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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...

21

Nov
"It has been an unbelievable blessing to live the student side and the counselor side of the After School program at the YMCA." I grew up in a family of three: my dad, my mom and myself. It wasn't the...

21

Nov
"He looked at me and said, 'Have you been exercising? I can tell by looking at your blood work." At the Y, we believe in transformational life change. Health and wellness are about more than exercise; they are about improving...

21

Nov
"What's the most important step a man can take? It's not the first one. It's the next one." Rewind to September 2016 and you likely wouldn't recognize Mark Vines. Now a regular in Beast Mode classes at the Powdersville YMCA,...