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79th Annual AGM

YMCA Invercargill held it’s annual AGM on Wednesday 16th May with participants from Education, Recreation and Youth Leadership giving presentations about their experiences with Invercargill YMCA.

Madison and Jaxson from Education spoke about their Education programmes and how they enjoy studying in a smaller group environment.

Richard has had amazing successes on the road to getting his health in order, and he spoke about his journey so far. Richard Richard gave a heartfelt presentation about his health and wellness journeyRichard gave a heartfelt presentation about his health and wellness journeyhas lost 50kgs due to making healthy sustainable lifestyle changes, and with a supportive family, the Team at the Y and his GP.

Finn from Youth Leadership spoke about overcoming challenges in his time on mountains and on difficult tramps, and he accredits his change in confidence to attending YLP.

During the evening awards were also presented by Board Chair Mark Bain to recipients of the Leading by Example, Service and Life Member Awards. Jeanette Hope-Johnstone accepting a Leading by Example award on behalf of the OSCAR TeamJeanette Hope-Johnstone accepting a Leading by Example award on behalf of the OSCAR Team YMCA Invercargill accountant Robyn received a service award for ten years with the YMCAYMCA Invercargill accountant Robyn received a service award for ten years with the YMCA Board member Paul Rabbitt recieved a Life Member award for 18 years serviceBoard member Paul Rabbitt recieved a Life Member award for 18 years service