The YPN launch event is sponsored by Rolling Prairie Subdivision.
designed for individuals in their 20s and 30s who work in Lincoln and Logan
County. The purpose of this group is to connect young professionals with one
another, to build strong relationships, to grow together and develop ties to the
community. The chamber expects this network to create opportunities for personal
and professional growth by providing opportunities in business networking,
professional development, service through volunteering, leadership training and
The admission fee for the launch event will be one bottle of wine per person.
This will be used for informal wine-tasting during the evening, but
participation in the tasting is not required to have fun at this event. Hors
d'oeuvres will be served throughout the evening.
"We feel like this is an underserved group of individuals in our organization
and in our community," said Andi Hake, executive director of the Lincoln/Logan
County Chamber of Commerce. "This network (for) young professionals is
significant to the chamber, and we feel that it is very important to engage
young, bright individuals in our community and with each other for the future
success of Lincoln and Logan County. Individuals that participate in this
network will be able to form strong connections and build resources, while
strengthening ties to the community."
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The next YPN event is scheduled for Jan. 10 at Fat Boys BBQ. At this event
there will be a short meeting to discuss future meeting dates and locations, the
goals and vision of the group.
The chamber looks at this as a great opportunity to bring together
the young professionals of this area in order to shape the future of
The Young Professionals Network directly reflects the vision of
the chamber to be the advocate for business in the area by providing
leadership, programs and services that create, protect and enhance
the business environment for the benefit of chamber members and
Lincoln and Logan County.
[Text from file received from
the Lincoln/Logan County
Chamber of Commerce]