Fifth Annual Y-Bash
The YMCA of Florida’s First Coast recognizes its staff, volunteers and community partners annually at the Y-Bash, an event celebrating their impact on the community in youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. At this year’s event, the Y announced its funding priorities for the following year and its goal to raise $1.6 million. This year’s four funding priorities include:
• Active Adults Creating Healthy Families and Communities
• Making Kids of All ages Safe in the Water
• Academic and Life Achievement for Our Youth
• Helping Teens Become Leaders
The Y also recognized Gwen Roberts as the 2015 recipient of Carl & Rita Cannon Employee of the Year Award, Stephen M. Buente as Volunteer of the Year and Baptist Health as the 2015 recipient of the E. William Nash, Jr. Legend Award for Community Partner of the Year.