YMCA Of Marquette County Receives Federal Funds For Major Facility Expansion

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The YMCA of Marquette County has received nearly 3 million dollars in federal funds to allow for a major expansion of their facility in Marquette.

YMCA of Marquette County CEO Lisa Coombs-Gerou and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow joined The SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike today for an exclusive interview to announce a $2,997,000 Rural Development loan for the YMCA of Marquette.

Coombs-Gerou says the YMCA will use the loan to double the size of its wellness center, build a new health innovation suite with a classroom and fitness room, two new gymnasiums and make several improvements to the facility adjacent to Lakeview Arena in Marquette.

Senator Stabenow is Chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, which has jurisdiction over rural development projects.  The loan is made available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development.

LISTEN IN – Senator Stabenow and Y CEO Coombs-Gerou on USDA loan.

VISIT – YMCA of Marquette County website.

One Response to YMCA Of Marquette County Receives Federal Funds For Major Facility Expansion

  1. Congrat’s and thank you to all that helped bring this to our Marquette County YMCA, but there are no plans to improve the pool? Waste deep and only two swimming lanes? Not real pleased to hear that…

    April 24, 2013 at 11:52 am

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