By: Len Yelinek
The four YMCAs of Southern Nevada have become PURPLE HEART YMCA’s. Holding the plaques designating their facilities as such are (from left) Mike Lubbe, So. Nevada CEO, Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA; Breezy Bolden, Sr Exec. Director. Centennial Hill YMCA; Ray Fraser, Exe Director, Sky View YMCA, and Brian Barber, Exec. Director, Durango Hill YMCA. Len Yelinek (right) Nevada Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH), holds one of the signs reserving parking for combat wounded veterans at each facility. MOPH fosters an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among combat wounded veterans, promotes Patriotism, Support necessary legislative, and provides service to all veterans and their families.