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Video: YMCAs Commit to Helping Americans Keep Their New Year's Resolutions in Support of Health and Well-Being
Date:2/26/2008

As Less than Two-Thirds of Americans Maintain Resolutions After a Month, YMCAs Increase Opportunities for People of All Ages in their Pursuit of

Health and Well-Being in Spirit, Mind and Body

CHICAGO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- YMCA of the USA President and CEO Neil Nicoll today announced the YMCA's renewed commitment to helping Americans make their New Year's resolutions stick throughout the year based on recent alarming studies related to the nation's ongoing lifestyle health crisis. As the leader of the nation's oldest and largest community service organization, Nicoll is focused on uniting the YMCA movement around a new Mission Impact strategic plan.

To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/ymca/31438/

Recognizing the current health challenges facing families and individuals, the YMCA is leading with a new, ambitious strategic plan focused on three areas of emphasis where the organization believes it can make the most profound and significant contribution to America: holistic development of children and youth, family strengthening and health and well-being for all. Activate America(R) is a cornerstone of the YMCA's commitment to health and well-being.

For nearly 160 years, the YMCA has continually evolved to meet the changing needs of the communities and individuals it serves. Activate America is an ambitious public health initiative that is seeking to make healthy living a reality for millions of Americans by directly helping individuals and families live healthier lives, and by helping YMCAs lead both their communities and the nation in reducing barriers and increasing support for healthy living.

Contact Information

Leah Pouw

YMCA of the USA

leah.pouw@ymca.net

312-419-8325


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