Friday, July 23, 2010

NYC facts and figures:
  • NYC was made possible by: Co-coordinators Audrey Hollenberg and Emily LaPrade, youth and young adult director Becky Ullom, the National Youth Cabinet, a host of volunteer youth workers, guest speakers, adult advisors, district staff and volunteers, staff of denominational agencies--and the congregations and families who supported youth in attending NYC!

  • Total registration, including youth, adult advisors, volunteers, and staff: 2,884 people.

  • Food offering for the Larimer County Food Bank, based in Fort Collins, Colo.: 1,854 items of food, making up 40 boxes of canned and dry goods.

  • Offering to support Haitian schoolchildren and Brethren-related schools in Haiti: $16,502.00.

  • Cash offering for the NYC Scholarship Fund: $6,124.87.

  • Offering of School Kits for disaster relief: 737 kits collected.

  • Service projects: More than half of the participants at NYC spend an afternoon doing a service projects in and around the cities of Fort Collins and Loveland.

  • NYC 5K: Approximately 180 runners participated. Kelsi Beam of McPherson, Kan., finished first in the women’s category (21:32), followed by Brittany Fourman (23:04) and Megan Krok (23:17). Jordan Smeltzer of New Paris, Ind., finished first for the men (17:54) followed shortly by Tyler Riegel (18:27) and Adam Rudy (18:53).

  • "There s More than Meets the Eye," the NYC song contest winner by Jacob Crouse, can more than meet your ear if you go to Just click "See All Songs" and you can play, queue, favor-ite, download, or share it. You can also learn more about his six song EP "Moments" as well as upcoming per-formance dates and other interesting information.
  • A professionally produced DVD Wrap-Up full of memories of NYC 2010 is available from Brethren videographer David Sollenberger at Include your name and address information in your order. The DVD will cost $20, which includes shipping and handling.
Source: 7/23/2010 Newsline

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