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Buena Vista YMCA Express Ribbon Cutting


Omaha, Neb., Aug. 4, 2022 – The YMCA of Greater Omaha celebrated the ribbon-cutting of the new Buena Vista YMCA Express at 60th and L streets, which is in partnership with Omaha Public Schools and co-located with its new Buena Vista High School. This new branch is a technologically-enhanced, fitness-focused boutique location that offers personalized, goal-driven workout experiences for all levels of wellness seekers, age 14 and up.

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Westview YMCA Ribbon Cutting

The YMCA of Greater Omaha celebrated the ribbon-cutting of the new Westview YMCA location at 156th and Ida Street on Thursday, July 14, which is in partnership with Omaha Public Schools and its new Westview High School.

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Grand Opening: Lakin Family Park

The Charles E. Lakin YMCA will be celebrating the grand opening of the Lakin Family Park on Wednesday, June 15th at 10:00 am. The Lakin Family Park is connected to the existing YMCA facility and is a beautiful public space that will be used by both YMCA members and the general community as a place of gathering and recreation during YMCA operational hours.

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YMCA of Greater Omaha Names Deterding as Next President and CEO   
Deterding will be the first woman to lead the YMCA of Greater Omaha   

Rebecca Deterding has been named president and chief executive officer of the YMCA of Greater Omaha, following an extensive nationwide candidate search. With a professional background in finance, strategic planning, operations, and leadership development, Deterding brings dynamic senior leadership and executive experiences to the organization. Over the last seven years, Deterding has served as the YMCA of Greater Omaha’s chief financial officer and became interim CEO in August 2021 after the previous CEO, Chris Tointon, departed and joined the YMCA of Middle Tennessee.


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YMCA of Greater Omaha Names Deterding Interim CEO

The YMCA of Greater Omaha today announced that its board of directors has appointed current CFO Rebecca Deterding to serve as interim CEO. Deterding will replace outgoing CEO Chris Tointon, who is departing to join the YMCA of Middle Tennessee.

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YMCA of Greater Omaha Announces Plans for $10 Million Gift From MacKenzie Scott

The generous donation will be distributed across five key initiatives throughout the Y. Learn more about how the Y will allocate the funds for the greatest possible impact.