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Neighborhood YMCA at Reynolds Village to Host Open House

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Biltmore Park

WOODFIN, NC – The YMCA of Western North Carolina is hosting Bagels and Banter, presented by Crescent PPO, with the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, at the new Neighborhood YMCA at Reynolds Village in Woodfin, 8-9 a.m. July 30. This event was formerly known as Doughnuts and Dialogue.

See the new Neighborhood YMCA at Woodfin and enjoy a quick and healthy breakfast. Ingles dietitian Leah McGrath will discuss healthy meal ideas, and will present with Mayor Terry Bellamy during the breakfast.

Bagels and Banter provides an opportunity for the YMCA to showcase the community-building work Pioneering Healthier Community Committees are doing in the Asheville area. Attendees will learn about a variety of groups including schools, businesses, and local government involved in making Asheville a healthier place to live, work and play.

The event is free for Chamber members and $10 for non-members. For more information, call Kristen Weaver, director of association wellness, at (828) 210-9658, e-mail, [email protected] or visit www.ymcawnc.org.

Woodfin YMCA at Reynolds Village Opens with Official Ribbon Cutting

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Woodfin YMCA

WOODFIN, NC – Reynolds Mountain Communities CEO Kirk Boone introduced Woodfin Mayor Jerry Vehaun last Friday, who was among a number of politicians, business and community leaders and local citizens attending the Neighborhood YMCA at Woodfin ribbon cutting ceremony.

On hand were Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy, State Representatives Susan Fisher and Bruce Goforth, Asheville Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Richard Lutovsky, YMCA CEO Paul Vest, YMCA VP of Operations John Mikos, YMCA Board Member Bob Roberts, and dozens of others. After a series of introductions, Mayor Vehaun, assisted by Representative Susan Fisher, used an enormous pair of scissors to cut a ceremonial ribbon, marking the official opening of the Neighborhood YMCA at Woodfin.

See the temporary Woodfin YMCA page.