Archive for March 2015

A Passion for Giving Back: Todlin’s Story

Todlin Lattimore was honored at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the YMCA as the Camp Curtin YMCA Youth Volunteer of the Year. She shared the following with YMCA staff: “I’m a sophomore criminal justice student at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. I was born and raised in Harrisburg and graduated from SciTech where […]

The Gift of the YMCA: Ashley’s Story

The YMCA has had a major positive effect in my life over the past month. My life quickly changed due to unfortunate circumstances, and I found myself as a single parent of 3 young boys. I was lucky to find a great job that supports my future career as a teacher. I am also a […]

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Learning to Thrive at the Y: The National Diabetes Prevention Program

The National Diabetes Prevention Program encourages collaboration among federal agencies, community-based organizations, employers, insurers, health care professionals, academia, and other stakeholders to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes among people with prediabetes in the United States. The inaugural partners of the National Diabetes Prevention Program were the YMCA and UnitedHealth Group. These […]

– Healthy Kids Day 2015!

Healthy Kids Day 2015!

THE Y IS ALL ABOUT MORE. The more support, guidance and opportunities we give kids… the more amazing qualities they’ll get out. The more they get out, the more they can achieve growing up. That’s why we provide kids a healthy, caring environment of fun, learning and belonging to help them reach their fullest potential. And […]

– Healthy Kids Day 2015!

Summer Camps: Turning Brain Drain Into Brain Gain

Each year, as students close in on those coveted summer months, old schoolyard rhymes about summer vacation seem to make their way around the classroom. After all, Alice Cooper’s 70s’ classic is a celebratory tune that resonates with every generation: “School’s out for summer!” You’d be hard pressed to find a kid that isn’t excited […]

Finding a Healthy Lifestyle

Charen Miller came to the YMCA to build a healthier lifestyle. With the support of the Northern Dauphin County YMCA staff, she was able to build so much more. Here is a note that Charen sent to the YMCA: “My friends at NDCYMCA. I just want to take a moment to thank everyone for the […]

Hope in Handball with Mayor Papenfuse

On Wednesday, February 4th, Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse came to the East Shore YMCA to participate in the Hope in Handball youth mentoring program. For anyone not familiar with the program, Hope in Handball is a youth mentoring program that is run by YMCA members David Botero and Kevin Gibson. The goal of the program […]

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