First Coast Games Heats Up

Companies challenge one another; focus on employee health in First Coast Games JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – April 14, 2015 – YMCA of Florida’s First Coast is hosting its 2015 First Coast Games, an annual corporate health and wellness challenge beginning April 25 and ending August 1. Presented by VyStar Credit Union…

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Treadmill Tuesday

MORE THAN 1,750 FIRST COAST RESIDENTS COMPLETE NEARLY 4,000 MILES IN WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT #TreadmillTuesday brings community members together to make history and take steps toward building a healthier First Coast JACKSONVILLE, FL- January 20, 2015 – Today, nearly 2,000 community members participated in #TreadmillTuesday, a Guinness World Record attempt to…

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Newton Family Names Aquatics Center in New Riverside YMCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JACKSONVILLE, FL – The family of Russell B. Newton, Jr. has pledged $2.5 million to name the state-of-the-art aquatic center in the new Riverside Y, which was recently named to honor local civic leader and philanthropist James H. Winston. Newton’s son, Russell B. Newton, III, has served…

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Ceremonial Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Riverside YMCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 4, 2013 Officials at the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast, alongside community leaders, volunteers, members and invited guests, have officially broken ground on the new Winston Family YMCA in Riverside at an evening celebration on the construction site Wednesday. Last October, the organization announced plans…

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