Rita Canning to Receive So Much More Than a Leader Award

October 26, 2016


Longtime YMCA supporter Rita Canning, of Inverness, IL, will receive the honor at this year's The Y. So Much More. Recognition Dinner, taking place Oct. 27."

Rita Canning, Buehler YMCA advisory board member and this year’s So Much More Than A Leader Award recipient, was profiled in the Daily Herald today. She will be presented the award by last year’s winner, Vince Foglia, at Thursday’s The Y. So Much More. Recognition Dinner. Read the article by Eileen O. Daday here.

Rita has been a member of the Buehler Y’s advisory board since 2001. Her numerous contributions to youth and families extend beyond the YMCA. She serves as chair of the board of WINGS, an agency counteracting domestic violence, and a longtime supporter of the Women’s Program at Harper College. She and her husband, John, also provide scholarships to underserved students. 

(The Daily Herald)