The Senior and Junior UOL Chapters
Parish Council, Sisterhood, Social Club and Parishioners of
ST. JOHN the BAPTIST
Invite you to the
61st UOL Convention
“THE LIGHT OF CHRIST ILLUMINES ALL"
July 30 - August 3, 2008 Johnson City, NY
Schedule of Events
July 30-August 3, 2008 - Johnson City, New York
St. John the Baptist Sr. & Jr. UOL Chapters
Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 9pm-11pm
Hospitality Night- hosted by Johnson City Sr. & Jr. UOL Chapters. We continue our theme of I Love UOL and I Love New York. Come enjoy wine tasting featuring some of New York’s finest wines. And of course dine on great food. Juniors will also enjoy a pool party.
Thursday, July 31st, 2008 6pm-11pm
“A Touch of the Southern Tier” social event held on the 18th floor of the State Office Building in downtown Binghamton. Guests will have a spectacular view of the city and the Susquehanna and Chenango rivers. A picnic atmosphere will feature delicious local specialty foods, including chicken “spiedies”. Team trivia with prizes will highlight the evening and of course there will be dancing.
Friday, August 1st, 2008 6pm-10pm
A “Rally with Friends” social event at the hotel will give you more time to reminisce with friends and dance to the tunes of a spectacular local band. We will also feature a Hot Air Balloon display and a launch may be visible in the Binghamton skies around dusk.
Saturday, August 2nd, 2008 6:30am
Come join the fun and board a bus for the local Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally. Approximately 50 hot air balloons will go up during the launch. Coffee, juice, and doughnuts will be provided for the early risers. Sign up ASAP for transportation to this event, as it is a unique opportunity and seating is first come/first served.
10am-11am – Ukrainian Torte Making – Come learn how to create a torte and even taste this wonderful Ukrainian treat.
11am-12noon – “I have a question” – Ask our panel of priests the questions that have you wondering and listen to the great discussions that will follow.
Banquet and Ball – “Illuminations”- 6:30-12midnight- this is the night for the UOL to shine presenting awards, scholarships and honoring the best. Ending in a festive and illuminating style– a night of dancing to Jeff Nyschott.
Sunday, August 3rd, 2008
Sunday’s Farewell luncheon “Celebrate Ukraine” in our Memorial Center featuring our famous holubtsi, will follow the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. John the Baptist church. Wear your Ukrainian shirt/blouse to church and enjoy a short concert of our talented choir and dancers of all ages. Come enjoy the lunch and say goodbye to old and new friends.