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Pumpkin Pie Dip with a side of pretzels

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Healthy Eating
It only takes a few minutes to make and enjoy a delicious PUMPKIN PIE DIP that makes a great snack or dessert year-round.  This week Tammi Krier, our Healthy Eating Director, takes you through an easy, affordable, delicious, kid-friendly recipe for PUMPKIN PIE DIP - a snack or dessert that can be...
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pumpkins, nuts and leaves with the words "Gratitude and Thanksgiving"

A Thanksgiving Gratitude Message

Y News
I want to personally thank you, the Greater Wichita Community, for your support of the YMCA. I am grateful for everyone, from the staff at our branches, to youth participants, to partners, to members and families whose connection to the Y brings normalcy back into their lives.  Not even a global...
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pumpkins, nuts and leaves with the words "Gratitude and Thanksgiving"

A Thanksgiving Gratitude Message

Y News
I want to personally thank you, the Greater Wichita Community, for your support of the YMCA. I am grateful for everyone, from the staff at our branches, to youth participants, to partners, to members and families whose connection to the Y brings normalcy back into their lives.  Not even a global...
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Velma's Story

Personal Y Stories
Velma works for Celebrity Cruises, a partner in our Employee and Wellness Program. She's learning all sorts of new stuff. "After having my son, I struggled with postpartum depression and gained over 75 pounds in 3 years. The weight gain came due to the stresses of being a single, full-time...
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Bowl of Herb and Lemon Couscous

Herb and Lemon Couscous

Healthy Eating
HERB AND LEMON COUSCOUS (Makes 8 Servings) INGREDIENTS: 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2 cups couscous 1/2 cup lemon juice 4T extra-virgin olive oil  4T fresh, chopped parsley Black pepper, kosher salt, red pepper flakes (to taste) DIRECTIONS: Set broth, in a medium saucepan...
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President's Letter - April 2019

Community Outreach Kids & Teens
Make a Summer Plan Did you know that children lose on average two months of reading skills over the summer? Summer should be a time for youth development through travel, camp, adventures, and fun but - for too many - the end of full, planned, school days also halts learning, physical activity...
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President's Letter - June 2019

Community Outreach Personal Y Stories Philanthropy
Nourishing the Development of Our Children Our President and CEO sent a note spotlighting that summer time can mean hungry bellies for little ones. For the many children who rely on free or reduced-price meals during the school year, summer is a particularly vulnerable time. Statewide almost...
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Four mini pizzas decorated with vegetables

Funky Faced Pizzas

Healthy Eating
Grab your kids, a handful of common ingredients, and 15-20 minutes for a kid-friendly cooking session to make FUNKY FACED PIZZAS. This week Tammi Krier, our Healthy Eating Director, takes you through an easy, affordable, delicious, kid-friendly recipe for FUNKY FACED PIZZAS - snack or light meal...
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