Retiring YWCA executive director has changed women’s lives for the better

The Peterborough Examiner |

Hearing the laughter of women who were once in despair is what’s helped Lynn Zimmer stay positive in what can be a heartbreaking profession.

Image of Lynn Zimmer, smiling in her office

“You see the horrors, but you always see women’s lives change for the better,” said Zimmer, executive director of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton.

After 35 years on the job, Zimmer announced her retirement from the agency Thursday night.

She’ll be hanging her hat Nov. 30. (Read more…)