YMCA of Greater Syracuse News & Headlines

March 23, 2017

CEO Hal Welsh Announces Retirement

After 42 years of involvement with the YMCA, our CEO and Executive Director, Hal Welsh, has announced his intention to retire to the YMCA Metro board. Welsh, a native of Philadelphia, took over our association in 1993 and helped turn it around from the brink of failure to the growing, impactful and financially-sound f ...more

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February 07, 2017

Northwest Family YMCA Lifeguards Honored

Four young lifeguards at the Northwest Family YMCA were recently honored by local emergency responders for their life-saving efforts last year. A young man suffered a cardiac event while swimming with a friend in the Northwest pool in June of 2016. Thanks to the aquatics staff at the Y, along with assistance from Y members ...more

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January 21, 2017

Rotary Continues Support for Y Kids Inc

The Syracuse Rotary Foundation has donated $1,500 to the East Area Family YMCA in support of Camp Iroquois Scholarships for Y Kids Inc., an inclusion program for kids with special needs.Even the most stable families face financial challenges. Yet in caring for a child with special needs, these families are presented wit ...more

Filed under Social Services
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