Archive for January 2017

Welcome to Our New Board Chair Beth Peiffer!

Beth A. Peiffer Elected Chair of Harrisburg Area YMCA Board Peiffer will be the first female Board President for the Harrisburg Area YMCA in its 162 year history. Harrisburg, PA 1/31/17 – The Harrisburg Area YMCA Board of Directors recently elected Beth A. Peiffer as the 58th chair in the organization’s 162-year history, and the […]

Quitting in 2017: Your Best Decision Yet

Is 2017 the year to quit? We think so! Many smokers are intimidated by the idea of quitting and there are many reasons why.  Quitting tobacco use is extremely difficult once a habit is formed. According to an article on, “An important first step of the quit process is learning why you feel like you […]

How To Keep Your 2017 Resolutions

It’s time for those New Year’s Resolutions!  We always tell ourselves we’re going to stick with it this year, but by the time spring and summer roll out, we find ourselves less and less motivated than we were in January. Why is this? Why do over 80% of resolutions fail in February, according to an […]

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