Philadelphia Freedom Valley Y names new Chief Operating Officer

[Conshohocken, PA] July 18, 2017 – The Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA (PFVY) announced today that Joseph Collins has joined the organization as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Collins will lead the operations for one of the largest YMCA Associations in the country with 16 facility locations from Berks to Delaware counties and

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Tennis Legend and Philadelphia Freedoms Give Back to Roxborough Y

Tennis legend Billie Jean King and the Philadelphia Freedoms teamed up with UnitedHealthcare and the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA to make improvements to the Roxborough YMCA. Over 50 volunteers from UnitedHealthcare worked to provide improvements to the Y’s playground and baseball field and provided general maintenance support, in an effort to create an even more welcoming

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A Partner for Change with Hatboro Rotary Club

Branch Exec at Hatboro Y and former Rotary president, Gary Chamberlain calls on young people to bring problem-solving ideas to community table. http://www.montgomerynews.com/publicspirit/news/hatboro-rotary-club-marks-years/article_80a539a0-2613-5a32-8027-515576214f2f.html    

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50,000 coats to be distributed to kids through auto dealers’ initiative

The Auto Dealers CARing for Kids Foundation delivered 1,500 new winter coats to the Phoenixville YMCA last week to be distributed to children in need. It’s part of the annual Driving Away the Cold campaign which is designed to get winter coats to those who need them across the Chester, Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks and Philadelphia

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Upper Perk Y Named 2017-18 Employer of the Year

In appreciation of a local business who has contributed most to the employment, advancement, and recognition of women, the Upper Perkiomen Valley Y was recently named 2017-18 Employer of the Year by the Upper Perkiomen Business and Professional Women. The article from Town and Country goes on to explain that while this branch is in Pennsburg,

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JP MASCARO IMPROVES LIVES OF KIDS WITH $100K OPPORTUNITY FOR 2 LOCAL Y’s

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Learn how J.P. Mascaro is helping more low-income families access vital educational resources and programs at the Y!

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Bicycle Coalition Continues West Philly Outreach With YMCA

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Learn more about how the Y and the Bicycle Coalition hope to expand bike lanes, and increase safety standards in West Philadelphia.

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Y & United Healthcare Award Middle Schoolers as 2017 Health Bee Winners

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Congratulations to the Boyertown YMCA middle schoolers for their 1st place win and $1,000 at the 2017 UnitedHealthcare Health Bee! Read the full announcement here.    

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After losing 225 pounds, YMCA Member tackles Broad Street Run

Read how the YMCA helped, Linda Oakley, tackle weight loss and reach her goal of competing in the Blue Cross Broad Street Run here.

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BOYERTOWN YMCA TEEN ELECTED 2018 YOUTH GOVERNOR IN PA

[Boyertown, PA] May 8, 2017 – The Boyertown YMCA is excited to announce that Colin Black was elected the 2018 Youth Governor of Pennsylvania by Youth and Government (YAG) delegates at the recent Model Convention in Harrisburg on April 23, 2017. More than 700 students from across Pennsylvania traveled to Harrisburg to participate in this

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