YMCA of Southern Maine

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L.L. Bean joins Casco Bay for Forest Friday
Published: 11.04.15 - Every Friday, the preschoolers at our Casco Bay Branch have Forest Friday. Rain or shine, the students take the classroom outdoors and learn amongst the beautiful landscape that surrounds the branch. Recently, we invited L.L. Bean to join us for Forest Friday and thank them for their support. Every year we are the beneficiary of the L.L. Bean 4th of July
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World Service Acts at Northern York County's Childcare Center
Published: 10.20.15 - Every month, the YMCA of Southern Maine’s Northern York County’s Childcare Center gives their time and support to a nonprofit that serves our community. The children learn about these organizations, help create displays for donation locations, and take part in social responsibility - one of our areas of focus here at the Y. This month, our
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Halloween 2015 at the Y!
Published: 10.08.15 - Are you ready for ghoulish, ghostly, spooky fun? Join us with your friends, family, or as a volunteer at one of our four branches for our annual Halloween parties! Greater Portland Branch: Friday, October 30, 10:00am-11:00am during Prime Time. Meet us in the lobby to join our spooky costume parade and go trick-or-(healthy) treating to various offices and
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WMTW Features Story on Mainiac Duathlon and Triathlon
Published: 09.21.15 - The YMCA of Southern Maine was thrilled to have WMTW join us for our 2015 Mainiac Triathlon & Duathlon! Watch the interview with Pineland branch's very own Branch Executive, Anne-Marie Brown, at the link below: http://www.wmtw.com/news/athletes-swim-bike-run-for-ymca/35379162
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In Memory of Leon Gorman
Published: 09.08.15 -

A supporter and friend of the YMCA of Southern Maine for over 20 years, we are saddened by the loss of Leon Gorman.

We thank Leon for not only helping to build our Casco Bay Branch in 1998, but his commitment to improving the lives of the people of Southern Maine and beyond.  Leon’s philanthropic efforts were plentiful. From the United Way of Greater PortlandPreble Street, to Maine Audubon, Leon will not only be remembered and celebrated as a businessman, but a community leader, inspiration, and friend.

Read more about the life of this wonderful man here:http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonglobe/obituary.aspx?n=leon-a-gorman&pid=175736058&fhid=16468

Please consider making a donation in his honor to one of the two charities particularly close to his heart: Preble Street (https://preblestreet.thankyou4caring.org/) or the Leon A. Gorman Scholarship Fund, The Foundation for Maine’s Community Colleges (http://www.maineccfoundation.org/ways-to-give/).

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YMCA of Southern Maine Welcomes New CFO, James Dowd
Published: 08.18.15 - PORTLAND, ME – The YMCA of Southern Maine has recently added Chief Financial Officer, James Dowd, to its senior leadership team. James comes to the YMCA of Southern Maine from Washington, D.C. where he was the CFO for a public relations and strategic communications company. In 2013, he was a finalist for CFO of the year by Washington Business
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YMCA of Southern Maine Receives Grant to Lower Energy Costs
Published: 08.14.15 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2015 CONTACT: Sarah Leighton sleighton@ymcaofsouthernmaine.org 207-874-1111 ext 339 PORTLAND - The YMCA of Southern Maine’s Greater Portland Branch recently
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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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