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Over 100 years ago, while listening to a Mother’s Day sermon, Sonora Louis Smart Dodd wondered why there was no similar holiday for fathers. One of six children, Dodd’s father was a single father and she felt he and others deserved to be honored. After securing support from ministers in Spokane, Wash., her idea came to fruition with the first

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On June 6 the YMCA marks more than 170 years as more than a place, it is a nonprofit organization that offers programs and services designed to foster youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Here are five past notable events and achievements that demonstrate the Y’s commitment to the communities it serves: American Institutions:

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YMCA DREAM HOUSE TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!  BUY YOUR TICKETS BY CLICKING HERE! Get the $65 SPECIAL June 4th-29th. Buy 5 House Tickets, Get 1 House and 4 Car Tickets FREE.

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We are so excited to be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Lake County YMCA Dream House. Since 1993, proceeds from the Dream House project have exceeded $5 million (approximately $200,000 per year) for program and facility enhancements that allow the Y to engage children, families and seniors in diverse programs at each Lake County YMCA branch

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