YMCA Cape Cod Celebrates Staff, Volunteers And Change At Annual Meeting

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 YMCA Cape Cod hosted its 2020 annual meeting, “Embracing Change,”  virtually this year on March 30.

The annual meeting, sponsored by Cape Cod Five, Rockland Trust and TD Bank, recognized the contributions of local community partners and celebrated the dedication and commitment of the Y’s staff and volunteers with several awards.

Community Partner Awards are given to the Y’s top collaborators who complement their strengths and deliver positive impact across Cape Cod.

Barnstable Public Schools received the Youth Development Award for their partnership and support of the Y LEAVES program, the licensed remote learning enrichment program housed at the West Barnstable facility.

Recognized for their outstanding support of the Y’s food services program, Albertson’s Companies Foundation (Shaw’s and Star Market parent company foundation) received the Healthy Living Award.

The Sheehan Family Fund was the recipient of the Social Responsibility Award for their generous financial support of the Emergency Childcare and Camp Lyndon programs.

Volunteer awards were given to individuals who have dedicated their time, treasure and talent to the YMCA Cape Cod in extraordinary ways throughout the year. Liz Rabideau, YMCA Cape Cod’s chairperson of the board, received the Champion of Time Award; Chris Joyce, president of The Joyce Companies, received the Champion of Treasure Award,;and Pam Sande, president/CEO of Your HR at Work, received the Champion of Talent Award. The Mission Impact Champion Award for outstanding volunteer leadership was given to Matt Cole of Cape Associates.

The Joanie Sutherland Spirit Award, accompanied by a one-month campership, was granted to Elijah Brosh of Falmouth for demonstrating the Y’s core character values of caring, honesty respect and responsibility.

Honored for their exemplary service, Y staff members received the following awards: Andrew Coleman, Spirit Award; Christine Kelly, Program Excellence Award; Bob White, Outstanding Member Service Award, and Denise Graham-Reardon, Employee of the Year.

Serving the Cape Cod community by providing programs rooted in their core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, the YMCA Cape Cod serves 10,000 Cape Cod residents annually, from infants to seniors; no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay.