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Mary & Leah Are Living Our Cause

May 1, 2017, 14:21 PM by Y Staff

Name: Mary Garnett

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I have worked at the Y for: 3 years

My favorite hobbies: Reading, traveling, eating, yoga, playing guitar, and knitting

My job at the Y is: In the Child Watch Room

My favorite band: Queen

I work for the Y because: I love my job. It has become a huge part of my life, and I love seeing all my kiddos every day.

My favorite movie: The Shawshank Redemption

My favorite fruit: Strawberries

The most fun part about my job is: Playing with the little babies that come in and making them laugh.

My favorite restaurant: Mataam Fez (delicious Moroccan food)

The most meaningful part of my job is: Watching the kids grow up. Some of the kids who were babies when I started working at the Y are over 3 and going to the "big kid room now," and it's been amazing to watch them develop their own personalities.

My favorite sports team: Alabama Football ROLL TIDE

The biggest lesson I've learned while working at the Y is: How important patience is when working in a room full of children.

Name: Leah Miller

How long have you worked for the Y? 1 ½ years

My favorite pets: Cats

My job at the Y is: Bus driver and school-age program assistant site director

I work for the Y because: I like children

My favorite hobbies include: Sailing, hiking, kayaking and skiing

The most fun part about my job is: Driving the bus

My favorite fruit: Blueberries

My favorite sports team: Granddaughter's soccer team!

The most meaningful part of my job is: Helping children 

My favorite color: Tan

The biggest lesson I’ve learned while working at the Y is: Stay clear of parked cars!

My favorite way to relax: Campfires

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