YMCA says thanks to community

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Dear Summerville Community,
The Summerville Family YMCA would like to say thank you to all those involved in making the 2013 YMCA Flowertown Festival a huge success.  A special thank you is extended to the Town of Summerville, including our fine Police Officers, EMS, Fire Department and first responders.  With their help and the help of countless volunteers, the 41st Annual YMCA Flowertown Festival was a huge success and highlighted the incredible southern charm and beauty of Summerville.
The festival is the YMCA’s largest fundraiser and the net proceeds enable us to financially assist those who need us most. In 2012, we offered over $200,000 in financial assistance, which helped 2,000 men women and children enjoy the benefits of the YMCA. We taught over 2,000 kids swimming lessons and served over 3,000 kids in soccer, basketball, baseball and gymnastics. Each day during the summer, we serve over 300 kids in our summer camping programs which teach children the benefits of healthy living and character development.
The YMCA’s goal is to instill a safe, family orientated environment, where the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are encouraged.  The YMCA has become a trusted place in this community and we open our arms to everyone to enjoy our services.  Our promise remains faithful…to serve and enrich the lives we touch.
Again, we want to thank all those who helped put on a fabulous weekend and for supporting the YMCA mission.
Gary Lukridge
Gary Lukridge, CEO
Summerville Family YMCA


Notice about comments:

The Journal Scene is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not The Journal Scene.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.

Upcoming Events
 Latest News
Print Ads

The Journal Scene

© 2015 The Journal Scene an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.