Category Archives: Public Service Events

Maccabi Orientation TOMORROW Aug 1 7:30 PM

A reminder that the orientation session for the Amateur Communications Unit at the Maccabi Games is TOMORROW EVENING. The session will be held at the Albany County Sheriff’s Office at 58 Verda Ave, Clarksville at 7:30 pm.

Credential and T-shirt pickup will take place at this meeting. Please note, for security reasons, that a valid photo ID must be in your possession at all times during the games along with your games issued credential. The T-shirt issued will also need to be worn while you are on duty.
If you are unable to attend please let me know ASAP since we will have to arrange for an alternate pickup of these materials.
Thanks and see you Tuesday evening!
David Galletly KM2O
ARRL Section Emergency Coordinator
Eastern New York

The JCC Maccabi Games – August 6-11, 2017 – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

The JCC Maccabi Games® is the largest Jewish youth event in the world. From August 6–August 11, 2017, the Capital Region will welcome more than 700 visiting teens from across the globe that will compete in Olympic style competition. The games will also include 300 host families, 800 volunteers and 75 local teen athletes competing.

Click here  for more info or contact Dave Galletly at

Registration forms can be found at

Pre-registration is required.