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BBYO ONTARIO - October 2016

Nine Chapters Across Toronto & York Region... And Growing!


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L'SHANA TOVA - A SWEET YEAR AHEAD!

UPCOMING EVENTS

REGIONAL CHAIR APPLICATIONS

NEW CHAPTER WEBSITES AND TEXT MESSAGE UPDATES

CONTACT US

Kevin Goodman
Executive Director
416.398.2004 ext 1
kgoodman@bbyo.ca

Jordan Finewax
Associate Regional Director
416.398.2004 ext 2
jfinewax@bbyo.ca

L'SHANA TOVA - A SWEET YEAR AHEAD!

We'd like to wish all of our friends, families and supporters a sweet and fulfilling New Year! It's an exciting time for BBYO Ontario as we welcome new teens and families to be a part of the experience! BBYO offers Jewish teens the opportunity to connect with one another, volunteer in the community, celebrate their Jewish heritage, prepare for leadership roles and travel the world together, all within a Jewish context.

With nine chapters across Toronto & York Region, it has been a very busy month:

All said, more than 80,000 Jewish teens around the world are having the time of their lives with BBYO - and we're seeking new teens to join us! Check out our Upcoming Events below and spread the word to your friends!

Not Yet a Member?

Whether you're in Toronto, Vaughan or Richmond Hill, there is a BBYO chapter that's perfect for you! Click here to learn more about our local chapters for Grades 8-12. If you are not yet a member of BBYO, you can purchase a Membership Pass at any time! For just $149, you can be a part of this life-changing experience through high school graduation. There's no better time for you to join than right now!

P.S. Looking for programs for younger teens? BBYO Connect (Grades 6-8) provides pre-high school students with safe, enriching programming, fun activities and meaningful involvement in the community. Click here to learn more about BBYO Connect for Grades 6-8.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

*Local chapters meet regularly at locations across Toronto and York Region. Activities are planned by teens and can be anything of interest to the members in your chapter – social programs, community service, holiday celebrations, athletics and more. Learn more and browse each chapter's calendar of upcoming events.

Regional Programs & Additional Dates of Interest

  • October 17-18 - Sukkot (Office Closed)
  • *October 23 - R-Board and Chair Network Meeting
  • October 24-25 - Sh'mini Atzeret/Simchat Torah (Office Closed)
  • *October 27 - Convention Steering Committee Meeting

* A BBYO Membership Pass is required for events marked with an asterisk. Click here to claim your BBYO Membership Pass today!

For more information about our events, please visit our website or contact our office at 416.398.2004 or info@bbyo.ca.

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Regional Chair Applications

Throughout BBYO, there are many opportunities for teens to take on leadership roles to help their chapter, region and the entire International Order.

The Regional Board is currently accepting applications for a wide range of Chair Positions from members interested in furthering the depth of their involvement. Available portfolios include Israel Engagement, Ruach (Hebrew for "spirit"), Yearbook, Community Engagement and much more. Click here to learn more or apply.

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New Chapter Websites and Text Message Updates

Each of our local AZA & BBG chapters now has a website with its own program calendar, social media links and chapter news. Find your chapter's website at bbyo.ca/chapters and bookmark it!

Plus, all parents and teens can now subscribe to receive text messages from your chapter. For instructions on how to subscribe, visit bbyo.ca/chapters and follow the link to your chapter's website. Once subscribed, you'll receive text messages with information about upcoming programs and deadlines as well as other important chapter information.

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QUESTIONS ABOUT ANYTHING YOU'VE READ?

Send an email to info@bbyo.ca and we'll get you answers!

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