30 11, 2018

Kellea Redden

A CPA, CMA with over 25 years of experience, Kellea Redden, is a recognized leader in her field. Kellea brings with her an extensive background in financial leadership from a diverse range of organizations, in not-for-profit, public, and private sector settings. Kellea’s career has spanned from working as CFO/Divisional Controller with IMP Aerospace, onto a similar post with Nova Scotia Department of [...]

30 11, 2018

Lorrie Turnbull

Lorrie Turnbull is the Chief Operating Officer for the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth. Lorrie has held a number of leadership positions throughout her outstanding 23 years supporting a multitude of YMCA projects, programs, and services including Vice President of Operations and Capital Development. She has a Bachelor of Physical Education from Acadia, a Masters in Exercise Sciences [...]

30 11, 2018

Brian Posavad

  Brian Posavad is the President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth and has worked and volunteered for the YMCA since his early years as a camper and staff. He currently supports a dedicated team of community builders that are focused on making Halifax a more inclusive and vibrant community.  Prior to this, Brian served as [...]

5 11, 2018

YMCA Peace Week

YMCA PEACE WEEK MEDAL Submit your nominations! YMCA Peace Medal - "165 Years of Peace" As part of YMCA Peace Week, YMCAs across Canada present the YMCA Peace Medal to individuals or groups who, without any special resources, status, wealth or position, demonstrate a commitment to the values of P-E-A-C-E through contributions made within [...]

5 10, 2018

2018 Langille Scholarship Winners

Nusaiba Nur has been involved with her community in many different ways. She started out volunteering with the Centre for Immigrant programs, including the YMCA Canada Connects program. She was a YMCA Summer Youth Exchange Trip Facilitator last summer and has just recently finished her role as a local coordinator for the YMCA Summer Work [...]

12 09, 2018

Children’s Fest Event Recap

Where can you find princesses, trains and alpacas in the same place? The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth joined Hatfield Farms and Little Princess Parties Halifax, along with some other friends from the Spring Garden Area Business Association, at the 6th Annual Children’s Festival on Sunday, August 12th in Victoria Park for a few hours of [...]

12 09, 2018

Community Y BBQ Event Recap

We made the front cover of the Halifax Citizen for September 11! Our Community YMCA End of Summer BBQ was a huge success! Music and laughter could be heard around the block on Thursday, August 30th 2018 as friends and neighbours gathered together to celebrate the closing of another great summer in Halifax’s [...]

27 08, 2018

YMCA Nova Scotia Works Peace Week

The YMCA Nova Scotia Works centres of Greater Halifax and Dartmouth, advocate for all community members that are interested in finding new and alternative employment options. We work to bridge the connection between employers and prospective employees, our clients, by providing a compassionate and safe environment where all stakeholders are able to feel welcomed and [...]

31 10, 2017

Championing Inclusion

Miriam Zitner is a proud member of the YMCA Board of Directors. Alongside Miriam’s busy schedule she never hesitates to volunteer her time, effort and resources to the YMCA. Miriam says she was, “fortunate to have been able to grow up with a supportive, broad minded and very giving family.” This is why volunteering comes [...]

31 10, 2017

Expanding Employment Services

Rebekah Skeete always believed once the YMCA of Greater Halifax became a Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre, the organization would be able to help people throughout the region gain meaningful employment. After a successful rebranding, which took place a little more than a year ago when the YMCA was granted the contract to deliver the [...]