August 2018 President’s Message
by Hayley Lane, YBP President
I can’t believe summer is coming to an end! Make sure you don’t miss the Bean Bag Tournament at the Hog Roast on August 10. The entry fee is just $10 per team and dinner is free this year for HBAL members! There are a few spots left for the bean bag toss, so make sure you call the office to register your team.
Thank you to Allo Communications for hosting our first morning mixer in July. We had a great turnout and it was fun to tour their beautiful building and hear the great things Allo is doing.
We TRIPLED our proceeds we were able to donate to the Lighthouse from our Light the Way 5K this year! That is a huge accomplishment in our second year of this event and it would have not been possible without all of our generous sponsors and supportive members. Thank you!!
More fun events coming up with Lighthouse. Make sure you watch your email for details on a salsa tasting, Halloween haunted house and cookie decorating in December. These all provide a perfect opportunity to get to know the great kids and staff at Lighthouse.
YBP & The Lighthouse
In 2017, the YBP Council formed an amazing partnership with The Lighthouse which has been very fulfilling as we work to provide a positive influence in the kids’ lives. In June 2017, we held our inaugural Light the Way 5K which raised $800 for The Lighthouse. Other activities have included an ice cream social, workdays to powerwash and stain their pergolas, celebrity judging of their annual salsa tasting competition and a game night.
Food Bank of Lincoln BackPack Program
In 2016, the YBP Council began collecting free-will donations at their events to be given to the Food Bank of Lincoln’s BackPack Program. To date, the group has given over $695 to this great cause.