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NYCLU Presents: Vote SMART

Join us Saturday November 3rd over some brunch to discuss the issues that will be impacted this year by your vote this November 6th. We’ll discuss how the issues will impact the NYS Legislature and what issues and policies will be at play that will directly impact the most marginalized.

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RocIDEA Connection: Rethinking Ableism and Advocacy

Did you know October is Disability Employment Awareness Month? RYP and RocCity Coalition are teaming up for another event in the RocIDEA Connection Series to learn about obstacles people with disabilities face in obtaining and retaining employment and how you can better foster an inclusive work environment. You will learn:…..

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How to Be a Social Butterfly

Are you shy or nervous around people? Would you like to learn how to become more sociable and make friends more easily? Are you interested in learning more about social activities happening in the Rochester area? If you want to learn how to be more outgoing, this is the workshop…..

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RYP Rock Climbing Night

Come climb with RYP! We’ll be hosting a night of rock climbing at RocVentures. RocVentures is an inviting and enthusiastic atmosphere for those new to climbing and those who are seasoned veterans. Tickets, $25 per person includes climbing, rental equipment, and belay training.      

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RYP 3rd Annual Volunteering and Board Expo

Want to become more involved with things happening in Rochester but don’t know where to start? Are you trying to find a great organization to give back to with your time or expertise? Join RYP at our 3rd annual volunteering and board expo as we present over 100 community organizations…..

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Comm Dev. – Genesee Gateway Riverfest

 RocCity Coalition and Rochester Young Professionals are teaming up with the Genesee Gateway Center to connect residents with a new side of the river. As part of the City of Rochester’s Roc The Riverway Festival (formerly River Romance Weekend), participants will have an opportunity to experience all that the river…..

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Oktoberfest at Unter Biergarten

It’s just not Fall without Oktoberfest! Join us at Unter Biergarten on Thursday, 10/4 for an early preview of their ‘Eastober Fest’ happening on Sunday 10/7. RYP members will receive special perks and a sneak peek of Sunday’s festivities. Expect an assortment of menu fare, deals on beer steins, and…..

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2nd Annual Charity Golf Scramble

Rochester Young Professionals (RYP) is pairing with Baden Street Settlement for a fantastic afternoon at beautiful Shadow Lake Golf & Racquet Club for our 2nd annual charity golf tournament. The cost per player is $75 and will include: greens fees and cart, putting green practice, gift bag and posttournament awards reception. Cash bar…..

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Access to Financing: Securing Loans for your Food Business

Are you seeking funding or a loan to launch or grow your food business, but can’t seem to find the right fit?   Join us for an informative panel discussion to learn about alternative lending options geared towards entrepreneurs with limited access to capital. You’ll hear from the following local…..

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Social: Bar Bantam with Digital Rochester

A Social not to be missed! Head to the heart of Downtown and meet us at Bar Bantam. Bar Bantam is located in the main lobby of the newly renovated Metropolitan Building (formerly Chase Tower). As an all-day eatery with a California cuisine, Bar Bantam will feature drink specials and…..

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Center for Teen Empowerment

Join Rochester Young Professionals as we volunteer to participate in the hiring process of youth at the Center for Teen Empowerment in the months of September and October.  In the process of the interview, the youth teach and learn a lot about their community, how their peers are thinking about…..

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RYP Volunteers: Center for Teen Empowerment Youth Hiring

Please join RYP Volunteers for a very unique volunteering opportunity with the Center for Teen Empowerment. This opportunity will allow volunteers to sit in and engage in the youth hiring sessions. For an inside look at this experience please watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EPJ8H8dAmI Please fill out the form below in order to…..

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RYP Social: Steadfast

Join RYP on August 23rd at one of the East End’s newest bar/restaurants. Drink specials and food samples will be available. Steadfast has a great menu so come hungry! Trivia will begin around 7:30pm, as well. More details on that to come. We will also be holding a new member…..

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