YMCA News YMCA to Hold Cooking Classes The YMCA will be gathering in the kitchen and café every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in January for cooking lessons and healthy habits discussions. The Tuesday and Wednesday classes go together, with the Tuesday class a discussion on what will be prepared on Wednesday. Our Thursday class will be a standalone class focusing on preparing meals on a budget. Registration is required for each individual class. For members, each class costs $5.00 and for non-members, $10.00. View the schedule and reserve your spot by visiting us online! https://www.greaterscrantonymca.org/…/kitchen-club/. YMCA to Hold Outreach Program We Are Y is an inclusive community outreach program that provides individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities access to recreational activities that encourage staying active, building interpersonal relationships among peers, self-sufficiency, and aid in developing cognitive abilities. Recreational activities will rotate weekly and will be followed by light refreshments before departing. JANUARY PROGRAM SCHEDULE:1/5: Post Holiday Craft – Draw what made us most happy during this holiday season!1/12: Imagination Playground – Obstacle Course and base building1/19: Habitat Drawing – We will pick a habitat type and then draw out the species that belong to that specific habitat (animals, plants, etc.)1/26: Create your own Super Hero – We will craft our own unique original super heroes and write short descriptions of them (powers, secret identity, backstory, etc.) YMCA Receives Grant from North Pocono Student North Pocono High Schooler Gwendolyn Powell presented the Greater Scranton YMCA with a grant award totaling $5,713.50. Gwen is a youth competitive golfer, participating in national and local PGA Junior Golf Tournaments. Through her participation in the American Junior Golf Association, Gwen signed up for their Leadership Links Program, which helps youth impact their community and help others by golfing for a cause.