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Theresa Rowe and Veronica Merryfield receive YMCA Peace Medal

From November 19-25, during YMCA Peace Week, the YMCA of Cape Breton, along with YMCAs across Canada, celebrate the presence of peace in our communities and take time to reflect on the peace building work that happens all year both inside and outside the YMCA. During YMCA Peace Week, we recognize those who make an..

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Grant Thornton Team takes the win at YMCA Battle of the Brains, an event that raised $15K for the YMCA of Cape Breton

114 participants from 19 teams battled it out for the championship title on Saturday, November 4, 2023. SYDCO Energy was the event’s presenting sponsor and Kelsea MacNeil, Director of Public Relations & Business Development at Membertou Development Corporation hosted the 10-round trivia competition. The winning team from Grant Thornton consisted of Mike McKeigan, Rob Wadden, Sue MacLean, Craig..

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Seniors Expo Schedule

Learn more about the services available from the YMCA, community service organizations and local businesses. Seniors Expo takes place on Friday, October 20th. Door open at 10am.

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YMCA Peace Week 2023 – Peace Medal Nominations Now Open

YMCA Peace Week 2023: November 19-25 “We cannot expect to live in a world of peace if we are unable to live in peace with those close to us – even those who differ from us….”  – YMCA Statement on Peace YMCA Peace Week is a time when we celebrate the presence of peace in our..

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YMCA of Cape Breton Receives Community Health Board Wellness Fund Grant

YMCA of Cape Breton’s Director of Member Relations, Anita Vosman O’Rourke (right) accepts a cheque from Melissa McDonald, Chair of the East Cape Breton Community Health Board. The YMCA received a 2023-2024 Community Health Board Wellness Fund Grant from the Central Cape Breton CHB for $3,090 toward our Kids in the Kitchen program. 

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Annual General Meeting 2023

Join us for this year’s annual general meeting on September 21, 2023 at 5:30pm. The meeting will be held at 399 Charlotte Street, Sydney.

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