Luncheon to feature YMCA

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its second quarterly luncheon of 2012 at the Barry County Museum at noon on Thursday, April 19. The event will feature the Cassville YMCA.

"It is important to show that the Y is here to fill a need in the community, and that our goal is to promote strong children and families, good health, a solid community and a better world," said Dove Haney, Cassville YMCA facility manager.

Haney will offer a brief history of the Y including information on the establishment of the Cassville facility. She will also give an overview of YMCA programs and activities offered in the local community.

In addition to updated fitness facilities, the Cassville YMCA provides sports programs, exercise classes, youth and sports camps, Family Fun Nights, swimming lessons, aquatic activities and an assortment of special events.

"The quarterly luncheon will provide a networking outlet for chamber members and an opportunity to learn about the services our local Y has to offer," said Mindi Artherton, chamber executive director. "We are fortunate enough to have the Y in our community, and we just want to make sure everyone is utilizing it."

The Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce's "The Chamber: Today and Beyond" program is designed to showcase contributions made to the local community by area businesses, industries and organizations.

Community members who attend the luncheon will enjoy a meal catered by Geraldi's. The quarterly luncheon event will cost $8 per person.

To register for the event, call Artherton at 847-2814 or email her at The registration deadline is Monday, April 16.

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