Category: Member Spolight

Y Member Spotlight: Virginia Saunders

Df Virginiasaunders Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: When Virginia went to the DMV to get her license renewed, she got some unexpected news that would change her life. … Read More

Y Member Spotlight: Brandi Merritt

She tends to be shy but has made friends at camp. Ami talks about her camp experiences often and it has really changed her! She is finding her voice, trying new activities, and making memories that will last a lifetime.… Read More

Y Member Spotlight: Rico Riley

Df Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight: With his love for the Y, Rico and his family joined the Desert Foothills YMCA when it opened in 2009. “I loved being at the Y!”… Read More

Y Member Spotlight: Linda Fulmore

Df Member Spotlight

A typical week is Strength Train Together on Monday. Step ‘n’ Strength on Tuesday, Active Older Adults on Wednesday, and Yoga on Thursday. My teachers are professional, knowledgeable and caring. It is evident that they love what they do. I’ve been a member for over 6 years and probably in the best shape ever. Overall my health has improved; I have lost weight and my body is firmer and stronger.… Read More

Y Member Spotlight: Terry Kropp

Desertfoothills Member Spotlight

When Terry lost his wife (Nancy) to a lengthy and difficult battle with cancer in 2018, he turned to the YMCA to find emotional and physical healing. … Read More

Y Member Spotlight: Jerry Eyink

Jerry Member Spotlight

In 2017 we completed our full-time move to Arizona, and I embraced the opportunity to join the DFFY Advisory Board.
The Y has been a part of my life since my teenage years growing up in Dayton, Ohio, through our family years in St. Louis, Missouri, and now in our empty-nester years in Cave Creek. The YMCA is a great place that supports all members of our community from children through seniors.… Read More