Happy Labor Day!

September 5, 2016

Happy Labor Day! Do you know why everyone has the first Monday of September off from work every year? Labor Day is a national holiday to honor the workers that have contributed to our country’s strength and well-being. It is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

National Cheese Pizza Day

September 5, 2016

Happy National Cheese Pizza Day!! Yes, there is a national day for pizza. This is not a drill. Thanks to this awesome national day, we all now have a great reason to eat pizza for each meal of our day. Did you ever realize how many different forms pizza comes in? There are pizza bagels, pizza

National Wildlife Day

September 4, 2016

Colleen Paige, author and founder of the Animal Miracle Foundation & Network, created National Wildlife day. She did this in memory of the late Steve Irwin who appreciated and was passionate about all aspects of wildlife. National Wildlife Day is about two important things: raising awareness for endangered animals and appreciating U.S. zoos, sanctuaries, farms,

International Bacon Day

September 3, 2016

International Bacon Day is here! Did you read that right? Of course there’s a day set aside for bacon, one of the world’s top delicacies.  This salty treat is more so seen on breakfast plates but there have been advancements in recipes involving bacon. We at Y approve of all delicacies, in moderation of course. But today

National Lazy Mom’s Day

September 2, 2016

Whether you are a lazy mom, or just aspire to have a day off and become a lazy mom, Lazy Mom’s Day could be right up your street. Even on Mother’s Day, moms across the world cook, clean, and generally work hard to keep their households functioning. On Lazy Mom’s Day, moms are encouraged to

National Yoga Month

September 1, 2016

September is official National Yoga Month, designed to educate about the health benefits of yoga and to inspire a healthy lifestyle. In 2008, the Department of Health and Human Services designated September as National Yoga Month, one of a select number of national health observances. That same year, thousands of yoga and health enthusiasts participated in a

Healthy Aging Month

September 1, 2016

September is Healthy Aging Month! One of our missions at the Y is Healthy Living and we allow people to continue or start this journey by offering various classes for healthy living.  Aging shouldn’t ever be a fear of people, it’s an inevitable part of our world. This month celebrate how to do that in

National Trail Mix Day

August 31, 2016

Happy National Trail Mix Day! Trail mix is such an easy, healthy, and high-energy snack, especially for those people who are always on the go. Did you know that Trail mix is typically the ideal snack for hikers? From it’s lightweight, to the tasty combination of salty and sweet, trail mix is the perfect snack for

National Toasted Marshmallow Day

August 30, 2016

Happy National Toasted Marshmallow Day! As the summer comes close to an end, it’s time to enjoy the warm summer nights that you have left! Gather together some of your family and friends, some wood, a bag of marshmallows, and go find some long sticks in your back yard for an evening bonfire because today

Meet Kenneth

August 30, 2016

Meet Kenneth By Anna Tailleur “One foot in front of the other, all the time,” Kenneth Roberts, 80, says while drinking a complementary cup of coffee and talking with friends at the Greene County YMCA. He wears a matching tracksuit and bright blue headphones. It takes him a minute to realize the buds are still