Get to know the who, what, where, when and the Y – from leaders, members, volunteers and the Tuscarawas County community. 100 years in the making, the Y strives to forge through today’s challenges and paves the way for another 100 years. The Tuscarawas County YMCA is for Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.
Join host Kathleen Johnson as she provides an insider view of your local Y. Spirited conversations. Inspiring stories. Motivating responses. Get to know - the Y.
Visit our website at www.tuscymca.org.
Finding Peace in Water & Color
Host Kathleen Johnson and special guest Pastor John Wallace of First Moravian Church in Dover discuss peace and the importance of seeking it in all you do. The church mission statement and goal of his church is to lead the congregation’s attitude in the simple mission statement of LOVE. L – Lead all people to Jesus Christ. O – Obey God’s commands V – Value and nurture spiritual growth. E – Encourage Christian Service. Pastor John is a member of the YMCA who swims and displays his paintings at the Y. His insights on finding peace through prayer, exercise and art will hopefully plant a seed or inspire you to also seek peace in your actions and attitudes during your daily life.
Kids - Our Favorite Subject
This Back to School episode features host Kathleen Johnson and guest Jade Boffo, Child Care Director for the Tuscarawas County YMCA. Jade gives us insight on all the programs being offered this school year for our community students and why "Kids our the Y's favorite subject". Financial assistance and scholarship information is provided plus a snapshot of the day for a preschooler. Jade brings the joy, spirit, and knowledge it takes to help kids thrive.
Preventative Maintenance - Part 2
How a healthy active lifestyle over the years can greatly enhance quality of life, immune health and recovery from injury.
Preventative Maintenance - Part 1
How do you come back from, train around and ultimately try and prevent injuries that can derail our health and wellness goals?
Social Influencers – It Starts at HOME!
A discussion about what it takes to live a life encouraging others and why it is so important to start that conversation at home. Host Kathleen Johnson and guests Betty Wherley and Y Swim Coach Brenda Wherley have a great conversation about their Y stories, family, and sharing the joy of doing what you love to encourage others. They prove that social ties and healthy living make a great impact and to be a positive social influencer is everyone's responsibility.
We Need Each Other
Emerging from Isolation can be difficult. Host Kathleen Johnson and Pastor Jason Stephens from The Church at Carters Orchard have great conversation about how to step outside of isolation and back into a life in community with others. The Y and the Church, now worshiping at the Y, share their similar missions and hopes for the future of the Tuscarawas County.