Recent Campaign News

Matt Johnson: A Builder of the Y, and the Communities We Serve
Published: Friday, March 21, blog.ctnews.com

Latest Views of New Family Y Under Construction at Mahackeno
Published: Thursday, March 13, blog.ctnews.com

The Y. We’re More Than a Gym. We’re A Cause
Published: Friday, March 7, blog.ctnews.com

Our Family Y’s Impact Within the Westport and Weston Communities
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 25, blog.ctnews.com

Pickleball Is Coming to the New Y
Published: Friday, Feb. 21, blog.ctnews.com

‘Second Groundbreaking’ for New Y: Latest Photo Update
Published: Wednesday, Feb. 19, blog.ctnews.com

New Westport Y on Track for Fall Completion
Published: Friday, Jan. 24, Fairfield Hamlet Hub

SIR Development makes donation to Westport Weston Family Y in honor of Gault family
Published: Tuesday, Jan. 21, Westport Minuteman


Advice from the Y on Year-end Charitable Giving
Published: Thursday Dec. 26, 2013 blog.ctnews.com

Construction Of New Westport-Weston Family Y Remains On Schedule
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 10, Westport Daily Voice

Westport Weston Y To Host Dedication Of Allen Raymond Drive At Mahackeno
Published: Tuesday, Nov. 19, Westport Daily Voice

New Family Y: Construction Update & Latest Photos
Published: Thursday Oct. 3, blog.ctnews.com

Be a Part of the New Family Y for Just $90
Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1, blog.ctnews.com

Honoring 90 Years of Y Families
Published: Monday, Sept. 30, blog.ctnews.com

Family Y celebrates 90th birthday
Published: Wednesday, Sept. 25, Westport Minuteman

Photo Highlights from the Y’s 90th Birthday Party
Published: Thursday, Sept. 19, blog.ctnews.com

Westport Weston Family Y Celebrates 90 Years In The Community
Published: Thursday, Sept. 19, Westport Daily Voice

Bedford Family Honored With Y Name
Published: Wednesday, Sept. 18, westportnow.com

The Bedford Family and the Family Y
Published: Thursday Sept. 12, blog.ctnews.com

Sept. 5, 1923: The Day Westport Got Its ‘Y’
Published: Thursday Sept. 5, blog.ctnews.com

Exclusive Look Inside New Y at Mahackeno
Published: Friday, Aug. 30, blog.ctnews.com

Westport Weston Family Y Celebrates Construction Milestone
Published: Thursday, Aug. 1, Westport Daily Voice

Top notched: Ceremonial beam a high point for Westport Y construction
Published: Wednesday, July 31, westport-news.com

Six Months After Groundbreaking, New Y on Target
Published: Thursday, July 25, westportnow.com

Public Info Session About Construction Progress of New Family Y, July 16
Published: Friday, July 12, blog.ctnews.com

Steel Framework Going Up For New Westport Weston Family Y
Published: Saturday, July 6, Westport Daily Voice

Latest Views of New Y at Mahackeno: “It’s All About the Steel”
Published: Wednesday, July 3, blog.ctnews.com

Y's road reconstruction plans draw few questions
Published: Tuesday, June 25, westport-news.com

Merritt’s ‘Y Exit’ Construction Begins July 15
Published: Wednesday, June 19, westportnow.com

Westport Weston Family Y Annual Report (2012)

Westport nonprofits' big capital campaigns
Published: Saturday, June 1, ctpost.com

Latest Construction Photos of the New Y at Mahackeno
Published: Thursday, May 16, blog.ctnews.com

Westport Weston Family Y building project is under way
Published: Monday, May 13, Weston Forum

New Westport Weston Family Y taking shape
Published: Tuesday, April 30, Westport Minuteman

Westport Family Y Construction Project on Schedule
Published: Thursday, April 24, Westport Patch

Pouring it on: Foundation for new Family Y complex takes shape on schedule
Published: Saturday, April 6, Westport News

“First Pour” at Mahackeno — Laying the Foundation of Our New Y (video, photos)
Published: Friday, April 5, blog.ctnews.com

Getting Ready for the ‘Big Pour’ at Mahackeno (New Photos)
Published: Monday, April 1, blog.ctnews.com

Guided Tours of the New Y Building Site at Mahackeno
Published: Monday, March 25, blog.ctnews.com

McMahons, unnamed 'angel' each give $1 million for new Y
Published: Saturday, March 23, Westport News

Westport Weston Family Y announces two $1 million gifts to help fund new Y facility
Published: Friday, March 22, Westport Minuteman

Progress Continues at Building Site for New Y (New Photos)
Published: Tuesday, March 19, blog.ctnews.com

Touring Y Site
Published: Wednesday, March 13, Westportnow.com

Why I Picture Myself at the Family Y — And How You Can, Too
Published: Tuesday, March 5, blog.ctnews.com

Westport Weston YMCA secures building permit, begins construction of new facility
Published: Wednesday, February 27, Westport Minuteman

Latest Update (with Photos) About Construction of New Y at Mahackeno
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 26, blog.ctnews.com

After lengthy controversy over new Westport Y, few questions at construction forum
Published: Friday, Feb. 8, Westport News

Mahackeno Information Session
Published: Thursday, Feb. 7, Westportnow.com

Y Groundbreaking Photo Highlights: What We’re Building … Why It Matters
Published: Wednesday, Feb. 6, blog.ctnews.com

Groundbreaking event: Work on Westport Y's Mahackeno center finally under way
Published: Wednesday, Feb. 6, Westport News

Westport Weston Family Y Groundbreaking
Published: Wednesday, Feb. 6, Westport Minuteman

‘Building What Matters’ (Dave Matlow photos)
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 5, Westportnow.com

Construction On New Westport Weston Y Officially Begins
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 5, Westport Daily Voice

Construction On New Westport Weston Y Officially Begins
Published: Tuesday, Feb. 5, Norwalk Hour

Breaking Ground at Mahackeno for the New Family Y (Photos)
Published: Thursday, Jan. 31, blog.ctnews.com

Your Photo Can Help Build Westport Weston Y's New Home
Published: Tuesday, Jan. 15, Westport Daily Voice

Westport Y to break ground for new home Feb. 5
Published: Tuesday, Jan. 15, Westport News

Y Sets Groundbreaking, Demolition And Construction Plans
Published: Monday, Jan. 14, 06880danwoog.com

How to ‘Picture Yourself at the New Family Y’
Published: Sunday, Jan. 13, blog.ctnews.com

New Views (and Video) of New Family Y at Mahackeno
Published: Thursday, Jan. 3, blog.ctnews.com

Westport Y poised to start work soon on Mahackeno center
Published: Thursday, Jan. 3, Westport News

Westport Y Moves Closer To Building New Facility
Published: Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 Westport Daily Voice

Your Family Y Newsletter, January 2013


Good News for the New Year: Zoning Permit Issued for Y at Mahackeno
Published: Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 blog.ctnews.com

New Looks At The New Y
Published: Thursday, Dec. 27, 06880danwoog.com

Y Gets Zoning Permit, Expands Aquatic Center
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 25, Westportnow.com

Click here to see more views -- inside and outside -- of our new Family Y! (pdf; Dec. 2012)

Back in action after Sandy's battering, Westport Y looks to future
Published: Wednesday, Dec. 12, Westport News

Y Celebrates Reopening with ‘Welcome Back’ Party
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 11, Westportnow.com

Lessons Learned from the Family Y’s ‘Lost November’
Published: Friday, Dec. 7, ctblog.com

Family Y “Welcome Back!” Celebration, Tues., Dec. 11
Published: Tuesday, Dec. 4, ctblog.com

After a month's hiatus forced by Sandy's fury, Westport Y reopens
Published: Saturday, Dec. 1, Westport News

Letter: Storm underscores need for new Y
Published: Friday, Nov. 16, Westport News

Y wins approval for Mahackeno septic reserve fund
Published: Monday, Oct. 22, Westport News

Donations Flow into Y’s ‘Just Add Water’ Effort to Expand New Aquatic Center
Published: Friday, September 28, ctblog.com

Bedford Square: A Downtown Game Changer
Published: Friday, September 28, 06880danwoog.com

Westport Y dives into fundraising campaign for aquatic center
Published: Thursday, September 27, Westport News

Plans unveiled to redevelop Y property into multi-use complex
Published: Wednesday, September 26, Westport News

“Just Add Water” to Expand the Family Y’s New Aquatic Center
Published: Tuesday, September 18, ctblog.com

Family Y adds directors, trustees
Published: Wednesday, September 12, Westport Minuteman

Flooded With Swimmers
Published: Sunday, September 9, 06880danwoog.com

Minding The (Y’s Funding) Gap
Published: Friday, August 17, 06880danwoog.com

Big Holes to Fill
Published: Wednesday, August 15, 06880danwoog.com

Closing the Gap, Y Picks New Development Officer
Published: Friday, Aug. 10, Westport Now

Westport Weston Family Y Appoints Paul Bernetsky as Chief Development Officer
Published: Wednesday, Aug. 8, Westport Patch

Weston Support Grows for New Family Y at Mahackeno
Published: Monday, July 30, ctblog.com

Remembering The Bedford Years
Published: Friday, July 27, 06880danwoog.com

Family Y reaches out to Westonites
Published: Wednesday, July 25, Weston Forum

July 2012 Family Y Newsletter (pdf)

Water Rats Swim Laps in Support of Building What Matters
Published: Monday, July 2, ctblog.com

Y Honors Halsteads
Published: Tuesday, June 19, WestportNow

Family Y plans to start Mahackeno project in December
Published: Tuesday, June 19, Westport News

2011 Annual Report (pdf)
Published: Monday, June 18, Family Y

Out of the Woods / Family Y heads toward the finish line
Published: Wednesday, May 23, Westport News

Letter: Stop being Y naysayers
Published: Wednesday, May 23, Westport News

Y Not?
Published: Tuesday, May 22, Westport Magazine

Applying the Cunningham
Published: Saturday, May 19, 06880danwoog.com

Westport Woman’s Club Gives a ‘Lift’ to the New Y
Published: Friday, May 18, WestportNow

Green light for Family Y; Construction to begin at Mahackeno
Published: Wednesday, May 16, Westport Minuteman

YMCA Moves One Step Closer To Mahackeno
Published: Tuesday, May 15, 06880danwoog.com

Y officials decide to press ahead with Mahackeno project
Published: Tuesday, May 15, Westport News

Brownies and Badges and Building What Matters
Published: Tuesday, May 8, ctblog.com

Bedford Descendants Pledge $750,000 to Y
Published: Friday, May 4, WestportNow

Lose the Y?
Published: Wednesday, May 2, Westport Minuteman

Our Vision's Special Athletes Bring the Family Y’s Community Role into Focus
Published: Wednesday, May 2, ctblog.com

Op-Ed: Why the community needs a new Y
Published: Thursday, April 26, Westport News

As fundraising deadline looms, Y officials rally support for Mahackeno plan
Published: Thursday, April 26, Westport News

A $1 million boost for Family Y capital campaign
Published: Wednesday, April 25, Westport Minuteman

Chamber Members Get Update on Y
Published: Tuesday, April 24, Westport Now

Y Announces $1 Million Leadership Gift
Published: Tuesday, April 24, Westport Now

Imagine Westport without Family Y
Published: Wednesday, April 18, Westport Minuteman

Out of the Woods / Raymond to the rescue -- again
Published: Wednesday, April 11, Westport Now

Westport Family Y Withdraws Sewer Hookup Request
Published: Monday, April 9, Daily Weston

Y Withdraws Mahackeno Sewer Application
Published: Monday, April 9, Westport Now

Letter to the Editor: “Dear Friends – It’s Time to Make A Choice”
Published: Saturday, April 7, Westport Patch

Former Westport Weston Family Y President pledged $500,000 donation
Published: Wednesday, April 4, The Hour

Westport/Weston Family Y campaign boosted
Published: Wednesday, April 4, Westport Minuteman

Westport Man Pledges $500K to Family Y
Published: Monday, April 2, The Daily Westport

March 2012 "Your Family Y" Newsletter
PDF

Raymond pledges $500K to Westport Y's Mahackeno project
Published: Saturday, March 31, Westport News

Allen Raymond Pledges $500,000 to Y Building Campaign
Published: Friday, March 30, 2012 Westport Now

Editorial / A daunting challenge for Family Y
Published: Friday, March 23, Westport News

Fate of New Westport Weston Y Rests on Funding
Published: Friday, March 23, Daily Weston

Breaking News — Westport Y Pleads For Funds
Published: Wednesday, March 21, 06880 blog

Y's Mahackeno plan needs $6M infusion by May
Published: Tuesday, March 20, Westport News

Family Y Updates Public on Mahackeno Plans
Published: Monday, March 19, 2012 Westport Now

Y to Unveil ‘Phase One’ Monday Night
Published: Thursday, March 15, 2012 Westport Now

Family Y seeks OK for sewers
Published: Friday, March 2, 2012 Westport Minuteman

Y Sewer Hearings Set for April 12 and 26
Published: Monday, February 27, 2012 Westport Now

Westport Y Prefers Sewer Over Septic for New Digs
Published: Thursday, February 23, 2012 The Daily Westport

Plan for Mahackeno Y sewer connection outlined for public
Published: Thursday, February 23, 2012 Westport News

Family Y plans phased construction at Mahackeno
Published: Thursday, February 23, 2012 Westport Minuteman

CEO: Y Gets a Show of Support for Sewers
Published: Wednesday February 22, 2012 Westport Now

Mahackeno Y revisions: Sewer line proposed; build in phases
Published: Tuesday, February 21, Westport News

Construction of the new Family Y Mahackeno Center slated for October 2012
Published: Sunday, February 19, 2012 Norwalk Hour

New Y to Be Built in Phases as Membership Demands
Published: Thursday, February 16, 2012 Westport Now

Family Y details scaled-down building plans for new facility; Turner Construction hired
Published: Thursday, February 16, 2012 Westport Minuteman

Allen Raymond Honored With Street Naming
Published: Monday, January 23, 2012 Westport Now

Westport Y names road to Mahackeno site 'Allen Raymond Lane'
Published: Monday, January 23, 2012 Westport News

It's Now Allen Raymond Lane
Published: Monday, January 23, 2012 06880 blog

Family Y’s 2011 Strong Kids Campaign Surpasses Goals
Published: Monday, January 16, 2012 blog.ctnews.com

The Y Has Already Moved
Published: Saturday, January 14, 2012 06880 blog

Family Y Adopts New YMCA of the USA Brand Strategy
Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 blog.ctnews.com

Thank you, Y Volunteers, for 12,000 Hours of Giving
Published: Monday, January 2, 2012 blog.ctnews.com

The 10 Best Family Y Stories of 2011”
Published: Thursday, December 29, 2011 blog.ctnews.com

"Your Family Y" Newsletter, December 2011
In This Issue: Robin Tauck $1M Challenge Gift, Strong Kids Update, Gathering for What Matters and More

Telling the Story of “Y We Matter”
Published: Thursday, December 15, 2011 blog.ctnews.com

Giving Thanks to the Bedford Society
Published: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 blog.ctnews.com

Westport Weston YMCA receives $1M gift
Published: Wednesday, November 17, 2011 Norwalk Hour

Y Gets $1 Million Challenge Gift
Published: Wednesday, November 17, 2011 westportnow.com

Family Y Receives $1 Million ‘Challenge’ Gift from Robin Tauck for New Y
Published: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 ctblog.com
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Families Frolic at Fun Fest
Published: Monday, October 17, 2011 Westport News

"Your Family Y" Newsletter, October 2011
In This Issue: Ann Louise Onton $1M gift, Vision Tours, New Y Has 100% Board Financial Support,
Y Parent Meetings and More

Westport Weston Y Holds Informational Open House
Published: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 DailyWeston.com

‘What We’re Building’ Open House at the Y, Tuesday, 5:30 pm
Published: Monday, September 26, 2011 ctblog.com

Honoring Our Family Y Ambassadors
Published: Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 blog.ctnews.com

Exhibit at the Family Y Showcases Campaign for New Y Facility
Published: Thursday, September 15, 2011 blog.ctnews.com

Family Y’s Strong Kids Campaign Receives Support from Throughout Community
Published: Wednesday Aug. 17, 2011 westport.patch.com

Board Approves Project Plan for New Y
Published: Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 thedailyweston.com

Plan Aims to Keep New 'Y' on Schedule
Published: Monday, Aug. 1, 2011 westportnow.com

“Your Family Y” Newsletter, August 2011
In This Issue: Building For Our Future, Summer Sundays at Mahackeno, True Point of Point-to-Point

Published: Monday, July 25, 2011 westport-news.com
Published: Monday, July 25, 2011 westport-news.com

Camp Mahackeno provides wide variety of activities for Summer Sundays
Published: Sunday, July 24, 2011 thehour.com

Seniority / Pete Wolgast, Y chairman takes a long view
Published: Saturday, June 25 2011 westport-news.com

Bonnie Strittmatter to Lead Family Y Board of Directors
Published: Thursday, June 23, 2011 blog.ctnews.com

At Annual Meeting, Y Looks Ahead to Mahackeno
Published: Monday, June 20, 2011 westportnow.com

Three Y's Men
Published: Sunday, June 19, 2011 06880danwoog.com

Letter: Family Y critic's scenario is fantasy
Published: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 westport-news.com

Hundreds man ramparts as castles rise on Westport beach
Published: Monday, May 16, 2011 westport-news.com

Westport Weston Family Y launches fund drive for new home
Published: Sunday, May 15, 2011 westport-news.com

Castles in Sands Winners Announced
Published: Saturday, May 14, 2011 westportnow.com

Family Y kicks off Mahackeno fundraising campaign (with video)
Published: Thursday, May 12, 2011 Westport Minuteman

Feeling the 'wow' of a new Family Y
Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 blog.ctnews.com

Family Y kicks off fundraising for new home
Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 westport.patch.com

Family Y kicks off Mahackeno fundraising campaign
Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 westport minuteman

Fundraising Efforts Kick Off for New Y
Published: Tuesday May 10, 2011 westportnow.com

Westport Weston Family Y launches fund drive for new home
Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 westport-news.com

Honoring Mr. Bedford's legacy under the cherry trees
Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 blog.ctnews.com

Y's Words
Published: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 06880danwoog.com

We're talking about Building What Matters
Published: Thursday, May 5, 2011 blog.ctnews.com

Y officials consider partnership with area hospital
Published: Friday, March 18, 2011 CTpost.com

Family Y CEO: 'A new Y, or no Y' (with video)
Published: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 westport minuteman

Family Y focuses on road ahead
Published: Thursday, February 10, 2011 thedailywestport.com

Family Y 'Heartened' by Downtown Y Ending Opposition
Published: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 westportnow.com

Westport Weston Family Y moves ahead with Mahackeno project
Published: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 minutemannewscenter.com

Opposition to Westport Y Site drops
Published: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 thehour.com

No appeal filed in Final Family Y Lawsuit
Published: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 westport.patch.com

Foes of Westport Y's Mahackeno project throw in the towel
Published: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 westport-news.com

Judge: Family Y, P&Z fulfilled legal requirements
Published: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 westport.patch.com

Family Y partners with local agency to raise funds
Published: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 westport.patch.com

After decade-long quest, court ruling puts new Westport Y near fruition
Published: 02:02 p.m., Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Westport-news.com

Y Moves Closer To Mahackeno
Posted on January 22, 2011 by Dan Woog

Court Dismisses Appeal of P&Z Family Y Mahackeno Approval
Published: Thursday, January 20, 2011 Westportnow.com

Westport Weston Family Y move means green for town
Published: Friday, January 22, 2010 westport-news.com

Family Y blog: "Who, What, When -- and Y"
Click here to read the latest community news and views from the Westport Weston Family Y.