West Cook YMCA


July 2015 CEO Message
Published: 07.01.15 - We're off to a fine start to what promises to be a most active summer at the West Cook YMCA. On an early summer beautiful but cool afternoon, we held a very successful launch for our fourth season of managing and staffing the Fred Hampton Family Aquatic Center in Maywood. Scores of kids, families, Maywood. Village board members and community leaders
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Preschool and Y-Kids Fall Registration
Published: 07.01.15 - Preschool and Y-Kids Fall Registration Member Registration: July 1 Program Member Registration: July 8 The Y is a great place for kids to learn, grow, and thrive. Registration is opening now in our half-day preschool and our Y-Kids Before & After School program! Visit the links below for more information about these programs. Preschool &
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Welcome Amy Hill!
Published: 06.08.15 - Welcome Amy Hill, our new Health and Wellness Coordinator! Amy was born and raised in Reese, Michigan, and went on to attend Central Michigan University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, majoring in Mathematics and minoring in English, Coaching, and Middle Level Education in 2012. After completing her student teaching
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June 2015 CEO Message
Published: 06.01.15 - June CEO Message “Summertime, and the livin is easy.” Don’t those memorable lyrics to George Gershwin’s much loved masterpiece, “Summertime,” just lull us into the soft sweet season of summer. Here at the West Cook YMCA, we’re ready to help our members and community residents of all ages enjoy the pleasures of
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Read about us on OakPark.com!
Published: 05.20.15 - The West Cook YMCA partnered with the Wednesday Journal to produce a special insert in today's edition! Stories include our YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program launch, Workplace Wellness and the role of the Y in kids' lives. Find these stories here: oakpark.com/Community/People/West-Cook-YMCA/ Or, see the individual stories here: West Cook YMCA Helps
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Oak Park Homelessness Coalition launches campaign
Published: 05.18.15 - “I always wanted to help, but didn’t know how.” The Oak Park Homelessness Coalition has developed an educational campaign that gives local residents, visitors and businesses the resources to assist anyone threatened or affected by homelessness. Last year, in Oak Park, 175 students were reported homeless in the school districts. By
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Life-Saving Courses this Summer
Published: 05.04.15 - Learn life-saving skills this March at the West Cook YMCA! View more events on our Events Page. First Aid/CPR/AED COST: M $50 / PM $100 Learn how you can save someone in need by becoming certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED. This class is for those who have never taken CPR or have not been re-certified in 2 years. Know what to do if someone has stopped
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May 2015 CEO Message
Published: 05.01.15 - A Year Marked by Memorable Milestones Travelers along the Romans’ Appian Way looked for large granite milestones by the side of the road to assure them they were on the proper path. Benjamin Franklin measured out mileage on the old Post Road along the Atlantic Coast with similar milepost markers--forerunners of today’s ubiquitous green metal
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