Stark, Author at YMCA of Metropolitan Washington


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SueAnn Anastasia Applewhite

SueAnn Anastasia Applewhite, 58, of Springfield, Virginia died at 5:06 AM on Monday. March 19, 2018, at her residence in Springfield, VA. She was born July 23, 1959, in Port of Spain Trinidad West Indies, to Carol E. Applewhite. She was married, then divorced and is survived by ex-spouses, daughter Danielle K. Hines, and son […]

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The 26th Annual Thingamajig Invention Convention

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington’s Thingamajig® Invention Convention inspires children to utilize their creativity and strategic thinking skills. Children participating in Thingamajig® have numerous opportunities to learn, play and be inspired through STEM. Join youth from our community for a day filled with hands-on exhibits, challenges, and workshops. Open up the world of endless possibilities! […]

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YMCA Anthony Bowen Art Gallery Enters it’s Second Year

The Shaw neighborhood’s Anthony Bowen YMCA, the organization’s first African American branch in the world, has an extensive track record of social engagement spanning its 166-year history. With Gallery Y, an exhibition space that debuted last year, the Anthony Bowen YMCA aims to further its mission to foster diverse local voices within the creative community.

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Community Impact

Through the YMCA’s various programs, we nurture children in a playful academic environment, support seniors and families, and partner with various community leaders and organizations to make an impact in the communities we serve. 

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