07-30-2013
Greylock Federal Funds Northern Berkshire YMCA Youth Programs with $5,000 Grant

PITTSFIELD, July 30, 2013 – Greylock Federal Credit Union is pleased to partner with the Northern Berkshire YMCA by funding youth programs. Greylock’s $5,000 grant supports sports activities and swimming lessons.

“We’re happy to introduce our Youth Members to the healthy activities offered by the YMCA in North Adams,” said Marilyn L. Sperling, president of Greylock Federal Credit Union. “This opportunity to participate in the YMCA’s youth sports programs and swimming lessons provides a very valuable benefit to our young members.”

Greylock Youth Members up to 13 years of age, can receive 10% off an annual Northern Berkshire YMCA membership and one free youth program. Applicable youth programs are those valued up to $50 and include indoor soccer, basketball, t-ball, gymnastics and ZumbAtomic dance classes. Greylock Youth Club members can also opt for one 8-week swim lesson package. A YMCA annual youth membership is required for this offer.

“Greylock’s generosity boosts our membership while delivering wholesome programs to the youth in our communities. Our activities develop self-confidence, self-esteem and self-expression,” said Justin Ihne, CEO of the Northern Berkshire YMCA.

To receive a free program and a reduced-rate YMCA youth membership, Greylock Youth members can pick up their ticket at any Greylock Federal Credit Union branch and bring it to the Northern Berkshire YMCA. Tickets are valid through December 2013.

About the Northern Berkshire YMCA: The Northern Berkshire YMCA is located at 22 Brickyard Court in North Adams. The YMCA is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits, strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Visit www.ymcanb.org for more information about membership and youth programs.

About Greylock’s Youth Club The Youth Club is designed for children up to 12 years old.  Membership is activated when the child opens a shared account with an adult, at a minimum initial deposit of $5.  Youth Club Members enjoy free activities during the annual Youth Week each spring, free giveaways and special events throughout the year.  For more information go to www.greylock.org or stop in any Greylock branch. 

Northern Berkshire YMCA receives Donation from Greylock

Photo courtesy of Greylock Federal Credit Union Caption (L-R): CEO of the Northern Berkshire YMCA Justin Ihne, Greylock’s Pete Mirante and Deb Kushet, along with many children from the YMCA programs.