Renovation of former West Bay YMCA borrows from Ocean State Job Lot’s DNA

REPURPOSED: 
Executive Director Kevin Brochu stands in front of the new Ocean State Community Wellness Center in North Kingstown, which until last April served as the West Bay YMCA.
PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
REPURPOSED: 
Executive Director Kevin Brochu stands in front of the new Ocean State Community Wellness Center in North Kingstown, which until last April served as the West Bay YMCA.
PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI
It’s well known that Ocean State Job Lot’s stores are mostly housed in repurposed buildings, but the discount retailer’s involvement in the purchase of the former West Bay YMCA building was a first. The building was bought by Ocean State Community Wellness Inc., a nonprofit affiliated with the Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation and…

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