May 2014

Posted on 05/28/2014 at 9:26am

By Bob Reichen, Vice President, Mission Advancement and Chaplain

Are You An Inspiration?

There are many ways one could define or describe inspiration—for almost 170 years the YMCA has been inspiring millions of people.

Posted on 05/23/2014 at 10:09am

By Steve Hunter, CFO
I learned this morning that Memorial Day began during the Civil War as Decoration Day and was a day to honor those killed in the Civil War. The name Memorial Day was officially recognized by an act of Congress in 1967, though the name was in common use before that. For those old enough to remember, Memorial Day used to be recognized on May 30th. Congress changed it to the last Monday in May in 1971 at the same time they changed other holidays to create 3 day weekends. The VFW has since lamented that

Posted on 05/16/2014 at 10:36am

By Begoña Liern, Program Director
Forest Grove Family Resource Center

We want to say thanks to The Islamic Center of Portland's Girls youth group!