West Cook YMCA


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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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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April 2015 CEO Message
Published: 04.01.15 - Greetings – As we begin the year’s fourth month—a thirty-day stretch chock full of important and memorable dates in history, special holidays and heroic events—recall that it was the Romans who gave us the appropriate name, April, from the Latin aperire, “to open.” Hopefully, it won’t be long until trees and
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March Child & Family Events
Published: 03.02.15 - Child & Family March Events The Y is a great place to play together as a family and also a safe place for kids to play! We will be holding numerous events in the upcoming months for kids and families. These events include a special Valentine's Dance, School's Out Specials, and Parents Days Out. View the following event links for more information!
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Spring Break Activities for Kids
Published: 03.02.15 - Spring Break School's Out Specials This Spring Break, give your child a well-rounded week of adventures! From rock climbing, to gazing at the galaxies, to roller skating, we've got your child's adventures covered. Care is available from 7:00am - 7:00pm every day during Spring Break, March 30 - April 3. Be sure to bring a lunch, swim suit and towel for pool
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March 2015 CEO Message
Published: 03.01.15 - Greetings all— “Spring is near.” Have you ever heard three more hopeful words? After struggling through the challenges of this most persistent winter, when spring finally arrives it will be savored with all its promises of hope and new life. Spring is a wonderful time to check progress on our own New Year’s Resolutions.
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