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    Give Dad the Gift of Adventure

    by Kisha Belton | Jun 13, 2018
    Two dads share how the Y’s Adventure Guides parent/child program has helped them to bond with their children and build memories to treasure for a lifetime.
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    No Bake Recipe for Energy-Boosting Snack

    by Casey Stahl | May 15, 2018
    Check out this recipe for Cocoa Coconut Energy No Bake Balls, a tasty, energy-boosting treat that is great on the run.
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  • A Mother's Impact

    Happy Mother's Day from the Y

    by Somerset County YMCA | May 07, 2018
    Watch what happens when you ask retirees about their moms. It’s pretty magical!
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    Caring for Community

    by Megan James | Apr 25, 2018
    Volunteers are the heart of our organization, and today, during National Volunteer month, we salute you, the champions who enrich the lives of others.
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  • Health Tips for Families

    Keeping Kids Healthy, Active and Engaged This Summer

    by | Apr 23, 2018
    In celebration of Healthy Kids Day, the Y offers tips to help families develop healthy habits:
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  • Every Kids Matters

    Take Action to Protect Children

    by | Apr 18, 2018
    April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and in partnership with YMCA of the USA, Somerset County YMCA is joining Ys across the country in taking Five Days of Action from April 16-20 to help prevent child sexual abuse.
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    Wear #LotsOfSocks with Us

    by Stephanie Jasinski | Mar 14, 2018
    Join us on Wednesday, March 21 in support of World Down Syndrome Day by wearing mix-matched socks.
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    Road to the Olympics

    by Somerset County YMCA | Feb 23, 2018
    You can find the Olympic spirit and a few Olympic qualifiers and competitors right here at Somerset County YMCA. Celebrate friendship, solidarity and fair play without traveling to PyeongChang!
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    Community Gives Back for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

    by Somerset County YMCA | Jan 25, 2018
    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 2018, Somerset County YMCA set out to strengthen our community by providing meaningful opportunities to give back. Through service projects at each of our branches over 100 children and community members created gifts of comfort for first responders, cancer patients and homeless families.
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    Set Yourself Up for Success

    by Joanne Gordon, RDN, LDN, CLT | Jan 24, 2018
    A fresh approach to New Year’s resolutions—don’t make them! 10 ways to achieve health and happiness by setting yourself as a priority.
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  • Holiday Fun for Everyone

    Holiday Fun for Everyone

    by Early Education and School Age Child Care Directors | Dec 21, 2017
    Try one of these five family activities and games during the holidays, courtesy of our Early Education and School Aged Child Care Directors. They're sure to be fun for everyone!
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    SVY Earns 2018 Bronze Medal Status as Highest Ranked NJ Swim Team

    by Somerset County YMCA | Dec 21, 2017
    The 2018 USA Swimming Club Excellence Program results are in, and Somerset County YMCA's SVY swim team has earned Bronze Medal Status as a top-200 program in the nation!
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    Special Needs, Special Summer
    Camp Tips for Kids with Special Needs

    by Stephanie Jasinski, LPC | Jul 12, 2017
    Ensuring a child with special needs thrives at camp can present its own challenges, but these tips can help parents and caretakers make this the best summer ever!
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  • Fathers Day Blog

    Honoring Fathers & Father Figures in All Their Roles

    by Cristina Williams | Director of Digital Media, Somerset County YMCA | Jun 16, 2017
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    How the Y Keeps Your Kids Safe in the Water

    by Valerie Deraville, Aquatics Director, Bridgewater YMCA | Somerville YMCA | May 25, 2017
    Summer is the time of year when water activities and swimming are on everyone’s list of things to do. May is also Water Safety Month and we’d like to share some valuable information with you before you make those plans – it will help keep your kids safe while you are building fond memories with family and friends.
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  • Workshop Series - More Than Motherhood

    Celebrate the Women in Your Life

    by Cristina Williams, Director of Digital Media | May 11, 2017
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  • Cinco de Mayo Easy Chicken Fajitas

    by | May 04, 2017
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  • Every Kids Matters

    Every Kid Matters

    by Cristina E. Williams, Director of Digital Media, Somerset County YMCA | Apr 27, 2017
    April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and in partnership with YMCA of the USA, Somerset County YMCA is joining Ys across the country in taking Five Days of Action from April 24-28 to help prevent child sexual abuse.
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  • NoviceRunnersBlog

    How To Run Your First Half Marathon - From a Non-Runner

    by Rebecca Cozzi | Mar 23, 2017
    Y member Rebecca shares six tips that helped her go from no experience running to completing the Disney Princess Half Marathon 12 months later.
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    Cure for Cabin Fever

    by YMCA Before and After Care Staff | Mar 13, 2017
    Feeling cooped up in the house? Try these five fun recipes and games that get the whole family involved!
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