CALGARY – A well-known Calgary philanthropist hosted a giant pool party in downtown Calgary on Friday in celebration of a feat 23 years in the making. 136 more words
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A YMCA memorial concert by Convalescent Soldiers from Shoreham Army camp successfully took place at Connaught Hall. Private W. G. Soole violin solos and Quarter-master-Sergeant J. 104 more words
The YMCAs of Quebec says 800 people have responded to a call last made week for volunteers to help count Montreal’s homeless population.
The speed and size of the response far exceeded the organization’s expectations, according to Art Campbell, Director of Community Initiatives at the downtown YMCA and head of volunteer recruitment and training. 141 more words
Since 1951, when Thomas Sullivan brought the YMCA to Boston, the not-for-profit organization has remained a mainstay in American culture.
With the formation of the School for Christian Workers, which trained young men into becoming YMCA professionals, in 1885 (which eventually turned into Springfield College in 1954) Springfield has been home to the development of young YMCA leaders. 464 more words
Hawaii’s minimum wage has been going up, but does that mean prices for everything else will go up too?
The minimum wage is currently $7.75 an hour, up 50 cents from just two months ago. 402 more words