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BloodDrive
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In partnership with the American Red Cross, the YMCA of the Foothills will host a blood drive at our Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA.

Date: Tuesday, July 24

Time: 7am - 3pm

Location: MPR at Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada 

Click below to register, enter the zip code 91011 

AMERICAN RED CROSS COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

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HUNTINGTON HOSPITAL COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

In partnership with Huntington Hospital, the YMCA of the Foothills will host a blood drive at our Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA.

 

Date: TBD

Time: 7am-3pm

Location: Gymnasium at Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada 

To Register:
Call or text (626) 676-3035 to schedule your donation.

Donors will receive a FREE Baskin Robbins gift card!

We have collected 104 units of blood since 2020, saving the lives of up to 260 people!

We appreciate our community's continued support in this vital effort.

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In partnership with Hearts for Siblings, a support group for Teens who have Siblings with Disabilities.

1st ANNUAL ART CONTEST 

THEME

Awareness for Heart for Siblings

This competition invites students to submit their artwork and share their reflections on having family members with disabilities. Our purpose is to give a voice to siblings of disabled and promote awareness as well as acknowledge their difficulties. Our goal is for them to come together and share their stories to build a loving community.

CATEGORIES

2D Fine Arts and Photography

(Examples: watercolors, pastels, charcoals, pencils, acrylic, crayons, oil paints, and mixed media)

ENTRY

Files will be submitted as jpeg files (up to 300 DPI) to heartforsiblings@gmail.com.

For the exhibition, the original artwork size is 14x17 inches.

Please complete the following information for your entry (Name, School, Grade, Email Address, Phone Number, Title of the Work, and Art Statement).

The contest deadline is July 15, 2024.

AWARD

1st Place: One entry in each category: $300

2nd Place: One entry in each category: $150

3rd Place: Ten entries in each category: $30 Gift Card

Winners will be notified on July 15, 2024.

Price

Free

 

Location

Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

(Multi-Purpose Room)

1930 Foothill Blvd, La Canada, CA 91011

 

AWARD-WINNING EXHIBITION

Saturday, August 3rd

Time

4-6pm

Dinner will be provided

Ages

Middle and High School Teens

 

Adult Leaders Present

Ellen Park and Cameron Rose

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CREATORS OF HEARTS FOR SIBLINGS

Rachel Lee & Chloe Chong

"Our mission is simple — to create a safe environment to empower siblings."

Did you know that siblings of those with disabilities often feel:

  • Like they can not express their feelings

  • Isolated

  • That they are forced to grow up quicker

  • Have a different idea of family and home

Nutritional Cooking

Join us for an informative seminar to learn about the crucial role of proper nutrition
plays in maintaining strong and healthy bones.

 

This seminar is designed for individuals of all ages who are interested in understanding how dietary choices impact bone health and how to prevent conditions such as osteoporosis.

 

Join our NEW Y Nutritionist Paolin Hartounian as she breaks down the essential nutrients for healthy bones, along with a guest speaker!  

Price:

Free, light snacks will be provided

Date & Time:

Tuesday, July 23

12-1 PM

Location:

Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

1930 Foothill. Blvd.

La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

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Caregiving for someone with dementia can be buoyed by knowledge and a community of support.

The YMCA of the Foothills is partnering with the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital's Community Resource Center for Aging and Alzheimer's Los Angeles to provide some respite for those caring for people with early to mid-stage dementia.

The evening offers a time for caregivers, with or without their persons with dementia, to enjoy food, conversation, connection with other caregivers, activities and entertainment. We provide information, resources and provide support to (and among) caregivers.

 

Event Activities: 

GUEST SPEAKER: Zina Paris, MSW, Director of Clinical Services at Alzheimer's LA will discuss ‘Care Counseling: Finding Support for Caregivers.’

Other attendees will participate in a fun and rewarding game of Bingo!

Price

Free for all

 

Location

Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

(Multi-Purpose Room)

1930 Foothill Blvd, La Canada, CA 91011

 

Activities

Guest speaker — Zina Paris, MSW from Alzheimer's LA will discuss ‘Care Counseling: Finding Support for Caregivers,’ plus Bingo with prizes, dinner and lots of socialization!

Date

First Thursday of Every Month

 Thursday, August 1


Time

4pm - 6pm

Limited space, registration is required.

 

Register

Call (818) 949-4033

Take part in the fun — call us for more information!

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:
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SPONSORED BY:
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Flu Season and Accessing the Emergency Department
Mary C. Virgallito, RN, MSN, CIC, FAPIC, CPHQ
Jessica Laughlin, DNP, RN, CCRN, CENP

In partnership with USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, the YMCA of the Foothills will host a monthly Doc Talk series that will present a variety of health-related topics to community members throughout the year.

 

In compliance with COVID-19 safety guidelines, the lectures are available for in-person attendance or virtual attendance via Zoom.

Mary C. Virgallito RN, MSN, CIC, FAPIC, CPHQ is the Chief Quality Officer at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. Mary is a Registered Nurse and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of healthcare experience including primary care pediatrics, nursing management, infection prevention and control, quality improvement, and patient safety. Mary has thirteen years of experience in several leadership and administrative roles at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and USC VHH.

Jessica Laughlin, DNP, RN, CCRN, CENP is the Associate Chief Nursing Officer at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. A graduate of Chamberlain University and Jacksonville University, Jessica has over 20 years’ experience in the care of emergency and critical care patients, nursing management, and hospital administration. Her professional interest and points of research involve establishing and maintaining healthy work environments and giving special attention to the care of caregivers themselves.

Date: Wednesday, September 11th

Time: 11:30am-Noon (boxed lunch)

Noon – 1pm Presentation In-Person or Zoom

Location: Multi Purpose Room at Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge

We will be hosting box lunches for our in-person attendees. 

In-person RSVP is required for accurate boxed-lunch orders.

 

Please click below to register or call (818) 952-2228 

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The YMCA of the Foothills will begin offering live scan services to the community.

 

Appointments must be made 24 in advance.  To book an appointment, email Debbie Pile by clicking below. 

Price:

Basic Live Scan(DOJ): $55 

Advance Live Scan(DOJ and FBI): $65

Location:

Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

1930 Foothill. Blvd.

La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

This class is for anyone who wants to learn or is required to be trained and certified in Adult First Aid, CPR, and use of AED for adults, children, and infants.

HSI Adult First Aid, CPR and AED for all ages (adult, child, and infant): 

The goal of the Health & Safety Institute Adult First Aid CPR AED training program is for participants to gain or improve knowledge and skill proficiency in Adult First Aid, CPR and AED for adult, child, and infant.

This blended learning program includes flexible instructional tools for developing proficiency via demonstration and prompted practice, including scenario-based problem-solving exercises with feedback.

HSI First Aid | CPR AED reflects the latest resuscitation science and treatment recommendations published by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), and it conforms with the 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC and the annual Guidelines Update.

Dates:

June 20 (Thursday) 4:00 - 7:00 pm

June 25 (Tuesday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

July 23 (Tuesday) 4:00 - 7:00 pm

July 25 (Friday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

August 27 (Tuesday) 4:00 - 7:00 pm

August 29 (Friday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

September 24 (Tuesday) 4:00 - 7:00 pm

September 26 (Friday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

*The cutoff registration date is 1 week prior to the class so members can complete their e-learning.

Price:

$63 for a 2-year certification

Location:

Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

1930 Foothill. Blvd.

La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Class Length:

3 Hours

Class Format: 

Blended Learning with E-learning done at your own pace and In-Person, Instructor-Led Skills Session

**E-learning must be completed first in order to take the in-person class**

Student/Instructor Ratio:

Minimum 2:1 - Maximum 4:1

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The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.

Dates:

TBD

Price:

$225

Recertification: $165

Location:

Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

1930 Foothill. Blvd.

La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Class Length:

20 Hours Online Instruction

16 Hours In-Person Instruction

Class Format: 

Blended Learning with E-learning done at your own pace and In-Person, Instructor-Led Course

**E-learning must be completed first in order to take the in-person class**

Professional Attending a Seminar

Come to learn:

  • What does my retirement look like financially?

  • How old will I be when I retire?

  • Where will my retirement funds come from?

  • What does long-term care look like?

  • What is an annuity and how will it benefit me?

 

If so, give us an hour and we will offer you answers!

Price:

Free, plus lunch is provided!

Date & Time:

TBD

Location:

Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA

1930 Foothill. Blvd.

La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

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