Boucher is YMCA Legislator of the Year

The Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs, on Oct. 21, presented state Senator Toni Boucher (R-26) with a plaque honoring her as its Legislator of the Year.

“I am so appreciative to the Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs for this wonderful honor,” Boucher said at the state capitol. “Our YMCAs are powerful advocates for the needs of children, families and individuals throughout Connecticut. I am pleased to have been able to help our YMCAs to better serve their members. I applaud the work they do to make a positive impact on the lives of thousands of children.”

Boucher, who serves as ranking member of the legislature’s Education Committee, continues to focus on strengthening the state’s laws regarding on school readiness and concussion awareness.

Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs Executive Director John Cattelan said, "Today’s YMCA is much more than what you may think. Focusing in on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA services the need of 550,000 residents across the state of Connecticut.”