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YMCA of Florida’s First Coast Named Duval County Health Hero

First Coast YMCA honored for efforts to prevent childhood obesity The Healthy Jacksonville Childhood Obesity Prevention Coalition (HJCOPC) honored the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast with the 2015 “Heart of the Community” Organizational Leadership Award. The First Coast YMCA joined 14 other local organizations recognized as Duval County Health Heroes…

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YMCA, Jacksonville Armada Launch Junior Armada FC

New Youth Soccer Partnership Kicks Off This August JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – July 23, 2015 – In an effort to promote health and fitness for Jacksonville’s youth, the Armada FC and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast are joining forces to launch a new youth soccer initiative. First Coast kids will…

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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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