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Wellness Center Branch Announces Senior Director of Healthy Living

The Gateway Family YMCA - Wellness Center Branch Welcomes Lexy Anderson, Senior Director of Healthy Living

Union, NJ, February 07, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Gateway Family YMCA – Wellness Center Branch announces the addition of Alexandria Anderson to the staff team in the position of Senior Director of Healthy Living. “I am happy to announce that Alexandria 'Lexy' Anderson has joined The Gateway Family YMCA - Wellness Center Branch as the Senior Director of Healthy Living,” stated Paul Mickiewicz, Wellness Center Branch Executive, “Lexy brings a wealth of experience to our Y. With strong facility management and program development experience, she is particularly adept at working with members needing extra support, such as cancer survivors.”

Lexy spent ten years with the Edison Branch YMCA as the Health and Wellness Director and Associate Executive Director where she built a strong Wellness Department in a new branch. More recently, as the Senior Program Director at the Woodbridge Branch YMCA, she provided leadership to their Wellness Department and Aquatic Department. With a strong connection to Kean University, Lexy earned a B.S. in Management Science-Accounting then later a B.A. in Physical Education/Adult Fitness, an M.A. in Exercise Science and served as an adjunct professor as well. Along with her strong background in YMCA Wellness she has a passion for the LIVESTRONG program, building strong programs in each of the branches she has worked and is certified through the Cancer Exercise Training Institute as a Cancer Specialist. Lexy stated, "I am excited to join the team at the Gateway Family YMCA, and I look forward to helping members achieve their health & wellness goals."

Throughout Union and the surrounding communities, The Gateway Family YMCA provides lasting change and community impact. As a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community, the Y seeks to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has an opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. In addition to Wellness, Group Exercise, Spinning, Kinesis and membership, the Wellness Center Branch offers Personal Training and Nutritional expertise to partner with members to achieve their wellness goals. The Gateway Family YMCA is more than a gym. It’s a cause.

The Gateway Family YMCA, formerly The YMCA of Eastern Union County, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, health and community service organization of caring staff and volunteers dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community and stands For Youth Development, For Healthy Living and For Social Responsibility. The Gateway Family YMCA impacts the community by providing quality services to people of all ages, races, faith or incomes. The Y doesn’t just strengthen bodies – it strengthens people, families and communities.

For more information about community programs and services provided by The Gateway Family YMCA – Wellness Center Branch, please visit www.tgfymca.org or contact the Y at wellnessinfo@tgfymca.org or 908-349-9622.
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