News & Announcements

News & Announcements



Monday, January 4, 2021

The YMCA of the Inland Northwest has hired Charles Wells as the new Chief Financial Officer. Wells replaces Alan Lesher who is transitioning to the role of President/CEO. Wells brings financial, accounting, and internal audit knowledge from his experience in public accounting and private industry. Prior to joining the YMCA of the Inland Northwest, he […]

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YMCA Receives BBB Torch Award for Ethics

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The Better Business Bureau recognizes YMCA as leader in marketplace trust As the result of a very rigorous application process, the YMCA of the Inland Northwest is honored to receive the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Ethics recognizing businesses and non-profits dedicated to integrity and ethical business practices. As a non-profit, cause-driven, and mission-led […]

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YMCA President & CEO Announces Retirement

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Steve Tammaro, President, and CEO of the YMCA of the Inland Northwest has announced his retirement effective December 2020. Tammaro has served the YMCA for the past eight years and will retire with over 40 years within the YMCA movement. A national search will be undertaken to fill the position. “We want to thank Steve […]

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CommUNITY Starts Here

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

As the traumatic events unfold across America, it is clear there is a long road ahead to healing as a nation and ensuring social equity and inclusion. We share the grief and outrage felt by the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Our prayers and commitment are with Mr. Floyd’s friends, families and […]

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Message to Y Members From Steve Tammaro, CEO

Friday, April 17, 2020

I know this has been an unsettling and challenging time. We never could have imagined not being able to provide you with the community, friendship, hope, determination and care you’ve come to expect from us at the YMCA. You are what makes us US and we miss being a part of your lives…seeing how the […]

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Central YMCA Opens Childcare for First Responders and Essential Workers

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Early Learning and School Age Childcare Pop Up Camps. The YMCA of the Inland Northwest has reopened its Central Spokane YMCA Childcare Center: Early Learning: Children ages 2.5 – 5 years, Monday – Friday from 7:30am – 5:30pm; all children must be potty trained. School Age care: Children up to age 12 can attend Pop […]

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Food Distribution Site Opens at Central YMCA for Youth Monday April 13th

Friday, April 10, 2020

Monday, April 13 Breakfast and Lunch To-Go for Youth up to 18 years. We will open a free, healthy Meals To-Go site consisting of breakfast and lunch which can be picked up at the Central YMCA location daily, Monday-Friday from 9 – 10am for youth up to 18 years of age. Parents may pick up […]

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YMCAs in Spokane and Sandpoint, ID Closed Mar 17 – Mar 31, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

In light of Washington State Governor Inslee’s statewide mandate and recommendations on how to reduce the spread of COVID-19 this morning, all YMCAs in Spokane, WA and Sandpoint, ID will close effective 10pm Monday, March 16th through Tuesday, March 31st . The health and wellness of our members is our top priority because we know […]

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