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YMCA Cleans House To Pave Way For A New Home


26 August 2008

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YMCA Tauranga Cleans House To Pave Way For A New Home

For years now the YMCA Tauranga has been looking for a new, permanent home and new CEO Amy Thaler must now make this happen. “Our current building is scheduled for demolition to make way for a new development and now we really must find a suitable home for the Y” says Thaler. Thaler and the Board of Directors are working hard on this project and believe it is a legacy they must establish. Creative solutions including partnering with another synergistic organisation are being discussed but a solution has still not been found.

In preparation for the impending move, the YMCA team is cleaning house. An enormous garage/bake sale is scheduled for Saturday, September 6 from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm at the 82 Devonport Road location. Our OSCAR (Out of School Care and Recreation) Centres will be baking up a storm to provide sustenance for people as they search through the sea of treasures which include art books, rollerblades, tools, computers, printers, tables and much, much more!

About the YMCA Tauranga

The YMCA Tauranga provides great opportunities for people of all ages to participate in education, sport and recreational activities in the Western Bay of Plenty. We embrace the National YMCA vision to build strong kids, strong families, strong communities.

The YMCA is the largest provider of afterschool care and holiday programmes in the Western Bay of Plenty.

YMCA Tauranga is an affiliate of The National Council of YMCA's of New Zealand, and the World Alliance of YMCAs.

More information is available at http://www.ymcatauranga.org.nz

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