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YMCA Announces Healthy Recipe Contest In Honor Of National Nutrition Month
Press Release, 2/22/2013
In honor of National Nutrition Month, the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is inviting the public to submit their best healthy fruit and vegetable recipes. Individuals can submit up to one original recipe by email to Jenna Defore, Registered Dietician, YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, between March 1-10 at firstname.lastname@example.org through the mail at 615 N. Alabama Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis 46204. The Y will select three recipes to be posted on the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis’ Facebook page for individuals to view and try at home. Feedback from the public will help Y staff decide on which recipe will win the contest. The individual’s recipe with the most votes will win three months of fresh produce from Green Bean Delivery.
Shannon Russell Talks About Her New Role at Witham YMCA
The Lebanon Reporter interviewed Shannon Russell, Executive Director of the Witham Family YMCA, about her new role.
Training for the Mini Marathon
David Smith, Wellness Director at the Baxter YMCA, recently joined St. Francis Hospital on Ch. 8’s Indy Style to give tips about training for the Mini Marathon.
YMCA Leaders Believe Indianapolis Can Shape Up
The “5 Questions with Eric Ellsworth” interview, appeared in Sunday’s Indy Star. Eric spoke about how Indy will reach our Top 10 goal. A special thanks to Anne Graves, Director of Health Initiatives and Partnerships, Association Office, for helping research facts for this article.
Butler Basketball Player Used To Play at YMCA
Erik Fromm, Butler University basketball player, talked about how his dad helped him practice shots at their local YMCA while growing up in Bloomington. Fromm’s dad recently passed away from cancer.
The Indy Star reported on all of the Valentine’s Day dances that took place at YMCAs across the city.
Summer Camp Registration Is Underway
Registration is now underway for the YMCA Day Camps. WTHR reported about Y camps and other options available for families this summer. Carinne Atkerson, Program Director, Youth Enrichment YMCA, was also interviewed on Sunday morning by Ch. 13 about camp registrations
YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Selected to Test Cost Effectiveness of YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program Among Medicare Recipients
Press Release 2/13/2013
The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has been chosen to participate in a demonstration project to assess the effectiveness of the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program in lowering incidences of type 2 diabetes and reducing the cost burden of the condition on the health care system. The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is one of 17 Ys participating in the project that, if successful, could save millions in future health care costs and create an infrastructure for how community based organizations deliver health care services to the Medicare population with prediabetes. Read more…
Local Judge To Perform Weddings on Valentine’s Day at Ransburg YMCA
Press Release, 2/12/2013
Judge Garland Graves, Warren Township Judge of the Small Claims Court, and the Ransburg YMCA are inviting couples to say, “I do” at the Y on Valentine’s Day. Wedding ceremonies will be performed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. on February 14. Other times can be arranged by calling ahead of time. The fee for the ceremony will be $80 and all proceeds will be donated equally to the Ransburg YMCA’s Y for All Campaign and the Center for Inquiry School #2. Read more…
Community Invited to Valentine’s Dances
Press Release, 2/7/2013
Dads and daughters, moms and sons or grandparents and grandchildren are invited to the YMCA’s Valentine Dances. Enjoy refreshments, dancing, photos and fun with the children in your life. Dress is semi-formal (men and boys in ties, women and girls in dresses or similar attire). Prices vary at each location. Registration is required. Read more…
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