The YMCA of Delaware Annual Meeting was held in June to honor and recognize the 2016 youth and adult volunteer of the year awards. The theme of the event was Building Brighter Futures, and over 230 people attended this celebration held at Deerfield Country Club.

The photos below showcase highlights from the evening. Additional images can be viewed at http://shop.errole.com/p77663395.

Miles Evans and Kerri Edwards were presented with scholarships for books and other school supplies.
Claire Carey, Black Achievers Director, was escorted to the stage by her husband to accept the Leadership and Service Award.
The Middletown Family YMCA staff and their spouses happily accepted the Community Builder Award.
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA participant K.T. Jones shared his story with the audience.
Jack Beeson, YMCA of Delaware Board Chairman, received the Visionary Leadership Award.
Walnut Street YMCA Drill Team “Essence Legacy” kicked off the program.
Richie Edwards, Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA Youth Volunteer of the Year, with his family.
Dover Y member Randy Chang played the piano during the reception.
Emcees and Y youth participants Miles Evans and Keri Edwards.

Our Mission

The YMCA is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups and religious affiliations that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem, and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace…and to enrich the emotional, physical and social life of all individuals, families and our community.