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: The Bell Auditorium

...Mrs. Henri Price and sponsored by the YWCA, this 1956 recital featured all of her...my Girl Scout troop, participating in a YWCA Social Dance Spring Formal, singing for...formal dance was at the Bell, held by YWCA dance classes, and again taught by Mrs...

Contributing to SafeHomes' shelter campaign will benefit everyone

...longer.Until the early 1980s, Augusta didn't have one of those shelters. But through the dedicated work of what was the YWCA Committee on Domestic Violence, SafeHomes Inc. emerged.SafeHomes still is with us today. And this worthy organization needs...

Residents share memories of Savannah River, Miller Theater

...steps.Another friend of my family, Miss Bessie Irvin, wrote a poem after the 1929 flood. Miss Bessie was the director of the YWCA in Augusta at that time and later moved to Oregon.The flood did not come over the top of the levee but came in from below the...

The Way We Were: 1980s Broad Street

...Strickland THE OLD COURTHOUSEIn 1954 my mother started working at the old county courthouse. Following my tap dance lessons at the YWCA on Greene Street, I would walk to the courthouse to ride home with my mother. My most vivid memory of the courthouse building...

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...