YWCA Announces New Executive Director

YWCA New Britain is excited to announce the appointment of Tracey Madden-Hennessey as its new Executive Director. Tracey is beginning her 36th year with YWCA New Britain. She began her career as an after school head teacher and gained experience by moving up the ranks through positions such as after

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Youth Theater Casting Call For The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Join us “Under the Sea” as YWCA New Britain’s Youth Theater presents Disney’s Little Mermaid, Jr.!  Registration for Little Mermaid, Jr. is open to ages 10-16 years old.  Auditions will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the YWCA, 19 Franklin Square, New Britain.

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YWCA Announces Women in Leadership Honorees

YWCA New Britain will be hosting its 18th biennial Women in Leadership Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville.  The event will recognize women in central Connecticut who demonstrate extraordinary leadership and outstanding achievements.  More than 650 women

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Spring Pop-Up Shop Coming to YWCA April 20-25

A Spring Pop-Up Shop will be coming to the YWCA New Britain lobby April 20 - 25.  Join us for some hot coffee, refreshments, and apparel shopping to show your support for YWCA fitness, dance, and youth sports programming!  Items available for sale will include t-shirts, tank-tops, and fun customizable

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Dance Recital Tickets On Sale Now

It's recital time!  The YWCA School of Dance is proud to present the "We're All In This Together" Dance Recital on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at New Britain High School, 110 Mill Street, New Britain, CT.  The 34th annual recital will feature dancers from ages 3-18 as they showcase their

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YWCA & CCSU to Take a Stand Against Racism

YWCA’s annual Stand Against Racism will be held April 30, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at CCSU ITBD at 185 Main Street. YWCA New Britain and Central Connecticut State University have partnered to offer an evening with dinner and a presentation to highlight issues and barriers important to

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Anat Baron To Be Keynote Speaker at Women in Leadership Luncheon

YWCA New Britain is excited to announce Anat Baron as the keynote speaker for the Women in Leadership Luncheon on May 9 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. Currently the CEO of Stashwall, Inc., an early-stage, game-changing technology startup, Anat has proven not only to be a successful

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Women in Leadership Nominations Now Being Accepted

Do you know a woman who exemplifies excellence, who is an inspiration to others, or who is committed to creating positive change in our community?  Nominate her to be honored at the YWCA’s Women in Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the

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YWCA Recognizes Inspirational Women in Social Media Campaign

For 52 weeks, beginning in January 2018, YWCA New Britain has been celebrating the inspirational women who have made an impact on our community.  Those chosen for the 52 Weeks of Inspirational Women social media project inspired us through their leadership, hard work, philanthropy, and their determination to make a

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52 Weeks of Inspirational Women

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? “Take life one day at a time.  If we remember that our time is limited, and that worry only replaces happiness, each day can start with renewed energy rife with possibilities.” – Amy Hare “To finish my BA! Without

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