On this Christmas eve, I thought I’d share a little-known story I recently became aware of about one of the best-known Americans of the first half of the 20th century, Babe Ruth. The story gets its meaning because, in 1902 seven year-old George Herman Ruth was sent by his parents
Tag: monday misison update
Last Tuesday, about 200 of our Y leaders came together for our Fall Leadership Retreat, an extraordinary morning of fellowship and exploration around our values, shared experiences, diverse perspectives, challenges and accomplishments. We met at the newly constructed Forest Park High School in northwest Baltimore, which is a Y Community School.
When the calendar clicked to September, and the long Labor Day weekend wrapped up, the beginning the school year dawned for parents and children across our region. Whether you’re a parent with school-aged kids like me, or are free of the stresses and joys of the new school year, as
This past Friday evening hundreds of families descended on our Ys throughout the region with their little ghosts, goblins, fairies, princesses, pumpkins (and whole lot more!) in tow for the much anticipated, greatly loved annual Happy Healthy Halloween at the Y! Games, crafts, contests and healthy snacks ruled the night
As we round the corner to fall, we are absolutely in the “back to school” mode. In fact, my twin girls started first grade this morning, the reality of their school routine not exactly fully welcomed just yet! A new school year means entering a new classroom, or for many