Thursday, August 14, 2014

Betty Earle retires after 24 years of service as the Y's Operation Director

The University YMCA announces the retirement of Betty Earle who has served as the Y's Operations Director for 24 years.

As of August 1st, Betty Earle has begun transitioning her work associated with the Y's building to Associate Director, Ann Rasmus. Additionally, Associate Director Kasey Umland is taking over Betty's job responsibilities related to internet and phone maintenance at the Y. Betty will continue her financial services with the University YMCA until October 2014. 

Since 1990, Betty has above all diligently kept the Y as a steward of resources and has helped maintain the beauty and integrity of the Y's building, facilitating strong relationships with local vendors. Betty is also a constant reminder that the Y as a people place. For 24 years, she has been a devoted friend and counselor to countless student residents and student program leaders as well as Y staff. Betty is also known by Y friends as the Y's unofficial carver of turkeys, baker of amazing pies, and, generally, a celebrator of life at the Y.

The University YMCA will greatly miss long-time friend and committed co-worker, Betty Earle. The Y wishes her all the best in her retirement.

If you are a vendor or just have questions about the Y's building, you will be directed to Associate Director, Ann Rasmus. You can contact Ann Rasmus at 217-337-1500 or at For more information about the University YMCA, visit:

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