BBYO Wisconsin Region

January 2013/Shevat 5773 Issue

In This Issue:

Bereshis X

Want to plan SRC?

Magazine Fundraiser

8th Graders!

Summer Program Office Hours

International Convention

Go Beyond

Advisor Leadership Training Conference

BBYO in the News

BBYO Hot Topics

Quick Links:

BBYO.org

Become a Member!

AZA BBG IC 2013

BBYO Beyond - Gap Year in Israel

BBYO Adult & Family Travel



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Happy New Year from Wisconsin Region BBYO!!

In Wisconsin Region, we are looking forward to a year of the biggest and best programs and activities locally and internationally. From Oneg to International Convention 2013 to Summer Experiences, we can’t wait!


We need YOU to help plan Spring Regional Convention (SRC)?

Fill out the application and get it back to Talia or Gabe by January 25th!


Magazine Fundraiser

There is still time to help raise money for Summer Program scholarships. Help Wisconsin Region out with our Magazine fundraiser. This fundraiser is run through an online service called QSP. Click here to see the flyer with full instructions about ordering.

It’s really simple – All you need to do is subscribe or renew magazine subscriptions and BBYO makes money on each sale. Additionally, we are asking you to help spread the word to get sales. Share this info with your family, your parents friends, business owners that you might know, strangers, anyone.

Thank you in advance for your help!


Do you know any 8th Graders!

It's TIME!! Time for 8th Graders to join BBYO and officially become an Aleph or B’nai B’rith Girl! The next step in Recruitment - meeting the chapters - happens on Feb. 2nd and 9th. ALL JEWISH 8th GRADERS are invited to join us.

Click here for more information.

If you know an 8th Grader, reach out and make sure they are joining us, and have been receiving the recruitment information.


BBYO Connect Update

The BBYO Connect teens had a great time at our Late Night Madness Event on December 8th.

We have two great upcoming events.

Snowtubing on January 27th (click here for the flyer)

Trip to the Circus on February 24th (click here for the flyer)


International Convention!

Wisconsin Region is excited to be sending 17 teens to International Convention - Feb. 14th - 18th in DC.

Our Wisconsin Delegation consists of:

Talia Berman
Ryan Brink
Ryan Evans
Aaron Glazer
Andi Heffez
Ben Henken
Bradley Honigberg
Gabe Jacobs
Hilary Miller
Nomi Monosov
Sam Moser
Sabrina Rosler
Eva Schwarz
Lauren Silber
Ben Steigman
Jake Teper
Aaron Zetley

Make sure to stay up to date on all things International Convention 2013 by reading the IC Blog and stay connected through Facebook: AZA BBG IC 2013, Twitter: @AZABBGIC2013 and Instagram: #AZABBGIC2013.

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Share the AZA and BBG experience with a high school teen you know!

Share the BBYO Connect experience with a middle school teen you know!


WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SUMMER PROGRAMS OR SUMMER PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES?

We are doing things a little differently this year, and instead of a Summer Program Info night, we are going to hold a series of Summer Program Office Hours. Join us any of the nights to learn more about or ask questions about BBYO Summer Programs.

  • Tuesday, January 22nd - 4-6:30


Go Beyond

Beyond is BBYO’s newest Israel experience, a gap year program based in Israel that gives Jewish young adults the chance to broaden their worldview before entering college. Beyond participants will gain valuable life skills, earn academic credit, explore their Jewish identity, deepen their understanding of Israeli society and chart a course toward a life of meaning and purpose.

Visit the Beyond website to learn more.


Advisor Leadership Training Conference

On December 14-16, 40 BBYO advisors from across North America gathered in Chicago for BBYO’s annual Advisor Leadership Training Conference (ALTC). Participants came together to share best practices, learn about all of BBYO’s programs and initiatives and be trained on how to help their chapters at home strive for all around chapter excellence.

Tamara Stolle, BBYO Wisconsin Region advisor, shared her feelings about ALTC: “I am proud to continue my work with BBYO, a movement that values what I have to offer and is here to help support my passion to advise.”

BBYO Wisconsin Region is always welcoming friends and alumni of BBYO to be advisors. Contact your wisc@bbyo.org to learn more.


BBYO in the News


BBYO Hot Topics

Have you considered including BBYO in your estate plan? You can ensure that future generations of Jewish teens have fun, meaningful and affordable BBYO experiences!

Please contact your financial or legal advisors or BBYO for appropriate language.

Email fan@bbyo.org for more information.