YMCA of Western North Carolina News

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...

Diabetes Prevention Program in the News

Posted July 28, 2014
Our diabetes prevention program was in the news this past week in the Hendersonville Times-News online and in print. Click the below link to check out the great article by Caitlin Byrd. Hendersonville Y to Offer Diabetes Prevention Program If you...

Don't Postpone Joy!

Posted February 18, 2014
Laurey Masterton, beloved throughout Western North Carolina as a spunky, full of life, healthy comfort foodie, and joyful, bee-keeping cyclist, is beloved at the Y as a brave heroine and our most important advocate for our work in cancer...

How to Get a Great Workout in a Busy Gym

Posted January 22, 2014
The time of year is upon us! The gym is becoming more and more crowded with those who are committing to take better care of themselves this year than they did last year. What comes with this is the increased difficulty to get a workout completed in...

This Year, Resolve to Change A Child's Life

Posted January 17, 2014
January is National Mentoring Month, a time to recognize those who have influenced our lives, and to think about how we can influence others. As a young person, did you have someone in your life that helped guide, support and encourage you? If so,...

Buncombe County, North Carolina Selected as a Finalist for RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize

Posted December 19, 2013
Community Health Efforts Recognized as Buncombe County Advances in Prize Selection Process Asheville, North Carolina (December 18, 2013)— Tomorrow and Friday of this week, Buncombe County, North Carolina is welcoming five affiliates of the Robert...

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