Volunteer Services Alliance Launched

Volunteer Services Alliance launch was well attended. Pictured in left row from left are Mark Christensen; Denise Adams, Wanderers’ Rest Humane Association; Tara Truett, Madison County Reads Ahead; and Jo Perkins Madison County Health Department. Right row from left includes Steve Eddy; Hank Leo, Tri Valley YMCA; and Barb Church, Community Action Partnership.

(Madison County, […]

Oneida Public Library Capital Campaign Begins, Steering Committee Formed

(Oneida, NY – Oct. 2012) The Oneida Public Library Board of Trustees, led by President Eileen Kinsella, has announced the creation of the Capital Campaign, Creating New Connections to fund the construction of a new library facility at 456 Elizabeth and Main streets. As a first step, the board has formed a Campaign Steering Committee […]

Oneida YMCA receives $35,000 from Alliance Bank

(Oneida, NY – Aug. 2012) The YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley recently received a $35,000 pledge from Alliance Bank. The pledge was the first contribution received in support of the “Step Up For Our Y” capital campaign. It will be used to resurface the gymnasium, aerobics and racquetball court floors and replace the carpet with […]

Non-Profit Consortium Growing

(Oneida, NY – June 2012) The Oneida Area Non-Profit Consortium recently celebrated its two year anniversary in April. The Consortium was originally created by Hank Leo, CEO of the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley and President of the Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce, to get non-profits in the Oneida and surrounding communities together to talk […]

Oneida Y Celebrates 20 Years


Oneida, Rome, NY – Sept. 2011

The YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley’s Rome branch celebrates 140 years in the community this year and their Oneida branch its 20th.

On Oct. 1, as part of the Y’s Open House Weekend, a history wall will be permanently in place down the first floor, locker-room side hallway.


Y celebrates Annual Meeting, Recognition Ceremony


Submitted by Maryalice Golden

Patty Trunko, Oneida Y Wellness Coordinator and Gary Fahey, Rome Y Branch Director, are shown announcing the award to the Oneida Staff of the Year at the Tri-Valley YMCA’s annual recognition ceremony.

(Oneida, Rome, NY – May 23, 2011) Monday May 23 was an opportunity for many to remember why […]

The Y Encourages Families to Play Their Way to Health


By Hank Leo, CEO

Oneida, NY – March 2011

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity affects approximately 12.5 million children and teens. Since the 1960’s obesity prevalence among children and teens has tripled, from 5 percent to nearly 15 percent. This means that our kids are at risk for […]