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Johnstown YMCA 50 Years

Kathi Howrylak was one of the first women to become a member of the Greater Johnstown Community YMCA.

Here she is in this newspaper article on the left side exactly 50 years ago Today

And 50 years later we spoke with her reflecting on the day she made history in Johnstown.

She says this anniversary is a symbol for the equality of women ..

“It was awesome, but I never thought it would come back fifty years later to be honest with you. But, it was really awesome.”

“Over that time, we have come to where half of our members are now women. So, that’s been a very big change.”

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