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A multi-ethnic group of people are standing together in a room smiling and laughing. This is a diverse group of adults and children, with young children and seniors all together.

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For All

At the YMCA, our mission is to help build strong communities. One dimension of having a strong community is for each of us to take the time to learn from,...

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Men, Get Yourself to the Doctor

Men: let’s talk for a minute. It’s June, and it’s Men’s Health Month. Do you know what that means? It means that, if you have not yet been in to...

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Introducing YMCA360

The YMCA of Central Florida is excited to launch YMCA360, an innovative new benefit for members that is designed to help them stay active and feel connected to the Y...

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Breaking the Silent Stigma

In 2019, CDC analyzed data from more than 144,000 adults in 25 states and found that 61% experienced at least one adverse childhood experience. Adding in the numerous traumas of...

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Food to Boost Your Mood

What’s that you say? Food to boost my mood? Yes, indeed, I am talking about food for your brain. Your brain and nervous system depend on good nutrition as a...

An African-American family with three children visiting a park, walking along a pedestrian walkway surrounded by lush foliate. The boy is 10 years old and the girls are 7 and 9. The parents are in their 30s. They are relaxed, smiling and looking up. The older children are walking in front, holding hands.

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Promises of Spring

There is an old English proverb that states, “No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.” Although spring officially begins at the end of March, most of...

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Spring into the Season

April is one of my favorite months of the year. The days are longer, the air seems fresher, and the weather tends to be perfect for me. April marks a...

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Lent

As we begin the month of March, many Christians worldwide will enter into a time of remembrance of the events leading up to Resurrection Sunday called Lent. This 40 day...