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First Coast YMCA sends birthday wishes to 100-year-old member

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The coronavirus pandemic didn’t stop one group from celebrating one of its members.

First Coast YMCA staffers weren’t able to throw James Heyward a birthday party, so they did the next best thing: creating a video filled with birthday wishes.

Heyward turned 100 years on Aug. 27.

He has been part of the Y for 16 years. He said he enjoys doing the cardio and strength machines.

Today, James Heyward celebrates his 100th birthday! James regularly worked out at the Brooks Y before COVID-19 and we...

Posted by First Coast YMCA on Thursday, August 27, 2020