August 12, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 12, 2015
This story was published in the Heritage Florida Jewish News.
In August, BBYO North Florida Region officially kicks off the new programming year with multiple events throughout the greater Orlando area and region. One event includes an outing to Wekiva Springs, and another is a massive Color War for more than 100 Jewish teens throughout Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota and Naples.
"I've been a member of BBYO North Florida Region for two years and am so thankful for the incredible impact it's had on every aspect of my life," said Jordan Greenberg, a sophomore at Lake Brantley High School. "The BBYO kickoff events are just the beginning of the amazingyear I know is to come!"
Kickoff is just the start of the exceptional programming offered by BBYO to Jewish teens in Orlando. This fall, teens can look forward to weekly Thursday programming at The Roth Family Jewish Community Center in Maitland, a weekend retreat in November, and many leadership development opportunities.
"BBYO North Florida Region is starting the school year off with great energy and record membership. We're excited to have a fall calendar that features teenled programming focused on leadership development, community service opportunities and Jewish exploration and enrichment," said Lory Conte, BBYO senior regional director.
For more information about BBYO North Florida Region, please contact Lory Conte at LConte@bbyo.org or 407-621-4032.
BBYO is the leading pluralistic Jewish teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. For 90 years, BBYO's leadership programs the Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA, high school fraternity) and the B'nai B'rith Girls (BBG, high school sorority) have been providing exceptional leadership programs and identity enrichment experiences, shaping the confidence and character of more than 400,000 alumni who are among the most prominent figures in business, politics, academia, the arts and Jewish communal life. Now, BBYO's network of Jewish teens, alumni, parents, volunteers and philanthropists serves as the Jewish community's most valuable platform for delivering to the post Bar/Bat Mitzvah audience fun, meaningful and affordable experiences. With year-round activities in hundreds of local communities and inspiring world-wide travel experiences, BBYO's broad program menu enables teens to explore areas of leadership, service, civic engagement, Israel education and Jewish values. For more information on BBYO, please visit www. bbyo.org.