YMCA of Greater Montgomery Celebrates their Annual Impact to the Community and Announces New Leadership

Meghan Cochrane

VP of Membership, Marketing, and Communications


YMCA of Greater Montgomery Celebrates their Annual Impact to the Community and Announces New Leadership


Montgomery, AL  – The YMCA of Greater Montgomery hosted its annual celebration at Whitewater, marking a momentous occasion with over $1,270,000 raised during their annual campaign. This incredible achievement allows the Y to remain a cornerstone for the community and provide essential services.

Honoring Heroes and Celebrating Success

The evening acknowledged the tireless efforts of volunteers who make the YMCA’s mission a reality. The following people were recognized as volunteers of the year: Wilson YMCA: Jennifer Atkins, Bell Road YMCA: Sharon Sexton, East YMCA: Brittany Bass, Camp Chandler YMCA: Hank Hutchinson, Wetumpka YMCA: Alice Crenshaw, Britton YMCA: Susannah Cleveland, Downtown YMCA: Terrall Hart, Cleveland YMCA: Dwayne Farrior, Kershaw YMCA: Carmen Moore-Zeigler, Midtown YMCA: Marcus McKay, Grandview YMCA: Leonard Thomas, and Emory Folmar YMCA Soccer Complex: Julie DaBoubi.

John 21:17 Awards, recognizing individuals who exemplify the Y’s core values, were presented to Steve Russell and Knox Argo. Additionally, each YMCA branch was commended for their exceptional fundraising efforts throughout the year.

A Historic Appointment

The YMCA of Greater Montgomery proudly announced the appointment of Leslie Sanders as its new Board Chair – the first woman to hold this position in the organization’s history. Mrs. Sanders’ leadership and dedication will undoubtedly propel the Y forward in its mission to serve the community.

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