Posted on October 12th, 2015 in Carls Family YMCA

Carls Y helps celebrate Veterans in Lansing

By Sharon Peterson, Mission Resources Director at the Carls Family YMCA This past Thursday, 22 Veterans went to Lansing to take part in a special ceremony spearheaded by Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall. This event was a Welcome & Thank You Celebration for Michigan Vietnam Era Veterans and their families. There were people on […]

 Posted on June 17th, 2015 in Birmingham Family YMCA, Boll Family YMCA, Carls Family YMCA, Downriver Family YMCA, Farmington Family YMCA, Healthy Living, Livonia Family YMCA, Macomb Family YMCA, News, North Oakland Family YMCA, Press, Press Releases, Social Responsibility, South Oakland Family YMCA

News: YMCAs across metro Detroit hoping to set world record Thursday

Featured on On Thursday, June 18, YMCAs across Metropolitan Detroit will help set the Guinness World Record™ for the World’s Largest Swim Lesson™ in 24 Hours. Organized by a coalition of the nation’s water safety experts and training organizations called Team World’s Largest Swim Lesson™ (WLSL), the event aims to expose the importance of […]

 Posted on April 6th, 2015 in Carls Family YMCA, Uncategorized

A voice for those who have no voice

By Sharon Peterson, Mission Resources Director at the Carls Family YMCA I would like to tell you about my friend Bert. Bert is 87 years old. I first met Bert when we opened our full facility, 13 years ago this May. He was a board member. The first campaign I ever worked on, Bert was […]