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Greenwich Together Issues Statement against Racism

“We stand ready to do the work to end injustice and systemic racism in our country and community. We are committed to challenging ourselves to understand and correct any inequities we may discover as we collaborate to improve the health of our entire community and gain a better understanding of ourselves and each other. We are committed to speaking up and acting together to end the violence and mistreatment of all ethnic and religious minorities so that all people, particularly our youth, have healthy futures.” – Greenwich Together Continue Reading →

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Open Arts Alliance Summer Stage Sizzles Inside the YMCA Greenwich

Open Arts Alliance Open Arts Alliance summer stage campers participated in a two week workshop that culminated in a performance Jungle Book Kids. The group brought in outside talent to work with the children on singing, dancing and acting.

The two week summer intensive has met weekdays from 10:00-2:30pm and the show is set for Friday at 6:00pm (Break a leg!) Continue Reading →

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The Bridge Playing at YMCA Greenwich is Perfectly Polite Indeed

“You don’t want to join a group and have your partner screaming at you for making a mistake. The goal here is to learn. There are times someone will make a wrong bid, and people will allow the person to re-bid, based on advice and discussion. It’s a learning forum and a chance to play.” – John Friel Continue Reading →

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BAM! Registration Open for Free Jr League of Greenwich Boys Adventure Program

Bob D’Angelo from the Greenwich YMCA, Bobby Walker from the Greenwich Boys & Girls Club, TJ Ramirez from ReachPREP, and the Greenwich Boy Scouts Council worked with the Junior League of Greenwich to design activities at Camp Seton including a “Survival Skills” workshop, a Low Ropes course and an “Amazing Race.” Continue Reading →

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GHS Cardinal Fit Club Gives Students a Taste of Boxing, Courtesy Greenwich YMCA

On Friday, the Cardinal Fit Club, in collaboration with the YMCA, organized a ‘Back to School Boot Camp’ event during lunch block in the Greenwich High School Student Center. According to Reese Ochoa, a senior in the Cardinal Fit Club, the club is dedicated to help kids stay in shape with through events like the one on Friday and from occasional guest speakers with topics including nutrition for athletes. Last year the club partnered with Green & Tonic. During lunch shifts, students sampled smoothies, including “The Warrior,” made from made from coconut water, kale, spinach and banana. Also, a visual demonstration drove home the amount of processed sugar added to several popular drinks. Continue Reading →

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