Robinson named finance chairman for State YMCA

Published 8:06 am Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Dewey Robinson of Bainbridge has been selected to serve as the 2012 Chairman of the Decatur County finance drive for the State YMCA of Georgia, according to a State YMCA press release.

The finance drive is currently under way to support the State YMCA program in middle and high schools in Georgia through Hi-Y, Tri-Hi-Y and Co-ed “Y” Clubs.

“Y” Clubs are leadership development, service-oriented faith-based school clubs for 6th-12th grade students statewide. These “Y” Club members conduct monthly school and community service projects and participate in a variety of conferences geared towards government education and Christian character.

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In Decatur County, “Y” Clubs may be found at both Bainbridge High and Hutto Middle School.

The State YMCA of Georgia, Inc. was chartered in 1929 to develop leadership skills and a sense of moral and civic responsibility in middle school and high school students throughout the state.  Youth-in-Government programs, leadership training and character education initiatives based on Christian principles are offered at the district and statewide levels to complement the work of service-oriented, school-based “Y” Clubs.

For more information on the State YMCA of Georgia, visit or call (770) 455-9622.