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YMCA Lincolnshire Chief Executive Shortlisted for Regional Award

Our Chief Executive Caroline Killeavy has been shortlisted as a regional finalist at the Forward Ladies National Awards & Summit. Caroline has been announced as a contender for the Midlands Public Sector/Academia/Not for Profit Leader award and we’re hoping she secures a win at the ceremony, in Birmingham on Friday …

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Swap, Trade and Upgrade: Paperclip Challenge Update

From small beginnings come wonderful things: that’s why we’re running our Paperclip Challenge during YMCA Lincolnshire’s 150th year. We’re recruiting Paperclip Heroes to support our campaign. These can be individuals, businesses, or organisations – anyone who is willing to get involved and step up to the challenge. The Paperclip Challenge …

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Our CEO on the Importance of Social Media

Being socially active can help raise awareness of your company or organisation and differentiate you from your competitors, so long as your accounts are properly managed and regularly updated. We spoke to our Chief Executive Caroline Killeavy to gain her opinion on the importance of social media in her day-to-day …

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Apprenticeships Funded Thanks to Generous Businesses

We’re pleased to announce that two generous businesses have donated a portion of their apprenticeship levy to fund apprenticeships for six ambitious members of our team here at YMCA Lincolnshire. Lincolnshire Co-op and UK-leading crop production and grain marketing business Frontier Agriculture have kindly donated a total of £46,500 between …

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Charity Merger Will Put People and Communities First

YMCA Lincolnshire and Community Lincs are delighted to announce their intention to merge the two charities, enabling the two organisations to combine their strengths, skills, resources and knowledge to better serve the people and communities they work with across Lincolnshire. Lorraine Bellis, Chair of Community Lincs Board of Trustees, and …

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Volunteering at Lincolnshire Show 2019

A lot of planning goes into a huge event like the Lincolnshire Show and this year three YMCA residents, Alistair, Mark and Steve, volunteered to help out with preparations before the event. Carl, one of our Housing Officers, went along with them and below he tells us how they got …

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YMCA Residents Help to Document Lincoln Everyman Cinema Development

Two YMCA residents have been contributing to the development of the Everyman Cinema in Lincoln through a project in collaboration with Lindum Group. Mark and Callum have been on site with Lindum Group over the last few months, documenting the construction of the new cinema through photographs. Mark said: “I’m …

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Lincoln Catenians Support Local Charity

Lincoln Catenians, a Roman Catholic society, has made a generous contribution to a local charity. The Lincoln Catenians, who are part of a wider national Catenian association, have donated over £500 to support the work of YMCA Lincolnshire. The donation was made in a cheque presentation at The Showroom last …

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Lincoln Soroptimists Make Generous Donation

Lincoln and District Soroptimists have made a generous contribution to a local charity. The Lincoln and District Soroptimists, who are part of a wider international women’s movement, have donated over £1000 in support of YMCA Lincolnshire. The donation was made in a cheque presentation at The Showroom on Tuesday 23rd …

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