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89 AREA TEENS PREPARE TO GRADUATE FROM Y’S ANNUAL JOB PREP PROGRAM

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Wichita, Kansas — The Greater Wichita YMCA’s Job Prep program, which kicked off its 2022 classes in February, will culminate with a celebration for its 89 students on Thursday, August 4 at the Wichita Boathouse, 515 S. Wichita St. The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. and be attended by the graduates’ families, supporters and Y staff.  
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ARPA check presentation

YMCA EARMARKS ARPA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT GRANT FUNDS FOR JOB PREP PROGRAM

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Wichita, Kansas — The Greater Wichita YMCA today announced a plan to allocate the $200,000 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Workforce Development Grant received from the City of Wichita to its long-running Job Prep program. The Y was one of 14 organizations awarded ARPA Workforce Development Grants in April to aid public health and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Check presentation photo: (left to right) Curtis Southard, Dold Foods Plant General Manager, Andrea Eliot, Greater Wichita YMCA Child Care and Camp Branch Director, David Foster, Richard A. DeVore South YMCA Branch Director, Hillary Hoesch, Greater Wichita YMCA Associate Vice President of Philanthropy, Ronn McMahon, Greater Wichita YMCA President and CEO

Dold Foods Donates $16,000 to Y for Summer Camp Meals

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WICHITA, Kan., (March 15, 2022) — For the second consecutive year, Dold Foods, the local manufacturing facility owned by Hormel Foods Corporation, (NYSE: HRL), today announced a donation of $16,000 to the Greater Wichita YMCA to provide meals for youth in the Wichita, Kan., area. The funds will be used to provide meals to participants in the YMCA Adventure Summer Camp program. 
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