YMCA of Greater Birmingham Blog - May 2020

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The YMCA is Reopening! - From Dan Pile, President and CEO

Reopening June 1, 2020! Dear Y friends, members, and supporters, I have some great news for you!  On June 1st, the YMCAs in greater Birmingham will re-open for members … and grand it will be! We can’t wait to welcome you back. It seems like forever and we truly miss seeing you and our colleagues more than you can imagine.  As we carefully plan for the doors to open, we are following the guidance and recommendations of the CDC, Jefferson County... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Neil at Friday, May 15, 2020
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Happy Mother's Day from Dan Pile, YMCA President & CEO

Most often my communications are directed to issues and matters pertaining to the Y.  This morning I simply want to express appreciation to all Moms who selflessly nurtured their children and families.  We all have Moms both alive and beyond. Our choice to serve and support the Y reflects the values we were taught and the way we were raised.  I am thankful for this day and remain hopeful for the days which lie ahead. I know brighter days are ahead because of my... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Neil at Sunday, May 10, 2020
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Response To Re-opening - Dan Pile, YMCA President & CEO

Dear YMCA Members and Friends, In light of Governor Ivey’s announcement today, we wanted to reach out and let you know how these developments affect your YMCA. The YMCA of Greater Birmingham’s mission is to serve. We want our doors open. We are as eager to welcome you back into our facilities as you are to be here. But even above that desire to re-open, we must prioritize your safety and the safety of our dedicated staff.  We will not be opening Monday, May 11th. We... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Neil at Friday, May 8, 2020
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Update From YMCA President and CEO, Dan Pile

Dear YMCA Members and Friends, I hope this finds each of you well. We miss you and we are as anxious to serve YOU as you are to get back to your Y routine. Following Governor Ivy’s recent Alabama Safer At Home Order, Y facilities and programs will remain closed through May 15th. We will continue to provide All Day Emergency Childcare for essential workers in 5 of our facilities and serve as sites for scheduled and necessary Red Cross Blood Drives while also continuing... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Neil at Monday, May 4, 2020
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