In news with Kaitlin Moore, Not only did the YMCA kick off it’s annual fundraising campaign, but they are also hiring a new CEO.
The YMCA held its annual association meeting Thursday afternoon.
AJ Moore, associate executive director and a longtime employee at the San Angelo YMCA, has been hired as the organization’s CEO.
He is replacing their long time director who is retiring after serving for 35 years.
90,000 dollars is the goal this year for the annual fundraising campaign, which helps families within the YMCA after-school program.
The San Angelo health foundation announced 180,000 dollars in grants.
Fairview accelerated school received 6,000 dollars for infant simulators for their family science classes, San Angelo lions charities will use 50,000 to renovate the Dunbar library and West Texas Counseling & Guidance received 47,000 d to hire a new therapist and training.
In Eldorado, the Schleicher County wellness foundation received the largest grant in the amount of 76,000 dollars.
They’ll use the money to upgrade equipment purchased when the center opened six years ago and to replace flooring.
A San Angelo man is hoping to win the title of best butcher.
Eddie Behrends is a semifinalist for the new state competition “beef loving Texans’ best butcher in Texas”
He grew up on a ranch in Fredericksburg, but has lived in San Angelo for more than five years.
Behrends will be competing in San Antonio against four others.
This Saturday the top three competitors get 2,500 dollars and a seat on the beef loving Texans’ best butcher council.