The Green County YMCA’s new childcare center is slated to open in the fall of 2024.  As quoted in the attached press release, Olivia Otte, Executive Director of Green County Development Corporation relays how quality childcare is directly related to positive economic development.  “There is a growing awareness of the links between access to childcare, parental employment, and overall economic growth. Businesses rely on employees and employees rely on childcare. The opening of the YMCA childcare facility will have a direct impact on Green County’s ability to grow and prosper in the future. This facility will allow our county to attract a young and diverse workforce. We are thrilled that the YMCA has taken a holistic approach to enhance our community.”

Read the full article in the attached document.

Press Release – Childcare Center – 2023-02-28 FINAL (003)