Paralympic swimmer Brad Snyder leaves Crystal Lake YMCA crowd speechless

December 11, 2017


More than 200 YMCA members, community leaders and nonprofit partners attended the Sage YMCA’s Holiday Inspirational Community Breakfast. (Northwest Herald)"

On December 8, 2017, the Sage YMCA hosted a Holday Community Breakfast. Brad Snyder, a Paralympic swimmer was the keynote speaker at the event. The retired U.S. Navy lieutenant shared a powerful story about how he lost his eyesight when he stepped on an improvised explosive device. Local groups like the Madrigals from Crystal Lake Central High School, the 4 Strings Attached and dancers from the Berkshire Ballet Theatre shared their talent and music.

Read more about the inspirational Holiday Community Breakfast on the Northwest Herald website.