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100 Years Ago: The First Edition of Takodah Whispers

  The first edition of Takodah Whispers was mimeographed by Ruth Beverstock at the Keene Chamber of Commerce in late February, 1924, and was mailed out in early March to 77 boys and 43 girls. Whispers was originally conceived as a way to increase awareness, registration, and excitement for the summer seasons ahead. While no […]

Takodah YMCA announces Chris Burke as new Executive Director & CEO

We are excited to announce that Chris Burke will serve as the new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2024. He will succeed Jim Doremus who has served as Interim Executive Director & CEO since October, 2022. Chris brings extensive experience in independent residential camping, youth development, and mission-focused non-profit programs. He […]

2023 End of Summer Update

As we wrap up from the 107th summer, we have a lot to look back on, a lot to be proud of, and a lot to look forward to. Check out this End of Summer video to find more of what we accomplished in the past few months along with what we plan to focus […]