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It’s yoga time

Classes offer exercise, meditative benefits Story by Chris Graham www.waynesboroymca.com Yoga will relax you for the hour or two that you’re practicing it. And as you get into it more, yoga will change your life. “What I learn in the time that I spend on my mat is I take what I get there and […]

Tri for the Y

Sprint triathlon will challenge participants Story by Chris Graham www.waynesboroymca.com Call it the Waynesboro Ironman. The Tri for the Y, scheduled for Saturday, June 6, features a 400-meter swim, a challenging 15-mile bike ride, then finishes up with a 5K run along the South River. Sounds like fun, doesn’t it? “We didn’t exactly shy away […]

She has the Y

Senior credits health to Y family Story by Chris Graham www.waynesboroymca.com Lucille Graves had just retired from DuPont. She was borderline diabetic, and had been dealing with high blood pressure for several years. “I knew I didn’t want to sit around and watch TV the rest of my life,” said Graves, who joined the Waynesboro […]

Rise ‘n shine

SMAC coach burns both ends of the candle Story by Chris Graham www.waynesboroymca.com People can’t believe that Doug Wharam is at the YMCA by 5:15 every morning, but to Wharam, his daily routine is nothing extraordinary. “The kids are here, and they work hard, and I love what I do. That makes it easy,” said […]

Free H1N1 flu shots at the Y

   Story by Chris Graham www.waynesboroymca.com The Waynesboro Health Department and the Waynesboro YMCA are teaming up to offer free H1N1 flu shots on Saturday, Feb. 13. The flu shots will be done in the Lucy Coyner Gymnasium at the YMCA from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The relative silence on H1N1 in recent weeks […]

Angels among us

Story by Chris Graham newdominion@ntelos.net   The angel came to Mary Martin not in a vision, but on the phone. “We’re putting an addition on the back of your house, and you can’t say no,” the angel told Mary, mother of Joseph, in our modern-day retelling of the Christmas story an active Waynesboro 12-year-old who […]

Y opens Nautilus Center

The Waynesboro Family YMCA marked the formal opening of its new Nautilus Center on Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Waynesboro Mayor Tim Williams and YMCA executive director Jeff Fife are among the featured speakers at the event, which drew more than 50 people to the 648 S. Wayne Ave. facility. AFP Video. Length: 4:15.

AFP Publishing, YMCA, teaming up on new magazine

The Waynesboro Family YMCA and Augusta Free Press Publishing are teaming up to offer Y Magazine – a full-color tabloid magazine complete with health columns and tips and a complete program guide for the Y. The first issue will be available in April, and a limited number of advertising spots are available on a first-come, […]