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

Officials at the YWCA in New York have disaffiliated the Augusta organization, saying it has "rejected the mission of the YWCA." The move follows Augusta's YWCA and YMCA joining forces Sept. 1 to form the Family Y, a...

YWCA's petty move

...Christian Association from the national YWCA affiliate. "Their mission statement is...mission," huffed a spokesperson for the YWCA member associations headquartered in New...last September's merger of the local YWCA and local Young Men's Christian Association...

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YMCA, YWCA expected to merge

...being offered about 100 yards away at the YWCA also on Wheeler Road. The Wilson Center...announcement yet," she said. The YMCA and the YWCA each provide a variety of services from...would be pooled together in a merge. The YWCA has a strong gymnastics program and an...

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Girl dies in pool at YWCA

...6-year-old girl has died in the Brunswick YWCA pool, possibly from drowning, police...with more than 30 other youngsters in a YWCA after-school program between 3:30 and...near the slide, Sgt. Varnedoe said. The YWCA staff cleared the pool and moved pupils...

YMCA, YWCA become one

...playing in the background, about 300 children from YMCA and YWCA day camps joined hands Wednesday at the YMCA walking track on...Benson said at a brief ceremony. On Sept. 1, the YMCA and the YWCA will officially come together as The Family Y. The merger wasn't...

The Way We Were: Social skills from Social

...women of Augusta to ballroom dance and etiquette classes at the YWCA, partly to help them gain confidence and partly to reinforce...the 1970s, Dorothy Wright McLeod, a program director for the YWCA and a former student of Mrs. Price, took up the tradition...

You Remembered: Social Dance

...big deal in Augusta. If I remember correctly, at least two sessions were held each of at least three nights a week at the old YWCA building on Greene Street.Although this was in the days before integration, every white elementary school in town was represented...

Fashion show to benefit Jessye Norman School of Arts

...raised four daughters and a son, after her husband, Army Sgt. Albert T. Jenkins, died young."Mom enrolled me at the YWCA for charm and etiquette classes," said Jenkins. "At the end they organized a fashion show, and I was hooked."Jenkins...

Congratulates formation of Family Y

The merger of the YWCA and the YMCA to form The Family Y presents an opportunity for two fine...partnership will mean even better ones in the years to come. Both the YWCA and YMCA should be congratulated for taking this important step after...

Gyms merging to become `The Family Y'

Although the YMCA and YWCA in Augusta have each been referred to as the...such as the YMCA's soccer program and the YWCA's gymnastics program and indoor pool...information, call the YMCA at 733-1030 or the YWCA at 738-6678.