April 6, 2015
A message from CEO Charles Glass concerning recent events.
"In light of recent stories in the media concerning the tragic event that took place last Monday night, I feel compelled to correct some misperceptions and share some thoughts."
March 10, 2015
If you have visited the Kingsport YMCA for any reason in the past several months, you know it's a booming place to be! The response from the community has been astounding and BlueCross BlueShield of TN Health Foundation is responding to our need to expand! As the summer months near, expect to hear more regarding this exciting project!
March 9, 2015
How I gained a new life. A member of the YMCA Wellmont Center recently told me she ran .5 a mile on the treadmill, and I literally gasped. I cannot imagine running for 10 seconds on a treadmill, let alone half a mile, but I know we’re all different. Give me a handful of good friends, and I can run for hours outside, but the thought of running alone on a treadmill sends images into my head of a frustrated hamster on a wheel. That being said, I can’t remember the last time I have done any exercise solo. Group Exercise has been the key in both my weight loss journey, as well as my career path with the Y.
March 8, 2015
Get started building a healthy home! Even heading into the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, it’s still always a good time to start making baby steps toward building a Healthy Family Home. Every family can be a healthy family. By focusing your family’s efforts to live healthier around the Y’s pillars of a healthy family home and taking small steps using the information and tools we provide, your family will soon be feeling stronger and living healthier.