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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: August 22, 2019 Both YMCA of Southwest Michigan branches will start a new session of LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA in September. LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA is a free 12-week exercise program and support group for cancer...
What is an outdoor activity that you love? Before reading any further, I invite you to take a moment and consider what you really enjoy. Maybe you like the quiet of early morning fishing; the feel of the wind as...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kayla Foster kfoster@ymcaswm.com Benton Harbor Summer Impact is a community collaboration that provides area children with an opportunity to engage in unique academic and camp-like enrichment activities. Programming is run in Benton Harbor area sites and...
Date: August 7, 2019 Contact: Kayla Foster, kfoster@ymcaswm.com, 269-683-1552 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YMCA of Michiana, YMCA of Southwest Michigan boards approve intent to merge Both the YMCA of Michiana and YMCA of Southwest Michigan boards of directors have voted on...
The human body is designed to stand up straight. When we stand (and sit) up tall, we breathe and move more easily. Working, walking, carrying groceries - everyday life improves when we start with good posture. So why do we...
The YMCA of Southwest Michigan and Brandywine Community Schools are excited to partner for the 13 th annual Cat Tracks 5K Trail Run/Walk on Saturday, August 10. The race weaves around school grounds, along the cross country course featuring “the...
The Niles-Buchanan YMCA has received a $500,000 matching challenge grant from two local foundations. The grant will support the Y to close the $1M gap remaining to achieve its $3M goal for its upcoming expansion. “This challenge will incentivize the...
The Niles-Buchanan branch of the YMCA of Southwest Michigan will host an Overdose Prevention Training on Wednesday, June 26 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. This training, in collaboration with Voice Change Hope and COPE Network, is free and open to the community...
The Niles-Buchanan YMCA met a $25,000 matching challenge grant from a local foundation. The grant was contingent on the Y raising $25,000 through the community phase of its C hanging Lives & Improving Health capital campaign. The grant, officially awarded...
Once as a young mom, I stopped at a beach in North Carolina after visiting a friend. My oldest child loved the water and ventured out to the edge of some rocks. I watched her from the beach, needing to...