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Grassroots groups and growers east of the Anacostia defy the ‘food desert’ label

DC Street Renamed Anthony Bowen Way 

YMCA Anthony Bowen Art Gallery Enters it’s Second Year 

YMCA Anthony Bowen’s Participation in the Sports 4 Community Initiative

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Top 10 Gyms in Reston Reston Patch Dec. 29, 2015
Dupont Circle YMCA Members, Employees Prepare for its Closing Borderstan Dec. 29, 2015
Cost of Camp: 5 Ways to Make Summer Camp Affordable Washington Parent Magazine Jan. 2016
Model General Assembly students take heed from pros in Arlington forum Dec. 17, 2015
Self-Defense for Fitness US News & World Report Dec. 11, 2015
Merry and Fit The Connection Newspapers Dec. 3, 2015
The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do for the Rest of Your Life US News & World Report Dec. 1, 2015
Bethesda Turkey Chase WUSA9 News at 12pm and 11pm Nov. 26, 2015
Bethesda Turkey Chase NBC4 News at 6 Nov. 26, 2015
‘Model General Assembly’ participants gearing up for 2016 Nov. 26, 2015
Thanksgiving Weekend Events Bethesda Magazine Nov. 25, 2015
The YMCA in Washington: Shifting With the Times The InTowner Nov. 18, 2015
9 Washington DC Area Turkey Trots Active Life DC Nov. 17, 2015
Turkey Trots in Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia Nov. 17, 2015
2015 Turkey Trots in the Northeast Nov. 4, 2015
A roundup of D.C. area charity races for the holiday season Washington Post Oct. 27, 2015
YMCA: The Best Kept Secret in the Area Reston Lifestyle Magazine Sept. 16, 2015
Elevate your practice with rooftop yoga Washington Post Sept. 15, 2015
7 Reasons No One Likes You at the Gym US News Health Sept. 8, 2015
Mentoring Youth: A Positive Interaction between Youth and Law Enforcement Officers Police Chief Magazine Sept. 2015
Ways for Generations to Stay Active Together AARP Blog Aug. 24, 2015
Reston’s Kid’s Triathlon Celebrates its Fifth Year Reston Magazine Aug. 21, 2015
The Back Page for Aug. 14, 2015 Washington Business Journal Aug. 14, 2015
Belfort Furniture raises $75,000 for YMCA Loudoun County Furniture Today Aug. 12, 2015
Front Cover & Kids Rule the Market East of the River Aug. 10, 2015
RediClinic Donates $40,000 to YMCAs Serving Greater Baltimore, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington D.C. MarketWatch Aug. 3, 2015
More than 4,000 children take part in Thingamajig Invention Convention Washington Post July 29, 2015
In Long Branch: Pop Up Event Celebrates Children’s Success (PHOTOS & VIDEO) Montgomery County Media July 29, 2015
American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture Reaches Young Learners at ‘Thingamajig’ Event American Farm Bureau Federation July 27, 2015
5 things you need to know to stay safe in the water this summer FOX5 Morning News June 16, 2015
Senior Fest held in hot temps WUSA 9 June 11, 2015
D.C. Diaper Bank Helps Families in Need NBC Washington June 9, 2015
Women-Only 5K Runs in Reston June 20 Reston Now June 9, 2015
The Power of Prevention US News May 28, 2015
How to keep your child safe in the water Washington Post TV May 21, 2015
Summer Camp: Giving Kids a Place to Belong Washington Family Magazine May 17, 2015
Arlington Model General Assembly contingent works to find common ground Sun Gazette May 2015
As they age, the Obamas are even more serious about fitness, their trainer says Washington Post May 8, 2015
Fitness Never Gets Old Washington Post Express May 5, 2015
H-B Woodlawn student tapped as governor for 2016 Va. Model General Assembly April 26, 2015
Attorney General Racine Swears In Participants of YMCA D.C. Youth & Government Legislative Conference DC Office of the Attorney General April 24, 2015
7 Things to Do with Your Kids in DC Washingtonian MOM April 24, 2015
Commerce Partners with YMCA for “Taking Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” US Department of Commerce April 23, 2015
Local Workshops Provide Help for Parents Connection Newspapers April 7, 2015
10 AWESOME Washington D.C. Area Yogis Describe Their Classes Active Life DC March 2, 2015
Brazilian Carnival Party at YMCA in Silver Spring Montgomery County Media Feb. 27, 2015
Chocolates Galore & More Loudoun Times- Mirror Feb. 25, 2015
Riverkeeper projects at Camp Letts help restore Rhode River Capital Gazette Feb. 12, 2015
Craving for a good cause Loudoun Times-Mirror Feb. 7, 2015
Chocolate as Art Northern Virginia Magazine Feb. 6, 2015
LeaderShape Students Lead Fearlessly University of Maryland News Feb. 5, 2015
The Nonprofit Village Announces 2015 Making a Difference Award Recipients Bethesda Magazine Feb. 3, 2015
Junior Tennis Champions Center to Take Over Instruction at YMCAs in Bethesda and Silver Spring Bethesda Magazine Feb. 3, 2015
Mixing It Up: Summer Camps Washingtonian Magazine Feb. 1, 2015
Let’s Read! Let’s Move! at the White House Let’s Move Blog Jan. 23, 2015
YMCA’s Chocolates Galore & More Celebrates 28th Year Dulles South News Jan. 13, 2015
Don’t be afraid of the cold Washington Post Dec. 30, 2014
8 Resolutions Health Experts Want You to Make US News & World Report Dec. 24, 2014
Perfect Sense Digital Builds Bicycles for YMCA Youth Perfect Sense Digital Dec. 19, 2014
Buy D.C.: Holiday gift ideas… Washington City Paper Dec. 5, 2014
Runners flock to annual Turkey Chase 10K in Bethesda The Gazette Dec. 3, 2014
Bethesda Turkey Chase NBC4 at 6 Nov. 27, 2014
Bethesda Turkey Chase FOX5 Morning News Nov. 27, 2014
Things to do this Thanksgiving weekend WUSA9 Morning Show Nov. 27, 2014
How turkey trots took over the US Washington Post Express Nov. 25, 2014
2014 Thanksgiving Races in DC, Maryland, and Virginia Washingtonian Magazine (Blog) Nov. 20, 2014
After a turkey trot, it’s all gravy Washington Post Nov. 20, 2014
First run, then the feast in Bethesda The Gazette Nov. 19, 2014
How to earn that Thanksgiving feast Washington Post Nov. 18, 2014
Photos: YMCA Fairfax County Reston Gala Reston Now Nov. 18, 2014
YMCA Loudoun County Supports Children and Families The Community Foundation for Northern VA Nov. 17, 2014
Where We Live Washington Post Nov. 14, 2014
2 Weeks Until Annual Bethesda Turkey Chase Bethesda Now Nov. 12, 2014
Donations Needed to Provide Thanksgiving Meals The Patch Nov. 7, 2014
Loudoun Impact Fund Awards $50,000 to Local Nonprofits in 2014 The Community Foundation for Northern VA Nov. 5, 2014
Silver Spring executive named top philanthropist of regional YMCA system The Gazette Oct. 27, 2014
Express Best of 2014 Washington Post Express Oct. 16, 2014
Class Review: Rocket Yoga with Mimi Rieger at the YMCA… Active Life DC Oct. 15, 2014
Nursing Students ‘Kid Around’ at the YMCA Fall Festival Inside MC Oct. 15, 2014
YMCA moves to Bethesda, offers classes The Gazette Oct. 1, 2014
YMCA Benefits From Leesburg 20K/K Event Leesburg Today August 18. 2014
Adventures away from home Washington Post August 17, 2014
Arlington’s YMCA Angels participate in nationals August 7, 2014
YMCA Summer Food Program A Parent in Silver Spring (Blog) August 6, 2014
When Kids Start Playing to Win NPR News August 5, 2014
“Let’s Read! Let’s Move!” Series Ends Where Reading Begins — at the U.S. Library of Congress US Dept. of Education Blog August 5, 2014
Young Inventors Take Thingamajig by Storm Washington Informer July 30, 2014
Thingamajig Invention Convention: Farm Bureau Foundation Reaches New Audiences The Voice of Agriculture July 30, 2014
One Year Anniversary The Northwest Current July 30, 2014
Movement Arts Part One: The Definition Active Life DC July 28, 2014
Campers get creative at Thingamajig event in Upper Marlboro The Gazette July 28, 2014
YMCA’S Thingamajig Conference at Show Place Arena Washington Informer July 25, 2014
Our say: Camp is an American institution – for good reason Capital Gazette July 25, 2014
First Lady Michelle Obama says to drink more water The Examiner July 24, 2014
Featured Trainer: Manwell Talbert of the YMCA Active Life DC July 23, 2014
Drink Up! with First Lady Michelle Obama The White House July 22, 2014
Capital Campfire Stories: Last week at summer camp Capital Gazette July 20, 2014
YMCA Camp Letts Comcast Newscasters July 18, 2014
Capital Campfire Stories: Dinner, dancing and girls … gross Capital Gazette July 17, 2014
Kickoff Held For Fairfax 2015 Games Reston Connection July 16, 2014
Capital Campfire Stories: Boogie in the dining hall Capital Gazette July 16, 2014
Capital Campfire Stories: Glories of gaga ball Capital Gazette July 15, 2014
Capital Campfire Stories: Camp Letts, then and now Capital Gazette July 14, 2014
Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer 2014 Kick Off US Dept. of Education Blog July 10, 2014
Belfort Founders raise more than $500,000 for YMCA Loudoun Times July 3, 2014
Belfort Furniture honored for more than a decade of service Furniture Today July 1, 2014
YMCA, WTOP team up to send kids to camp WTOP 103.5FM June 18, 2014
Reston Ready For Summer Fun Reston Connection May 30, 2014
Youth sports concussions draw Obama’s attention Washington Post May 28, 2014
What was your favorite part of kindergarten? The Bowie Blade May 22, 2014
YMCA-backed Model General Assembly initiative has strong year InsideNOVA May 22, 2014
Water Safety Warning NBC4 Midday May 21, 2014
Aerial Yoga at Anthony Bowen YMCA HandStandDC May 14, 2014
Recipe: Springtime Salad with Poached Eggs Active Life DC May 13, 2014
Why I Practice Martial Arts Active Life DC May 12, 2014
YMCA presents Healthy Kids Day Bethesda Magazine May 1, 2014
Arts on the block: Celebrating youth and lighting their homes The Gazette April 30, 2014
5 Reasons to Try Aerial Yoga Active Life DC April 28, 2014
Get Up and Get Out Red Tricycle April 25, 2014
The Weekend Round-Up: April 25-27 KidFriendly DC April 25, 2014
Top Things to Do this Weekend (April 25-27) April 24, 2014
Chess is a game for life to Silver Spring students The Gazette April 23, 2014
Camp time! Washington Blade March 21, 2014
New Spring Fitness Classes in Washington Washingtonian Magazine (Blog) March 19, 2014
Kids in District Heights learn about healthy living The Gazette March 11, 2014
Check out the new YMCA at 14th and W, it’s awesome New Columbia Heights March 3, 2014
News by the Numbers Washington Examiner March 3, 2014
Frank Ski Show at Anthony Bowen YMCA WHUR 96.3FM Feb. 28, 2014
Kids in the Kitchen The Georgetowner Feb. 27, 2014
Anthony Bowen Opens First YMCA Chapter for African-Americans in D.C. WPGC 95.5FM Feb. 27, 2014
Chocolates Galore and More! Loudoun Times – Mirror Feb. 26, 2014
Reclaiming Summer (Guide to Summer Camps and Schools) Washington Post Express Feb. 26, 2014
Eat all the chocolate you want, guilt free Loudoun Times – Mirror Feb. 21, 2014
Chocolates galore to benefit local youth FOX5 Morning News Feb. 21, 2014
Treasuring Alexandrians’ Health at the YMCA Connection Newspapers Feb. 19, 2014
Treasuring Alexandrians’ Health at the YMCA Alexandria Gazette Feb. 19, 2014
Anthony Bowen YMCA Personifies Black History Washington Informer Feb. 6, 2014
Black History Month kickoff at the nation’s first black YMCA FOX5 Morning News Feb. 3, 2014
2014 What’s Up? Summer Camps You Should Know What’s Up? Annapolis Feb. 1, 2014
Create the Coolest Camp Care Package Chesapeake Family Feb. 1, 2014
Summer Sailing Camps for Kids SpinSheet Feb. 1, 2014
My Perfect Day Where Washington Magazine Feb. 2014
Fun at the YMCA Interiors & Sources Magazine Jan. 29, 2014
Fitness Friday – Interview with Angela Meyer, Regional Director WHUR 96.3FM Jan. 24, 2014
25 Good Deeds to Celebrate 25 Years Business Gazette Jan. 17, 2014
W-L Gymnastics Winning Despite Loss of ‘Fab Four’ Arlington Connection Jan. 15, 2014
YMCA mentoring program seeks volunteers The Gazette Jan. 15, 2014
Andy Shallal, a D.C. mayoral candidate with a lot of passion… Washington Post Jan. 14, 2014
Community Partners at the Expo NBC4 Online Jan. 9, 2014
11 gyms that cost less than $100 per month Well + Good NYC Jan. 6, 2014
10 Awesome Washington D.C. Area Fitness Events for January Active Life DC Jan. 6, 2014
Four Potential Futures of… Mount Vernon Triangle Washington City Paper Dec. 20, 2013
31st Annual Turkey Chase Bethesda Magazine Dec. 2013
A simple bed is a coveted prize for those who don’t own one Washington Post Dec. 3, 2013
Morning Notes – Turkey Chase Results Bethesda Now Dec. 2, 2013
Marc Clarke Warms Up the Crowd For the 31st Annual YMCA Turkey Chase Race WHUR 96.3FM Nov. 30, 2013
Best Bad Weather Activities for Kids in Washington, DC CBS DC Nov. 29, 2013
Bethesda marks Thanksgiving with annual Turkey Chase FOX5 Morning News Nov. 28, 2013
Here, you grit and bear it Washington Post Express Nov. 17, 2013
Run, Turkey, Run: DC’s Best Turkey Trots for Kids Red Tricycle (Blog) Nov. 11, 2013
Turkey Chase Registration and Principal’s Prize Standings Bethesda Now Oct. 29, 2013
Want to burn extra calories before your Thanksgiving feast? PostPoints Oct. 25, 2013
City for the Long Run Washington Post Oct. 25, 2013
Find a Food Day event near you Washington Post Going Out Guide Oct. 22, 2013
Fiscally Fit Friday: FREEstyle Active Life DC (Blog) Oct. 11, 2013
Oktoberfest Returns to Reston Town Center Reston Connection Oct. 9, 2013
Free Eye Patches! YMCA Alexandria Presents… Del Ray Patch Oct. 8, 2013
DC-Area YMCAs {Free Use for Furloughed Families} Capitally Frugal DC (Blog) Oct. 8, 2013
Sweating it Out: How to Break Into the Fitness Industry The Daily Muse Oct. 6, 2013
Don’t miss these shutdown freebies CNN Money Oct. 3, 2013
Freebies for Furloughed Employees DC101 Online Oct. 2, 2013
Washington area costume races to get you in the Halloween Spirit Washington Post Oct. 1, 2013
Free YMCA Workouts for Furloughed Feds Del Ray Patch Oct. 1, 2013
Federal workers: What to do with your free time Washington Post Going Out Guide Oct. 1, 2013
Where to Work Out for Free During the Shutdown Washingtonian Magazine (Blog) Oct. 1, 2013
Photo Album: YMCA Anthony Bowen Active Life DC (Blog) Sep. 16, 2013
New Anthony Bowen YMCA Opens to Great Acclaim The InTowner Sep. 15, 2013
Interview with COO Pamela Curran Steve Harvey Morning Show, WHUR-FM Sep. 12, 2013
8 Fall Races to Run in Washington for a Good Cause Washingtonian Magazine (Blog) Sep. 11, 2013
The What and When of the Y Washington Post Express Sep. 10, 2013
DC’s Newest Y Association & Nonprofit Bisnow Sep. 10, 2013
Historic YMCA Celebrates Evolution Washington Informer Sep. 10, 2013
Grand Opening of Anthony Bowen YMCA in D.C. Washington Informer Sep. 10, 2013
Looking Back at this Summer’s Let’s Move! Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Blog Sep. 9, 2013
5 Unusual (and Awesome) Fitness Classes to Try at YMCA… Washingtonian Magazine (Blog) Sep. 9, 2013
E.B. Henderson brought basketball to the District Washington Post Sep. 8, 2013
Women’s Wellness Weekend Retreat Oct. 12-13 at Camp Letts Capital Gazette Sep. 7, 2013
Nonprofit donates sports equipment to YMCA The Gazette Sep. 4, 2013
Looking Back at this Summer’s Let’s Move! Let’s Read! US Dept. of Education Blog Sep. 3, 2013
YMCA Anthony Bowen’s Long History in DC Washington Post Sep. 3, 2013
YMCA Anthony Bowen Opens in Washington Washington Post Sep. 3, 2013
A Sneak Peek at the New YMCA Anthony Bowen Center Washingtonian Magazine (Blog) Aug. 28, 2013
Being Good Sports The Gazette Aug. 28, 2013
Dogs descend on Camp Letts for second annual Puppy Plunge Capital Gazette Aug. 26, 2013
Street Theater The Gazette Aug. 14, 2013
Local Youth Athletes Impress at the Reston’s Kids Triathlon Reston Patch Aug. 11, 2013
Bowen YMCA Makeover to Be Unveiled in September Afro-American Newspapers Aug. 8, 2013
Engaging Kids in Healthy Fall Activities Washington Family Magazine Aug. 1, 2013
Technology, Learning and Other Thingamajigs A Platform for Good (Blog) Aug. 1, 2013
The Next Great Invention Washington Informer Aug. 1, 2013
Beyonce’s Dance Crew Makes a Surprise Visit to YMCA Campers Washingtonian Magazine (Blog) July 30, 2013
Fish Visits Washington YMCA ATP World Tour July 28, 2013
Silver Spring chamber honors Shining Stars Maryland Gazette July 26, 2013
Vienna Teen Attends Student Leaders Program Virginia Connection Newspapers July 23, 2013
Education Department Hosts ‘Let’s Read! Let’s Move!’ Series Washington Informer July 22, 2013
Take a Stroll Down the New 14th Street Washington Post July 21, 2013
Chevy Chase center’s ‘Club 60+’ aims to take senior events beyond bingo The Northwest Current July 17, 2013
Horsemasters at Camp Letts is a Fun Ride Capital Gazette July 11, 2013
The Best for Families (Y Bethesda as one of area’s best pools) Washington Family Magazine July 1, 2013
NBC4 Sends Children to Summer Camp NBC4 Online June 26, 2013
New martial arts programs are coming to the YMCA Active Life DC (Blog) June 24, 2013
Quebec Terrace Apts. sheds light, and hope, on crime problem Washington Post June 5, 2013
Have Some Fun While Getting Fit Northern Virginia Magazine June 4, 2013
5 Aquatic Workouts in DC Washingtonian Magazine (Blog) May 29, 2013