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07/26/09 — Volunteer makes sure children have a chance to learn how to swim

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Volunteer makes sure children have a chance to learn how to swim

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on July 26, 2009 2:00 AM

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News-Argus/BOBBY WILLIAMS

Josh Chappell, left, works with Rhoit Turebylu, 5, during a swim lesson at the Family YMCA. Chappell, 16, also volunteered to teach children whose parents could not afford lessons, and through an arrangement between the Y and Partnership for Children of Wayne County, will lead classes for the next two weeks at Mina Weil Pool.

Josh Chappell is making a difference -- one swimmer at a time. The 16-year-old is offering free swimming lessons for Wayne County youth this summer through the YMCA. Growing up, Josh always liked being in the water. After taking a...

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