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Miss Virginia-affiliated pageant returning to 2014 State Fair

Applications for the Miss State Fair of Virginia Pageant are being accepted through Aug. 30. The pageant will be held Sept. 28 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County.


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McAuliffe announces 250 new jobs for Grayson County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced this week that Core Health & Fitness LLC, a leader in developing and marketing advanced strength and cardio equipment for the fitness industry, will invest $2 million to expand the former Med-Fit operation in Grayson County.


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Last chance for placements in Waynesboro YMCA Magazine

The Waynesboro YMCA is set to release the next issue of the Y Magazine in late May but there is still time to include your ad!


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Dinner Diva: Eat like a caveman on the go-traveling while paleo

When most folks first decide to adopt a Paleo lifestyle, they tend to prepare their own food and avoid eating out at restaurants where healthy options can be hard to find.


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Program to fund new fight against childhood obesity

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, and Jake Steinfeld, Chair of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils announced today their collaboration to combat childhood obesity in Virginia.


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Jake Roberts: DDP saved my life

Jake Roberts, who will be appearing on a Maryland Championship Wrestling card in Joppa, Md., on Saturday, said he owes his life to DIamond Dallas Page, who has made it a point in his retirement to help push fellow grapplers on the brink into rehab.


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Augusta Health Community Benefit Committee awards single year grants

The Community Benefit Committee of the Augusta Health Board of Directors has awarded nine single year grants to community organizations to meet the healthcare needs of the community.


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Eighteen Members Assessed for SAIL Program at Staunton

Eighteen members at Staunton Senior Center have been assessed for the new SAIL (Stay Active & Independent for Life) exercise program which is set to begin on Tuesday, February 4 at 9:30 a.m.


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Staunton Senior Center began SAIL assessments

Anna Stell, Marketing Representative for Interim Health Care and health program presenter at Staunton Senior Center, arrived at noon on Monday, Jan. 6 ready to assist Lori Pullin, Program Director for SSC, with Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL) assessments.


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Show Your Joe Boxer: Waynesboro Family YMCA riffs on viral video

You’ve no doubt seen the Kmart Joe Boxer ad. Male models in tuxes, and boxers, playing a bell choir as if inspired by Elvis Presley. The Waynesboro Family YMCA is riffing off the viral video to promote its Black Friday membership drive. “We were looking for a fun way to get the word out,” said Jeff Fife, the executive director of the Waynesboro Y.


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SMAC breaks records at Fall Invite Swim Meet

The Waynesboro YMCA year-round competitive swim team (SMAC) had the largest turnout in history for the Fall Invite at the Waynesboro Y and used the excitement of the large crowd to set three new SMAC team records. The SMAC Fall Invite was attended by 380 swimmers from Charlottesville to Roanoke.


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SAILing into the New Year at Staunton Senior Center

Last week several VPAS employees and one intern attended the leadership training for SAIL, which stands for Stay Active & Independent for Life. This exercise program is actually a fall prevention program, but it is not billed as such since seniors sometimes tend to avoid “fall prevention programs” (I’m not old, I don’t fall).


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Larry Bryant: I changed my life at the Waynesboro Family YMCA

Larry Bryant didn’t just win the Spooktacular October ActivTrax Fitness Challenge at the Waynesboro Family YMCA. He blew away the field, piling up 6,200 points, working out an average of two times a day. We caught up with Bryant at a recent two-a-day to ask him how he does it.


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Fitness at the Y: High energy good time

Go inside a Waynesboro YMCA fitness class and learn how Y members get fit.


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YMCA alum Holly Rilinger appears on ‘Katie’

Waynesboro YMCA alum Holly Rilinger appeared on Wednesday on “Katie” to share fitness tips with host Katie Couric.