YMCA of Western North Carolina News

Winter Market Keeps Local Food Accessible When Temperature Drops

Posted January 7, 2016
Produce at the YMCA Winter Market
The first YMCA Winter Market of the season will be held Saturday, January 9, from 10am to 12:30pm, at Grace Covenant Church, 789 Merrimon Avenue in North Asheville. Forty vendors from throughout the region will be selling an array of vegetables,...

Maxwell M. Corpening Jr. Memorial Center Board of Directors Receives Friend of the YMCA Award

Posted December 29, 2015
The YMCA of Western North Carolina announces that the Maxwell M. Corpening Jr. Memorial Center board of directors was presented with the Friend of the YMCA award at the Y’s annual meeting, held Nov. 12, 2015, in Asheville. The Friend of the...

YMCA of WNC Chosen as a Resolution Run Charity Partner

Posted December 15, 2015
The YMCA of Western North Carolina has been chosen by iDaph Events to be a charity partner for the 2016 Resolution Run being held Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, 10am, in downtown Asheville. A portion of the proceeds from the Resolution Run will go to the...

SPLASH Water Safety Program Dives into Henderson County

Posted December 7, 2015
The Hendersonville Family YMCA announces the arrival of SPLASH, a water safety program for area second graders. SPLASH is a one-week program that teaches children water safety and confidence in and around the water with the help of community...

Hendersonville Family YMCA Making Waves in Henderson County

Posted December 7, 2015
The Hendersonville Family YMCA and the Boys & Girls Club of Henderson County announce a pilot program to offer water safety lessons and pool-time fun to Boys & Girls Club members. The program will run from Dec. 15 to Dec. 17, 2015. The...

YMCA of Western North Carolina Selected as Beneficiary of Local “Talent Jam”

Posted November 25, 2015
Talent Jam, an innovative job fair to be held in Asheville on Nov. 30, has chosen the YMCA of Western North Carolina to be one of three local non-profit beneficiaries of its upcoming networking event.Talent Jam is the brainchild of Tom Ryan,...

Hendersonville Family YMCA Hosting Donation Drive for Mainstay

Posted November 25, 2015
The Hendersonville Family YMCA’s volunteer-led Togetherhood™ group is collecting donations for Mainstay of Henderson County until Dec. 18. Volunteers are gathering and delivering baby supplies, household goods, paper products, and women...

YMCA of WNC to Discontinue Pop Warner Football and Cheer Program

Posted November 4, 2015
The YMCA of Western North Carolina will be discontinuing its Pop Warner football and cheer program for Asheville-area youth, effective with the end of this season. The last game was held Saturday, October 31, 2015. Nationwide, football has seen...

Sky High Growth Award

Posted April 28, 2015
  YMCA OF WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA HONORED WITH SKY HIGH GROWTH AWARD On April 16th the YMCA of Western North Carolina was one of two non-profits honored with the Sky High Growth Award. The local non-profit was recognized as one of the...

Fletcher YMCA Opens to the Community

Posted October 1, 2014
With giveaways and membership deals, the Fletcher YMCA will open the doors for its grand opening today at 6 a.m.   The Fletcher YMCA is nestled on the first floor of a 40,000-square-foot facility that also houses Pardee Hospital's cardiac...


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