The YMCA of Central New York recognized volunteers at a dinner held on November 13 at Traditions at the Links. The dinner honored volunteers from the association's Eastern District, encompassing the Hal Welsh East Area Family YMCA, the Manlius YMCA and Camp Iroquois.
"We're so proud that in 2019, over 230 volunteers gave over 7600 hours of service in the Eastern District," said Kelly Carinci, Associate Director of Development.
Volunteer honorees were as follows:
- PROGRAM VOLUNTEER & MEMBER ENGAGEMENT: Elizabeth Scheibel
- CAMP IROQUOIS: Volunteer Junior Counselor Michael Berger
- BOARD LEADERSHIP: HAL WELSH EAST AREA FAMILY YMCA, Paula Mallory Engel
- TEEN LEADER: Matthew Roberson
- PHILANTHROPY: Paddle For A Purpose - Andy Breuer & Sean Hagan, Adam Brown, Amy Breuer, Brian Hill, Connie Palleria, Derek Heath, Erick Schwartz, Julie Hagan, Julie Nelson, Kate Franz, Risa Farber-Heath
- Special Guests: The Osiecki Family
Across the United States, more than 500,000 business leaders, community advocates, parents, teens and individuals who want to give back and support their neighbors volunteer at the Y. That’s because in 10,000 neighborhoods nationwide, the Y has the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver positive personal and social change.
With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Y volunteers give men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support they need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.
For more information about volunteering with the YMCA of Central New York, visit ymcacny.org/volunteer