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Healthy Living

Nine Healthy Eating Tips for the Entire Family

By Dawn Jackson Blatner, RDN in partnership with Eggland’s Best Post a snack list on the fridge Have a list posted on the fridge of available and healthy snacks so it’s more likely everyone will choose those nourishing options when hunger hits. Snacks that have protein and produce are great options such as an Eggland’s Best hard-cooked egg and cucumbers, nut butter and celery, a cheese stick with an apple,...

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Updates & Events

The Season of Lent

February 22 is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent. This 40-day period is when Christians come together for a time of prayer and preparation to celebrate Easter. It’s a...

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Social Responsibility

Black History in the YMCA

A timeline of milestones by African-Americans in the YMCA 1850 – 1900 The first YMCA created by the black community began less than two years after Thomas Sullivan bought the...