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2014-04-18 23:01:37

Duke Energy Corporate Executive Richard “Stick” Williams to deliver keynote address at the Y’s 27th gathering for prayer and praise. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The YMCA of Greater Charlotte is hosting its 27th Annual YMCA Community Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, April 24 in the Crown Ballroom at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The inspirational event will include a keynote address about the praise from Richard “Stick” Williams, Duke Energy Vice President of Corporate Community...

2014-03-25 23:00:58

The Johnston YMCA's Third Annual Midnight Madness Basketball Tournament offers Charlotte youth a fun and safe activity. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 What: Third Annual YMCA Midnight Madness Basketball Tournament for teens and young adults (Ages 13 – 22) When: Friday, March 28, 2014 from 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM Where: The Johnston YMCA located at 3025 N. Davidson Street in Charlotte, NC 28205 Why: In response to a series of teen deaths within the community, in 2011 the...

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...

2014-03-17 23:25:29

The key to healthy living today is to start moving, but how do you make that happen today with a busy life and in our high tech world? Sally Edwards and her hand picked faculty will tell you how when her annual conference is broadcasted live by Cycling Fusion, the video training and certification company for indoor cycling. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Heart Zones USA is a training, education, and coaching company lead by hall of famer Sally Edwards who is laser focused to get...

2014-03-04 23:23:12

When the YMCA reached out to DeCurtis Corporation as the technology partner in the effort to refurbish the 10-meter dive platform, the firms’ foundation, David DeCurtis, saw an opportunity to contribute beyond the technology that the firm is known for. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Olympic diving hopefuls in the central Florida area and across the southeast have had a limited number of options for locations to train. Due to the requirements for Olympic training, it is often...

2014-02-27 23:36:49

The YMCA School of Dance Company’s Mid-Year Performance will be Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. The show will be in the Auditorium of the Middletown High School. Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 The YMCA School of Dance Company’s Mid-Year Performance will be Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 1:00 pm. The show will be in the Auditorium of the Middletown High School. Tickets are available at the membership services desk in the front lobby of the Y, at 1000 N Market St in...

2014-01-23 23:27:38

GreenMouse, Inc., a leader in electronics reuse and recycling, is teaming up with Central YMCA to encourage the community to recycle their unwanted electronics and raise money to help support Central YMCA and its activities. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The event will be held Saturday, February 1st from 9AM- 3PM at Central YMCA, San Jose, 1717 The Alameda, San Jose, Calif. This e-waste collection event will be set up to allow for quick and convenient drop-off of electronics....

2014-01-22 16:25:57

CALGARY, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists at the Alberta Children's Hospital and the University of Calgary are teaming up with the YMCA Calgary to study the effect of intensive aerobic activity on brain plasticity and as a potential new therapy for depression in adolescents. Dr. Frank MacMaster, holder of the Cuthbertson & Fischer Chair in Pediatric Mental Health, will lead the pilot study - a first of its kind in Canada. His research team will work with certified...

2014-01-20 23:03:13

The Healthy Living Center will offer public flu clinic on Wednesday, January 22 from 4-8 p.m. The Healthy Living Center is a partnership between the Capital District YMCA, CDPHP, and Hannaford Supermarkets. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 If you haven’t gotten the flu shot, it’s not too late. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting widespread flu activity throughout New York State. Because the influenza vaccine is your best line of defense, the Healthy...

2014-01-20 12:24:39

SUNRISE, Fla., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, was pleased to support the YMCA of Broward County as its Dr. Martin Luther King (MLK), Jr. 10(th) Anniversary Sponsor this year. "It is an honor and a privilege to lend our support to the YMCA of Broward County as they celebrate the remarkable legacy of a man who tirelessly fought for equality and acceptance for so many," said Chris Paterson, CEO of Sunshine Health. "We pride...