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National YMCA Web Site 

Information on the national YMCA movement


YMCA of Greater Cleveland Media Coverage

Spectrum News

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Bittersweet Monthly

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Cleveland 19 News

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Today's Family

JR cavs at Healthy Kids Day

Northeast Ohio Parent

Preschool age children laughing


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Self-Love on Valentine's Day

February 14, 2023

Crain's Cleveland

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2 kids sledding and holding hands

Erin Troy


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Gotta Know: Kelly Reed

November 23, 2022


Young girl brushing teeth with mom

The Morning Journal

2 girls hugging

The Lakewood Observer

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The Lakewood Observer

Image shows dedication sign on a gate around the new garden at the Lakewood Family YMCA, sign reads: "Susan's Garden, In loving memory of Susan and Bill Grimberg"

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Photo of Megan DeFranco, blue and red shirt, outdoor background, glasses smiling

Crain's Cleveland Business

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News 5 Cleveland

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How to dodge holiday stress

December 20, 2021

Crain’s Cleveland Business

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healthy food display

Cleveland Now

Linda McVey interview
YMCA Wellness Programs

September 24, 2021

Fast Company

YMCA staff and volunteers preparing to hand out food to the community

Bloomberg City Lab

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The Morning Journal

Group photo of staff and volunteers with gardening tools


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NEO: Parent

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Crain's Cleveland Business

Tim Hilk, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Cleveland

The Morning Journal

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Northeast Ohio Boomer Magazine

Young child in soccer uniform

Jewish News

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Royalton Recorder

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How adults can achieve fitness goals

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Jan 14, 2021

Cleveland Magazine

Portrait of LaRese Purnell
YMCA of Greater Cleveland Board Member 
Most Interesting People 2021: LaRese Purnell

Jan 4, 2021

Cleveland Magazine

Portrait of Rose Scotland
YMCA of Greater Cleveland Swim Instructor
Most Interesting People 2021: Rose Scotland

Jan 4, 2021