Friday morning hundreds gathered at the new YMCA building for the ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the facility which cost approximately $18 million.
With a little fanfare and a lot of enthusiasm, the Upper Perkiomen Valley YMCA welcomed the community to its new 72,000-sq.-ft. facility Friday.
Area residents, business owners and community leaders were among hundreds of people at the Quakertown Avenue, Upper Hanover building for a ribbon-cutting which officially kicked off offerings at the location.
"Yay, it's amazing!" said Luanne Stauffer, president of the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce, whose name, along with her husband's, mark a sponsor plaque in the two-story main lobby. "As I sat up there and looked around and see all the wonderful people of our community, we have so much to be thankful for. It really is a community that cares." ...