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Jan
Happy New Year! To most effectively serve our communities, it is vital that we search to better understand the needs and desires of those that seek our services. Deep listening allows us to do more than just take in people’s...

02

Jan
North Carolina's YMCA Advocates have multiple opportunities in 2019 to allow their voices to be heard on issues of importance to the Y. Among those are child protection and drowning prevention. One in 10 children will experience sexual abuse, and...

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Oct
THE GOLDSBORO FAMILY YMCA ANNOUNCES BRUCE GRIFFIN AS NEW CEO Will Lead Goldsboro YMCA Beginning November 5, 2018 Bruce Griffin currently serves as Resource Director for Y-USA in West Virginia and Kentucky, a position he has held since 2015, and...

31

Oct
An exciting training opportunity awaits in the spring of 2019 for yoga instructors. Dr. Loren Fishman, the leading expert in rehabilitative medicine, has agreed to come to Asheville March 28-31st to conduct a 40-hour certification training for experienced yoga instructors...

28

Sep
The American Red Cross has a need for volunteers for the following areas within Mass Care to continue efforts to support families affected by Hurricane Florence. The need for personnel includes: Feeding. Ensures food safety and proper food service delivery...

28

Sep
The Centers for Disease Control awarded funding to North Carolina's Division of Public Health to support state and local work on physical activity and healthy eating for obesity prevention. A Request for Proposals will be released on October 15th to...

27

Sep
Did you know that October is International Walk to School Month? Each year, millions of teachers, students, parents, and community members across the world participate in this monthlong initiative to promote the health benefits of walking and highlight the importance...

05

Sep
Imagine all the knowledge possessed by the thousands of full- and part-time employees at YMCAs across the nation…think of all the problems that could be solved if these employees could connect and share ideas and solutions. The YMCA Professional Network...

04

Sep
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, obesity affects more than 18 percent of youth 2-19 years of age in the United States. This means that nearly 1 in 5 children and adolescents are categorized as obese and are...

01

Aug
Rep. Mark Walker visited the Randolph-Asheboro YMCA June 30th. He is pictured here talking with volunteers in the garden. August is a great time to invite your Congressional leaders and your state elected officials to visit outreach programs. Lawmakers, like...