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FM #911 - Hockomock Area YMCA 50th Anniv - 12/20/22
Episode 9117th January 2023 • Franklin Matters Radio • Steve Sherlock
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This session of the radio show shares my recorded conversation about the Hockomock Area YMCA celebrating its 50th Anniversary. We had our conversation via the Zoom conference bridge on Tuesday, December 20, 2022. 

At a high level our topics were:

  • Introductions and background on their Franklin or Y ‘story’
  • Scott Martin, Executive Director
  • Jim Downs, President & CEO of Hockomock Area YMCA
  • Mary Clermont, Franklin resident & critical volunteer with multiple roles over the years
  • Capital campaign and growth of services
  • COVID response with Food distribution first responders day care
  • Good stories of folks growing with the Y

The recording runs about 44 minutes. Let’s listen in to the discussion about the Hockomock YMCA’s 50 years


Hockomock YMCA homepage -> 

Bernon branch in Franklin -> 

50th Anniversary page -> 

Membership page -> 

Donation are welcomed ->  


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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana"  c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.

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