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Most days you can find Donna taking a water aerobics class or working out at the Y. Since November, Donna has lost over 30 pounds which she attributes to frequent exercise and cutting out sugar and breads from her diet.

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On July 15, 2017 the YMCA of Roanoke Valley will change its official name to YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge to better reflect its service area. 

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More Than a Gym, A Place to Belong To some in the Roanoke Valley, the YMCA is a place to exercise, take swim lessons, or try out a new group exercise class. But to some the Y means so much more.

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Jim Hubbard has been on a weight loss journey and through his personal dedication, faith and the help of the Y he has lost over 50 pounds in a 4 month period.

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Anna Clare Fleenor of Salem, Virginia participated in the 2017 YMCA Short Course National Championship swim meet in Greensboro, NC earlier this month. The YMCA Nationals meet had over 197 YMCA’s from across the country represented and a total of 1,409 swimmers participating.

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DALEVILLE — Having secured nearly three-fourths of the $10 million they need, organizers of a new YMCA in Botetourt County launched a public fundraising campaign Wednesday to push the project across the finish line.

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Native Roanoker Elmer Milam embodied the spirit of the YMCA — demonstrating caring, respect and integrity in his interactions with staff and fellow members of the Kirk Family YMCA in downtown Roanoke.

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