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‘Tis the season for potlucks and holiday parties. Celebrate the healthy way this year and be the potluck hero when you provide this nutritious alternative to the traditional fare. It’s easy to make, and the portions are scalable to feed many people or only a few. Your fellow partygoers will thank you for bringing this tasty treat! 

By Brenda Schoolfield

After hours of searching, researching and enrolling your child in just the right summer camps, you breathe a sigh of relief. But wait! Follow this checklist to make sure you’ve planned for your child’s health and safety this summer.

Physical Exams and Immunization Requirements

In an effort to combat child hunger, the YMCA of Austin will offer its free Summer Food Service Program, partially funded by a $43,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation. Combining food and fun, the program provides nutritious meals and snacks and fun learning enrichment activities to keep youth healthy, active, and well-nourished all summer long.

"Financial Assistance impacts my life tremendously. It allows my daughter to attend a safe and secure environment while I am out educating high school children. My daughter loves the YMCA, she gets to meet new friends and participates in so many activities. She loves the field trips and gets to go places that I would not be able to afford for she and I to go to and experience.