A warm welcome at the YMCA


Tracy Blackburn is often the first bright face encountered upon approaching the Sports Desk of the local YMCA (Young Mens’ Christian Association).  Like the other two women and now two men who staff the desk on a daily basis, she answers the phone, enrolls new people of all ages into YMCA membership, collects money, enrolls youngsters in summer day care camp, and helps people learn how to use the Y’s exercise machinery.
“I’m the Mama Bear,” Tracy laughingly described her job while juggling the phone and directing the afternoon walk-in traffic. “I take care of everybody from the Director, Brandy Prock to the Aquatic Director, Dawn Decker to Wyatt Alton, our custodian. We are excited about having a couple of gentlemen working at our front desk now."

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