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2014-10-17 23:00:49

The YMCA of Greater Charlotte partners with the Afterschool Alliance to host "Lights On Afterschool" events reinforcing the importance afterschool programs. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 For working parents who do not have access to quality afterschool care for their children, the hours that stretch between the ringing of the day's last school bell, and the time they return home from work, can be a source of anxiety. Research reveals that during these unsupervised...

2014-10-08 16:27:01

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the Central Bay Area joins the call for a sugar-sweetened beverage tax to reduce consumption and fund programs to improve children's access to physical activity and nutrition. On Thursday, October 2(nd), 2014 the YMCA of the Central Bay Area's Board of Directors voted overwhelmingly to publicly support Berkeley's soda tax Measure D. The legislation proposes a penny-per-fluid-ounce general tax on the distribution of...

2014-09-19 23:08:14

An open house to meet Hall will be held on Monday, Sept. 22 from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monroe, OH (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Mount Pleasant Retirement Village has partnered with Atrium Family YMCA to bring Health and Well-Being Coach Christi Hall to campus. Hall’s journey to a health and fitness career began after surviving brain tumors and gaining weight as a result of years of medication. Through a local trainer, Hall began weight training and learning about nutrition. One year later she...

2014-09-18 23:04:30

Baptist Health and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast have teamed up to help local employers enhance the health of their employees while also helping to increase productivity. Jacksonville, Fla. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Baptist Health and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast have teamed up to help local employers enhance the health of their employees while also helping to increase productivity. Baptist Health and the YMCA have developed a personalized, analytics-driven program called...

2014-09-05 23:01:02

With the addition of the new education center, the Y will increase its capacity to drive academic achievement and inspire children in preschool, after-school programs and day camp. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Since 1980, the Harris YMCA in SouthPark has served as a safe and healthy environment for adults and children. On Thursday, September 18, the Y will further expand its promise to drive academic achievement and inspire children beginning with breaking ground at the future...

2014-08-27 23:01:21

The Steele Creek YMCA’s C2 Survival Race combines an extreme, obstacle challenge for race enthusiasts who wish to support a good cause. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Taking its popular obstacle race to a new location and new extremes, the Steele Creek YMCA will host its largest crowd at its 3rd Annual C2 Survival Race on Saturday, September 13 at YMCA Camp Thunderbird. Hundreds of competitors will participate in three race divisions: adult, youth and teams. Within each...

2014-08-26 08:27:10

The Trust will subsidize YMCA memberships of more than 5,000 former players as they adjust to life away from the field CHICAGO and WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) and The Trust--Powered by the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA)--today announced a new partnership to help former NFL players improve their health by providing memberships at YMCAs throughout the nation. The Trust, a set of resources available through the...

2014-08-08 12:24:25

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Benbrook Community Center YMCA of Fort Worth, Texas today announced the opening of registration for its inaugural Superheroes 5K Run, which will be held at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The race is open to 1,000 participants. It will be a timed chip race and ran on a certified course. It's a great way to train for the upcoming Fort Worth YMCA Turkey Trot. The Superheroes 5K Run will take place along the historic Meacham...

2014-07-31 12:28:54

TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the YMCA of Central Florida are proud to announce an exciting new partnership aimed at educating the public about obesity, health and wellness and much more. With synergistic missions focused on overall health, the partnership is a proactive step forward to help the more than 93 million Americans impacted by the disease of obesity. Founded more than 160 years ago, the YMCA brings to...

2014-07-09 08:22:58

WALTHAM, Mass., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) today announced the sale of combined heat and power (CHP) systems to YMCA facilities in Meriden and Milford, Connecticut. The systems will supply 60 kW of electricity to each facility, while simultaneously providing hot water for building heating, domestic hot water, and pool heating. The Meriden YMCA project is supported through the Connecticut Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, an innovative...


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