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Dawn and Sami Couzens

#YiBELONG: Dawn and Sami Couzens

Dawn and Sami Couzens belong at the Greater Wichita YMCA because of the personalized attention they receive from Erin, a personal trainer at the Dennis Schoenebeck North YMCA. Here is their story in their own words:   "My daughter and I started a membership at the YMCA in 2011 after a lengthy...
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Thanksgiving 2021 Message from Ronn McMahon

2021 Thanksgiving Gratitude Message

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Thanksgiving is a time when we take inventory of our blessings, and it’s certainly something I have done more and more of in recent days. At the top of my gratitude list is the honor of being part of the Greater Wichita YMCA family.  I am proud to see firsthand the impact the Y’s mission has on...
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#YiBELONG Lifeguards Blog North

Dedicated Lifeguards Carry Out Y Mission Daily

The Greater Wichita YMCA is a place where all of us belong. We participate in classes, programs and sports for many different reasons, but one thing is constant: the Y makes us feel welcome, accepted and loved. Every person who comes here and works here has a #YiBELONG story to tell, and we’re...
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Nancee Knierim #YiBELONG

#YiBELONG: Nancee Knierim

Nancee Knierim belongs at the Greater Wichita YMCA because the staff at the Dennis Schoenebeck North YMCA only see her ability, not her age.  At age 69, she set a goal to run a marathon.   Here is her story in her own words:  My name is Nancee Knierim. I am 69 years old and have the usual...
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