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1 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Family YMCA prepares director change (Tom Den Boer) 09 Oct 2005, 2B
2 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) c. 1969 photo of the YMCA. THIS IS JANESVILLE by the Janesville Chamber of Commerce, 1969? (JR 977.587 T349), p. 2, upper left
3 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Winds of change blowing into YMCA: structural work, countywide expansion planned(photo of Nic Johnson and Kim Adams) 01 Apr 2006, 1B
4 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) YMCA to renovate, add to present site (includes graph of the layout of the new YMCA) 25 Apr 1987
5 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) YMCA to stretch wings: organization expanding to northeast side, Milton (2500 E. Highway 14) (703 Highway 26) (photo of Adrian Hernandez working out on a treadmill) (photo of Tammy Cherry working on elliptical climber)(photo of Executive Director Tom Den Boer)(includes YMCA facts) 20 Jul 2006, 1A
6 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) YMCA to feature 'Fun Day': event showcases facilities, activities (photo of Director Tom Den Boer) 18 Sep 2006, 1B
7 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) What's going on with the Y? Stockpiled funds being used to update, enhance facility (photo of board president Jeff Hazekamp)(map) (includes YMCA Timeline) 15 Oct 2006, 1A
8 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) What's going on with the Y? Change in business philosophy has organization branching out (photo of director Tom Den Boer)(photo of Milton YMCA) 15 Oct 2006, 1A
9 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) "Restated Articles of Incorporation; Family Young Men's Christian Association of Northern Rock County, Janesville, Wisocnsin" (17 Oct 1980?) 7-page mimeograph of a typewritten document (pamphlet) put out by the Young Men's Christian Association, 1980?
10 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) "History of the Association: Founders of the Gideons International on July 1, 1899"[includes photos of Samuel E. Hill (1867-1936), John H. Nicholson (1859-1946), and William J. Knights (1853-1940)]. Re-states the claim that these three commercial travelers, having met at Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, called a meeting in Janesville, WI on July 1, 1899 in the YMCA to found the Gideon Society. 3-page printout http://www.gideons.org/aboutushistory.htm


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