Author: Jason Mayeu

January 12, 2022

6-Year Old of Hudson, New Hampshire, is a Young Girl with a Huge Heart

ASHLEY COOK: 2021 KID KINDNESS GRANT WINNER 6-year-old Ashley Cook of Hudson, N.H., is a young girl with a big heart. This first grade student at Presentation of Mary Academy in Hudson loves Barbie dolls, playing with her friends and cheerleading. Our Y staff may know Ashley from Camp Create. She’s also taken swimming lessons… Read more »

January 9, 2022

Beyond Our Walls

THE MISSION OF THE Y IS BIGGER THAN A BUILDING! Every day we work to ensure kids have a safe place to go and food to eat, that older adults have a place to socialize, stay active and not be negatively impacted by isolation and loneliness, that everyone in our community has access to a… Read more »

January 7, 2022

YMCA Announces 2022 Board of Directors’ Leadership Team

The YMCA of Greater Nashua has announced its newly elected leadership of the Y’s Board of Directors. Voted in these new roles are: Chief Volunteer Officer, Andy Whigham, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Vice Chair Kyle Schneck, Director of Commercial Banking, St. Mary’s Bank Treasurer Joseph Thomas, CEO, Macom Technology Solutions, Inc., (retired) Secretary, Kelli Wholey,… Read more »

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 »