Stories tagged with: YMCA

February 12, 2014 - 7:09pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

The campaign, which provides financial assistance for the youth to participate in YMCA programs, starts February 19 with a fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings in Zanesville. Executive director Craig Miracle, said they have set a goal of raising $22,000.

"We're partnering up with Buffalo Wild Wings," said Miracle. "They're kind enough to be doing a fundraiser for us where they will donate 15 percent of all food sales that day between 11 a.m. and 11 p. m. to the Strong...

February 11, 2014 - 6:26pm
9 weeks 2 days ago

Do you know a woman committed to the community? Does she empower others, or act as a role model?

Well now is your time to nominate her for the Muskingum Family YMCA's Woman of Achievement Awards. Executive Director of the Y, Craig Miracle, said there are a few requirements needed to submit a nomination.

"One, they have to live or work in Muskingum County," said Miracle. "There's different criteria, it's all on our website. But it talks about, are they mentors...

January 10, 2014 - 5:31pm
13 weeks 6 days ago

The search is on for nominees for the 26th annual Muskingum Family Y Women of Achievement Awards.

If you know a phenomenal woman who works or lives in Muskingum County and would like to have them recognized you must send in a nomination form to the selection committee. Organizers are looking for women who possess leadership and service to others.

"There is criteria that the selection committee works off of. There are things that come into play, one is obviously being a role...

November 14, 2013 - 7:37pm
22 weeks 5 hours ago

The Muskingum Family YMCA's annual Zaney Reindeer 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk is coming up.

Muskingum Family YMCA Executive Director Craig Miracle says the 5K and 1 mile walk was started 10 years ago as a way to provide runners an opportunity to run in winter and as a way to raise money for families and children who can't afford the full price of the YMCA youth programs.

"We're looking forward to it again," explained Miracle. "We've had a great participation for it the...

June 19, 2013 - 3:19pm
43 weeks 1 day ago

Since the pool opened on June 1, Craig Miracle, the Executive Director of the Muskingum Family YMCA says he usually sees around 200 kids in the pool on a hot day.

"Busiest times have been traditionally between about noon and 3:00 p.m. because of our day campers and some of the other groups that are here. But after about 3:00 p.m., it slows down somewhat so you see more families coming in towards the evening," said Miracle.

Miracle says the pool is free to YMCA members....

March 16, 2013 - 5:17pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

About 100 people dressed in green participated in the St. Patty's Day Mud Run on Saturday afternoon.

"This is our second annual St. Patrick's Day Mud Run, and we were real excited, we were hoping to have 100 runners and that's exactly where we ended up this year. Fortunately the weather held off and we're having a great time and they're having a great time on the course," said YMCA Executive Director, Craig Miracle.

Prizes were given to the top three male and...

April 20, 2012 - 3:45pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

The YMCA is inviting you and your family to take part in the annual, "Earth Day in the Park."

While Park Central on Adams Lane may look quiet now, tomorrow will feature displays and activities, arts and crafts and educational booths.

The events organizer said while some activities are geared towards younger kids, it's an event the entire family can take part in.

"It's not just for little kids, we have things for older students, college-aged students, and even...

April 18, 2012 - 5:40pm
1 year 52 weeks ago

The 2012 YMCA Women of Achievement award recipients were honored Wednesday night at a dinner at Ohio University Zanesville.

This is the 24th year of the program. This year Cynthia Tuck and Sandra Harstine received The Josephine Phillips Health Care Award.

Anna Marie Katt and Cindy Clark were awarded The Aldine Roach Flegal Special Recognition Award. The two winners of The Muskingum County Community Youth Foundation Bright Futures Award are Allison Bradley and Madeline...

February 28, 2012 - 6:33pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

The Muskingum Family YMCA today announced the 2012 Women of Achievement recipients.

Muskingum Family YMCA’s CEO, Craig Miracle states, “we are proud to be able to present the 24th year of the Women of Achievement recognition program and we again have an outstanding group of recipients.”

The 2012 recipients are;

The Josephine Phillips Health Care Award
Cynthia Tuck and Sandra Harstine

The Mary Townsend Professions Award
Diana McCloy

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February 16, 2011 - 6:01pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

An inability to pay will not keep kids from the YMCA experience; that is the goal of the "Y" Strong Kids campaign that kicked off today. The campaign goal is to raise $20,000.

Each box lunch sold for the fundraiser generates $2.00 that will go towards supporting families who would not otherwise be able to join the "Y".

"Anytime we have the opportunity to give back and demonstrate to our community how we make an impact is always a good feeling,"...

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