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Lisa Coombs-Gerou.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Y is presenting a full slate of programs for people of all ages over the next several weeks.

Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the Y stopped in the WKQS-FM studios to talk about the full slate of activities planned at the Y’s facilities around the county.

She listed several types of programs and activities that feature both mental and physical wellness and development for all ages.  From swimming and karate to arts training, it’s all at the Y.

To listen to the interview with Lisa, please click the audio link below:

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

 

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Lisa Coombs- Gerou.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the Y of Marquette County joined SUNNY 101.9’s Mark & Walt in the Morning today for the first “Y Wednesday” of the year.

She outlined the latest about the “Livestrong” program and a lot more about wellness programs being offered for all ages at the “Y”.  She also touched on the newly redesigned website for the “Y” and more.

To listen to the interview with Lisa Coombs-Gerou, please click on the audio link below:

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

Lisa Coombs-Gerou - WKQSFM Studios - (906) 227-7777

Lisa Coombs-Gerou.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County “Y” is finishing up 2011 with some good news and success and looking ahead to the new year.

“Y” Executive Director Lisa Coombs-Gerou joined Mark & Walt in the Morning today to share the news about a successful fund raising effort at the “Y” that exceeded it’s goal recently by gathering over $120,000 in support for the Strong Kids campaign.

To listen in and hear Lisa share the good news, click on the audio link below:

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To visit the newly-revamped “Y” website, please click “HERE“.

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"Y" Director Lisa Coombs-Gerou.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Executive Director of the YMCA of Marquette County, Lisa Coombs-Gerou, joined Mark and Walt in the Morning today for a regular update on activities going on at the “Y”.

Lisa was kind enough to join us as we hit the road and did the show from the Huron Mountain Bakery in Marquette, and she filled us in on several things going on at the facility.

To listen to the interview with Lisa and hear about the latest goings-on at the “Y”, click on the link below:

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To visit the new and improved website of the “Y”, please click “HERE“.

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Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the YMCA of Marquette County joined Mark and Walt in the Morning this week for another “Y Wednesday”.

She gave the audience a full update about the renovations and facility upgrades done at the Marquette “Y” as well as the full slate of programs being held at all branches of the YMCA around Marquette County.

She also outlined programs for both youth and adults at the Y and how interested individuals and families can get involved.  And she mentioned the debut of the newly-redesigned “Y” website.

To listen to the interview with Lisa Coombs-Gerou , please click below:

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To visit the YMCA Website, please click “HERE

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Lisa Coombs-Gerou, YMCA Executive Director.

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – The Marquette County YMCA facility in Marquette is closing down at the end of this month. But don’t panic! It’s only for a short time as it is for the annual maintenance and cleanup of the building and equipment.

Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the “Y” joined Mark and Walt in the Morning today for a regular “Y” Wednesday update about things going on at the agency, and she explained that the shutdown will be in effect from August 30th to September 6th. She also explained that the West End Y facility in Negaunee will remain open during the period.

There will be staff at the Marquette facility during the shutdown to take telephone calls and answer e-mails and other web-based messages.

To listen to the interview with Lisa, please click below:

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Y Executive Director Lisa Coombs-Gerou.

MARQUETTE, MI – Great Lakes Radio News – With five weeks of summer left, summer camps and activities for kids are in full swing at the Marquette County YMCA, better known as the Y.  There are also a full slate of programs for parents and other adults.

Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the Y, joined Sunny 101.9’s Mark and Walt in the Morning today to give listeners an update on all events and activities currently going on at the Y.  She also looked ahead to  fall and outlined programs coming up for both children and grown-ups alike.  The schedule is full this season at the Y as always.

To listen to the complete interview with Lisa, please click “HERE“.  For more about the Y and it’s programs, please click “HERE“.

Lisa Coombs-Gerou of the YMCA of Marquette County.

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the Marquette County YMCA, joined Sunny 101.9’s Mark and Walt in the Morning to prove that the “Y” ain’t what it used to be!  She told us about a series of planned events and activities that prove the YMCA has become much more than another gym.

She discussed a “100 Yard Dash” program that features a 100 yard long garden being used as a learning tool for area youth to understand gardening and healthy food production.  They are also holding a special program that is planned to teach financial responsibility to teenagers.  Both programs are designed to teach good habits at an early age that will transfer over into the student’s adult lives.

To listen to the interview with Lisa, please click “HERE“.  For more about the YMCA of Marquette County, please click “HERE“.

Lisa Coombs-Gerou of the YMCA of Marquette County

MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the YMCA of Marquette County joined Walt Lindala this morning to discuss the latest happenings at the “Y”.

Several items were discussed, including new support from the Snyder administration for youth programs as well as the ongoing summertime programs and the upcoming YMCA triathalon.

To listen to the interview with Lisa, please click “HERE“.  For more about the YMCA of Marquette County. please click “HERE“.

Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Exec. Dir. YMCA of Marquette County

MARQUETTE, MI (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County has recently been found to be the most obese county in Michigan.  That’s according to a statistics in Michigan’s Behavioral Risk Factor Survey.  Data shows that Marquette County residents are not simply overweight, but they are considered obese.  They also do not eat well and they do not engage in regular physical activity or exercise.

The YMCA of Marquette County has decided to do something about this by geting involved with the Healthy Weight Journal 8 Community Wellness Challenge.  Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the YMCA of Marquette County joined Mark and Walt in the Morning to discuss the details of the challenge and how people from around Marquette County are getting involved.

She also told us about a series of other summertime events and activities going on at the Y and how parents and their kids can enjoy the facility and it’s programs this season.

To listen to the interview with Lisa, please click “HERE“.  For more about the Y and the programs they are involved in, please click “HERE“.