WAUSAU — The largest manufacturing company in the Wausau area has donated $1 million to the Woodson YMCA modernization and expansion project.

“Health and wellness for our employees and families is critical to our success, and we strive to support those opportunities whenever we can,” said Jim McIntyre, CEO and president of Greenheck, which is headquartered in Schofield. “This exciting YMCA project not only benefits our (2,300 local) employees but our entire community by creating an extraordinary facility that can help us retain the outstanding employees we have and recruit talented new employees to the area. We hope our gift will encourage other businesses and individuals to support this exciting project.”

The Woodson YMCA project includes:

  • A new older adult activity center
  • A new field house
  • A new state-of-the-art gymnastics area
  • A new child care facility
  • An expanded wellness center
  • More parking and other improvements to the existing facility

Greenheck’s $1 million donation is part of $16 million that has already been pledged to the $19 million YMCA project in downtown Wausau.

More information about the project can be found at www.strengtheningourheart.com.