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For Immediate Release

Wayne County YMCA receives Villaume Foundation Grant

Honesdale, PA – The Board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation has announced that the Wayne County YMCA has been selected to receive one of the Foundation’s 2015 community grant awards.

Tina M. Hoehn, Executive Director, on behalf of the Wayne County YMCA, received a check in the amount of $5,000.00 from Villaume Foundation board member Lewis J. Critelli.

Wayne County YMCA is a non-profit agency serving Wayne County for over 35 years. The YMCA offers programs not only at its facility located on Park Street in Honesdale but throughout Wayne County as well. The YMCA focuses on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility and programs are offered for all ages - from preschool to senior citizens. Financial assistance is available to those in need. The funds from this grant will be used to purchase equipment such as weights, scales, a projector and other necessities to help bolster the developing educational programs which focus on healthy eating and proper exercise. For more information about the Wayne County YMCA please visit their website at

The John and Helen Villaume Foundation established by Honesdale natives John and Helen Villaume was created to benefit charitable, religious, scientific, literary and educational programs within Wayne County. Since its inception, the Foundation has made awards totaling over $1,000,000.00 with Wayne Bank managing the account in the Wealth Management and Trust Services Division of Wayne Bank.

Additional information about the Foundation and grant applications may be obtained from: The John and Helen Villaume Foundation, c/o Wayne Bank Wealth Management and Trust Services Division, 717 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431, or by phone: 570-253-8507 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PHOTO CAPTION-LEFT TO RIGHT:Tina M. Hoehn, Executive Director of Wayne County YMCA accepts the check for $5,000.00 from Lewis J. Critelli, Villaume Foundation Board Member.

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