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WMTW Features LIVESTRONG at our Casco Bay Branch
Published: 07.22.15 -

Thank you Kyle Jones, WMTW and WMTW-TV for coming to our Casco Bay branch to interview member, Ruby, about LIVESTRONG at the Y. Check out the broadcast video here: http://www.wmtw.com/health/tri-for-a-cure-benefits-programs-helping-cancer-patients-survivors/34277672.


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WGME CBS 13 News Previews Peaks to Portland
Published: 07.18.15 - Thank you Dave Eid and WGME CBS 13 News, Portland, visiting Friday to interview Peaks to Portland athlete, Scott, and his kayaker, Beth! Check out the broadcast here: http://www.wgme.com//sports/features/local-sports/stories/peaks-portand-1233.shtml#.Vaqd6WfbLZ5
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Portland Press Herald Features Peaks to Portland
Published: 07.18.15 - Portland Press Herald coverage of Peaks: http://www.pressherald.com/2015/07/18/yoemans-wins-peaks-to-portland-for-fifth-straight-year/ and 2015 Peaks to Portland photo gallery: http://www.pressherald.com/media/gallery/peaks-portland-3/ Congrats to all of the 2015 Peaks to Portland athletes, and thank you volunteers!
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WCSH6 Previews our Peaks to Portland Swim!
Published: 07.17.15 - Great preview of our upcoming Peaks to Portland Swim. Thank you Becky Lomangino, WCSH 6 and all involved! This event is a key fundraising event for the Y. Please consider sponsoring an athlete! All proceeds go directly toward our financial assistance program that supports our Aquatics Programs to help kids learn to swim, be safe in and around the water,
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Portland Press Article Features Article about P2P athlete, Ian McKay!
Published: 07.17.15 - Fantastic article about Peaks to Portland athlete, Ian McKay, who will be the first swimmer with autism to complete the 2.4-mile event. Thank you Portland Press Herald and reporter Glenn Jordan for sharing his story! We'll be cheering Ian on this Saturday morning! http://www.pressherald.com/2015/07/17/swimmer-with-autism-attempts-peaks-to-portland/
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WMTW-TV News 8 live coverage of Healthy Kids Day
Published: 04.25.15 -

YMCA encourages healthy lives year round.  See WMTW's live coverage and news article about the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day at our Portland Branch.

 


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Sedentary summer: Kids don't play outside enough, study finds
Published: 04.21.15 -

This summer, many children will spend many warm, sunny days indoors staring at a screen, getting little exercise and reaching for lots of sugary drinks, a new survey has found.  It's not exactly strawberry patches, bike rides and running through the sprinklers anymore.


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WMTW-TV News 8 - YMCA Gets Hannaford Help
Published: 04.07.15 -

Hannaford Supermarkets presented a $100,000 check to the YMCA of Southern Maine at the Y’s Northern York County Childcare Center in Biddeford Tuesday morning. 


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