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Why I Work at the Y

Posted on December 31, 2014 - 14:22
Why I Work at the Y

Read how working at the Y isn't just a job for Karen:

I was a grad student in the early 2000’s that wanted to stay healthy and exercise but could barely afford tuition, rent and gas. The Mission Viejo YMCA in Southern California gave me financial assistance on top of the student rates so I could have a place to work-out while I was in school. Funny … since I usually had my late mornings free, I typically ended up taking the silver sneakers group classes when I wanted to do a class! Lots of fun.

Why I Work at the Y

Posted on December 10, 2014 - 10:52
Why I Work at the Y

Read how working at the Y isn't just a job for Kenny:

This school year, I found myself helping out daily at a site that had a lot of special-needs and high-energy children. After two long months of getting the kids into a routine, setting up boundaries and working with parents on our schedule and rules, we decided to have a meeting with the parents and staff to check in on how the year was shaping up.

First Monday Prayer in San Antonio

Posted on September 8, 2014 - 11:19

Prayer is a powerful partnership between man and God. There are many ways to bring the ministry of prayer into a Christian emphasis program of the local YMCA. One of the more creative approaches being implemented in San Antonio this year is something they call “First Monday Prayer”. What started as an experiment for the first three months of the year has now become an important part of their staff experience.

First Monday Prayer in San Antonio

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