AYLA Trail Bingo
Join AYLA for Trail BINGO June 1st – July 31st. Complete at least 5 hikes and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a gift card!!
Sync Strava with your GPS device (iPhone, Android, Garmin, Fitbit, etc.) to track your hike. If you don’t have a GPS device, no problem! You can manually record your hike on the Strava app. Upload pictures to social media with the hashtags #TrailBINGO and #AYLA and tag @austinyounglawyers on Instagram!
See the Bingo Card and instructions here Trail BINGO.
AYLA Community Service Day
This month of June the Community Service Days Committee is working with local nonprofits Austin Allies and BookSpring. Austin Allies is hosting a book drive all month long for BookSpring. Austin Allies coordinates and connects community members with nonprofit organizations hosting volunteer opportunities. BookSpring is the leading Central Texas organization focusing on building literacy skills and the motivation to read through increasing home libraries and reading aloud activities for children.
From now through Tuesday, June 29th, AYLA will be collecting books for BookSpring. You can purchase books from our Amazon WishList or coordinate with Debbie Kelly or Jenna Malsbary to drop off book donations this month. If you order from the Amazon list, select the shipping address to Debbie Kelly.
Below are some guidelines for the types of books they are collecting:
· Bilingual or Spanish picture books
· Board books
· Picture books
· Elementary chapter books
· Kid’s fiction and non-fiction
· Teen and adult fiction (published in the last 5 years)
· Clean and unmarked
· Braille and less common languages
Due to limited capacity, BookSpring cannot accept:
· Dirty, dusty, wet, chewed, ripped, bent, folded, highlighted, doodled upon, written in, or mildewed books
· Audio cassettes, VHS tapes, or DVDs
· Library discards
· Textbooks and curriculum materials
· Dictionaries, encyclopedias, or reference books
· Used activity or coloring
· Books missing covers or pages
For more information on Austin Allies, you can go to austinallies.org. For more information on BookSpring, you can go to bookspring.org. If you have questions, feel free to contact Debbie Kelly or Jenna Malsbary.
AYLA Announces the 2021-2022 Board of Directors
The following will be joining the board for the 2021-2022 bar year beginning on July 1, 2021.
President – Rachael Jones
President-Elect – Blair Leake
Treasurer – Sarah Harp
Past-President – David King
Emily Morris was elected as secretary joining the executive committee.
Jenna Reblin Malsbary
Gracie Wood Shepherd
Join AYLA to get fit with Strava fitness app
Strava is a fitness tracker app that allows people to connect and log their work outs. AYLA has their own club for members to join which will show peoples work outs when they log them and a leader board of who has logged their workouts. When you join, you will be able to see the workout leaderboard.
CLICK HERE to see the leaderboard or search Austin Young Lawyers in clubs.