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Thanks to All Who Make the Family Y ‘an Exceptional Place’

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Midge’s Membership Blog: I am thankful for the Westport Weston Family Y to have been my ‘home away from home’ for the past 6 ½ years.  I feel grateful to work here full time and be among such spirited co-workers who support me in trying to make the Y an exceptional place. I give thanks […] [Read More]

Amazon Gives the Family Y a New Reason to ‘Smile’

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Thanks to online retail giant Amazon, supporters of the Westport Weston Family Y and other nonprofit organizations have a new and convenient way to give – and to keep giving. Through a new initiative called Amazon Smile, the company is now offering customers the option to donate 0.5 percent of the price of many purchases […] [Read More]

Donations Pour into Water Rats’ ‘Swim for the Philippines,’ Nov. 27

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  On Wednesday, November 27, starting at 2 pm, the Westport Weston Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team will “Swim for the Philippines,” a five-hour event to raise money for Save the Children’s Typhoon Haiyan relief fund. Swimmers who are 8 and under will swim as many laps as they can in 30 minutes. Swimmers […] [Read More]

Update About Y’s Child Care and Gymnastics Programs

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Westport Weston Family Y staff and volunteer leaders have been meeting recently with groups of parents whose children are served by the Y’s Child Care and Gymnastics programs. These discussions have been productive, and we thank them for their involvement. The Family Y has been actively searching for suitable alternate sites for its Child Care […] [Read More]

New Photos of Family Y on Newly Christened ‘Allen Raymond Lane’

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Significant milestones continued to be reached at the Westport Weston Family Y’s Mahackeno campus, where construction of the Y’s new 54,000 sq. ft. facility is proceeding on schedule and on budget. Each work day, some 75 skilled tradesmen and technicians are on now onsite, and cumulatively have now surpassed 50,000 worker hours since construction of […] [Read More]

New First Selectman Marpe Steps Away from Y Trustee Board

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The Westport Weston Family Y announced today that it has accepted the resignation of Jim Marpe from its volunteer Board of Trustees effective Monday, Nov. 18. Marpe was sworn in as Westport’s new First Selectman later that day, along with several dozen other town officials elected in the Nov. 5 election. After announcing his candidacy […] [Read More]

Water Rats To Swim for the Philippines, Nov. 27

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On Wednesday, November 27, the Water Rat Swim Team will gather together at the Westport Weston Family Y for Swim for the Philippines, a five-hour event to raise money for Save the Children’s Typhoon Haiyan relief fund. Swimmers who are 8 and under will swim as many laps as they can in 30 minutes. Swimmers […] [Read More]

Enrollment Under Way in Major New Cancer Study

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Enrollment in the American Cancer Society’s major new long-term research project is under way this morning at the Westport Weston Family Y, through 12 noon. Known as the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), the research project is the nation’s largest study of the causes of cancers. Pictured at right, Y staffer Patty Kondub is taking part […] [Read More]
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