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Jun
A recipe for success: Ralph Waldo Emerson defines it this way. “To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of...

26

Jun
March 1 marked the official start of the Alliance’s new structure after YUSA instituted changes nationwide. The restructuring brings a new service delivery model to support Ys across the state, and Alliance staff and YMCA leaders are still learning to...

03

Jun
Nearly 400,000 uninsured North Carolinians would gain health insurance if North Carolina closed the coverage gap. Included in this group are working adults, farmers, fishermen, members of the clergy, small business owners, volunteer firefighters, service workers, caregivers and more than...

30

May
I’m just back from our state’s annual CEO Retreat & Leadership Conference. It is a meeting I have missed only twice in the last 21 years, and those times were due to unavoidable circumstances. One of our many topics of...

30

May
On May 21, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) announced the launch of a new pilot program, created in collaboration with the YMCA of the Triangle, the NC Alliance of YMCAs and the North Carolina...

30

May
On June 17, Molly Thompson joins the NC Alliance of YMCAs as Vice President of Alliance Services. With this addition to the team, the Alliance will be fully staffed under the new structure. Molly has been a YMCA professional for...

30

May
While preventing child sexual abuse is always a high priority for YMCAs, this Praesidium Safety Bulletin provides reminders of eight high-risk activities as summer day and overnight camps launch. Protecting the children we serve is a YUSA membership standard, and...

05

May
Happy 175 th Birthday, YMCA! Join the World Challenge on June 8 to celebrate the Y’s birthday and its impact in communities with a day of action. Register your Y to participate in VOLUNTEER 175, and invite members, program participants,...

03

May
I am writing this message as I sit overlooking the water at the coast enjoying the beauty in which God has blessed us. Not often enough do I reflect on the many blessings of my life. There is no doubt...

03

May
Children in North Carolina are hungry. In fact, an average of 1 in 6 children in North Carolina – and as many as 1 in 4 – face hunger. Thanks to funding provided by Centene , a Medicaid Managed Care...