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Can you name some of your favorite African-American children's book authors? We’ve compiled a list of a few of our favs!

The running back makes a cut and feels a pop in his ankle.The center jumps for the basketball and lands with her foot turned in.Injuries to the ankle are all too familiar for anyone who has ever spent time around athletes and sports. The most...

Our Leaders Club and Junior Leaders provide youth the opportunity to learn to become more effective in their interactions with others. Teens improve their social and leadership skills all while discovering how they can give back to their...

February is National Heart Health Month! According to the American Heart Association (AHA), cardiovascular disease is the nation’s number one killer, responsible for 1 in 3 deaths each year in the US. Additionally, about 80 million adults have...

One of the great findings from the last 30 years of medical research is that prevention works. Healthy behaviors that most of us can do can prevent half of cancers, as well as lower the risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and osteoporosis. In...

1. It’s fun! Can you imagine being a kid again? Running around and playing games? Seeing something for the first time and being amazed by it? By becoming a mentor, YOU can spend a few hours each week, just being a kid again. The whole goal of...

It’s one of the many ways that the YMCA practices Social Responsibility. The Y is a charitable cause and, as such, we raise funds during the Annual Campaign to ensure that all community members have access to the Y, and continue to advance...

We’re in the middle of it now. The holiday season – that wonderful and stressful five-week stretch from Thanksgiving to New Year’s where at every turn, there seems to be food. And not just everyday food, but food of such amounts and enticing types...

Each January, approximately one in three Americans resolve to better themselves in some way by establishing a “New Year’s Resolution.” A much smaller percentage of people actually follow through on those resolutions. While about 75% of people...

Looking for a perfect gift for your child, one that they’ll love to receive and that will encourage them to be active? How about a ball for their favorite sport, or a new sport they will try next year? While many organizations like the YMCA...

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