Signature Young Professionals Events


Opportunity for YPs to listen to leaders within our community speak on their journey to success as well as have open discussion for Q/A.

  • Thursday, March 15 – Mayor Teresa Tomlinson
  • Thursday, May 31
  • Thursday, August 23
  • Thursday, December 6

Adulting 101

A personal development series designed to help Young Professionals "Adult." This after-hours cocktail event will cover topics such as: when to start a 401k, when to invest, how to buy your first house, when to start planning for retirement... etc. Likely to involve panel discussions with community experts in each field.

  • Tuesday, May 22
  • Tuesday, September 11
  • Tuesday, December 4

YP has committees dedicated to various areas of interest.

Servant Leadership  •  Leadership & Career Development  •  Social Engagement  •  Governmental Affairs


Servant Leadership

Meets the second Tuesday of every month at various locations.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

Day of Action

A one day event designed to engaged Young Professionals in the community through four service driven projects.

  • Saturday, April 21

Stuff the Bus (in collaboration with United Way)

Assist the United Way in its efforts to host a school supply drive, by coordinating volunteers and other needs that may arise.

  • Summer 2018

Committee Chair:
Sherricka Day

  Chair : Sherricka Day

Vice Chair:
Erica Walker

Leadership & Career Development

Meets the third Tuesday of every month at various locations.

The mission of the Career & Leadership Development is to provide YPs with exceptional leadership learning opportunities and recognize YPs for exceptional leadership and service in the community. This committee facilitates participation in unique career development opportunities outside of the workplace. It is also the goal of this committee to expose area business to talented YPs and vice versa.

Learn on the Go

A lunch series featuring a community leader who speaks on various leadership topics to provide YPs with the resources needed for career and personal growth.

  • Wednesday, April 11
  • Wednesday, June 27
  • Wednesday, August 8
  • Wednesday, November 14

Committee Chair:
Chris Gray


Vice Chair:
Mary Rose Baron


Social Engagement

Meets on the first Thursday of every month at rotating locations.

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

Uptown Scream on the Green

An outdoor movie free and open to the public, this is the largest YP event of the year. Again this year we will be partnering with Uptown’s Friday night concert series.

  • Friday, October 26

Committee Chair:
Ashley Williams Ginn


Vice Chair:
Brantley Pittman


Governmental Affairs

Meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at rotating locations.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

Committee Chair:
Cortney Laughlin

Vice Chair:
Quent Deloach

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