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Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. “Better Together”

Posted on 9/1/17 11:34 AM by Lameen Witter
Dear Members: Many of you have requested information about ways to provide support Harvey Relief Efforts as the catastrophic flooding persists in southeast Texas and now moves eastward toward Louisiana.
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Healthy Lunches for You & the Kids!

Posted on 9/2/14 2:49 PM by Jackie Dilworth
With the start of school, the end of vacations, and cooler weather setting in, it feels like just the right time to restart our healthy eating! Just as we pick up our back to school supplies and fill our kids’ lunchboxes with snacks, we should also consider what we’re packing in our own lunches. By strategically packing our lunches, we’re more likely to eat healthier in addition to saving money. Caveat: Packing on-the-go lunches requires planning. How can we fix that? Spend a couple hours each week making meals for the next few days. A slow cooker may become your next best friend. Below are recipes that not only take a few quick minutes to prepare, but are healthy and taste better the longer they marinate.
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WELCOME TO FUN FACT FRIDAY AT THE Y

Posted on 9/27/13 3:46 PM by Jackie Dilworth
It's Fun Friday indeed - and we're here to share with you some little known facts about the Y! First up, 3 tidbits pulled from our 2012 Annual Report. Enjoy!
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BRING ON THE GOOD LIFE BY EATING WHOLE GRAINS

Posted on 9/25/13 3:38 PM by Tracey Mitchell
Guest Blogger, Jessica whole-y recommends you try these grains! Whole grains month wraps up in 5 days - but who says you can't enjoy this beneficial food all-year long?
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Q&A WITH FRANCOIS - Award-Winning Chef Bringing Classes to the Y

Posted on 9/23/13 3:38 PM by Tracey Mitchell
Our newly re-opened Bowen Y is gaining attention from all over. It's a place where inspiration thrives and healthy lifestyles are embraced hands-on. Evidence A: L’Academie de Cuisine (LADC) has designed several health & wellness cooking classes for beginners taking classes at the YMCA Anthony Bowen's teaching kitchen. Enjoy this exclusive interview with LADC's Founder, Chef Francois Dionot on how he began his career, LADC’s philosophy on cooking and the benefits of taking a LADC cooking classes at Bowen. Francois, how did you become a chef?
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ONE GRAND OPENING, LOTS OF INSPIRATION

Posted on 9/18/13 3:37 PM by Tracey Mitchell
Last week we celebrated our Grand Opening of the YMCA Anthony Bowen - here's a recap of events and pictures:  
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Q&A WITH ANGELA, REGIONAL GROUP EX DIRECTOR

Posted on 9/17/13 3:36 PM by Tracey Mitchell
The new YMCA Anthony Bowen is opening in two weeks, and we have a lot of people we want to introduce to you! First up: Angela Meyer, Regional Director of Group Exercise. Angela has spent a multitude of time planning fun and challenging exercise classes to be offered at our new Bowen branch. And she is also coordinating the same great offers at its sister branch, YMCA National Capital. Here's her story:
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5 TIPS TO FIGHTING CHILDHOOD OBESITY

Posted on 9/10/13 3:36 PM by Tracey Mitchell
This month is full of potential and opportunity. From opening a new branch to staying true to what matters - we're just getting started! And guess what? There is room for all of us (that means you) to thrive! Take September for instance, this month marks Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and we'd like to challenge you to help us fight in keeping our kids healthy. At the YMCA, we just can’t get enough of pouring love into the kiddies. Year-after-year, we offer many programs and services to better their health and well-being. Celebrate this observance with us by putting a few tips into action, the Y-way. What do you say we take this one on together? Ready, Set, Go...
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YOUR SEPTEMBER CALENDAR

Posted on 9/2/13 3:35 PM by Tracey Mitchell
Fall foliage, rustic mornings and the feeling of brisk Autumn wind is right around the corner. We ran across the perfect Desktop Wallpaper Calendar for you to start September off with!
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