The 54th Annual YMCA Good Friday Breakfast will take place in person at the Long Beach Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom on Good Friday, April 15th from 7:15 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. Registration information for this event can be found at Although the Y celebrates its Judeo-Christian heritage, this event is open to all.

Army Ranger Steve Keesal will share his story as the keynote speaker. Steve Keesal served in Afghanistan and Iraq with the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, United States Army Special Operations Command. The missions were intense and operational tempo during these deployments was high. The extreme lifestyle change upon his return home left him suffering from alcoholism and without a sense of purpose. He has experienced a miraculous recovery by the grace of God, a twelve-step program and a lifestyle of service. Steve looks forward to sharing his story with you and relating how the daily maintenance of his spiritual condition strengthens him as he navigates a fulfilling life.

Additional presenters: Dr. Noel Hacegaba, Arline Walter, Rev. Dr. Phyllis Hayes-Reams, Henry Walker, Curt Kurtz, Jean Bixby Smith, Alfredo Velasco, Damaris Jerez, Pacific Standard Time – Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSULB, Long Beach Polytechnic High School Vocal Jazz Group

The YMCA 54th Annual Good Friday Breakfast will require all attendees to follow COVID-19 guidelines per Long Beach Health Officer Order.

For more information, contact Sue Snead at 562-279-1664 or email: [email protected]