Month: June 2021

June 29, 2021

From Y Kid to YMCA Board Member, a Natural Fit for Me

KYLE SCHNECK: FROM Y KID TO YMCA BOARD MEMBER, A NATURAL FIT FOR ME Kyle Schneck has been a Y member almost his entire life, starting as a kid when he grew up in Concord. For him, it was a natural fit to connect with the Y when he and his wife Amanda moved to… Read more »

June 23, 2021

The Y is His Happy Place; Always Fully Accepted, a Second Home

RYAN TERRUSO: THE Y IS HIS HAPPY PLACE; ALWAYS FULLY ACCEPTED, A SECOND HOME Kristine Terruso loves talking about her son Ryan’s Y experience. 15-year-old Ryan started coming the Y at age 2. Kristine and her husband, John work full-time and needed childcare for Ryan.  Initially, Ryan started at an in-home daycare. After two years… Read more »

June 15, 2021

Celebrate Juneteenth, Freedom Day

Recognizing the Importance of Juneteenth by Bruce Smith, YMCA of Greater Nashua and DIG Committee Member   The DIG (Diversity Inclusion Global) Committee at the Y was started as a group to ensure that the Y’s welcoming and inclusive culture is carried throughout our processes, hiring, facilities and programming. It’s important to us as an… Read more »

June 8, 2021

Coming Full Circle, from Camper to Counselor

REBECCA MANNING: COMING FULL CIRCLE, FROM CAMPER TO COUNSELOR Meet Rebecca Manning, one of our newer staff members, and self-professed Y kid that grew up through Y programs.  One of the first programs she attended was “Mommy and Me” classes at the former Y site on Prospect Street. “I was always doing something at the… Read more »

June 5, 2021

Founder’s Day

FOUNDER’S DAY Strengthening Communities for over 175 Years: a Brief History of the Y On Founder’s Day, June 6, the YMCA marks 177 years as a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through programs and services designed to foster youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Here are five past notable events and achievements that demonstrate… Read more »

June 4, 2021

Child Abuse Prevention

COMMUNITY RALLIES TO PUT THE SAFETY OF CHILDREN FIRST The YMCA Recognizes National Five Days of Action to Protect Children from Sexual Abuse The YMCA of Greater Nashua is participating in the Five Days of Action, June 7-11, 2021. The Five Days of Action is a week designed to raise awareness and inspire adults to… Read more »

June 2, 2021

Keeping You Informed

KEEPING YOU INFORMED The Mask Mandate Repeal and What it Means at the YMCA As you are aware we have been working very closely with both the Nashua Public Health Department and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services on COVID-19 related recommendations and guidelines and therefore follow their recommendation. In accordance with… Read more »

June 2, 2021

Let’s Keep Our Summer Safe

Let’s Keep Our Summer Safe Summer is just around the corner and New Englanders will be enjoying time at pools, at the lake, and at the ocean. Kids need to learn the joy and risks of being around water. Teaching children how to be safe around water is not a luxury; it is a necessity…. Read more »