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MCBURNEY YMCA MEMBER NEWSLETTER

November 2010

Marathon Update

Mobile Mammography at McBurney Y

We are days away from the ING NYC Marathon. Our Team McBurney runners, Patricia Brunson, George Forbes, Beatrice Kozlowski, and Darlene Newman, are ready to brave the elements and the 26.2 mile course. They have collectively raised $8,353 and are just $1,647 away from their $10K goal!

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Please join us at the McBurney post-marathon celebration at Red Sky Bar & Lounge redskynyc.com located at 47 East 29th Street (bt Park & Madison) on Sunday, November 7 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. 10% of all proceeds from the second floor bar will go to the McBurney Y! Let's congratulate our runners on their accomplishments and help them meet their fundraising goal.

Thanksgiving Holiday Fitness Classes There will be an abbreviated holiday class schedule for Wednesday, November 24. Please see posted flyers for more information. There will be no fitness classes on Thursday and Friday, November 25th and 26th. Regularly scheduled classes will resume on Saturday, November 27th.

Thursday, November 4, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Mobile unit in front of YMCA FREE for eligible women and open all, but appointments are required

Calling all women 40 and over who have not had a mammogram in the past year! The Project Renewal Scan Van Program provides mammography and clinical breast exams on board a mobile mammography van. The Scan Van Program welcomes uninsured women and we accept many insurance plans. The program is free for uninsured women 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the past year. We waive all co-payments and deductibles for insurance plans we participate in so there is never an out of pocket cost to the patient. For more information about eligibility, and to make an appointment, contact Project Renewal at 1-800-564-6868

Seven Steps for Handling Stress and Keeping Yourself Marketable During a Difficult Job Search DATE: FEE:

Tuesday November 9 at 5:30 pm in the Kuttner Room Free and open to entire community

Ever feel overwhelmed by your job search? Do you feel you are doing everything you can and yet it's still not working? Do you get interviews but not the job? Find that stressful thoughts are preventing you from doing your best? Feeling discouraged about your job search, your plan, your focus? Attend this interactive, engaging and informative session where you will learn new ways to approach your job search by exploring seven strategies that can help you to create a more proactive, positive and successful approach to your job search and your career.

Acupuncture Can Help You Quit Smoking DATE: FEE:

Wednesday November 17 at 6:00 pm in the Kuttner Room Free and open all

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Nov. 2010 WHAT’S GOING ON? Don’t forget to visit us on the web for the most up-to-date information. You can also view our group fitness, pool and gym schedules, as well as our current program guide.

www.ymcanyc.org/mcburney VISIT: www.facebook.com/mcburneyYMCA McBurney YMCA is on Facebook! Become a fan, get tips & stay up to date on all of our upcoming events.

Blood Pressure Screening Wed. Nov. 3 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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See front of newsletter for more events.

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