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Community Prayer Breakfast, Come Alive Winston-Salem, Anticipates More than 700 Business and Community Leaders

Event will Feature Best-selling Author Pete Grieg as Keynote Speaker The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, Love Out Loud of Winston-Salem, and New Canaan Society are partnering to host the 4th annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday May 2, 2017, at the Benton Convention Center. Hundreds of business and communities leaders are expected to attend.


The YMCA Encourages Focus on Diabetes Prevention

As the prediabetes rate continues to rise, few local residents know they are at risk YMCAs across North Carolina are encouraging residents to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Tuesday, March 28, is American Diabetes Association Alert Day® and the Y is working to educate the community to take preventive steps to


YMCA Of Northwest North Carolina Announces Stan Law As New President and Chief Executive Officer

Winston-Salem, NC (March 13, 2017) – The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced today that Stan Law will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1. He will succeed Curt Hazelbaker, who left to serve in the same capacity at the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas in January. Law is the first African American


Community Prayer Breakfast

The YMCA is pleased to be a sponsor of Come Alive Winston-Salem, a community prayer breakfast and celebration for our community. Join us for a morning of inspiration. When May 2, 2017 7:00am Breakfast Buffet begins at 6:15am Where Benton Convention Center Speaker Pete Grieg Pete is a best-selling author, pastor and bewildered instigator of


Aetna Awards YMCA $50,000 toward Community Gardens

YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Now Home to Gardens at Seven Branches Winston-Salem, NC – The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced today that the Aetna Foundation has awarded $50,000 in funds to the community gardens at the Fulton and Kernersville Family YMCAs. The grant will fund the construction of the community gardens to increase


YMCA of NWNC President and CEO Curt Hazelbaker Accepts New Role as CEO of YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Winston-Salem, NC (November 7, 2016) – The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Curt Hazelbaker has accepted the role of President and Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas. He will begin the new position in January 2017. Hazelbaker has served in his current role since


YMCA Expands Membership Benefit throughout North Carolina and Virginia

Y Members Can Now Visit Locations in Both States as Part of “My Y is Every Y” September 2016 – Beginning September 1, YMCA members can now access any Y facility across North Carolina and Virginia. The partnership is the latest expansion of the Y’s reciprocal membership program. “Now when you join the Y, you


YMCA Receives Gift from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation

Winston-Salem, NC, July 1, 2016 – The YMCA of Northwest North Carolina has received $3,000 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local residents. The Y will use the grant to provide healthier snack options to participants at the YMCA’s program at LaDeara Crest apartments. The grant will allow the


Allegacy Partners With YMCA Of Northwest North Carolina

Winston-Salem, N.C., June 9, 2016 – Allegacy Federal Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in North Carolina, announced a new collaboration with the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina to improve the overall health and well-being of their respective members. Allegacy is now offering the AllHealth Wellness Account program which offers financial rewards for


5 things to Love about HIIT Workouts

HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training, which includes any exercise that alternates between intense bursts and lower intensity periods (or even complete rest). According to a recent New York Times article, recent studies “strongly suggest that a more demanding but more efficient and often more enjoyable form of exercise known as high-intensity interval training, or