Pipeline company Kinder Morgan donates $20,000 to Aiken County Family YMCA

...000 Wednesday toward the construction of an enclosed breezeway at the Aiken County Family YMCA in Graniteville. The donation, accepted by Family YMCA of Greater Augusta President and CEO Danny McConnell, means that members will be able to use...

Rants & Raves

...from readers:RANTS TO BILL FENNOY for his suggestion to give SPLOST money to Paine College and the downtown YMCA. I go to the downtown YMCA and it is a wonderful facility as it is. Suggestions like this will certainly kill SPLOST's approval...

Cher in the City: Volunteers win the race just by helping; you can help, too

...attend the Heart of Giving Volunteer-a-thon from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Wilson Branch Family YMCA, 3570 Wheeler Road. There will be approximately 16 nonprofit and service organizations seeking volunteers. The event seeks...

YMCA, YWCA expected to merge

...is a branch of the Metropolitan Augusta YMCA Inc. "The community thinks we are under...umbrella," said Jerry Dixon, CEO of the YMCA. "They call us `The Y'." And in September...official announcement yet," she said. The YMCA and the YWCA each provide a variety of...

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Fake YMCA checks are used to scam $2,800 from victims

...checks that look an awful lot like the YMCA of Coastal Georgia's checks. Officials...an elaborate scam. Robert Rollins, the YMCA's vice president of finance, said he...the recipient has won $250,000 in a YMCA-sponsored lottery. The recipient is...

YMCA, YWCA become one

...in the background, about 300 children from YMCA and YWCA day camps joined hands Wednesday at the YMCA walking track on Wheeler Road to signal the...said at a brief ceremony. On Sept. 1, the YMCA and the YWCA will officially come together...

YMCA team rallies to upset select soccer club

The South DeKalb YMCA Sting soccer players ripped off their shirts after outscoring the favored...want to come home." During the past two years, the team has won the YMCA Championship tournament, as well as the Stone Mountain Recreational tournament...

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Officials disavow YWCA Officials in New York say joining with YMCA rejects mission of women's organization

...The move follows Augusta's YWCA and YMCA joining forces Sept. 1 to form the Family...is the Family Y, a partnership of the YMCA and the YWCA, Ms. Fields said. The hubbub...Family Y and executive director of the YMCA, said his national organization supports...

Rants & Raves

...Aiken and North Au gusta can't tell a bribe from a donation, i.e. Kin der Morgan donated all that money to schools and YMCA. So watch out, if the vote goes against them, they will say, "Gee, look at all that money we donated to you." A BIG RANT...

Moving Day walk raises money for organizations fighting Parkinson's disease

...held its Moving Day Augusta event at Pendleton King Park on Sunday. For 16 years, the walk has been held at the Wilson Family YMCA on Wheeler Road, but after severe weather last week, it was postponed and moved to the park. Bad weather did not keep the...