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In Support of the Women’s Health Protection Act

In Support of the Women’s Health Protection Act

On Monday, May 2nd, Politico published a leaked Supreme Court majority opinion that explicitly overturns Roe v. Wade. This is decision would reverse nearly 50 years of precedent and explicitly end federal constitutional protections for abortion. Thirteen states,...

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We’re Going To Manage Quite Well

We’re Going To Manage Quite Well

To Our Valued Members,   The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County is happy to announce that effective May 31st we will be switching to a new software to manage our memberships, aquatics programs, sports & fitness programs, and childcare. In addition to a number...

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Our New Aquatics Director Is An Old Friend

Our New Aquatics Director Is An Old Friend

YWCA Gettysburg and Adams County is delighted to welcome Beth Raub as our new Aquatics Director. Beth grew up in York, Pennsylvania, and has lived in Adams County for nearly 22 years.  Her involvement in aquatics began at the young age of four, with swimming lessons...

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Our 2022 Callie Award Winner

Our 2022 Callie Award Winner

The YWCA Gettysburg, in association with the United Way of Adams County, is proud to award this year's Callie Award for Outstanding Young Woman to Hira Khan. Shown here presenting the $1500 award to Hira are, left to right, YWCA Advocacy Director Nancy Lilley, United...

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A Special Spot: The Diversity Reading Room

A Special Spot: The Diversity Reading Room

by Nancy Lilley   Marian Wright Edelman wrote, “Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.” The recently renovated and opened Diversity Reading Room at the 909 location of the YWCA Gettysburg...

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All The Reasons Why Pre-K (Really) Counts

All The Reasons Why Pre-K (Really) Counts

by Carlen McCalla   Welcome to the Pre-K Counts program at the YWCA Gettysburg! We have two classroom locations, one at the YWCA building located at 909 Fairfield Road and the other at 50 Expedition Trail, at the Adams Commerce Center Pre-K Counts is a quality...

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A Special Message From Judy

A Special Message From Judy

Throughout its long history, the YWCA has had many triumphs and challenges; this period is no different. As you may know, the YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County is in the midst of a search for a new executive director, which organizationally means that many things are...

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The 21-Day Challenge

The 21-Day Challenge

  By Nancy Lilley YWCA Advocacy Director   Abigail Van Buren (Dear Abby) said, “A bad habit never disappears miraculously; it’s an undo-it-yourself project.” The YWCA Gettysburg & Adams County is once again joining with sister YWCA organizations...

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Honoring MLK in 2022

Honoring MLK in 2022

Again in 2022, our community's observance of Martin Luther King Day was a virtual event. Our guest speaker was Dr. Armenta E. Hinton, Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity and Belonging, and Title IX Coordinator at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College. We...

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