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In the news today a young adult who considered dropping out of high school graduated with a scholarship to his community college, groups of dads and their newborns spent quality time together in the pool and a newly immigrated family started English classes.
Summertime is an ideal time for children to learn a new skill or hobby. But those skills often fall by the wayside when the new school year comes around. The Y's camp expert offers some advice to parents. OrlandoSentinel.com
March 4, 2014
In one community, the Y provides rehabilitation programs where individuals can heal, be active and find camaraderie. TheSpec.com
February 28, 2014
YMCA of the USA announces the election of Christine Marcks as chair of the nonprofit’s national board of directors. Marcks, president of Prudential Retirement, will provide leadership to the 27-member board, which also welcomes new board members and officers. Read more.
February 26, 2014
The Farm Bill signed by President Obama cuts over $8 billion in food stamp aid over the next decade. The cuts affect people in only a third of states — but one of those states is Massachusetts. Here's a story of one local YMCA serving up dinners to children who find such meals hard to come by at home. WGBH
February 10, 2014
For the past four years, the Andover YMCA has given hundreds of local kids a place to hang out and get help with homework after school. ABC Newspapers
January 17, 2014
For the first time, the Somerset Valley YMCA swim team has achieved Silver Medal Club status, establishing its place as one of the top 100 teams in the country. Bridgewater Patch
January 16, 2014
Kids who don't ride a school bus and have no other have way to get home now have a friend they can rely on. The Tampa YMCA has started the "Walking School Bus" program to make sure kids stay safe, especially those who live in troubled neighborhoods. MyFoxTampaBay.com
January 9, 2014
This holiday season, the children of the Sanford-Springvale YMCA’s preschool program have been focusing on the joys of giving to others. Fosters.com
December 20, 2013
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