Thomas E. Hill has seen a lot of changes to the YMCA of Talbot County over his lifetime.
Born and raised in
Tom started visiting the YMCA in his early teens, when it was located in the old
In the late 1960’s, Tom came back to
Last summer, Blenda Armistead, YMCA Financial Development Committee chair, asked Tom to be general chair of the capital campaign. “” I just couldn’t say no,”” Hill said, “”it’s something I really wanted to do for this community. The Y is busting at the seams and we’ve got to have more space for programs for our kids, families and seniors. We just have to do this capital campaign.””
He adds, “There are a lot of kids in our community, just like I was fifty years ago, who are looking for a place to go and they end up at the Y. Maybe they don’t play basketball, but they lift weights or go swimming, jump rope or participate in summer camps. It’s a place where people can go and find a supportive structure so they can do their thing. I’m really looking forward to seeing the new Family and
“”This is an exciting time to be a member of the Y,”” says F. Graham Lee, Chief Development Officer of the YMCA of Talbot County. “”Because we have had so many people asking about our Capital Campaign, Robbie Gill, CEO, has created a PowerPoint presentation to share with civic clubs and community organizations.””
To schedule a presentation, call (410) 822-0566 extension 34 or visit the YMCA web site at www.talbotymca.org to learn about programs provided to the community.