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Caring and Learning for Me

Call today, learn about a place where a child and their caregiver can discover and learn through play, resources and meeting other people. Free Community Program Beginning September 17, 2012 at the Elizabeth Branch Mon. & Wed. or Tues. & Thurs. mornings.
For more information see flyer below or go to Learn and Play With Me web page:

RUN/WALK FOR A CAUSE & KIDDIE RUN CHALLENGE

YMCA/Mayor's Day 5K

Saturday September 15, 2012. Check-in 8:30am, Race Start 10 a.m.
Union High School, Cooke Drive (Sr. Parking Lot)

REGISTER HERE

YOU CAN TAKE CONTROL

YMCA’S Web links DIABETES PREVENTION CLASS BEGINS JULY 18, 2012

Gain tools to reduce your risk to develop type 2 diabetes. Maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthier and increasing physical activity:
Program Goals:
7% weight loss
150 minutes of physical activity

MOVING TOGETHER FOR BETTER HEALTH

DIABETES SHOWDOWN

Free
Community Health Showcase to Prevent and Control Diabetes
Saturday, July 28th 2012
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
JFK Center – 796 Hazelwood Ave.

WORKING TOGETHER, LIVING BETTER

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS FOR DIABETES PREVENTION
Screenings Include:
Blood Pressure, BMI, Blood Glucose and A1c as needed
June 27, 2012 – Five Points Wellness Center
July 10, 2012 – Five Points Branch
Registration is suggested.

CUIDE SU FUTURO TOME DECISIONES SANAS HOY

Acompanenos y participle en Salsa, Sabor y Salud, un proprograma para familas Latinas. El Programa empieza Sabado, Mayo 12, 2012, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

HEALTHY CHOICES TODAY FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

Join us for Salsa, Sabor y Salud a healthy lifestyle program for Latino Families. Program begins Saturday, May 12, 2012 at our Elizabeth Branch, 135 Madison Avenue. Program is Free to the community.

TAKE CONTROL - PREVENT DIABETES

Are you at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes? Free Healthy Screenings for Diabetes Prevention. YMCA of Eastern Union County and Overlook Medical Center. Tuesday, May 15, 4:30-6:30 PM. Register for free health screenings: Blood Pressure, BMI, Blood Glucose Test. If your results indicate further screening for Diabetes an A1C Blood Test will be offered for free. $10.00 Value. Diabetes and Prediabetes support information will be available.

Healthy Kids Day

Join us for Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 28, 2012. All 3 branches Elizabeth, Five Points and Rahway.

HELP OUR COMMUNITY

The Y is the unparalleled cause for strengthening community because we are the community. We are a powerful association of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.

We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we all work together to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. That is why, at the Y strengthening community is our cause.

We need your support of our financial assistance program.

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