customized baseball complex serving kids with special needs. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 What: Ceremonial presentation of a $20,000 donation to support YMCA Miracle League at University City YMCA from South Mecklenburg High School When: Saturday, May 3, 2014 between 9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Where: The University City YMCA Miracle League Baseball Field...

2014-04-23 23:08:53

National YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day® Helps Establish Healthy Habits and Keeps Kids’ Minds and Bodies Active CHICAGO (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 In preparation for summer break, a time when many kids and teens lose the daily structure of lessons and physical activity, Ys nationwide are providing millions of families with tools for building a foundation for practicing healthy habits that will last through the summer. It’s all part of YMCA's Healthy Kids Day®, to be celebrated...

2014-03-18 23:21:27

With the addition of the new education center, the Harris YMCA will increase its capacity to drive academic achievement and inspire children to reach their greatest potential. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 One of the largest YMCA’s in North America, the Harris YMCA already serves more than 7,000 children annually. In a special presentation at its annual Better Together Celebration on March 17, the Y announced plans to serve even more children with the addition of the Cato...

2014-01-07 12:31:32

SOMERSET, N.J., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Services Corporation ("Core Services"), an Oracle Platinum Partner and OAUG Three Star Partner, is delighted to enter into a new multi-year Oracle ERP managed services relationship with The YMCA of Greater New York ("The Y"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091130/NY17702LOGO ) John Atwater, Senior Technology Director at The Y, commented, "Core Services has proven that their hosting services are the best choice for our...

2013-05-10 23:20:57

YMCA leaders explain how the camp experience goes beyond childcare, improving a child´s health, behavior, confidence and success in school. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 For generations, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte has built a legacy of providing kids and teens with enriching, safe and fun summer camp experiences with caring staff and volunteers who model positive values that build kids´ character. Operating for 138 years, the Y is a leading nonprofit that has built a...

2013-05-06 23:04:17

YMCA chosen by local citizens for “Best of the Best” Awards Issue of Charlotte Magazine Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 For 45 years, Charlotte Magazine has been required reading for those who want to stay abreast of the people, places, events and activities that define the Queen City. Since 1997, its May issue has been dedicated to the annual "Best of the Best" (BOB) awards, recognizing the who´s who among local business and service providers, as determined by their...

2013-04-23 23:02:29

Nationwide event arms families with tools for combatting risks associated with summer inactivity — weight gain and learning loss Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 23, 2013 When the last bell of the school year rings, many kids leave behind valuable opportunities to play and learn, and the majority of them will not get the daily recommended hours of physical activity and reading, or daily amounts of healthy foods this summer. According to the latest YMCA´s Family Health Snapshot —...

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