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New YMCA to Open at Wildlight in Nassau County

First Coast YMCA, University of Florida, UF Health and Raydient Places + Properties collaborate to bring enhanced health and wellness resources to Northeast Florida with Wildlight YMCA JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – July 18, 2018 – Today, the First Coast YMCA, the University of Florida and UF Health announced their collaboration to…

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First Coast YMCA Becomes First Armed Services YMCA Affiliate in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   MEDIA CONTACT Allison Dukes, Dalton Agency C 608.616.2713 E adukes@daltonagency.com   First Coast YMCA Becomes First Armed Services YMCA Affiliate in Florida  New Partnership to Bring Enhanced Services to Military Families in Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – June 28, 2018 – The First Coast YMCA, in partnership…

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James Weldon Johnson Family Y Energizes Jacksonville’s Northside

Expansion to Include Teen, Pre-Teen Center and All-New Pool  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – May 14, 2018 – Today, the James Weldon Johnson Family YMCA celebrated the start of its highly-anticipated, $3.5 million expansion and renovation project with a special groundbreaking ceremony. More than 150 guests gathered near the project’s construction site…

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YMCA of Florida’s First Coast Names Amy Perry Employee of the Year

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – February 28, 2018 – The YMCA of Florida’s First Coast proudly names Amy Perry, Group Exercise Coordinator at the Flagler Center YMCA, the 2018 recipient of the Carl & Rita Cannon Employee of the Year Award, acknowledging her passion, dedication as a leader to change people’s lives…

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