YMCA of Central Kentucky


YMCA Honors Elmer K. Whitaker
Published: 11.03.16 - YMCA honored Elmer K. Whitaker at this year's National Philanthropy Day Luncheon The YMCA of Central Kentucky celebrated this year’s National Philanthropy Day by honoring Whitaker Bank CEO Elmer K. Whitaker at a luncheon Tuesday, November 1 at the Griffin Gate Marriot Resort & Spa Ballroom. Whitaker was honored at the luncheon in recognition of
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The Wait for Whitaker Y is Over
Published: 10.10.16 - The YMCA of Central Kentucky will host the Whitaker Family YMCA at Hamburg Place ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. Help us celebrate the grand opening of our state-of-the-art facility, which is now a reality after 10 year in the making! “We have an opportunity to enhance the quality of life in our community,” said YMCA of
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Messer Construction Foundation presents $25,000 grant to YMCA
Published: 09.29.16 - The Messer Construction Foundation presented a $25,000 grant to the YMCA of Central Kentucky to expand the outdoor pavilion at the C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA. The foundation donates four $25,000 grants each year to organizations that exemplify the grant’s three desired principles; workforce development, education and economic inclusion. “At
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New Name for Hamburg location
Published: 09.14.16 - The YMCA of Central Kentucky unveiled today the new name for their much anticipated facility in Hamburg. The Y has been named the Whitaker Family YMCA at Hamburg Place in recognition of the Whitaker family’s significant and generous gift to the YMCA of Central Kentucky. In addition to the naming, a Whitaker Bank Scholarship Fund will be established to
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End of Summer Pooch Plunge
Published: 09.08.16 - C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA to host end of summer Pooch Plunge fundraiser on Sept. 11 Dog owners are invited to bring their dog/dogs out to the C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA, located at 3251 Beaumont Centre Circle in Lexington, on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for the YMCA’s end of summer Pooch Plunge. Watch your pet have a blast swimming in the
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The Y Presses Play on New Cafe
Published: 08.29.16 - The Press Juice and Health Bar, a popular downtown establishment for raw and cold pressed juices, juice cleanses and healthy food options will be adding a second location inside the new Hamburg Place YMCA, located at 2681 Old Rosebud Road this fall. The Press Juice and Health Bar has been serving Lexington since August 2015 at 191 Kentucky Avenue in
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Achievers Program Kicks off Saturday, Aug. 27
Published: 08.24.16 - The YMCA of Central Kentucky’s Black Achievers program invites teens in grades 7-12, their parents and community members to attend the 2016-2017 program kickoff and orientation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 from 9 a.m. until noon in the Strickland Auditorium of the Brown Science Center at Transylvania University, located at 300 N. Broadway in
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Anthem Foundation awards $55,000 grant to the Y
Published: 08.17.16 - The YMCA of Central Kentucky has received a $55,000 grant from the Anthem Foundation that will grow the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program. Cancer is the leading cause of death in Kentucky. The disease can tear families apart and forever change the lives of those affected. One of the most effective ways to combat and prevent cancer is by encouraging healthy
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