Advancing Our Cause November 2019

November is here, the leaves and temperatures are falling, and everyone is already sick on Halloween candy.  Gotta love this time of year. Only two more months to 2019. Truly remarkable how fast time goes. This month I want to dedicate my post to our new leader, as well as our awesome staff who have…

New CEO Announcement

Dear Friends of the Richard G. Snyder YMCA, On behalf of the CEO Search Committee and the Board of Directors, we are pleased to announce the selection of Chris King as incoming CEO of the Richard G. Snyder YMCA. We know that leadership transitions can be challenging for a YMCA. And while the CEO role…

Advancing Our Cause: October 2019

October. 10 months in. Autumn Leaves. Halloween. Playoff Baseball. NHL Hockey is back. 4th quarter of 2019. Fall Programming underway. As we head into Fall we take a moment to look back and are thankful for a wonderful Summer here at the Y.  Lots of great memories, programs, and milestones reached.  Every day we changed…

Advancing Our Cause: September 2019

Happy Labor Day!!  The 9th month of the year is upon us.  With that comes the end of “summer” parties and the wrapping up of warm weather activities.  But have no fear, there are still plenty of nice days left to get out and enjoy your favorite activity. This month I would like to highlight…

Advancing Our Cause: August 2019

Happy August everyone!!  Hard to believe we are in the 8th month of 2019 already!!  Summer is flying by, the weather is hot, and the kids are having a blast at Day Camp.  Life is Good. This month I wanted to share my recent experience in attending the Y-USA General Assemblies in Anaheim, CA.  Every…

Advancing Our Cause: July 2019

Finally, sunshine and hot weather!!  We’ve waited two months for this and boy do we deserve it!  The river is finally receding, pools are finally able to be used, and bikes and boats are out in full force.  Welcome to summer!! Speaking of summer, Day Camp is in full swing, with 40-50 participants coming to…

Advancing Our Cause: June 2019

Welcome to June!! Is May seriously over already? Didn’t we just celebrate Cinco DeMayo? Time sure does pass us by in a hurry. Although the rains lately have dampened our spirits a bit, the warm weather we’re experiencing has us fired up for the summer months to come. Baseball and softball are in full swing…

Advancing Our Cause: May 2019

April showers bring May flowers!  And one can only hope some warmer weather to come with it.  Hard to believe we are in the 5th month of 2019 already.  Time flies.  Hope everyone is enjoying their Spring and getting ramped up for Summer. Speaking of getting ramped up, we have the Pedal to the Metal…

Advancing Our Cause: April 2019

Changes and Growth.  Two small words with such great power and influence.  As we begin the 2nd Quarter of 2019 we are very excited about the changes we have made, while looking ahead at the continued growth we are experiencing, without losing sight of what we have already accomplished during the first three months.  First…

Advancing Our Cause: March 2019

Think Spring!! Although Phil did not correctly predict an early Spring, the calendar tells us it’s on its way. If you’re like me you are already thinking about opening the pool, cutting grass, playing baseball/softball, riding bike, and all the other fun warm weather activities we enjoy.  Hang in there; won’t be long now. As…