Category: Press Releases


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 […]


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 […]

YMCA of Catawba Valley Awarded Remote Learning Site Grant

Hickory, NC – November 18, 2020 – The YMCA of Catawba Valley has been awarded a grant for $155,000 to provide temporary remote learning support for working families in our community. The YMCA is proud to provide two remote learning sites, serving 157 children who need a safe place to participate in remote learning while […]

National Effort to Raise Awareness of Prediabetes

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Hickory, NC August 18, 2017 – A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that 84 million American adults (more than 1 in 3) have prediabetes, a condition in which blood glucose (sugar) levels are high, but not high enough yet to be classified as type 2 diabetes. People with prediabetes […]