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WEE: TAKE MY HAND

I grew up in a village in Singapore. My mother would send me to the market frequently to buy grocery or other necessities for the day.

I would walk past one house where a boy about my age would be chained to the porch. He had a disability and he could not talk. I was told the chaining was to prevent him from wandering away and getting lost. He would always make grunting sounds and extend his hand to me whenever I passed by.

Sadly, I never took his hand. This image is seared in my mind.

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PRESIDENT & CEO OF DUBUQUE COMMUNITY YMCA/YWCA RESIGNS

(Dubuque, September 14, 2018)– Sharon Covey, the president and CEO of the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA, has resigned, effective September 13. She had been the president and CEO since 2013.

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DUBUQUE Y EXPLORES POSSIBILITIES OF A NEW MAIN FACILITY

[DUBUQUE, IA, July 20, 2016] The Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA is exploring the possibilities of a new main facility. By utilizing the Critical Path approach provided by the Y-USA, the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA is taking key steps to ensure the feasibility of a new site for future generations of our community.

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DUBUQUE Y TO TERMINATE LEASE AT WEST LOCATION
Board of Directors, staff focusing on main and potential new facility

[DUBUQUE, IA, May 19, 2016] Effective July 1, 2016, the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA will no longer offer programming at the West Program Center, located at 4170 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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LOCAL SHELTER CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF FASHION, AWARENESS AND SUPPORT AT FUNDRAISER
Glimmer of Hope Fashion Show – Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA

[DUBUQUE, IA, September 18, 2015] The Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA’s 10th Annual Glimmer of Hope Fashion Show presented by Verizon will take place on Friday, October 2, 2015, at the Mystique Casino in the Cabaret Room. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with appetizers and a cash bar. The fashion show and program will begin at 7:00 p.m.

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