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Representative Van Taylor Tours Russell Creek

Pictured L to R;  Dallas YMCA President/CEO Gordon Echtenkamp, State Representative Van Taylor, YMCA Board Member, Gail Madden and Rusell Creek YMCA Executive Director, Jayson Killough.

Texas State Representative Van Taylor toured the Russell Creek YMCA on Tuesday, December 7th to get an inside view of the great work happening at the Y in Plano.

Representative Taylor was greeted by several of the representatives of the organization including Gordon Echtenkamp, Dallas YMCA’s President/CEO, Jayson Killough, Russell Creek’s Executive Director and Dallas YMCA Board member Gail Madden. Taylor’s visit gave the YMCA an opportunity to share how the Y is strengthening the foundation of our community through our programs.

Representative Taylor was impressed with the YMCA’s continued commitment to the mission of the organization and the scope and outreach that happens in the many communities across the Dallas area.  Taylor knows first hand about some of the great Y programs as he personally participates in the Adventure Guide program with his children at the Town North YMCA.