New Tifton business promotes healthy living
The new Tiftarea YMCA and the adjacent Tift Regional Community Events Center held their grand opening ceremony Wednesday morning.
Tift Regional Health System owners the over 16,000 square foot building and gave the Tiftarea YMCA a grant to renovate the facility.
FOX 31 spoke to the new CEO of the YMCA who said he hopes this new building will send a message to the community that it's important to get active and be healthy. They're starting several new initiatives such as one to fight childhood obesity and one for cancer survivors.