Month: December 2021

December 28, 2021

Joy Wears Many Hats at the YMCA and Loves Every Minute

JOY DEVINS: WEARING MANY HATS AT THE YMCA IS REWARDING Joy Devins wears many  YMCA hats: member, Board member, camper parent, donor, and Y ambassador in the community! “Belonging to the Y feels like belonging to a true community center. My first introduction to the Y was after I had my children and I wanted… Read more »

December 22, 2021

The Enjoyment of Volunteering at the Y

DREW HEFFLEFINGER: THE ENJOYMENT OF VOLUNTEERING AT THE Y IS REALLY UPLIFTING When YMCA member Drew Hefflefinger heard about an opportunity to help the community two years ago, he signed on with the Y to help in the produce distribution program. “I wanted to be involved in the community. When I saw Terri’s (Terri McGrew,… Read more »

December 15, 2021

From Y Swim Lessons to Lifeguard

DIANDRA JIMENEZ: FROM Y SWIM LESSONS TO LIFEGUARD 23-year-old Diandra Jimenez has always been an avid swimmer. “Gerry (Carney) taught me swimming lessons at the Nashua Y when I was a kid. My parents had a pool and would not open it until school ended for summer break, because I was always in it.” It’s… Read more »

December 7, 2021

Volunteering as a Couple is a Win-Win for Us, and the Community

BILL AND NANCY DUBOIS: VOLUNTEERING AS A COUPLE IS A WIN-WIN FOR US, AND THE COMMUNITY Nancy Dubois has been a Y member for over 40 years! “I joined the Y when it was on Prospect Street and both my girls were young. Angela was in ballet and Alison was on the synchronized swim team…. Read more »

December 6, 2021

YMCA Honors 2021 Volunteers of the Year

YMCA HONORS 2021 VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR At the YMCA of Greater Nashua’s 134th annual meeting held on November 18, the YMCA presented awards to volunteers for outstanding service. This year, the policy Volunteer of the Year award went to Steve Lynn, chair of the YMCA’s Board of Directors. In his remarks, CEO Mike LaChance… Read more »

December 3, 2021

YMCA of Greater Nashua Welcomes Two New Board Members

  YMCA OF GREATER NASHUA WELCOMES TWO NEW BOARD MEMBERS The YMCA of Greater Nashua has announced that Kyle Morse of Amherst and Deborah Novotny of Nashua have joined the Y’s Board of Directors. Ms. Morse is Vice President of Provider Services at Community Bridges in Concord. Ms. Novotny is Senior Vice President Commercial Lending… Read more »