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Posted by: Steve Kimmel

Shown in the photo above cutting the ribbon, 从左, are Todd Latta, 首席执行官, Parkview Huntington Family YMCA; Terri Brumbaugh, Jody Alsman, Dave Pearson, with scissors, and all employees of the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA; Michelle 天气ford, Mary Burke, Parkview Huntington Family YMCA board members and Mike Skeens, volunteer coordinator, City of Huntington. 第二行, 从左, Karen Teusch, Parkview Huntington Family YMCA; Darlene Stanley, Parkview Huntington Family YMCA board member; Bill Burke, volunteer; Jill Gradeless, Parkview Huntington Family YMCA; Megan Bobay, Parkview Huntington Hospital and Bruce LeMar, Parkview Huntington Family YMCA Chaplain. Back row, former board member Ryan Lemon.

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce sends our congratulations to the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA on their new outdoor space to include a new playground, basketball court, pickleball court, 人行道上, 看台, 的地盘, pavilion and more. The area was officially opened on Saturday, October 21 with a ribbon cutting by the Chamber.

Parkview Huntington Family YMCA has officially opened their outdoor courts and space for their members’ use. Over the course of the past several months, the Y has upgraded their outdoor space to now include basketball and pickleball courts (including SnapSports athletic play surface), outdoor pavilion, new fencing, additional 人行道上, updates to playground equipment, ADA-accessible synthetic 的地盘 and picnic table, outdoor 看台, outdoor court lighting, picnic tables and security cameras.

Todd Latta, 首席执行官 of the YMCA stated, “We are often at full-use of our current indoor spaces and our board felt the community could benefit from this additional outdoor space improvement. Pickleball is America’s fastest growing sport and our community has a large group of pickleball enthusiasts. Additionally, our day camp, preschool and middle school students will benefit from the shade of the pavilion as well as the upgrades in additional activities offered. We are excited to see the use of this outdoor space and equipment for years to come.”

The leadership of the YMCA would like to thank the following sponsors for helping bring this vision to fruition. Thank you goes to Mueller-Scherger Foundation, 英语, 到的, Mitchell Foundation, Flora Dale Krous Foundation, 社区 Foundation of Huntington County and Huntington County Help.