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Local YMCA launches
Many programs already in place
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Dressed out in his cyborg Halloween costume, Christopher Thompson, 10, gives the heavy bags in the boxing room a workout as the new Statesboro Family YMCA hosts their ribbon-cutting and grand opening Saturday.
Statesboro Family YMCA, which celebrated its grand opening Saturday, has programs already available, with an emphasis on fitness activities and family. When Bob Mikell, chair of the local YMCA Board of Managers, addressed the crowd, the sign on the outside wall of the wellness center was over his shoulder. Hundreds of people gathered at the YMCA’s new home on the former Sallie Zetterower Elementary School campus at the intersection of Clairborne Avenue and Brannen Street for the cutting of three ceremonial ribbons.
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