YMCA Accepts Donation of Philip Morris Property in West Louisville

The Greater Louisville YMCA has accepted a combined $1 million cash and property donation from Philip Morris USA. The company donated property at Broadway and 18th Streets where the YMCA will build a new facility in partnership with the University of Louisville. YMCA President Steve Tarver says the organization was interested in the location, but […]

YMCA to Waive Membership Requirement Next Week

Next week, the YMCA of Greater Louisville will open its doors for one week to all residents of the area, without a membership requirement. YMCA of Greater Louisville President and CEO Steve Tarver says it’s an effort to increase the well-being of the whole community. He says residents of Jefferson, Bullitt and Oldham counties in […]

New Program Addresses Childhood Obesity

The University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics has launched a new program to help combat childhood obesity in a state that has more overweight children than 48 others. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The program — called Healthy for Life — is housed in the Children’s Hospital Foundation Building downtown (601 S. Floyd St.) and […]