News & Announcements

News & Announcements

 

Litehouse YMCA Opens, Sandpoint, ID

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Thanks to a generous contribution, we are happy to announce the Litehouse YMCA opened Saturday, December 1st, at 1905 Pine St, and is poised to welcome the north Idaho community to YMCA programs. Thanks to shared values of service and community support, the partnership will establish enhanced youth development, healthy living and social responsibility programs […]

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New YMCA Location

Thursday, November 1, 2018

As an element of the strategic plan to expand the Y’s mission to new markets, the YMCA of the Inland Northwest announced the opening of a branch in Sandpoint, ID, formerly Sandpoint West Athletic Club (SWAC) located at 1905 Pine St, Sandpoint, ID. This location provides an exciting opportunity for the YMCA to offer services to a new […]

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Phillip “Buster” Harrison III Joins YMCA as Executive Director of Camp Reed

Friday, February 23, 2018

Phil first came to YMCA Camp Reed in the fifth grade on scholarship as part of the Principal Leadership Award. He began working as a summer counselor in 2007, while attending the University of Washington.  From 2011-2016, he worked as the Program Director while achieving his Masters in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University. Phil couldn’t […]

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100 Years Ago…

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Jenkins Institute, the YMCA’s vocational school, opened its doors to women for the first time in its history. The school would begin training women in industrial vocations, to replace men who had been called away to the war. “There is an urgent call from the railroads for trained telegraph operators, a branch of railroad […]

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Jesse Zumbro Joins the Y as Financial Development Director

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Jesse Zumbro has joined the YMCA as the Director of Financial Development. Zumbro comes to the Y from the Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation where he served as the Foundation’s Scholarship Manager. He previously spent 7 seasons working in professional sports where he worked in both the NBA and professional baseball. A native of Spokane, […]

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