Upcoming Events at the YMCA to Honor Our Veterans

Veterans Prayer Breakfast: The Veterans Prayer Breakfast is Friday, November 5th at 7:30 a.m. at the Hogan Family YMCA (130 Park Square Lane, Madison).  Veterans and military service members may request one free ticket per person (non-military guests must purchase a ticket).   

For more info, please call (256)428-9622, ext. 3008 or e-mail events@ymcahuntsville.org.

Veterans Week at the YMCA: 
From Sunday, November 7th thru Saturday, November 13th — FREE week of use of branches for veterans, reservists, National Guard and active duty military and their families at the Southeast Family YMCA (1000 Weatherly Road, Huntsville), the Hogan Family YMCA (130 Park Square Lane, Madison) and the Downtown Express YMCA (101 Church Street SW, Huntsville).  

For more info:  https://www.ymcahuntsville.org/events/events-for-veterans/

Hero Hike:    ScienceY is partnering with Southeast Family YMCA Board  Member Zenovia Stephens’ non-profit organization Black Kids Adventures for Hero Hike on November 6th from 9am thru noon at Certain Trail at Blevins Gap Nature Preserve in Huntsville. 

The hike will be led by Will “Akuna” Robinson, a combat veteran who is the first African American man to complete the Triple Crown of Hiking.  Participants are encouraged to bring snack foods for Floyd E. “Tutt” Fann State Veterans Home AND to wear a cape to celebrate the hero in your life!!  This event is inspired by Zenovia’s 9-year old son who wanted to honor veterans with a Hero Hike. 

Free Event for all ages.   Registration is required and can be done here:   https://www.ticketfalcon.com/e/herohike/   

The Y is providing ScienceY Stem Kits and fishing poles.

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