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Volunteer THIS Weekend!

Interested in volunteering this weekend?! We hope so – come join us!

  • Sunday 6/18/2017
  • 1 PM – 3 PM
  • Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York
  • 965 Albany Shaker Rd, Latham, New York 12110

Please RSVP to this event on Facebook or email nyestaff@hobyny.org.

Instructions will be given at the beginning of our volunteer shift so please arrive a few minutes early. Wear a HOBY shirt, comfortable clothing and shoes (ones you don’t mind getting dirty).

See you there! HOBY Hugs!

Today 3/16 – Amazon Smile to Support HOBY NYE

Today only Amazon Smile is increasing their donation rate to 5% of eligible Amazon Smile purchase. An increase of 10 times their usual donation rate.

If there’s anything you’ve considered buying, please purchase it today! Also bookmark Amazon Smile so all future purchases also benefit HOBY NYE!
Not buying anything?? Spread the word to EVERYONE!
Not sure how to use Amazon Smile? Instructions for how to add and select this charity:

Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership of New York

Location: Latham, NY | Year Founded: 1958

Mission: The Organization’s Exempt Purpose Is To Provide Children In The Tenth Grade An All Expense Paid Three-Day Weekend Seminar Where Leadership And Motivation Are The Focus.

Programs: Hoby

Thank you! HOBY Hugs!

2017 Seminar Staff Applications Released!

HEY HOBY!

HOBY NYE is still accepting applications for Program Assistants and Adult Staff! Please complete the form at:

HOBY 2017 Adult Staff App

HOBY 2017 Program Assistant App

 

Any questions, submit to Director of Staffing, Cara Sherwood nyestaff@hobyny.org.

HOBY Hugs!

 

2016-2017 E-Board Announced

The votes have been counted and the results are in!  Our 2016-2017 HOBY NYE Alumni Association Executive Board members are:

E-Board President: Hayden Hartman

E-Board Vice President: James Wheeler

E-Board Secretary: Clara Seo

E-Board Fundraising: Rishabh Bisht

 

Area 1 Co-Presidents: Jack Ryan Mazzarelli and Josh Berry

Area 2 President: Becky Bortell

Area 3 President: Allison O’Keefe

Area 4 Co-Presidents: Elise Davis and Taylor Madeiros

Area 5 Co-Presidents: Natasha Cotrupi and Heather Rose Wood

Area 6 President: Natalie Dewey

Thank you to all of the OUTSTANDING HOBY NYE alumni who participated in this year’s election, and congratulations to our new E-Board members!  We look forward to working with our new Executive Board and the rest of our active alumni throughout the year.  Want to know how YOU can be involved in the HOBY NYE Alumni Association?  E-mail alumni@hobynye.org for details!

Party from the Couch: Buy Fashion and more to support HOBY!

HOBY NYE

Shop online tonight, February 2, 2015, starting at 8:30pm to support HOBY NY East! Buy fashion, jewelry and more right from the comfort of your own home, and even get free shipping on orders over $50. Plus, you’ll be supporting a local, Troy, NY based business!

Click here to start shopping!

Staff Applications Released!

HEY HOBY!

Guess what just got released!!! That’s right, staff applications for Junior Staff, Program Assistants and Adult Staff are now available for download and submission!  All completed apps should be returned to Tash Gushin at natasha.gushin@gmail.com.

HOBY Hugs!

 

HOBY 2015 Adult Staff App HOBY 2015 Program Assistant App HOBY 2015 J Staff App

Pampered Chef Benefit

Together, we can make a difference. Order Pampered Chef products through this Benefit Catalog Show and up to 15 percent of total sales will go towards our cause. Plus, an extra $3 is contributed from every Show booked from the event.  Please support HOBY NYE with this wonderful annual benefit!

Hosted By: Cara Sherwood
Orders Due: Sunday, November 30, 2014
Phone: (518) 256-1531

RSVP Online Here!
http://www.pamperedchef.com/pws/sarahmaneely/guest-landing/8890157415579

All orders must be placed by Sunday, November 30th.  Thank you!

2014-2015 E-Board Announced

The votes have been counted and the results are in!  Our 2014-2015 HOBY NYE Alumni Association Executive Board members are:

Co-Presidents: Ryan McCormick and Anum Hussain
Vice President: Kunika Chahal
Secretary: Kayla Campaña
Public Relations: Katherine Curtis

Area 1 President: Crae Wilkins
Area 2 President:
Area 3 President: Katie Myers
Area 4 President:  Jonathan Bearden
Area 5 President: Lily Herrmann
Area 6 President: Andrew Baker

 

Thank you to all of the OUTSTANDING HOBY NYE alumni who participated in this year’s election, and congratulations to our new E-Board members!  We look forward to working with our new Executive Board and the rest of our active alumni throughout the year.  Want to know how YOU can be involved in the HOBY NYE Alumni Association?  E-mail alumni@hobynye.org for details!

Voting Open For 2014-2015 E-Board

Hey OUTSTANDING HOBY NYE alumni!  Voting is now open for positions on our HOBY NYE Alumni Association’s Executive Board!

Download the HOBY NYE 2014-2015 E-Board Elections Packet , read the nominating statements submitted by your fellow alumni, and be sure to cast your vote(s) using our HOBY NYE E-Board 2014-2015 Voting Form on or before Friday, August 29th.

This year we have only three contested positions: Public Relations, Area 1 President, and Area 3 President.  Any uncontested nominations will be considered by our outgoing E-Board for direct appointment.

Best of luck to all alumni seeking a position on our E-Board!

Call for Nominations for Alumni E-Board 2014-2015!

Hey OUTSTANDING HOBY NYE Alumni! Do you love HOBY? Would you like to help set the course for our organization over the next year? Consider nominating yourself for a leadership position on our HOBY New York East Alumni Association’s Executive Board!

To nominate yourself, send an e-mail to alumni@hobynye.org with subject line “Nominating Statement” and in the body of the message include your name, school, county, HOBY NYE Area #, desired position on the E-Board, and a brief message explaining your qualifications for the position. This information will be shared to all of our alumni via our website and social media accounts for voting.

All nominating statements must be received by midnight on Sunday, August 24th, 2014. Nominating statements will be shared and voting will occur during the week of the 25th, and all voting will close Friday, August 29th.

 

Any uncontested nominations will be reviewed by the members of the outgoing E-Board for appointment.

Questions?  Send a message to alumni@hobynye.org.

 

 

HOBY NYE Alumni Association Executive Board Position Summaries

President – As President of the Alumni Association you are to keep open lines of communication with all HOBY Alumni and Staff. You are to bring new ideas to the group and help facilitate the work of the Area Clubs in order for them to accomplish their goals. You are to organize and run Alumni Association Meetings. Your primary job is to mentor the Area Club presidents and keep alumni enthusiastic about the activities and events. Must be a second year alum or older.

Vice President – As Vice President you work with the President and all other Alumni Officers to organize projects and events, help the president come up with new ideas, and assist with mentoring the Area Club Presidents. You should be encouraging alumni participation with projects. Must be a first year alum.

Secretary – You are organized. As Secretary you keep minutes from all E-Board Meetings, and after the meetings you should type the minutes and send them to the Alumni Advisor. Keep track of what is going on in each area and help come up with new ideas. You will work closely with the Public Relations officer to develop content for advertising, etc. and with the Alumni Advisor to create Alumni Association reports. All alumni are eligible.

Public Relations – ADVERTISE! Make flyers for events and send them to the Advisor to get them posted on the website. Make sure the website, social media, and any other networking is being used to advertise for events in order for maximum turnout at events. All alumni are eligible.

Area Club President – The main purpose of the Area Club president it to keep alumni in their respective area active. Keep communication lines between yourself and the E-Board open in order to complete projects and get new ideas. You will be the bridge between the E-Board and the alumni from your area, and as such you will be responsible for keeping them informed and involved. Work on completing the 1:1:1 challenge, meaning one social event, one service project, and one CLeW in each area. 1:1:1 should not limit you, but it should guide you. Do service projects and social events. If there is already a CLeW established in your area keep it going! If not, check out the planning guide and try to get one set up in your Area. Once elected it is recommended that you recruit a group of alumni to assist you (perhaps as a mini-board). All alumni are eligible.