Archive for September 2014

Community Collaborations Bring Programs

Summer 2014 marks the 15th year that the YMCA has provided programming in the Dillsburg Area! The Y first provided Summer Camp in 1999 to 15 children, and this year we are serving 56 kids in the Dillsburg camp. Following the first few years of Summer Camp, the Y added a Youth Basketball League in […]

Northern Dauphin County YMCA Tackles Tobacco

Did you know that tobacco use is the #1 preventable cause of death in the United States?  Tobacco kills more than alcohol, all other drugs, fires, accidents, suicide, homicide, fires and AIDS, COMBINED. Smoking is just one way to deliver nicotine to your body. Many people believe that the use of smokeless tobacco or “spit […]

– Kenny's Story

Kenny’s Story

Ronald Reagan is president. Steve Reed has just been elected to his first of seven terms as mayor of Harrisburg. Walter Cronkite signs off CBS News for the last time and Dolly Parton is belting out “9 to 5.” Welcome to 1981, the year Kenny Sheaffer started to call the East Shore YMCA “home” and its staff […]

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