Category: News, Updates & Information

New YMCA Early Learning Center to Open

EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. Conover, N.C. – The YMCA of Catawba Valley is pleased to announce it will open a new early childhood learning center in Conover in late September. Serving children aged six weeks old to five years old, the center will be open 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday […]

Dorothy A. “Dottie” Shuford Trust provides YMCA with $1.3 Million Donation

LOCAL FAMILY SUPPORTS Y MISSION TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELL-BEING Conover, N.C. – The YMCA of Catawba Valley announced this week that a gift of $1.3 million has been received from the Dorothy A. “Dottie” Shuford Trust. This meaningful gift was prayerfully considered by all of our volunteers, YMCA staff members and key individuals […]

Al Shuford III Trust provides YMCA with $1.1 Million Donation

LOCAL FAMILY SUPPORTS Y MISSION TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELL-BEING Conover, N.C. – The YMCA of Catawba Valley announced this week that a gift of $1.1 million has been received from the Al Shuford III Trust. This gift was established by his father Adrian L Shuford Jr in memory of his children, to serve […]

YMCA OF CATAWBA VALLEY HOST BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT

The YMCA of Catawba Valley hosted its third annual Bright Beginnings event at Target on Wednesday, August 11th. Children from surrounding schools were able to shop for school-related items at no cost during the event. More than 46 students from all three Catawba County school districts, along with their parents, were invited to enjoy a […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 5, 2021

YMCA & New Dimensions Partner for Safety Around Water LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORT YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Morganton, N.C. – In February, 2nd graders from New Dimensions Charter School participated in the YMCA’s Safety Around Water program that helps students learn essential water skills, which open up a world of possibilities for them to satisfy their curiosity of […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 23, 2021

Dorothy A. “Dottie” Shuford Trust provides YMCA with $1.3 Million Donation LOCAL FAMILY SUPPORTS Y MISSION TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELL-BEING Conover, N.C. – The YMCA of Catawba Valley announced this week that a gift of $1.3 million has been received from the Dorothy A. “Dottie” Shuford Trust. This meaningful gift was prayerfully considered […]

NC Executive Order 180 Statement 11/24/20

Our YMCA is committed to the health and safety of our members, staff and community. On November 23, Governor Cooper announced stricter mask requirements to slow the spread of COVID-19. Beginning Wednesday, November 25, masks will be required at all times inside YMCA facilities, including while exercising. Wearing a mask not only keeps our friends […]

GETTING STRONGER EVERY DAY

YMCA invites you to join free challenge to reenergize spirit, mind and body HICKORY, NC (November 18, 2020) – Sick and tired of feeling sick and tired in these COVID-19 times? The YMCA of Catawba Valley invites all in the community to participate in a free six-week STRONG challenge designed to help transform spirit, mind and […]

Hickory Foundation YMCA to host prayer breakfast

HICKORY — In collaboration with First Presbyterian Church, Trinity Fellowship Church, and Morningstar First Baptist Church, the Hickory Foundation YMCA will host its 2020 Prayer Breakfast on Friday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 a.m.The free event will be held at the YMCA at 701 First St. NW in Hickory with a to-go breakfast sponsored by Lenoir-Rhyne University […]