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YMCA Core Values

The other day I was sitting in a restaurant and a friend asked me “why is the YMCA referred to as a movement?” Frankly, I had been calling the Y a “movement” for so long that I just assumed everyone considered it as such…. I guess I was mistaken.

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I could never get hired at Hallmark.  My assumption is that all Hallmark employees must know how to write the “catchy front cover stuff” as well as the “thoughtful, compassionate and poignant stuff” that shows up on the inside of a greeting card.

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Tis’ The Season for Pumpkin Spice Everything.. Are You Ready?

The Holiday Season is definitely upon us now, which means pumpkin spice everything is here!  Every year the pumpkin spice shows up earlier and earlier, and the variety of products keeps growing. Don’t worry here is your guide to all you need to know pumpkin spice for this holiday season!

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Burn Off Halloween Candy Calories With A Pumpkin Workout!

Before you decide to throw out your carved pumpkins put them to use on a great workout!  Don’t let the guilt of the calories from eating candy get you down.  A little change in your workout is good, so try using a pumpkin in lieu of hitting the weight room.  There are so many fun