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YMCA Quincy, IL kellys_runQuincy Family YMCA Partners with Kelly’s for Annual Event
2/23/19
The Quincy Family YMCA is proud to partner with Kelly’s for another year to bring health, laughter and fun to the Annual Kelly’s Fun Run/Walk coming up on March 10..

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YMCA Looking to Fill Summer Camp Jobs
2/19/19
The Quincy YMCA is accepting applications for their summer camp staff positions.

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Mary Griffith Podcast
2/14/19
All you need to know about our Refer A Friend Program, Kelly’s Run, School Out Days, Rock Steady Boxing, our Blood Drive and MORE.

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YMCA Teaches Young Kids the Importance of Swim Safety
2/7/19
There’s nothing quite like a day at the swimming pool, especially for kid.

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Illinois Senate Passes $15 Minimum Wage Bill
2/7/19
The YMCA of West Central Illinois CEO Jim Chamberlain says nearly ever staff member at the YMCA makes under $15 an hour. If the minimum wage proposal passes, it’s going to make a big impact.

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Sticking with Your Healthy Resolutions
1/29/19
If you’re having trouble keeping that New Year’s resolution to get healthy in 2019– we’ve got some tips to help you get back on the wagon.

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New Kids Pack Program Provides Food for QPS K-5 Students
1/24/19
More than 1,000 kindergarten through fifth grade students in the Quincy Public School District are benefiting from what’s called, “Kids Packs.”

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Mary Griffith Podcast
1/10/19
All you need to know about Membership, Outward Bound, Sunday Fun Days, Swim Lessons, Swim Team and MORE.

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New Years Resolutions with KHQA
1/9/19
Michelle discusses new years resolutions and YMCA membership on KHQA This Morning.

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New CEO Meets with Community
1/8/19
The new man in charge of the Quincy family YMCA introduced himself to the community today.

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Gyms Gear Up for Influx of New Members
1/1/19
With getting healthy being the most searched New Year’s resolution, gyms say the first few months of the year are always the busiest, meaning it may be hard to find a spot on a treadmill at gyms in the coming days.

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Fitness Experts Give Tips to Stay Committed to Resolutions
12/31/18
Does your New Year’s resolution involve working out and becoming healthier?

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Get Fit for 2019
12/26/18
Once again the Quincy Family YMCA is having their Fit Start Challenge to get your 2019 started right.

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Christmas Arrives Early at the YMCA
12/10/18
More than 175 youngsters were able to get an early taste — literally — of the Christmas season Sunday afternoon.

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1st Time Turkey Runners 
11/22/18
Another Quincy tradition is now in the books.

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ACTION on Obesity
11/16/18
The grand finale to the ACTION weight loss program was held in Quincy Friday night.

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YMCA Talks Turkey Run
10/30/18
Turkey Run on KHQA This Morning.

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Reader’s Choice Winners Unveiled
10/10/18
After more than 60,000 votes, The Herald-Whig and WGEM announced the winners of the 2018 Readers’ Choice contest.

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Local Elementary School Benefits from School Supply Drive
10/2/18
Students at Berrian Elementary are getting use out of a donation of school supplies dropped off Tuesday morning.

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YMCA Announces New CEO
9/15/18
The YMCA of West Central Illinois will have a new CEO next month.

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YMCA Collecting School Supplies
9/12/18
The Quincy YMCA will be giving back to local schools with its September membership drive.

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Volunteers Wanted for After School Program
8/30/18
Volunteers would assist children in kindergarten through 8th grade with homework and interactive activities to help with social growth, according to YMCA staff.

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Hundreds Take First Step in Tackling Adams County Obesity Rate
8/25/18
A line of Adams County residents stretched outside the Meadows meeting rooms Saturday morning at the Kroc Center, as they waited to sign up for the ACTION program.

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New Health Program Aims to Keep Adams County Fit
8/24/18
Saturday marks the first day of registration for those taking part in the Adams County ACTION program.

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Adams County Residents Step Off Scale to Fight Obesity
8/19/18
Adams County tips the scale for the highest number of obese residents in the state of Illinois.

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Action Plan Hopes to Improve Adams County Health
8/14/18
ACTION is a program designed to encourage, educate and motivate Adams County residents to embrace a healthier lifestyle.

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Fitness Program to Fight Against Obesity
8/13/18
Two local organizations are taking on a big health concern in Adams County.

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YMCA to Offer 5K at Adams County Fair
5/21/18
YMCA to bring health, laughter and family fun to the fair.

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YMCA Discusses Summer Programs with KHQA
5/1/18
Kids can enjoy the BEST SUMMER EVER with our Summer Camp.

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Healthy Kids Day Keeps Families Active This Summer
4/22/18
Hosted by the YMCA and the Adams County Health Department, Healthy Kids Day is part of a nationwide initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.

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Duking it Out Against Parkinson’s
3/9/18
From bedridden to boxing.

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