YSPN provides unique opportunities to network with your peers through various social, community service and networking events. These activities are designed to allow you to expand your personal networks and build lasting connections with the many commercial, charitable, and artistic venues in Springfield.
The membership roster is nearly 400 young professionals from a wide variety of careers and industries. If you are not a member yet, we invite you to JOIN US.
YSPN Would Like to Thank Our Corporate Sponsor:
Visit NUDO online at www.nudo.com
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
5:00 PM to 7:00PM
The Ronald McDonald House
610 North 7th Street
Sign up to help make a meal for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Springfield. Your time and effort are greatly appreciated by the families utilizing the services that the Ronald McDonald House provides. Additionally, if you would like to donate funds to purchase the food that will be made and served, we greatly appreciate your help. Any extra funds raised will go directly to the Ronald McDonald House. To register as a volunteer, or to make a donation, please click on the following link: HERE
Save the Date for Brew School 101 on Thursday, January 23, 2014 !
Engrained Brewery will be hosting a Brewery Tour and chance to Sample their Beer and Farm-to-Table Styled Food! You wil not want to miss this special event - Stay Tuned for More Details…….
Engrained Brewery, 1120 Lincolnshire Boulevard, Springfield, IL
Do You Have the Gift of Gab and Love to Plan Get Togethers ? What Better Way than to JOIN the Board as the YSPN NETWORKING CHAIR! This Fun, New Position would Plan Monthly Meet-Ups for all Members to Attend.
Interested Individuals Should Review the Position Description and Complete the Networking Chair Application.
There are also GREAT Opportunities to GET INVOLVED on the Committee Level of YSPN 2014. Contact US at firstname.lastname@example.org to see how YOU can JOIN One of Our Committees!
Registration is Open! The first 100 to register will receive a FREE Climber-in-Training T-shirt!
Join us at the 2014 Fight for Air Climb! Whether you are a veteran climber or looking for a new personal challenge, we want you at the Fight for Air Climb on Saturday, February 22nd in downtown Springfield.Save $10 if you register before Friday, January 10th!The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. With your support, we are Fighting for Air.
REGISTRATION is now open! Don’t miss out on discounted Early Bird Registration rates.
REGISTER TODAY AND SAVE LIVES!
Questions? Ask the Special Events Staff.
CentralILEvents@lungil.org I 217-787-5864
Interested in engaging Young Professionals around Springfield? YSPN has can help! We have several sponsorship opportunities available including Annual Sponsors ($500), Event Sponsors (varies by event), and E-Bulletin Sponsors ($25), however, sponsorships can be tailored to fit your budget.
Benefits of Annual Sponsors include, but are not limited to, your organization’s name/logo prominently placed on the YSPN website, your organization’s name included in the “YSPN Sponsor” section of the semi-monthly E-Bulletin, free job posting on the Jobs Board, and other opportunities to reach YSPN members with your promotional information.
Event Sponsor benefits can include the following: designation and recognition as the Event Sponsor of a YSPN event (Networking, Membership or Community Service), opportunity to distribute materials at the event, and up to 2 free admissions to the sponsor’s specific YSPN event.
An E-Bulletin Sponsorship includes your company name/logo in the footer of the bulletin and advertisement for promotions in the newsletter body that is distributed to over 1,000 people as well as one YSPN social media posting….all for $25!!
Want to learn more? Email us at email@example.com to become a sponsor today!
Looking for a new job? Start your search out on the right foot with an updated resume! YSPN is offering a brand new resume-review service to members free of charge. Just send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and a local HR professional will set up a time to meet with you and discuss how to make your resume stand out from the crowd. This service is for members only. Not a member? Click HERE to join now with a credit card, click HERE to download the membership form.
Renewal invoices have been mailed and are due now! We have an amazing year of events ahead - don’t let your membership lapse! Dues are still only $25 and are good through 3/31/14!
To check the status of your membership or to pay for your renewal with a credit card, please call Sarah Graham at (217) 525-1173.
You can renew your membership dues online, HERE. Please note in the questions/comments section “Renewal”.
If you have any questions regarding your membership, please email email@example.com and type in the subject line “Renewal”.
Annual 8th YSPN Trivia Night for Charity was Friday, November 22, 2013! An Annual Event held to benefit a local nonprofit. This years Charity, The Matthew Project provides clothing, food, tutoring, mentoring, and life skill classes to District 186 homeless children. $10 per person or $100 for a table (10 people). Electronic Sign Up or Written Registration started at 6 PM and the Trivia began at 7 PM. Bring your own food/snacks for your table and a cash bar was available throughout the evening! Very Good Time!
Professional Development Event. The Art of Asking Questions, presented by writer and speaker Mary Byers, author of Race for Relevance: 5 Radical Changes for Associations on Thursday, November 7th at The Sangamo Club in the Ballroom. Event was catered and began at 11:30 AM. $15 for members and $17 for non-members.