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27

May
We all know someone who has received a cancer diagnosis. There is uncertainty, fear, and the inevitable physical tolls surgery and treatments take on the body. But there is also hope for the journey. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is helping...

02

May
For most of her life, Jo-Ann West has been controlled by the number on the scale. She played four sports growing up in Canada, but, in particular, she was always being pushed by her gymnastics coaches to maintain a specific...

29

Mar
If you see Joe Doria at the Y, you’re likely to find him in the same place: the Expresso Bikes. The Expresso Bikes allow riders to create an account to track progress, choose to ride challenging courses or flat terrain,...

25

Feb
When Angie began coming to the Y, she was just getting by and living day to day. A hairdresser and mom of two boys, exercising and taking care of herself wasn’t her top priority. “ I was just being a...

04

Feb
"I wanted to have the energy to run around at the park with my daughter without feeling like I had to drag myself to do it." In November of 2011, Kristen Hearne was the fittest she had ever been. She...

26

Nov
My name is Claude Griffin, and I am a Cancer Survivor. When I was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer I was very afraid. I live alone and do not have any family or any one to turn to. My strong faith...

26

Nov
After his wife passed away, Russ was left alone to care for and support his two sons. Thanks to the generous contributions of many community members, the boys were able to attend the Y's Summer Camp and flourish during a...

26

Nov
"Actively working to make my community a better place has always been important to me." The Pickens YMCA has a new Branch Executive, as Tiffany Mullinax has stepped in to lead the branch. "I'm thrilled to join the Y as...

26

Nov
"There are a lot of things that affect who you are, and the Y lends itself to a lot of what I've become." "As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's...