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Metro YMCA Promotes Award-Winning Head of Growing Marketing/Communications Department

Greg Albers was working in marketing for a Jewish Community Center in Toledo, Ohio, in 2003 when it became the first JCC in the country to merge with a YMCA — and launched his YMCA career. Albers helped establish the YMCA of Greater Toledo as a premier community center through campaigns, events and a strong online presence. Less than 10 years later, MORE >


Metro YMCA of the Oranges Outperforms Most U.S. Charities

As we all know, not all charities are as charitable as they should be. That’s why charity evaluators like Charity Navigator are important, holding charities up to the light to make sure they are serving their stated constituency and not padding the pockets of administrators or serving a hidden agenda. For the fourth straight year, the Metropolitan MORE >


Middle Schoolers from the Oranges Learn Internet Security at at East Orange YMCA CyberCamp

EAST ORANGE (Aug. 4, 2016) — In learning how to protect her and her family’s electronics from hacking, Orange sixth grader Dylan Brooks discovered something about herself. “I never knew I had the skills to do technical stuff on the computer,’’ said the 11-year-old, one of 13 middle schoolers enrolled in a weeklong Air Force MORE >


Maplewood Native Promoted to Promote Metro YMCA

A Maplewood native has been named associate director of marketing of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, the largest association of YMCAs in New Jersey. Matthew Becht, who joined the Metro YMCA in 2012 as marketing specialist, “uses his creative talents to advance the Y’s six branches and promote the organization as it takes on new MORE >


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