YMCA Campaign 2016 Victory Celebration
A victory celebration for the YMCA of Calhoun County. Today’s event marks the end of the YMCA 2016 Campaign. Campaign Co-Chair Jimmie Thompson says the money raised from the fundraising will continue to help the Y strengthen their community and help area kids. Anniston City Schools Superintendent Darren Douthitt and Calhoun County Schools Superintendent Joe Dyar attended the celebration and both gave brief updates on their relationship with the YMCA.Thompson says the focus of the Y is on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. He says it nurtures the potential of every child and teen, improves the county’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. This year, the Y reached more than 91-percent of their campaign goal.