The Armed Services YMCA 2012 Partner Member Annual Campaign is underway, and they're looking for your support to help fund their programs and services - all designed to give soldiers peace of mind while they defend our freedom.

The ASYMCA is celebrating 70 years of continuous service to the Lawton-Fort Sill community. They are the leading provider of social and support services for military families. For many years the ASYMCA has provided educational, recreational, social and religious support services to military personnel and their families. Their newest program is the Military Welcome Center at Lawton Municipal Airport, which has it's grand opening April 23rd.

This year's Partner Member Campaign has a goal of $82,500. ASYMCA volunteer and Campaign Chairman Willie Byrd says the goal is aggressive, but the need is greater. To donate, contact the Armed Services YMCA at 201 SW 4th Street in Lawton. Call 580) 355-5520, or visit their Facebook page.

Mr. Byrd will be on this weekend's edition of Community Focus, joining Kate Swanson of the ASYMCA to discuss the fundraising campaign and the services available to soldiers and their families. Community Focus airs Sundays on all 3 of Lawton's Townsquare Media radio stations - K-LAW 101 at 7am, My 107.3 at 8am and Z-94 at 8:15am.