Bicycle Coalition Continues West Philly Outreach With YMCA

Association Office

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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05/11/2017Y & United Healthcare Award Middle Schoolers as 2017 Health Bee Winners

Association Office

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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HELMLINGER NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF Y OVERNIGHT CAMP IN THE POCONO’S.

Camp Speers YMCA

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce Chris Helmlinger as the incoming Executive Director of Camp Speers YMCA in the Poconos, part of the Philadelphia Freedom Valley Y, beginning May 5, 2017. Chris comes to us from the Delaware Valley School District where he served as a Science teacher. Chris’ knowledge and

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Eagles Quarterback, Carson Wentz talks to Y-Achievers about dressing for success

Learn more about how Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback, spoke with Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA Y-Achievers here!

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Comcast Partners with YMCA in $15M Deal

The new multi-year partnership, among others announced on Monday, is tied to Comcast’s Internet Essentials program. Read more HERE!

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The HealthSpark Foundation Launches Five Behavioral Health Kiosks in Montgomery County

New initiative to reduce stigma and increase help-seeking in the community COLMAR, PA – The HealthSpark Foundation, in partnership with Screening for Mental Health (SMH) and the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, today announced that it launched five behavioral health kiosks at locations throughout Montgomery County. Locations include: the Ambler Area YMCA, Einstein Physicians Collegeville,

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BOYERTOWN YMCA CELEBRATES WELLBEING AND FACILITY ENHANCEMENTS ON FEBRUARY 19

Dedication ceremonies and community-wide ribbon cutting celebrate new facility updates   what: On February 19, Boyertown YMCA will demonstrate its commitment to transforming lives and wellbeing for the entire community and also showcase enhancements to the YMCA facility. Improvements include an expanded Wellness Center and child-watch area, and a centralized whirlpool/sauna. when: Friday, February 19,

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DAY OF SERVICE FOR YMCA TEENS THIS MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

WHAT: Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCAs Y-Achievers Service Day WHEN: Monday, January 18, 2016 WHERE: Nationalities Service Center 1216 Arch St Philadelphia, PA 19107 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Valley Forge National Park Visitor’s Center 1400 N Outer Line Dr King Of Prussia, PA 19406 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM WHY: What a great opportunity to

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