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January 30, 2015
DeRetta Cole Joins
YMCA of Metro Atlanta Staff

January 1, 2015
Parrish Underwood Announced as New Executive Director of East Lake Family YMCA

RC Pruitt Assumes New Strategic Role

Shane Gann Announced as New Executive Director of Summit Family YMCA

December 17, 2014
Thabo Sefolosha of the Atlanta Hawks & YMCA of Metro Atlanta Are in the Spirit of Giving This Holiday Season

November 11, 2014
Field Lighting Ceremony at The Villages at Carver Family YMCA

September 2, 2014
Changing the Lives of People with Parkinson’s Disease Through YMCA and PD Gladiators Partnership

July 7, 2014
Historical Marker Installed
for Battle of Atlanta 150 Anniversary

June 23, 2014
Remembering Joe Bransby
A Special Friend of the YMCA

March 4, 2014
Vice President Joe Biden Visits the East Lake Early Learning Academy at the East Lake Family YMCA

February 9, 2014
Be Greater Atlanta

September 6, 2013
Young Leaders "Volunteer Backbone"
of the YMCA

September 4, 2013
Kids Benefit When Golfers Play in Atlanta's Largest Charitable Tournament

September 3, 2013
Georgia’s Civil Support Team to Conduct Exercises at YMCA

July 15, 2013
Chef Kevin Gillespie featured at July 20
BB&T Atlanta Open

July 15, 2013
Live Healthier with Diabetes

May 15, 2013
BB&T Atlanta Open Selects the YMCA
of Metro Atlanta as Official Charity

February 11, 2013
Why it Matters: YMCA of Metro Atlanta Announces Launch and Co-Chairs of 2013 Annual Giving Campaign

January 29, 2013
Participants Needed for American Cancer Society Prevention Study Local YMCAs are Enrollment Sites

January 23, 2013
Melanie Platt Elected Board Chair

January 22, 2015
Cowart Family/Ashford Dunwoody Y
Holds Re-Opening

January 1, 2015
Q&A from Y Wellness Coach
- Best Self Atlanta

November 30, 2014
Ed Isakson/Alpharetta Y Supports
Operation Christmas Child

- Peachtree TV

July 15, 2014
Building Lifetime Readers
- YMCA Media

July 15, 2014
A Random Act of Kindness for a Tough
But Caring Swim Instructor

- 11 Alive News

June 13, 2014
Learn to Swim at Any Age
- CBS News

January 1, 2014
Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions This Year
- Atlanta Magazine

December 29, 2013
The Y Remains Relevant at 162 Years Old
- CBS News

October 8, 2013
StoryCorps: Safiyah Pankey and Kristen Obaranec

August 18, 2013
Adult Swim Classes

May 15, 2013
How to Choose the Right Summer Camp
for Your Kids

- Fox News

March 26, 2013
Excuses for Regular Exercise

January 29, 2013
Thousands Needed for Cancer Study
- 11 Alive

January 4, 2013
Food Journaling Helps with Weight Loss

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