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Paul Olson from the GLCYD.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Great Lakes Center for Youth Development in Marquette is hosting some unique training opportunities over the next few weeks.

Paul Olson, with the GLCYD, stopped in at the SUNNY 101.9 studios to discuss the “Cultural Competence” sessions featuring training area youth about the Japanese culture and increasing awareness about similarities and differences between the two.

He also discussed the seminars being held that focus on evaluating the effectiveness of board members of non-profit organizations.  They are being held in several locations around the U.P.

To listen to the interview with Paul Olson, please click on the audio link below:

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To visit the GLCYD website, please click “HERE”.

PROGRAM UPDATES FROM THE YMCA AND THE GLCYD.

Representatives from two of Marquette County’s prominent community service agencies, the YMCA of Marquette County and the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development joined us this week and here are highlights from both visits:


YMCA OF MARQUETTE COUNTY COMMUNITY UPDATE.

YMCA'S LISA COOMBS-GEROU.

Director Lisa Coombs-Gerou joined us on Wednesday for the regular “Y Wednesday” update.  The primary discussion had to do with the Healthseekers 2010 program that gets underway next week.  Also discussed was the YMCA’S annual meeting coming up soon and the changes to the YMCA’S board with a big influx of new board members.  You can listen to Lisa’s interview by clicking “HERE“, and you can log on to the YMCA’S website by clicking “HERE“.

GREAT LAKES CENTER FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM UPDATE.

GLCYD'S ANN GONYEA.

GLCYD Media and Outreach co-ordinator Ann Gonyea stopped in this morning to give us an update about programs and activities being sponsored by the agency.  The group is currently focusing on assisting area non-profit agencies in developing their boards and other aspects of their organizations.  You can listen all of this information in Ann’s interview by clicking “HERE“.  You can also access the agency’s programs and find out more by logging onto their website by clicking “HERE.”