Strong Communities Week

Strong Communities Week Benefits the
Sherwood Regional Family YMCA Community

The YMCA never turns anyone away for lack of funds.  Our Strong Communities Campaign was created to annually raise funds to support those who need help financially with their membership and program fees.  The Sherwood Regional Family YMCA also runs a Teen Center that is free to all area teens.  The Strong Communities Campaign funds the Teen Center, membership and financial assistance and subsidizes specialty programs such as our Special Needs Activities Program (Y-DNAPS).  This year, the Sherwood staff has created a special week filled with fun activities to help this annual campaign. 
Strong Communities Week runs from Friday, February 24 to Saturday, March 3.  It kicks off Friday night with a Fitness Fest on our Sport Court and ends with a Dine & Dance at Bella Via in Old Town Sherwood a week later.  These events are designed with everyone in mind from a Flick n’ Float for families, a Paper airplane toss for kids to the dance for adults.  All proceeds go to the Strong Communities Campaign in Sherwood.  Silent Auction items will be on display and available to bid on all week with the auction ending at the Dine & Dance on March 3.  We have some great auction items donated by businesses throughout the Portland Metro area.
Location:  Sherwood Regional Family YMCA, 23000 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood, OR 97140.  503.625.9622
Fitness Fest:  Friday, February 24 at 7:00 to 8:30 pm.  Cost $7 per person.  Sport Court.  An evening of group exercise on a grand scale. 
Flick n’ Float:  Saturday, February 25 at 6:00 pm.  Cost $10 per person, $35 Family of 4. Pool and pool deck.  Includes dinner, movie and pool pass.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  Call 503.625.9622.  Bring your approved floaties or rent them on the deck.
Kicks for Campaign:  Monday, February 27 at 7:00 pm.  Sponsor your favorite martial arts student as they “KICK” for our Strong Communities Campaign.
Paper Airplane Toss:  Tuesday, February 28 at 1:00 pm.  Cost $1 per sheet of paper/entry.  Toss your plane at a target on our Sport Court, come the closest and win a prize!  No limit to number of entries!
Bunco Night:  Friday, March 2 at 7:00 pm.  Cost $20 (in advance) $25 at the door.  Prizes and a drawing.  Teen Center.  This is a big Bunco game, if you’ve never played in a large group, you won’t want to miss this event. 
Cycle-Thon:  Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 am to 10:00 am.  Cycle Room.  You can either sponsor a cyclist or be a cyclist and collect sponsorships. 
Puttin’ on the Glitz Dine & Dance:  Saturday, March 3 from 6:30-10:00 pm at Bella Via in Old Town Sherwood.  Silent Auction, dinner, dancing.  $30 per person, $50 per couple.  $50 at the door.  Childcare is available at the Sherwood YMCA. Reservations are required.  Call 503.625.9622 for dinner tickets or www.ymcacw.org and click on events.
 

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