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The Parkinson's Foundation has awarded the YMCA of Rapid City a $15,000 community grant for its Parkinson’s Disease Wellness Program. Community grants support local health, wellness and educational programs that address unmet needs in the Parkinson’s disease community. “We at the YMCA of Rapid City are honored to partner with the

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - Roger Gallimore, CEO of YMCA in Rapid City, encourages all in the community to participate in a free Strong Challenge designed to help transform the spirit, mind, and body.

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - The YMCA of Rapid City and Rapid City Police Activities League teamed up to give local students a chance to not only race each other, but an officer as well.

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - The South Dakota Department of Health reported 124 new cases of COVID-19 within K-12 schools on Monday. Soon Rapid City Schools will be starting, meaning so do after school programs, but with COVID-19, these programs are changing. After school programs, which Executive Director of the YMCA Roger Gallimore says, are important.

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — Each year the YMCA in Rapid City hosts a summer camp for school-aged children.

Every day of the week, campers are bussed out to Giraffic Park where they have acres of land to play on and explore.

Being that the park itself has plenty of space, the campers don’t have to wear masks once they arrive.

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - The YMCA of Rapid city youth programming is providing wonderful opportunities during this unusual time while keeping children and kids safe. YMCA programming is designed around keeping groups small and encouraging a “family” setting as the YMCA staff guides the children and kids in growth and development. The YMCA has several job openings that would allow others to be a part of children’s lives and a part of the Y mission.

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Black Hills Area Community Foundation is dividing up $17,000 in grant money to three school districts to help supply free summer meals. The three school districts are Meade, Custer and Rapid City. To help out the Rapid City Area School District, YMCA will offer their summer feeding program as well and are now offering another meal for kids.

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — Each week during the pandemic, NewsCenter1 and The United Way are hosting a Facebook live question and answer to help you find any resources and information you may need.

Today’s topic, education and child-care.

Roger Gallimore with the Rapid City YMCA says part of what they’ve been trying to do is identify emerging community needs.

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