The New York East Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar, now in it’s 27th year, provides youth in eastern New York a unique 3-day motivational leadership training, service-learning and motivation-building experience. HOBY New York East also provides adults with opportunities to make a significant impact on the lives of young people through volunteering.
The HOBY New York East Alumni Association is the best way to stay involved with HOBY, including OUTSTANDING volunteer opportunities, community service projects, and social events!
The_Thunderclap_Winter_2013 The Winter Thunderclap is out! Take a look inside to see what's going on around the alumni association. The Thunderclap is the quarterly newsletter produced by fellow alumni like YOU! Have a cool HOBY memory or experience? Want to share your newest community service projects? Let us know! please send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org[...]
Hey OUTSTANDING HOBY NYE volunteers - are you ready for HOBY NYE 2013??? Applications to be a PA or Adult Staff for our 2013 seminar are now available! HOBY NYE 2013 will be held from Friday, May 31st through Sunday, June 2nd on the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. Seminar staff will be expected to arrive at RPI on Thursday evening (May 30th) for training and team-building. ALL INTERESTED STAFF MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION. A mandatory staff training for ALL STAFF, date TBA, will also be required prior to seminar weekend. Contact Staffing Director Tash Gushin at email@example.com with any questions. HOBY NYE 2013 Adult Staff Application HOBY NYE 2013 PA Application Submit your App to Tash by March 31st.[...]
HEY HOBY!!! Did attending HOBY NYE change your life? Would you like the opportunity to make the lives of this year’s ambassadors TOTALLY OUTSTANDING?!?! Well here’s your chance to come back as an OUTSTANDING seminar volunteer! Download the HOBY NYE 2013 J-Staff Application, complete it to the very BEST of your ability, and turn it in by January 31st and you could be selected to volunteer at this year’s seminar for a completely OUTSTANDING, life-changing weekend! The J-Staff selection process is always highly competitive, so do your best and good luck! Applicants must be able to: Commit to being at seminar from Thursday night (May 30th) through Sunday afternoon (June 2nd) Show progress toward your 100 hour L4S pledge Attend a staff training on a date TBD Speak to people at your school or at a service organization about HOBY Fundraise your sponsorship for seminar ($200) See the J-Staff Application for full details! Good luck![...]
Hey HOBY! We have more OUTSTANDING alumni events coming your way! Hudson Valley Renegades Game Night / Area 1 Reunion - Dutchess Stadium (Area 1) - Sunday, August 12 at 5:00pm An EXTRA-OUTSTANDING evening with the Renegades and HOBY! If you can make only one of these great games, make it this one! Area 1 is hosting a HOBY NYE Reunion! How can you make America's favorite pastime better? Add HOBY! Everyone knows Chester loves to play baseball! So if you're suffering from some serious Post HOBY Depression (or PHD), this is the event for you. For just $10 you can get a Renegades hat, catch a game and hang out with some of the most OUTSTANDING people you know. Join us as we take HOBY out to the ballgame!!! There are 3 dates HOBY NYE has arranged for this special deal with the Renegades - July 29, August 12, and August 22! Each ticket buys you an OUTSTANDING time with OUTSTANDING people, a pretty OUTSTANDING Renegades hat, AND raises money for HOBY NYE! Talk to your H[...]
Thanks to all who voted - the results are in! Here's your Executive Board for 2012-2013!! E-Board Co-Presidents: Amber Decker & Kayli McTague E-Board Vice President: Michael Dreher E-Board Secretary: Ellen Stockert E-Board PR: Tom McIntyre Area 1 President: Elizabeth Taylor Area 2 President: Justin Montione Area 3 President: Mackenzie Gregory Doemel Area 4 President: Alex Hollister Area 5 President: Kailey Rothacker Area 6 President: Bradley Cech Congratulations to all of our new E-Board members - we can't wait to work with you![...]
Hey HOBY! The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York has just uploaded their annual report to their website (with a shoutout to us on FB for asking about it) - check it out! Also - recognize any OUTSTANDING people?? We do! There are some OUTSTANDING HOBY NYE alumni and staff featured in photos on pages 13 and 18![...]
Hey HOBY! We have some OUTSTANDING alumni events coming up! We hope you're having a great summer so far, and that we'll see you at an event soon! Miles With A Message 5k Run/Walk - Queensbury High School (Area 5) - Saturday, July 21 8:00am-11:00am Two years ago two OUTSTANDING HOBY NYE alumni, Kristen Balschunat and Aileen Daley, helped to plan the first ever Miles With A Message 5k Run/Walk. It was a totally OUTSTANDING event, with a HUGE amount of people turning out and raising over $8,000 for the AFSP. Last year was even bigger, and we had an OUTSTANDING HOBY NYE team of alumni and staff running as well as volunteering to work the event! This year we want HOBY NYE to have an even bigger presence! You can register to run/walk the course, or get in touch with TJ (Terrance McNally) if you're interested in volunteering to work the event. If you want to volunteer AND run you can do that too! Register on our Team Page Habitat for Humanity Build Day - A[...]
Hey HOBY! In the first month since seminar, OUTSTANDING NYE 2012 alumni logged over 250 L4S hours! Are YOU logging?? We hope so! To log your hours, visit HOBY International's Alumni Portal, log in with the username and password that was sent out to you after seminar via e-mail, and add all the required information. If you have ANY questions contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org![...]
Hey HOBY! We need your help to elect an #OUTSTANDING E-Board for the 2012-2013 seminar year! Download the 2012-2013 E-Board Elections Packet, read the nominating statements, and submit your votes online before Wed. July 18th! The voting form is linked in the packet! [...]