Each year, the Manatee YMCA holds our volunteer recognition dinner, where we say a grateful “thank you” to those who have dedicated their time and resources towards improving our community through support of the Y.

Thank you to our 2016 Volunteers Recognition Award Winners!

John R. Mott Award:

Phoebe Shaw

George Williams Award:

Bradenton Branch, Michael Neal

Lakewood Ranch Branch, Jennifer Kovatch

Parrish Branch, Beth Eisenberg

Bradenton YMCA

Blair Blunden – Youth Development

Derick Johnson – Youth Development

John Rushing – Healthy Living

Bailey Sikkema – Healthy Living

Brenda Harvey – Social Responsibility

Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island –

Social Responsibility

Justin Russell – Young Leader

Lakewood Ranch YMCA

Vishal Kakkad – Youth Development

Elliot Santaella – Youth Development

Matt Davis – Healthy Living

Ron Dredge – Healthy Living

Ed Nebrija – Social Responsibility

Ray Niecestro – Social Responsibility

Lakewood Ranch HS Honor Society – Young Leader

Parrish YMCA

Sean Averso – Youth Development

Sara Higham – Youth Development

Sue Branca – Healthy Living

Steven Hanus – Healthy Living

Lisa Devito – Social Responsibility

Mike Taketa – Social Responsibility

Rylee Skillman – Young Leader

Youth Development Branch

Cami Willis – Y DASH – Youth Development

Ron Hayes – Sports Coach – Youth Development

James Tierney- Y READS – Social Responsibility