MORRIS, ILLINOIS- The YMCA announced today that it has selected Narvick Bros. as the general contractor for its new full-facility YMCA in Grundy County. Construction of the new Y, which will be built in partnership with Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers on land adjacent to Morris Grade School, will begin this summer. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Morris Hospital YMCA will be held from 3:30-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31.

The YMCAs Board of Directors, acting on recommendations from the Morris Capital Campaign Building Task Force and the Greater Joliet Area YMCAs Facility Committee, unanimously approved the hiring of Morris-based Narvick Bros. as the projects general contractor at a meeting earlier this year.

We are very excited to announce the hiring of Narvick Bros. as the general contractor for the new Morris Hospital YMCA, said Greater Joliet Area YMCA President and Chief Executive Officer Katy Leclair. As we prepare to celebrate the groundbreaking for this new facility later this month, it is wonderful to know that we have selected a trusted and very capable partner in Narvick Bros. to build Grundy Countys very first full-facility YMCA.

About the Y

As one of the nations leading nonprofit charities, the YMCA is committed to strengthening local communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. A branch of the Greater Joliet Area YMCA, the Morris Community YMCA brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun and shared interests. Through its financial assistance and scholarship program, the YMCA works to fulfill its mission of ensuring that its programs are available to everyone and no one is turned away due to the inability to pay.

About Narvick Bros.

Founded in 1933, Narvick Bros. is a general contracting and construction company that specializes in carpentry, masonry, concrete, design/build, and construction management. Based in Morris, Illinois, Narvick Bros. is family-owned and operated and is committed to providing superior, creative, and distinct construction services.

To learn more about the Morris Community YMCAs Capital Campaign, please contact Chief Operating Officer Missy Durkin at (815) 513-8080 or visitwww.jolietymca.org.

Editors Note: An architects rendering of the exterior of the new Morris Hospital YMCA is attached, courtesy of DesignGroup.