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Roanoke YMCA, Dorothy McAuliffe start initiative to eradicate food deserts

Milam remembered as caring embodiment of YMCA spirit

YMCA Expands Membership Benefit throughout North Carolina and Virginia

Plans announced for new YMCA in Botetourt County

How Dance Dreams Come True

How Erica Austin went from couch potato to fitness instructor

Johnson: How to save your life in 2016

This YMCA deal might get your heart rate up

A new program in Salem to help with fitness goals

YMCA hopes to help more Roanoke Valley residents get active and healthy in 2016

WSLS's 10 John Carlin honored by YMCA

Posing underwater to raise awareness about water safety

YMCA sounding the alarm on growing issue of diabetes in the valley

12 year old MasterChef Junior winner hosts YMCA fundraiser dinner

Roanoke Greek Festival and MIKRO Marathon - September 18-20

Half marathon joins Greek Festival weekend in Roanoke

YMCA of Roanoke Valley works to fill summer hunger, learning gaps

Part 3: YMCA using hopscotch to address summer gaps

Part 2: YMCA using hopscotch to address summer gaps

Part 1: Hopscotch brings awareness for kids

YMCA of Roanoke Valley to host Father's Day 5K

YMCA gears up for Fathers Day 5K

Edmonds:  The church on Church Avenue

YMCA going to town with newest innovation

Becky Freemal and kids train for the 2013 YMCA Kids Marathon

YMCA continues its mission uplifting families

Children can sign up now for the Kids Marathon

YMCA provides 60,000 meals to local children

Tyler Smith, 11, completes triathlon

Photos of the Salem Sprint Triathlon

Roanoke City Market vendors to expand near YMCA, SNAP users get double-up

City market will branch out to YMCA starting next month

Salem YMCA breaks ground on expansion

Salem YMCA gets ready to do some heavy lifting

YMCA of Roanoke Valley Hosting 3rd Annual Kids Marathon.

Roanoke YMCA has a plan to get your kid off the couch

Roanoke Exercisers take a virtual ride to Utah at Roanoke YMCA

Finish Line in sight for YMCA's Kids Marathon

Kirk Family YMCA doubles workout space

Roanoke YMCA gears up to "Sweat for the Cure" this Saturday

Harlem Globetrotters ready for return to Roanoke

Video Games that give you a workout! New XRKade opens

Helping families is the Y's mission

Parent University draws more than 150 to classes, fun

Parents, kids stock up on skills at workshop

Buss, Gehrs win first Salem Sprint Triathlon

First family chef to cook in Salem

YMCA members pumped about new fitness space expansion [with video]

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