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Kandiyohi County YMCA announces multiple new hires

The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA has named multiple people for new positions, according to a news release from the organization.

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WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA has named multiple people for new positions, according to a news release from the organization.

Missy Fike has been named health and wellness director at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA.

Fike was born and raised in Willmar, attended Bethel University and moved to Colorado Springs after graduation where she worked for the United States Air Force Chaplain Corps.

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Missy Fike

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Fike currently holds a master’s degree in exercise science and health promotion along with numerous fitness certifications. She has an extensive background in wellness program planning and has more than 14 years of experience in personal training and leading group fitness classes. Most recently, she served as group fitness director for the Peak Health and Wellness Center in Great Falls, Montana.

Fike will be working with group fitness, personal training and health initiatives and events.

Her husband, Adam, is active duty Air Force.

Casey Ilgen has been named director of the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA Early Learning Center.

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Casey Ilgen

A Willmar area native, Casey graduated from Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School and earned an associate degree in early childhood from Ridgewater College. She has worked for the YMCA Early Learning Center since July 2013 as a aide, assistant teacher and lead teacher.

Dana Thompson has been named health and wellness coordinator.

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Dana Thompson

A Willmar native, she is a graduate of Willmar Senior High School and earned a a certified medical assistant degree in 2015 from Ridgewater College in Willmar.

Thompson will be working with the Healthy Aging Program and implementing the New Forever Well program for adults 55 and older.

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