Pleasanton couple's dog a winning wiener

"In the seven years they have been together, Patrick Major has seen Sammy Davis transform from a playful pet to one of the fastest dachshund racers in the state. Even though he stands only about 6 inches tall, Sammy can pump his stubby little legs and leap through the air to catch Frisbees nearly as big as he is. And, this pooch was a doggie pinup in the International Disc Dog calendar three years running." Read More Here

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HYA President visit the rural villages of Jinja, Uganda, Africa.

Jinja, Uganda student overjoyed, in learning, HYA will pay his 50,000 schillings tuition ($20.00 USD), so he can re-enroll in school for the final quarter of 2013. Ugandan students believe in education, it means everything!

2015

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2014

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2013

Brad Waldow visits Hamilton Meadow Park School AVID

African Experience Hits Home For HYA President

HYA, and FLONation Foundation on Healthy Kids Day: San Francisco City Hall

HYA Summer Baseball Instructional Camp: Healdsburg Little League

San Jose Middle After School Chess Club: Novato

Lynwood Elementary After School Chess Club: Novato

HYA College Outreach Program: Cal State University East Bay

Rotary Club of Ignacio: “Mission Trip Uganda/Nigeria”, Program Speaker

Rotary Club of Novato: “Building Social Capital Through Chess”, Program Speaker

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RLYA), Occidental

Potential Rotary Leadership Seminars Faculty (PRLS), D5150

2012

Tanya Madsen, Hamilton Middle School “AVID” Visit Saint Mary’s

Why I Give

Lynwood Elementary After School Chess Club: Novato

San Jose Middle After School Chess Club: Novato

Masters Potential Rotary Leaders Seminar Graduate: D5150

HYA Community Food Bank Outreach: Saint Mary’s College

Rotary Club Novato Sunrise Program Speaker: Project Amigo Literacy Week, 2011

 2011

Novato Middle School Chess Tourney 2011 002Novato High School “AVID” Visit SMC

The Lasallian Mission of Saint Mary’s College

Project Amigo: Literacy Week, Colima, Mexico

“O”Zone Hosts College Outreach Program

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“O”Zone Youth Nights, 2009, 2010

San Jose Middle After School Chess Club: Novato

Lynwood Elementary After School Chess Club: Novato

Hamilton Meadows AVID College Day (Saint Mary’s College)

Project Amigo Literacy Week, Colima, Mexico

Basic Potential Rotary Leaders Seminar Graduate: D5150

Miles McAfee Youth Day for Education, Saint Mary’s College

HYA Ladies Soccer College Outreach Program: Saint Mary’s College

2010

“O”Zone Means Opportunity

Omar Samhan visits Bowman Chess Club

Bowman Elementary After Chess Club: Hayward

San Jose Middle After School Chess Club: Novato

Miles McAfee Youth Day for Education, Saint Mary’s College

Joined the Rotary Club of Novato Sunrise

Saint Mary’s College High Potential Program Panel Discussion: “Surviving the First Semester”

2009

Omar inspires Williams Middle School

Graduating Senior Diamon Simpson

Diamon Simpson is a Youth Role ModelNovato Middle School Chess Tourney 2011 002Diamon Center Night SMC on December 27, 2008Diamon Center Night SMC on December 27, 2008

Kids bring Diamon Simpson to his knees

Final “Diamon Center Night”

Bowman Elementary After Chess Club: Hayward

Saint Mary’s College Dine with the Alum

YMCA Leadership Facilitator: Hayward  High School

Miles McAfee Youth Day for Education, Saint Mary’s College

2008

Diamon Simpson Night Game #1, Tri-City Voice, Biff Jones

Diamon Simpson Night Game #2 -Tri-City Voice, Biff Jones

Slam Dunk Success for Hayward’s Markham Elementary School

Diamon Simpson Returns to Hayward

Chris Major, Saint Mary’s College, “Alumni Success Story”

HYA Youth Summer Baseball Instructional Camp: Treeview Little League 

Saint Mary’s College Dine with the Alum

 2007

HYA-CYO Basketball Night: Saint Mary’s College

Saint Mary’s College Dine with the Alum

Saint Mary’s College High Potential Program Panel Discussion

St Bede’s After School Program

 2006

Saint Mary’s College Dine with the Alum

Saint Mary’s College High Potential Program Panel Discussion

St Bede’s After School Program

YMCA Enrichment Program Volunteer

YMCA Healthy Kids Day Master of Ceremonies

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Project Amigo, Colima, Mexico: Literacy Week 2011

YMCA Healthy Kids Day: 2006