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Newsletter: September 2019

September 13, 2019

The remodeling of the fitness center is complete. And now, thanks in part to a generous donation, the Dickinson Program Center will be getting 16 brand new bikes… View September 2019 Newsletter (PDF)

CHILD CARE CENTER EARNS THREE-STAR RATING

August 7, 2019

  IRON MOUNTAIN – Systems Control Little Sparks Child Care Center at the Northern Lights YMCA has earned a three-star rating from Great Start to Quality, in what was the state agency’s first-ever review of the new facility. Great Start to Quality measures the quality of early childhood programs and providers in Michigan by using…

SYSTEMS CONTROL LITTLE SPARKS CHILD CARE CENTER OPENS AT YMCA

May 8, 2019

IRON MOUNTAIN – The dream of providing an affordable, high-quality child care for the Dickinson County community finally became a reality, as the Northern Lights YMCA opened the Systems Control Little Sparks Child Care Center this week. “Adding full-time child care to the YMCA just made sense for us and for the community,” Northern Lights YMCA…

PRE-REGISTRATION DATE SET FOR CHILD CARE AT THE YMCA

March 29, 2019

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Systems Control Little Sparks Child Care Center is nearly complete, and Northern Lights YMCA officials will be holding a pre-registration event on Wednesday, April 10, from 6-8 p.m. at the YMCA. “We’re just about ready to go, and we are very excited to offer full-time child care services to the community,”…

300 to take part in Third Grade Swim Program

March 5, 2019

IRON MOUNTAIN – Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center’s annual third grade swim program is underway, with nearly 300 children expected to participate throughout the month. The program, in its fourth year, is offered free to all third grade students in the area and is fully funded for the next several years thanks to support from…

Northern Lights YMCA Launches 2019 Annual Campaign

January 18, 2019

IRON MOUNTAIN – The Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center has launched its annual campaign to ensure that everyone in the Dickinson County region has access to vital community programs and resources that support youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Every day, the Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center works to support the people and neighborhoods that…

SYSTEMS CONTROL, YMCA LAUNCHING FULL-TIME CHILD CARE

December 13, 2018

IRON MOUNTAIN – Full-time child care is coming to the Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center. The YMCA, in partnership with Systems Control, is opening the Little Sparks Child Care Center in the spring of 2019. The center will initially offer 48 slots, including an infant care room with a capacity for 12 babies. “There is…

YMCA Capital Campaign Receives $2 Million Gift

September 20, 2018

IRON MOUNTAIN –As the tremendously successful Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center’s Capital Campaign comes to a close, a huge surprise has arrived with an anonymous donation of two million dollars. The Y campaign eclipsed its initial goal of $2.4 million in June. The generous $2 million addition provides the YMCA with more than $4.5 million…

Edelweiss donates to Corks & Forks

August 30, 2018

Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson Center Director Jonathan Ringel stands next to Chance, a 1,500-pound steer raised on Edelweiss Farm. Edelweiss Farm generously donated Chance to the YMCA for auction at the YMCA Corks & Forks Wine Tasting presented by 41 Lumber on Thursday, September 20, at Pine Grove County Club. All proceeds from the YMCA…

SUCCESS! YMCA REACHES CAPITAL CAMPAIGN GOAL!

July 5, 2018

IRON MOUNTAIN – The dream for the community is becoming a reality. The Northern Lights YMCA – Dickinson Center’s Capital Campaign, concluding this month, has recently surpassed its overall goal of $2.4 million, with additional gifts still arriving. “Simply amazing,” Center Director Jonathan Ringel said. “The response from our community, businesses, neighbors and friends has…

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