Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy’s College Scholarship Contest The Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy (ASAP) has provided more than $7500 in college scholarships to local area high school seniors that will be attending local Albany area colleges and universities. Seniors who wish to apply for this scholarship must complete a 500Continue reading “It’s Scholarship Time Once Again!”
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Sprint Frequently Asked Questions
Who: The Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy (ASAP), in association with the Albany All-Star Roller Derby. What: 800 Meter run on Lark Street to raise money for Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Medical Center. When: Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 Registration: 11am-1:45pm @ The LionHeart and Oh Bar Race time: Continue reading “Sprint Frequently Asked Questions”
Santa Speedo Sprint 2016
We’re less than a month away until the 2016 Sprint! If you haven’t done so already, you can register to run or just make a donation using our Eventbrite link below of links on our Facebook Pages. https://www.facebook.com/AlbanySociety/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1727786727483375/ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/11th-annual-albany-santa-speedo-sprint-december-10th-tickets-28897773017
It’s Time for Our 2016 ASAP College Scholarship Contest!
Hey High School Seniors that plan to attend an Albany-area college! Read below to see how you could win a $1,000 scholarship towards your first year of college! 2016 ASAP Scholarship <— Click here for a PDF copy of the application Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy College Scholarship Application The AlbanyContinue reading “It’s Time for Our 2016 ASAP College Scholarship Contest!”
Congrats to our Member of the Decade!
Thank you to Jim Larson for all that you do, proud to have you as a member of our team! Check out the MOTD video, some NSFW language within.
Bring your appetite! FOMACOB is back!
This is one of our favorite days of the year! $25 for all you can eat grilled and smoked goodness, with none of those vegetables or starches to get in your way. Festival of Meats and Celebration of Bacon Saturday, September 19, 2015 Elks Club, 25 So. Allen, Albany Bar at 4pm, Dinner at 6pmContinue reading “Bring your appetite! FOMACOB is back!”
Thank you to our friends at Empire Wine!
Thanks to Empire Wine! A Great local business (picked No. 1 in the wine store category for Times Union’s Best of the Capital Region 2015) with a heart that loves to help and give back, just like ASAP – Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy! Stop in today (and everyday in September) and purchaseContinue reading “Thank you to our friends at Empire Wine!”
Tonight we had a little BBQ to kick off the July 4th weekend right and presented Ally Firmbach with her $1,000 check for winning our scholarship contest. Congrats to Ally on winning and graduating, and all the best in the future!
We are proud to announce that we will be hosting some of the Big and Littles from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region later this Summer at a Tri-City ValleyCats game! We have some fun stuff lined up for the kids, should be an awesome day!
And the Scholarship Winner Is…
We received some great essay submissions this year which made it hard to decide who would be declared the winner. We would like to extend an early congrats on your impending graduation and best wishes in the future to all of those who submitted. The winner of the 2015 ASAP Scholarship is… Ally Firmbach! Congratulations,Continue reading “And the Scholarship Winner Is…”
Essay Submissions Closed
Thank you to all that submitted an essay, we will be announcing our winner in early June. Good luck!
A reminder that essays are due Tuesday, May 12th. We have a few submissions already, don’t miss your chance to score a cool $1,000! _____________________________________________ Hey High School Seniors that plan to attend an Albany-area college! Read below to see how you could win a $1,000 scholarship towards your first year of college! ASAP 2015Continue reading “Bueller?…Bueller?…Bueller?”
Thanks to Capital Roots!
Another meeting, another meetup with a great organization that we have partnered with on a recent event. Last night we presented the proceeds check from the Magic Hat Mardi Gras Pub Crawl to our friends at Capital Roots, and then they joined our meeting and waxed philanthropic. Check out their website and Facebook page belowContinue reading “Thanks to Capital Roots!”
Tonight’s Meeting / Corks Event
Yup, we are still on tour and looking to bring in new members. We’ve had a few new faces show up at the last two meetings, so don’t be afraid to stop in. Meeting is at 7pm at McGeary’s where we will be proudly presenting a check to Capital Roots with the proceeds from theContinue reading “Tonight’s Meeting / Corks Event”
Corks & Forks is this Saturday!
This one means a lot to us in ASAP. Please come out to 677 Prime this Saturday (Mar. 28th) and enjoy some top-drawer food and wine, and also bid on any of the great items up for grabs in the silent auction. All to support the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Tickets available only viaContinue reading “Corks & Forks is this Saturday!”
It’s Time for Our 2015 ASAP College Scholarship Contest!
Hey High School Seniors that plan to attend an Albany-area college! Read below to see how you could win a $1,000 scholarship towards your first year of college! ASAP 2015 College Scholarship <— Click here for a PDF copy of the application Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy College Scholarship Application The AlbanyContinue reading “It’s Time for Our 2015 ASAP College Scholarship Contest!”
Great Meeting Last Night
Last night we were able to present checks to the Albany Damien Center and Albany Medical Center with their halves of the money raised from the 2014 Santa Speedo Sprint. Thanks to all who donated, we are already excited for the 2015 Sprint! We also had a few new faces that came out and joinedContinue reading “Great Meeting Last Night”
Looking for New Members!
If you know anyone that may be interested in us, joining a fun non-profit, or just helping people out in general, please send them a link to this page, tag them in FB, etc. We’re looking to grow our group and meet new awesome people. Hit up email@example.com with any questions. ASAPContinue reading “Looking for New Members!”
ASAP Meetings on Tour / Looking for New Members
This Thursday’s meeting (Mar. 5th) will be held at the Orchard Tavern in Albany at 7pm over beers and chicken wings. Stop by and see what we’re about and stuff your face with great food…it’s what we do best besides handing out checks to great charities! And looking stunningly-handsome. And playing Box… Orchard Tavern –Continue reading “ASAP Meetings on Tour / Looking for New Members”
5th Annual Lark St. Mardi Gras Festival
We are once again co-sponsoring this event with Magic Hat and Capital Roots. Always a fun time and there is some big $$ and other great prizes up for grabs! http://facebook.com/events/326949894180256 http://www.magichat.net/mardigras/mgalbany/
This Saturday is the Santa Speedo Sprint!!
Eventbrite Registration Page <> Facebook Event Page
Want to join ASAP? Of course you do! Here’s how…
ASAP (Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) is currently wrapping up our 10th year of existence, and what a ride it’s been so far. In the past 10 years our members have grown older, more handsome, more classy, and of course more awesome. Many of us have married, had kids,Continue reading “Want to join ASAP? Of course you do! Here’s how…”
9th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint
Our biggest event of the year is back! More Info and Tickets: Eventbrite – Facebook Click the image below for a Holiday Poem
Don’t Forget, this Saturday!
Facebook and Eventbrite
6th Annual Festival of Meats
One of our favorite events of the year is back! $25 for all you can eat! Get your tickets and more info at: Facebook and Eventbrite
Summer Sip on the Hill
We have to help save Cherry Hill! If you have been following the news, Historic Cherry Hill, one of Albany’s beautiful historic landmark Mansion Museums, is in dire financial peril. As Citizens of Albany and the greater Capital Region, we must take action to preserve this house! The Tuesday Special was wicked successful and nowContinue reading “Summer Sip on the Hill”
Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner…
Actually, it’s Winner, Winner, $1,000 Scholarship…but that doesn’t flow as well. We would like to send out a big congrats to Brady Scott for winning this year’s ASAP Scholarship! We will be meeting up with Brady to personally congratulate him for a great essay and the work he is doing to help his fellow man,Continue reading “Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner…”
Deadline for essay submissions is tomorrow. $1,000 is up for grabs towards your Freshman year at an area college! Plus you get your picture taken with Stately Gentlemen of ASAP handing you a big-boy check…win-win-win. ______________________________________________________________ Send us an essay and you could be selected to receive $1,000 towards your Freshman year at a localContinue reading
We were happy to deliver checks to our Friends at the EBA, Damien Center, Albany Med HIV/AIDS Program, Historic Cherry Hill and the HDSA last night at our monthly meeting. Thanks to all that participated and/or donated at our events!
Attention Highschool Seniors!
Send us an essay and you could be selected to receive $1,000 towards your Freshman year at a local college!
March Meeting Minutes.
Congrats to the New 2014 Board of Directors!
Please help use congratulate the Gentlemen who were nominated to the 2014 Board or Directors. We hope you are looking forward to another year Relaxing, Encouraging, and striving for Excellence in Awesomeness with us and the ASAP Daisies. New members are always welcome. Check out our Facebook page for times and dates of our meetingsContinue reading “Congrats to the New 2014 Board of Directors!”
Movin’ on Up…
Check out the latest Metroland (http://metroland.net/2013/12/18/local-heroes-2013/) where there is a small piece on us in the Local Heroes section. Thanks to Ann for choosing our group and for having us share a page with a NY Senator… who knows, someday there may be a Gray-Tie Gala at the White-House!
Have You Pre-Registered Yet?
It’s easy to do, just click the button below! Also, check the Flikr link below to see some photos from years past. http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=santa%20speedo%20sprint
Congrats to our 2013 Member of the Year!
Congrats to Mr. Dave Dowd, our 2013 MOTY! Last night’s Fall Ball was a blast, hop on Youtube to check out our MOTY video (http://youtu.be/lRup5VqmEos). Next up, the Santa Speedo Sprint!
This Saturday, Fall Ball ’13 !!
Just finished up our Member of the Year video, come hang with us on Saturday night to check it out and have some fun. All the details and online ticketing are in the links below. For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/org/4633151615 For info: https://www.facebook.com/events/538968222843474/ Check out our past MOTY vids on our Youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/albanysociety
Pre-Registrations and Tickets Now Available!
To make life a little easier for everyone, we you now have the option of pre-registering and buying tickets before our events. Head over to https://www.eventbrite.com/org/4633151615 to get your tickets now!
Only Two Months Away!
Have you RSVP’d on the Facebook event page yet (http://www.facebook.com/events/139407089587836/)?
ASAP Youtube Feed
ASAP Youtube Feed We are now live on Youtube, more videos will be posted soon! Subscribe and spread the word!
ASAP’s 5th Annual Festival of Meats & Celebration of Bacon
Join us on Saturday October 5th at The Elk’s Club off South Allen St. in Albany for all you can eat meat and bacon! Bar opens at 4pm, Dinner served at 6pm. Check the flyer and RSVP on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/465718106846459/.
Conrgrats to our ’13 Scholarship Winner!!
A few of our finest ASAP members were finally able to present our ’13 Scholarship winner Kristina Fletcher with her $1,000 check. We would like to wish Kristina much luck in her Freshman year of college and beyond!
The ASAP 2013 Spring Fling is Next Saturday!
It’s time again to climb aboard the Dutch Apple II and cruise the mighty Hudson! This year is just $15 to get on the boat with a cash bar available. Tunes, high-fives, and all around awesomeness to be provided by us. An after party is in the works, we’ll update you here when we finalizeContinue reading “The ASAP 2013 Spring Fling is Next Saturday!”
Please Help Our Good Friends with Their Next Event…
Web Page – http://asapdaisies.org/2013/06/07/daisys-lazy-pancake-breakfast-to-benefit-club-zoe/ Facebook Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/464609986955499/
ASAP to Help Sponsor the HDSA ‘Corks and Forks’ Event
Tomorrow is the day, do you have your ticket?! If not there a few left available for purchase. ASAP is so proud to be involved with our good friends at Empire Wine and the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Mark your calendars for May 4th! ********************************* The Huntington’s Disease Society of America invites youContinue reading “ASAP to Help Sponsor the HDSA ‘Corks and Forks’ Event”
Attention Albany-Area High School Seniors…
Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy College Scholarship Application The Albany Society for the Advancement of Philanthropy (ASAP) has given out more than $3600 in the last six years to graduating seniors that are attending local Albany area colleges and universities. Seniors who wish to apply for this scholarship must complete a 500 wordContinue reading “Attention Albany-Area High School Seniors…”
ASAP to Help Sponsor the HDSA ‘Corks and Forks’ Event
ASAP is so proud to be involved with our good friends at Empire Wine and the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Mark your calendars for May 4th! ********************************* The Huntington’s Disease Society of America invites you to attend Corks & Forks – sponsored by Empire Wine and Liquor Outlet along with the Albany Society forContinue reading “ASAP to Help Sponsor the HDSA ‘Corks and Forks’ Event”
3rd Annual Magic Hat Lark Street Mardi Gras
3rd Annual Magic Hat Lark Street Mardi Gras Charity Trivia Crawl To Benefit the Albany Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America and the Albany Society Get a Team together (between 2-10 people) and meet at Lionheart at 12noon NO PURCHASE NECESSARY • MUST BE 21 TO ENTER $5.00 per player with aContinue reading “3rd Annual Magic Hat Lark Street Mardi Gras”
It’s Finally Here!!
The big day is finally here, it’s time for some epic fun for a great cause. FB Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/385937094807332/ Donation Page – http://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/albany-society/7thannualsantaspeedosprint
We’re only a few weeks away!!
RSVP on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/385937094807332/
The future of ASAP continues to look bright, perhaps so much that we need to wear shades…
This is ASAP’s time of the year to shine, the Festival of Meats and Bacon was a great success, please be sure to RSVP to our upcoming events the Fall Ball (https://www.facebook.com/events/117791548366842/) and the 7th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint (https://www.facebook.com/events/385937094807332/). We also have a First Giving Donation link at our official Speedo Sprint Site (http://albanyspeedosprint.com/). Continue reading “The future of ASAP continues to look bright, perhaps so much that we need to wear shades…”