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East Area Y to hold second annual event

The public is invited to check out the Y's second annual event, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, to be held Saturday Oct. 2 at all three area branches located in Liverpool, Fayetteville and in downtown Syracuse.

The day will re-introduce the Y's well-being program, free to both members and nonmembers, which is designed to address the interests of cancer survivors. More than 100 people have participated in the program since its inception last October. (see related story to left)

On the same day, the East Area Family YMCA will also hold an open house, offering prize giveaways and tours of the facilities between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Those interested in becoming a member that day will have their Joiner's Fee waived.

The following is a breakdown of the day's events at each branch:

East Area Family YMCA

10 a.m to 4 p.m.: Branch Open House (Joiner's Fee Waived for all new memberships, prize giveaways)

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Cancer Fighting Food Table (CNY Bounty)

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Picnic - Open to all members

Noon to 1 p.m.: Yoga class (all welcome)

1 p.m.: Canal walk

North Area Family YMCA

8:30 a.m.: Y Ride Bike Ride ($5 donation-registration required for the ride)

9 a.m. to noon: Yellow breakfast foods in the lobby

9 a.m. to noon: LIVESTRONG program info table

9 a.m. to noon: Yellow bracelet donation ($1)

9 a.m. to noon: Cancer survivor board signing

11 a.m.: Neighborhood walk

Noon to 1 p.m.: LIVESTRONG "BBQ Sizzle"

Downtown YMCA Events

8 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Computrainer

LIVESTRONG Ride

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