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November Newsletter

by Kristen Hogan | Oct 27, 2017
YMCA of the Capital Area November Newsletter 2017
WINTER SPORTS
Register now for Winter Sports! This winter, the Y will offer basketball for children ages 3-17 and cheerleading for children ages 3-12. Basketball will be offered at the Paula G. Manship YMCA, the C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA, the A.C. Lewis YMCA and the Baranco Clark YMCA. Cheerleading will be offered at the Paula G. Manship YMCA and the C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA. The cost is $50 for members and $100 for program participants.Registration ends November 9, and practices start on November 27. Click here to register online.
 
DOW WESTSIDE YMCA AUCTION
Join us for our 8th annual auction benefiting the Dow Westside YMCA Annual Community Support Campaign. This enchanting evening will consist of dinner, drinks, dancing, silent auction, an entertaining live auction and music featuring the Big River Express Band. Tickets for the event are $25 each. Corporate tables, food/drink sponsorships and table sponsorships available. Tickets may be purchased at the Dow Westside YMCA. For more information, call (225) 344-6775.

 
PAULA G. MANSHIP YMCA
ONLINE SILENT AUCTION
The Paula G. Manship YMCA will host an online silent auction benefiting the YMCA Annual Support Campaign.Support the Y and help us provide financial assistance to those in need, while bidding on some great items.Bidding will start November 13 and end November 20 at noon, and all items will be on display at the Paula G. Manship YMCA throughout the week.
How to Bid:
1.) Go to www.32auctions.com/ManshipYMCA2017
2.) Click “LOGIN” at the top right.
3.) Click “Create Account” (There is no fee to register)
4.) Enter your personal information, bidder name and password then click “Create Account”
5.) Verify your new account from your email address.
6.) Click “View All Items” to view and bid.

 
 
SOUTHSIDE YMCA
POP UP PARTY
 
Thank you to all of the volunteers, sponsors and staff for making this year’s event a success! We raised over $25,000 benefiting the Southside YMCA Annual Support Campaign.

 
 
BEYOND THE GREEN
GOLF TOURNAMENT
 
Congratulations to our Beyond the Green golf tournament award recipient, Barry Blumberg! Barry has been an exceptional community leader in exemplifying the Y’s character development traits of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. This year’s tournament raised almost $50,000 to help provide scholarships for youth sports, summer camp, swim lessons and other programs offered by the Y.

PRAYER LUNCHEON AT PAULA G. MANSHIP YMCA

Join us for our 2nd Annual Prayer Luncheon on Friday, November 17th the Paula G. Manship YMCA. The luncheon will be from 11:45am-1:00pm and catered by Texas Roadhouse. Guest speaker will be Gus Kinchen, a former LSU football player. The event is free to all. Please RSVP by November 8th to the Paula G. Manship YMCA. 


 
COSTUME FOR KIDS DRIVE SUCCESS
 
The Y would like to give a big thank you to everyone who donated to this year’s annual Costume for Kids Drive! With your help, the Y was able to donate more than 70 Halloween costumes to underprivileged children in the community.


FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS
Free memory screenings will be offered at various branches throughout the month of November. Locations and hours will be as follows:

November 3rd, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: C.B. Pennington, Jr. YMCA and Southside YMCA
November10th, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: ExxonMobil YMCA and Dow Westside YMCA
November 17th, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.: Americana YMCA, A.C. Lewis YMCA and Paula G. Manship YMCA


 
 
NOVEMBER HISTORY
  • In November 2004, DOW Chemical donated a $1,000,000 grant to the Dow Westside YMCA.
  • On November 11, 1988, the Baranco Clark YMCAheld a ribbon cutting after undergoing renovations.
  • On November 4, 2001, the Baranco Cark YMCA unveiled the new mural painted on the side the Y.

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
November 9: Dow Westside YMCA
Auction
November 13-20: Paula G. Manship YMCA Online Auction
November 17: Prayer Luncheon at Paula G. Manship YMCA
November 23: Happy Thanksgiving!
Holiday Hours:
7 a.m.-9 a.m., at the following branches:
A.C. Lewis YMCA, Americana YMCA, C.B. Pennington, Jr. YMCA and Paula G. Manship YMCA.
All other locations will be closed.
November 24: Friend Friday
Holiday Hours:
All YMCA locations will be open 7 a.m.- 12 p.m.
November 28: Giving Tuesday
November 29: Member Appreciation Day

 
 
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