In the interest of information, the Ottumwa YMCA would like to share some of the facts of the post-Thanksgiving event everyone is talking about. On Friday, November 29th, @ 7a the Ottumwa YMCA opened and it was soon discovered the building had been burglarized over the holiday. The Ottumwa Police Department and directors Tom Sisler, […]

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Dear Ottumwa, Hello, we hope this finds you well and happy.  We are doing good.  Amazing, in fact.  And, in this time set aside for gratitude, we just wanted to say “Thank you” because you are the reason for us. Though we have never lost sight of the fact you are our home we continue […]

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On November 11, 2019 America celebrates “Veteran’s Day”; a date chosen to nationally recognize the men and women who stepped forward and shouldered the need to uphold and protect freedom.  But why on this day? The answer lies in history.  By November of 1918 war had raged across Europe for over four years.  Joining April […]

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