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Hendricks Regional Health Sponsors LIVESTRONG at the YMCA
Press Release 12/3/2013
Hendricks Regional Health is proud to announce that it will sponsor the LIVESTRONG program at the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA in 2014. The program is designed to serve people affected by cancer and empowers them to take action to improve their health. This highly effective cancer support program has been offered in more than 90 communities across the United States. Read more…
Tennis Shoes Required at YMCA’s Revolution Ball
Press Release 12/2/2013
The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is hosting its inauguaral Revolution Ball fundraiser on January 25, 2014 from 7 to 11:30 p.m. at Crane Bay Event Center, 551 W. Merrill Street, Indianapolis. Proceeds from the evening will support the Y in its effort to help make Indianapolis one of the top 10 healthiest cities in the country by the year 2025. Read more…
YMCA Featured As Fun Things To Do During Fall Break
The YMCA Youth Enrichment staff made Fall Break a blast for hundreds of kids around the city last month. Our YMCA Camps are so popular that they made the Indy Star’s Top 10 list of fun things to do with kids on fall break.
Nicole Misencik, Fishers YMCA Member, Supports the Y
WTHR Ch. 13 Meteorologist, Nicole Misencik, recently did a Q&A with the Indianapolis Star and shared that the Y was her favorite place to find creative inspiration. Nicole is a member of the Fishers YMCA and will be participating in the center’s upcoming Wishbone 5K and will also be the emcee for the 2014 Revolution Ball!
YMCA Employee Helps Clean Up After Lebanon Tornado
Kudos to Aaron Metheny, Director of Buildings and Grounds, Witham Family YMCA, for volunteering to help with clean-up efforts after the tornado in Lebanon.
Avondale Meadows Early Learning Center Opens
The Avondale Meadows YMCA’s Early Learning Center officially opened on Monday, Nov. 18th. Ikeia Prince, Early Childhood Director about all of the excitement surrounding the opening of the new facility.
The Y Invites You To Breakfast With Santa
Press Release, 11/20/2013
The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is inviting families to its Breakfast with Santa events at various locations on December 7 and December 14. Families will enjoy a delicious breakfast, fun activities and pictures with Santa. Proceeds from Breakfast with Santa benefit the YMCA’s Annual Campaign. Funds raised for the campaign allows the Y to provide financial assistance to individuals and families for memberships and programs. Register your family today by calling your local Y. Read more…
YMCA Mini-Marathon Training Program
Are you thinking about running or walking the mini? The Y is the official training program of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini Marathon! Let the YMCA help you achieve your goal of completing 13.1 miles. We’re with you every step of the way!
This special 15-week program includes:
• 3 days/week training led by YMCA coaches
• Technical T-shirt
• Running and Walking mileage plans
• Expert speakers/materials on topics such as nutrition, injury prevention and more
• Special access to a post race catered tent in Military Park! Read more…
Students from University of Indianapolis Volunteer with Baxter YMCA
Julie Gahimer, Professor of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis, and 25 of her students lead group and individual exercises for people with disabilities at the Baxter YMCA. The program is called Fitness Following Disability. The Baxter YMCA and the University of Indianapolis have been partnering on this program for the past eight years
Baxter and Fishers YMCAs To Host Recycling Projects for the Community
A group of YMCA staff members who have gone through the Y’s Leadership Experience will host a Recycling Project for the community. To help celebrate America Recycles Day the Baxter and Fishers YMCAs will host recycling drives every day until Nov. 22. You may drop off any recyclable item from paper to electronics.
For more information, please contact Ashleigh Coster, Program Director for the Youth Enrichment YMCA or David Clark, Member Involvement Director at the Fishers YMCA.
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