YMCA Launches Neighbors Teaching Neighbors to Embrace and Share Talents Across

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The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee (the Y) has announced the launch of Neighbors
Teaching Neighbors (NTN), a program focused on celebrating diversity
and bringing the community together to share talents and skills.

Neighbors Teaching Neighbors programming will run weekly from October 24 through
December 17 at the Parklawn (4340 N. 46th Street, Milwaukee) and John
C. Cudahy (9050 N. Swan Road, Milwaukee) YMCAs, and feature low-cost
classes such as Entrepreneurship 101, Microsoft Office 2007, Garden
in the Winter, Easy Recipes for Busy People, Basic Drawing,
Developing Leaders at all Ages, Reiki 101, and a variety of different
styles of dance classes.

Class fees will range from $13 to $19 for members and $19 to $27 for community
participants. Some classes may require an additional fee for course
materials. To register, visit any Metropolitan YMCA location.

Classes are unique in that instructors are community residents who desire to share their
passions with other adults and in a community-oriented exchange.

Neighbors Teaching Neighbors will enrich the local community by providing an
opportunity for community members to learn new skills, form valuable
relationships and serve as a platform for continued community
collaboration,” said Mike Soika, vice president of Social
Responsibility, YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee. “This is an
excellent opportunity to expand our offerings and embrace the talents
of the local community, and it demonstrates the Y’s commitment to
embracing and serving the changing needs of our community.”

For more information on Neighbors Teaching Neighbors and a full list of
classes being offered contact Becca Smith at (414) 274-0811 or

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