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Tag Archives: Goldsboro Family YMCA

Athletes Of The Week: Jack Wisniewski

Athletes Of The Week: Jack Wisniewski

Jack Wisniewski has always considered himself a good swimmer, capable of working hard outside of the pool so that he can outswim people in the pool. Wisniewski, who is homeschooled and is dual-enrolled at Wayne Community College, is one of the top swimmers in Wayne County, but he is always trying to become a faster…read more »

YMCA Plans Expanded Turkey Trot Events

YMCA Plans Expanded Turkey Trot Events

The Goldsboro Family YMCA has expanded its traditional Turkey Trot 5K and Fun Run to include a 500 yard or 1650 (One Mile Swim) as well as a one hour mix Group Exercise Class for the non-runners. In addition, the Y will also be offering a 5K and 10K Virtual Run for those runners looking for a…read more »

Community Bids Farewell To A YMCA Icon (PHOTO GALLERY)

Community Bids Farewell To A YMCA Icon (PHOTO GALLERY)

Late Thursday afternoon, the parking lot in front of the Goldsboro Family YMCA was lined with vehicles filled with people that came to say their goodbyes to Kriquette Davis. Davis, a 32-year veteran at the local Y, has devoted her time and knowledge to help make the Goldsboro Family YMCA a place of enjoyment for…read more »

Kriquette Davis Reflects On Time With YMCA

Kriquette Davis Reflects On Time With YMCA

A familiar face is leaving the local Y. Kriquette Davis, the longtime Vice President of Operations at the Goldsboro Family YMCA, says the Y has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis, and that’s led to the elimination of her position. Davis talked about her departure from the Goldsboro Family YMCA with Jeff Farrow on Goldsboro’s…read more »

YMCA Holds “Drive Thru” Preschool Graduation (PHOTOS)

YMCA Holds “Drive Thru” Preschool Graduation (PHOTOS)

The Goldsboro Family YMCA Child Care Center hosted a “Drive Thru” Preschool Graduation for its 2020 grads on Saturday. The Goldsboro Fire Department was on-hand to assist the event. The firefighters brought their truck, ran the lights and also assisted preschool staff with handing out gifts to the 15 graduates and cheering the kids on…read more »

LISTEN: Goldsboro YMCA Stays Engaged With Community

LISTEN: Goldsboro YMCA Stays Engaged With Community

The Goldsboro Family YMCA had to close its doors on March 18th due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, the local Y is still making an impact in the community. Bruce Griffin, the CEO of the Goldsboro Family YMCA, appeared on Jeff Farrow’s Morning Show on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits 1150 and 98.3. He says the Y…read more »

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