Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Help the Sharing the Harvest Farm at the Dartmouth YMCA win $50,000!
The Sharing the Harvest Community Farm at the Dartmouth YMCA is a contestant in the Pepsi Refresh Project. Help the Farm win $50,000 by casting your vote today! The public can vote once a day, everyday during the month of February!

Voting is easy!
1. Click on the photo above or go to www.refresheverything.com
2. Click on the $50,000 category (there are 4 categories - $5K, $25K, $50K, & $250K)
3. Scroll down to Sharing the Harvest Community Farm
4. Cast your vote! (You will need to register your email address to vote)
5. Repeat these steps every day for the month of February and help the Farm win!!

About Sharing the Harvest Community Farm Project
The Sharing the Harvest YMCA Farm is an effort to alleviate hunger. The farm at the Dartmouth YMCA was created for the express purpose of producing fresh and nutritious fruits & vegetables for distribution to emergency food shelters along the Southcoast of MA. To date more then 45,000lbs.

More information
About the contest: www.refresheverything.com
About the farm: www.ymcasharingtheharvest/blogspot.com
About YMCA Southcoast: www.ymcasouthcoast.org

Contact Sharing the Harvest Farmer, Dan King
Email: harvestfarmer@ymcasouthcoast.org
Tel: 508.993.3361

Thank you!
We appreciate your support! Please share this information with your friends and family!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Snow Day Child Care Available

On Monday, December 21, YMCA Southcoast will offer full day child care at four of its sites for those parents who need can't stay home from work or who need to get things done for the upcoming holidays.

The following is a list of child care sites and times:

Fall River YMCA, 7am-6pm
School Age Child Care
Info: Call 508-675-7841 or email mylons@ymcasouthcoast.org

Dartmouth YMCA, 9am-6pm
School Age Child Care
Info: Call 508-993-3361 or email campmetacomet@ymcasouthcoast.org

New Bedford YMCA, 6:30am-5:30pm
Preschool & School Age Child Care
Info: Call 508-997-0734

Mattapoisett YMCA, 8am-6pm
School Age Child Care
Info: Call 508-758-4203

For more information, visit www.ymcasouthcoast.org. The Shining Tides Preschool and Sippican Early Learning Center in Marion will be closed.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Local Artist, M-C Lamarre Helps the New Bedford YMCA Get On Track

The indoor track at the New Bedford YMCA is getting a facelift with the help of local mural artist, M-C Lamarre. Known for her artwork depicting Fenway Park and the infamous Green Monster, M-C is painting large-scale, inspirational words on the walls.

The New Bedford YMCA will be celebrating the newly painted track and the addition of 11 new pieces of exercise equipment on Thursday, December 17 from 5-7pm. For more information, call 508-997-0734.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Happy 4th of July weekend!

Happy 4th of July!

YMCA Southcoast wishes you a safe, healthy and enjoyable holiday weekend.

Please note that all YMCA Southcoast branches will be CLOSED on Saturday, July 4th.

Hours for Sunday, July 5th vary. Please see below:

Sunday, July 5th hours:

Dartmouth & Mattapoisett YMCA 12-6pm
Fall River, Gleason & New Bedford YMCA CLOSED