For Mark Warner, it risked being a Michael Dukakis moment. “This is politician rule #1: You’re never supposed to wear a hat,” Sen. Warner, D-Va., said after being handed a Dr. Seuss hat that otherwise seemed sensible given what he was about to do. And you thought banging the gavel to open and close sessions [...]
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner will visit the Waynesboro YMCA on Friday, March 2, to get a tour of the $100,000 thermal-solar installation project at the Y and be briefed on the details of the project by officials from the Y and project partner Sigora Solar. The project is the largest thermal-solar installation in the state [...]
The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club, which practices at the Waynesboro Y, competed in the Virginia Swimming District Championships in Roanoke Virginia Feb. 17-19. The meet was open to all swimmers in the Southwest District in Virginia. The meet is geared for younger swimmers (14 and under) and swimmers who are trying to obtain qualifying times [...]
February is American Heart Month and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening community through healthy living, the Waynesboro Family YMCA urges everyone in Waynesboro and East Augusta area to take steps to prevent chronic diseases, such as heart disease, so they can lead longer, healthier lives. To address the prevalence of heart disease in [...]
The Waynesboro Family YMCA has been a location for the Healthways SilverSneakers® Fitness Program for many years. SilverSneakers® is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. The Waynesboro Family YMCA offers several fitness classes to get you moving. Now, Healthways SilverSneakers® has made the process to get active [...]
The Waynesboro Family YMCA announced on Wednesday the hiring of Norm Wright to head up the Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club competitive-swimming program. Link to story on WaynesboroYMCA.com.
Sixty percent of adult Americans are overweight, and thirty percent are obese. And our bad habits are affecting our kids, whose life expectancy, shockingly, sadly, will be less than our generation, a major step back in quality of life that is entirely preventable. “It’s not just about the elderly and people who have had heart [...]