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Greenwich YMCA announces new board leadership, members

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The Greenwich YMCA Board of Directors has announced new leadership and new members for the upcoming year in wake of its June 3 elections, with former Board of Education Chair Sandy Waters at the helm. Waters, only the second woman to hold the Board Chairman post in the Greenwich YMCA’s 100-year history, will lead the […] [Read More]
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Internet safety forum tonight in Cos Cob

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A forum on children’s Internet safety will be held for parents tonight at 7 p.m.  at Diamond Hill United Methodist Church at 521 East Putnam Avenue in Cos Cob. The forum will feature a panel of experts, and it is free and open to all who have questions about how to handle Internet issues. Diamond […] [Read More]

Zumbathon Friday at YMCA

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The YMCA of Greenwich will hold a Zumbathon on Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Children, adults and families are welcome to attend. Participants are asked to consider making at the door a donation to the YMCA’s annual fund. The YMCA is located at 50 East Putnam Avenue in downtown Greenwich. [Read More]
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Big turnout for YWCA fundraiser

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The YWCA of Greenwich recently celebrated its Persimmon Ball, a fundraiser with with a Tales of the South Pacific theme. Here’s a recap of the event from the YWCA of Greenwich: 500 community-minded guests, the largest crowd in the event’s history, attended the very popular 2014 YWCA Greenwich Persimmon Ball, on a recent Friday evening […] [Read More]
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YWCA Stand Against Racism Day Friday at Town Hall

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Town Hall will host on Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. the fifth annual YWCA Stand Against Racism Day. The event will include First Selectman Peter Tesei, YWCA President and Chief Executive Officer Adrianne Singer, Superintendent of Schools William McKersie, Greenwich High School students and the First Baptist Church choir. The event is free […] [Read More]
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YMCA spring break gym schedule

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With the Greenwich school district on spring break this week, the YMCA’s gym will be in high demand this week. Here’s this week’s gym schedule; check out this link for the YMCA’s spring break pool schedule. [Read More]
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Greenwich swimmer scores Sports Illustrated feature

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Meghan Lynch, the 10-year-old swimmer from Greenwich who earlier this month broke the national record for her age group in the 100 and 50-yard breast stroke, is featured in the current edition of Sports Illustrated. The magazine, which features UConn’s Shabazz Napier on the cover, is on newsstands today. The magazine reads: “Meghan, 10, a […] [Read More]
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YMCA launches social media photo contest for teens

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Greenwich teenagers, you’re always taking pictures on your phones, right? Well, here’s your chance to get some major recognition for those photography skills. The YMCA of Greenwich is holding a social media photo contest for local 8th-12th graders. The YMCA is looking for teens to take some shots around town and around the YMCA of […] [Read More]
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‘Smart Talk’ for parents with teens

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Liberation Programs will host a parent seminar titled ‘How to have the ‘smart talk’ with your teens about drugs and alcohol’ from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 at the YMCA of Greenwich. The workshop is free and open to the public, though event organizers encourage attendees to RSVP at info@liberationprograms.org Here’s […] [Read More]
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2013 event speakers, from left: Superintendent of Schools William McKersie, Greenwich High School seniors Natan Lutt and Annie Zheng, First Selectman Peter Tesei, YWCA President and CEO Adrianne Singer and Selectman David Theis.

YWCA plans Stand Against Racism

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Friday, April 25 is the YWCA’s annual Stand Against Racism. Stand Against Racism is a national movement with the goal of bringing people together from all walks of life to raise awareness that racism still exists. Here’s more information from the YWCA of Greenwich: A YWCA national initiative that enlists the support of all local […] [Read More]
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