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Volusia Flagler Family YMCA Recognized As One of the Healthiest Companies by the Fun Coast Worksite Wellness Council

Y Receives Highest Level Recognition – the only Platinum Award in 2016 – For Its Commitment to Workforce and Workplace Wellness Volusia County, FL – The Fun Coast Worksite Wellness Council gives members the opportunity to be recognized for their efforts in creating a culture of health & wellness within their organizations. Annually the council…

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Early SMART Goal Setting To Get You Through the Holiday Season and Beyond

As the holiday season develops, personal goals set during the earlier parts of the year seem to go out the window. Family and friends gather leaving less free time to hit the gym, cheat meals become a common occurrence, and we find ourselves functioning on inadequate sleep. But once this leisure part of the year…

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Volusia Flagler Family YMCA and Bethune Cookman University Work Together to Bring Healthy Living Programing to Daytona Beach Residents

Volusia County FL, 9/30/2016 –Volusia Flagler Family YMCA has been awarded a $1,000.00 Enhance®Fitness Health Equity Grant through the YMCA of the USA. This grant will bring the YMCA’s evidence based Arthritis Management program, Enhance®Fitness to Daytona Beach where there is currently not a YMCA Family Center.  An additional guideline of the grant award was…

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Sally and Frank Ford to Receive the Jerry Frierson Award from DeLand Family YMCA

DeLand, Florida, 11/1/2016 – Jerry Frierson was a DeLand business owner who believed in supporting the community.  As part of that community service, Jerry Frierson served on the DeLand Family YMCA Board of Directors as well as the Corporate Board for the West Volusia YMCA.  In addition to his board service, Jerry was a community…

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USA Today “Feds approve Y’s diabetes program despite drug maker opposition”

“WASHINGTON — Federal regulators will move ahead with a national test of Medicare coverage for a YMCA diabetes prevention program over the objections of the pharmaceutical industry, which sells drugs including increasingly expensive insulin to treat disease.” Read the rest of the article here..

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OCTOBER: Making healthy choices for fall that aren’t so spooky

The sweet scent of pumpkin spice is everywhere you go while binge watching spooky movies seems to be a weekend ritual. Coworkers have somehow coordinated days to bring in sugary treats making it difficult to practice that self-control you’ve been telling yourself you would do since the end of the last holiday season. But not…

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month Are You One of the 86 Million Americans with Prediabetes? As the prediabetes rate continues to rise, few residents know they are at risk VOLUSIA COUNTY,FL 10/13/2016 – During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA is encouraging residents of Volusia and Flagler County to learn their…

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Volusia Flagler Family YMCA Masters Swim Coach and Aquatics Specialist Named Coach of the Year

(Ormond Beach, FL – September 26, 2016) The Volusia Flagler Family YMCA is pleased to announce that Ormond Beach resident and YMCA Aquatics Specialist, Scott Bay, was named Coach of the Year at this year’s awards banquet during the United States Aquatic Sports Convention held last week in Atlanta, GA. The USMS honor recognizes a…

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Annual Silent Auction Event to Benefit Ormond Beach Family YMCA

Support the Ormond Beach Family YMCA at the Annual Silent Auction Event on Saturday, September 24th at Oceanside Country Club Ormond Beach, FL – The Ormond Beach Family YMCA is hosting its annual silent auction to benefit the Ormond Beach Family YMCA Annual Campaign. In 2015, the Ormond Beach Annual campaign provided nearly $150,000 in…

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Rematch After Rio Charity Swim Match Event To Proceed As Planned

Volusia County – The Board of Directors for both the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA (VFYMCA) and Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation (SMAF) have agreed to proceed with The Rematch After Rio Charity Swim event. The funds raised with this event will go to support the important outreach of both organizations and positively impact our community. Via a joint…

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