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RSVP for “Equity Matters” The Keene Family YMCA, in partnership with the Monadnock Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Coalition invite you to “Equity Matters” – a discussion with Dr. Francois “Officer” Clemmons at the Keene Family YMCA on Monday, April 4, 2022, at 4:15 pm. Listen as Dr. Clemmons shares his life experiences as a
Since 1987, March has been designated Women’s History Month in the United States. It is a time for us to reflect on the significant contributions of women throughout our history. Contributions that have often been overlooked or overshadowed by those of men. There are far too many remarkable women in the world to mention here,
Last year the Y challenged the community to stay active through the winter by committing to exercising consistently for 5 weeks, 5 days per week, 20 minutes per day. Many of you rose to the challenge, completing it in grand style and setting yourselves up with some healthy habits to start the year. This year,
February is Black History Month, and the Keene Family YMCA is celebrating by lifting up some of the many heroes in Black history whose accomplishments have not only helped shape America’s story but have impacted our global consciousness. Black History Month does not just promote diversity; it celebrates diversity by honoring those men and women
The Keene Family YMCA hosted a YouTube watch party of the National Day of Racial Healing livestream on Tuesday, January 18th at 3pm. This event is was presented by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation as part of their Truth, Racial, Healing & Transformation efforts. Founded in 2017, the National Day of Racial Healing is observed annually
The New Year often brings feelings of positive improvement and change – a time to focus on living a better life and providing support for those around us. As we make our way through the month of January, it’s important to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a pioneer in the world of positive improvement
Healthy living is about enriching spirit, mind and body, at every age and stage of life. At the Y, we offer classes and programs that promote wellness, reduce risk for disease, and help you reclaim your health. Here we’ll explore four options for you to combat chronic disease and live your best life. “Kickin’ Asthma”
Coming off the heels of their district winning season in 2020, the Keene Family YMCA Dolphins are back to racing with their recent impressive showing at the Dorsi Reynolds Meet at UVAC in White River Junction, VT. Led by their well-respected and seasoned Coach, Pedr Seymour, 37 swimmers of the 65+ member team attended the
Matt Primrose (left) and Dan Smith (right) stand next to the new flagpole at the YMCA entrance Raising a flag for our veterans If you’ve been to the Keene Family YMCA recently you may have noticed a new flagpole at the main entrance. The installation was completed in preparation for our upcoming Veterans Day celebration
Use the new school year to refresh your healthy habits as a family. September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and as children and families start their new school-year routines, it’s a perfect time to reflect and refresh your family’s healthy habits. As families settle into new school-year routines this month, Keene Family YMCA is offering
Celebrate Diversity During Welcoming Week 2021 This Welcoming Week (September 10-19), Keene Family YMCA will join Welcoming America along with other YMCAs and organizations nationwide to celebrate immigrants’ contributions to communities, and bring together all residents in a spirit of unity. Each year, Welcoming Week elevates the growing movement of communities that fully embrace new