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Our YMCA turned 50 YEARS OLD in 2022 and we have a year FULL of celebrations, including an Anniversary Gala at The Boca Raton on December 3, 2022, chaired by Terry & Jerry Fedele and generously sponsored by Myrna Gordon Skurnick.


Help us celebrate this milestone by joining us all year long at the following events:

  -Inspiration Breakfast on March 2 at the Boca Y.
  -Boca Chamber Cookout on March 12 at the Boca Y.
  -Healthy Kids Day on April 9 at the Boca and Boynton Y.
  -Baila Conmigo on April 30 at the Boca Y. 
  -50th Birthday Party on July 6 at the Boca and Boynton Y.
  -Open House Party on September 10 at the Boca and Boynton Y. 
  -Shoot for a Change on September 24 & October 1 at the Boca Y. CLICK HERE to learn more.
  -Halloween at the Y on October 21 & 22 at the Boca and Boynton Y. CLICK HERE to learn more.
  -Corporate Cup Challenge on November 5 at the Boca Y. CLICK HERE to learn more. 
  -50th Gala on December 3 at The Boca Raton. CLICK HERE to learn more.
  -Breakfast with Santa on December 10 & 11 at the Boca and Boynton Y. CLICK HERE to learn more.
Not a Y Member? Consider joining our Y Family today! CLICK HERE for membership information.


WHERE IT ALL BEGAN...

In 1969 a group of community leaders led by David and Betty Jo Ashe shared a dream of building a YMCA in Boca Raton.

They raised $30k to start the program and in 1970 Texaco Oil Company donated 15 acres of land in Boca Del Mar. 

In 1971 a capital campaign led by Peter Blum raised over $500k for construction and in 1972 the YMCA of Boca Raton was incorporated and our Y began.

In 2000 the YMCA of Boca Raton became the YMCA of South Palm Beach County, and we opened other locations with the DeVos-Blum Family YMCA in Boynton and the YMCA @901 NCCI Holdings, Inc. 

CLICK HERE for full timeline of our YMCA's history.


 

WHERE IN THE Y?

In celebration of our 50th year, throughout 2022 we are highlighting individuals from our Y Family to be featured in our "Where in the Y" series and asking them to explain their passion for the YMCA and why they support us.

Community leaders such as Jackie Reeves, Randy Nobles, Christine E. Lynn, Peter Blum, Alex Price and more. 

CLICK HERE TO READ THEIR STORIES 
 


THANKFUL FOR OUR SPONSORS*:

Presenting Sponsor: Myrna Gordon Skurnick
Inspirational Gifts: Paul & Kathy Adkins, Mary & Peter Blum, Robin & Charles Deyo, Amy & Mike Kazma, Christine E. Lynn, Bebe & Rich Mascolo
Cocktail Reception: Lucy Craske
Dinner Sponsor: Baptist Health
Youth Development Benefactor: Schmidt Family Foundation
Beverage /  Bar Sponsor: Stephanie & Daniel O'Bryon
Platinum Sponsor: Michelle & Michael Hagerty
Entertainment Sponsor: Dr. Heidi Schaeffer
Centerpiece Sponsor: Elaine J. Wold
Dessert Sponsor: Margaret & Dr. Robert Blume
Stage Sponsor: Polen Capital
Lighting Sponsor: James & Marta Batmasian Family Fdt
Ballroom Sponsor: Florida Peninsula / Edison Insurance
Gold Sponsors: Abdol & Cathy Moabery, Truist
Valet Sponsor: JM Family
Y Video Sponsors: Daszkal Bolton / Benchmark Financial
Auction Sponsor: Casa de Montecristo
Party Favor Sponsor: Allegiance Home Health
Champagne Sponsor: Terry & Jerry Fedele
Teen Initiative Sponsor: Liz & Jason Hagensick
Invitation Sponsor: Kelly & Will Fleming
Reception Sponsor: Wendy & Matthew Maschler / Signature Real Estate Finder, LLC
Water Safety Sponsor: West Boca Medical Center
Chase's Place Sponsor: Jonathan Winson
Literacy Benefactors: Aidalyn Magsayo and Ted Hoskinson
Bronze Sponsors: Kathy & Ron Assaf, Bill & Mary Donnell, FAU Foundation, The Kaleel Family, The Gardens of Boca Raton, Cemetery & Funeral Home, NCCI, Plastridge Insurance Agency, Carrie Rubin 

*As of 8/29/22