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This drawing offers a bird's eye view of how the Alexandria YMCA will look upon completion of the expansion project. (Drawing courtesy of JLG Architects)

YMCA's expansion campaign under way

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The Alexandria YMCA's fundraising campaign for a major expansion project is off and running.

The J.A. Wedum Foundation in Minneapolis recently awarded a $500,000 matching grant to the YMCA to help build an 8,000-square-foot addition, which will bring the total square footage of the facility to 64,000 square feet.


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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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