YWCA El Paso del Norte to break ground on facility updates

El Paso News

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The YWCA El Paso del Norte Region is preparing to break ground on an updated facility.

On Thursday, August 19th, the Shirley Leavell Branch will officially break ground on renovations. The renovations and improvements will be partially funded by the Community Development Block Grant Program that were approved in 2019.

“We are thrilled to break ground on the improved YWCA Shirley Leavell Branch,” said YWCA CEO Dr. Sylvia Acosta. “This has been a place of community gathering and of health and wellness. It has been a place where hundreds of El Paso’s children took their first steps, read their first books, and wrote their first letters. With these improvements, it will continue serving the El Paso community for generations!”

Details for the event are as follows:

  • What: YWCA Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 9:30 am
  • Where: 10712 Sam Snead, El Paso, TX, 79935
  • Expected Attendees: YWCA CEO Dr. Sylvia Acosta, Mayor Oscar Leeser, City Council Representatives Hernandez and Svarzbein, YWCA Board of Directors

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