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YWCA’s East Cherry Branch Restores Original Name to Celebrate 100 Years, Mark 1619 Anniversary

by Susan Fried 

As the sound the Maya Soleil Drummers beat in the background, the attendees arriving for the 100-Year celebration of the YWCA in the Central District on Tuesday afternoon milled around looking at photographs showing the history of the Y and reconnecting with old friends. They gathered to return the East Cherry Branch of the YWCA back to its initial name, the Phillis Wheatley Branch. Continue reading YWCA’s East Cherry Branch Restores Original Name to Celebrate 100 Years, Mark 1619 Anniversary