Walter & Betty Ward Family Center Y

The Walter & Betty Ford Center Y's groundbreaking with, from left, Clayton Gilcher, Y staff member; Betty Ward, benefactor; John Hoey, president and CEO of the Y of Central Maryland; Suzanne Green, director of the Walter & Betty Ward Family Center; Pat Hogan, Community Advisory Board Chair; Jennifer Andrychowski, Y staff member; and Mike Byrne, Y staff member. (Submitted photo / July 30, 2012)

On June 15, the Y of Central Maryland celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Walter & Betty Ward Family Center Y in Abingdon. YMCA officials also introduced expansion plans for the family center. Betty Ward along with Y volunteers, members, staff and other guests kicked off the celebration with a cake cutting and shared expansion plans with a tour of the expansion areas.

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