YMCA Bill Porter http://apr.org en City With Alabama's 1st YMCA May Lose It http://apr.org/post/city-alabamas-1st-ymca-may-lose-it <p>A city that was a pioneer in developing YMCAs in Alabama is in danger of having to close its facility.</p><p>Selma opened its first YMCA in 1858. Now it is trying to raise $1 million by Dec. 31 to pay off some of the debt on its existing YMCA.</p><div><p>The YMCA's Bill Porter says money is coming in, but there is a real possibility the YMCA could close if it can't raise the money by the deadline. Porter is a former Selma City Council president and banker who is trying to get the Y on sound financial footing.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 17:41:03 +0000 The Associated Press & the 21771 at http://apr.org City With Alabama's 1st YMCA May Lose It