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YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh announces leadership change Kevin Bolding leaving to head YMCA of Central Florida

PITTSBURGH (June 22, 2021) – After 12 years with the YMCA of Greater P

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How Pittsburgh-area learning hubs helped students through COVID and could change how public education is delivered

Wanika Steele has clocked into the same job for 14 years. But in September, she put in her two-week notice. She feared her 10-year-old son, Ty’Kir, would have no one to facilitate his new full-time virtual learning experience.

“I was ready to actually quit my job so I could be home,” said Steele, 45.

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Walkabout: Scratch below the surface to find the angels

As the YMCA struggles to trudge along by forgiving these men their rent for the duration, a few angels have taken wing to help them, including the YMCA’s regular donors.

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YMCA : Rising Above Bankruptcy, Pandemic with David Bluemling

David Bluemling, Chair, YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Board of Directors, talks with host Tate Blanchard about how the board guided the organization out of bankruptcy and into $600,000 positive cashflow, and how they are dealing with the pandemic. ymcapgh.org

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Franklin Park YMCA Installs Butler Co. Company’s Virus-Killing Copper Material Invention

FRANKLIN PARK (KDKA) — The Baierl Family YMCA in Franklin Park is finding a new way to protect its members against COVID-19.

“We are working every day to find ways to keep the facility cleaner,” said Baierl Family YMCA Executive Director Kathy Nipps.

Nipps said one of those ways is by installing what’s being calling Defender 29.

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Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer gets new executive director

Camp Kon-O-Kwee Spencer gets new executive director

Ellwood City Ledger

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