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10

Sep
Seventy NC YMCA Leaders convened in Raleigh on September 6th at the NC Medical Society headquarters to participate in the NC Medical Partnerships Summit. The summit was made possible through a grant focused on capacity builidng for chronic disease program...

10

Sep
The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced today that Kim McClure has been appointed to the North Carolina Child Care Commission. The NC Child Care Commission is made up of seventeen members: seven appointed by the Governor, five by the...

10

Sep
The events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month were a harsh reminder of how far we have to go as a nation, and how hard we must work to find common ground in communities across America. I want to offer words...

03

Aug
From the Chair - August 2017 Engaging Our Volunteers Relationships are key to all we do -- Program Promotion, Staff Recruitment, Member Engagement, Board Development, Volunteerism, Fund Raising, Advocacy. It’s all the same work. We build relationships and help people...

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Jul
Have you noticed that meeting the National AfterSchool Association (NAA) Healthy Eating Standards can be challenging if you’re not sure which products meet the guidelines? Have you ever spent valuable staff time tracking down the right products? Naturally, we want...

30

Jun
Adam Esmaeel has been named the new Regional Training Manager at the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. Adam will be coordinating activities of the Training Partner Y, and his territory includes parts of Virginia, North and South Carolina. "Our goal as...

30

Jun
In the wee hours of the morning, the House and Senate adjourned the 2017-18 long session. It appears they plan to re-convene in early August and early September to conduct additional business (override vetoes, work on re-drawing districts, etc.). Here...

30

Jun
As you know, we’ve had several conversations in the past couple of years about how we should be positioning ourselves as YMCAs to integrate with the health care systems in our communities. YUSA is investing significant resources in this area,...

27

Jun
New Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Measures of Success Report Released The NC Early Childhood Foundation recently released Shared Measures of Success to Put North Carolina Children on a Pathway to Grade-Level Reading , a new report outlinings the research behind...

02

Jun
At the CEO Retreat, former Charlotte CEO and current large Y Resource Director with YMCA of the USA Andy Calhoun facilitated a conversation with our state’s leaders about capacity building. The conversations revolved around how we build each Y’s strength...