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Stories of Transformation

The YMCA of Eastern Union County was recently featured on yexchange.org
These stories spotlight the work of Ys around the country that are building capacity for healthy living.
Renewing foundational Y work using a new framework for healthy living

YMCA of Eastern Union County

In February 2012, Jonathan Lever, Y-USA's Vice President of Healthy Living, hosted a Healthy Living Strategy at Your Y webinar which has prompted new ways of working in Eastern Union County. The YMCA of Eastern Union County recognized the opportunity to re-energize their relationship-based culture and support of the health and well-being of everyone in their community— work that began under Activate America.

Member Appreciation Day!

All 3 branches of the YMCA of Eastern Union County (Rahway, Union, and Elizabeth) celebrated Member Appreciation Day on Tuesday, December 11 and it was an all around great success! Each branch had fun activities planned throughout the day and hosted a member potluck lunch for members and staff to socialize, exchange recipes, and get in the holiday spirit!

THE SOLUTION TO YOUR RESOLUTION

MAKE A CONNECTION, JOIN TODAY!

No Joiner’s Fee January 1-Jaunary 31, 2013
Save up to $150.00 by joining.

SHOWING SUPPORT HONORING OTHERS

The Township of Union Education Foundation in cooperation with the Township of Union Public Schools created a "Walkway of Honor" to provide an opportunity to honor graduates, memorialize loved ones, promote a business, recognize a staff member, or otherwise show support. All funds raised support the Township of Union Education Foundations. The YMCA of Eastern Union County was honored to support “Walkway of Honor” at Union High School by sponsoring two engraved bricks.

CHANGE TODAY FOR A HEALTHIER FUTURE

NATIONAL DIABETES PREVENTION AND AWARENESS MONTH

November is National Diabetes Prevention Month. Are you at risk of developing type 2 diabetes?
Find out more about our YMCA’s approach to reducing your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Healthy U Kick-Off

Building Strong Kids and Strong Families
You’re invited to join our Healthy U Community!

Come see firsthand how our YMCA along with the Horizon Foundation is addressing the healthy needs of our youth

Our YMCA has implemented the Healthy U program in our preschools and afterschool youth programs to help keep kids active and eating healthy foods.

Come see the program in action and learn about Healthy U, the CATCH curriculum and the positive impacts it has had and will continue to be on our youth

GET BACK TO YOU!

JOIN SEPTEMBER 1 – Oct 8 No JOINERS FEE!
A MEMBERSHIP IS WAITING FOR YOU!

The time is now for you to make a change for your health and well-being.
Print the post card in the link below and bring to one of our branches in Elizabeth, Union or Rahway.
Join and receive 30 minutes of personal training by presenting this card.

Family Fun & Fitness Day

The Family that plays Together, Stays Healthy Together

Join us on Saturday, September 29 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm for our annual Family Fun & Fitness Day. Event activities will include raffles, Family Games, Healthy Snacks, Give-A-Ways, and more! This event is open to the community and will be at each of our three locations in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. Also, the first 100 school-aged youth will receive a FREE Y string back-pack. So bring your family, friends and neighbors to the Y for a fun-filled afternoon!

Join the Rapids Swim Team!!!

Be Part of Something Bigger-The Rapids Swim Team is back!

The YMCA of Eastern Union County Rapids Swim Team stands on the belief that through competitive swimming, young athletes are taught life skills that will benefit them during their academic career and continue through their lives.

The YMCA of Eastern Union County Rapids Swim Team is made up of the following age groups:
6-10 years old, 11 and 12 years old, and 13 and over. Tryouts begin on August 27th.

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