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For more than 100 years, the YMCA of Northwest Florida has served Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, creating opportunities for men, women and children of all ages and backgrounds to come together to learn, grow and thrive. Through our programs, each year more than 10,000 people have a chance to enrich their spirit, mind and body. 

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February 2016

From the Director: Welcome Bill Seedes to Downtown

     The Downtown Y welcomes Bill Seedes to the team as the new Executive Director of the branch. The seasoned wellness professional with a wide range of YMCA and health and wellness experience has taken over operational leadership of the branch and will lead the team into the new Bear Levin Studer YMCA later this year.

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