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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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First Coast YMCA’s Tiger Academy Named a ‘B’ School

For Immediate Release Tiger Academy Students’ Average FSA scores jump nearly 75 percent in reading and 65 percent in math   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – June 29, 2017 – Tiger Academy, the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast charter school, was recently named a ‘B’ school by the Florida Department of Education….

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