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May 2016

RYP Professional Development & RDDC: Millennials Redefining America’s Cities

May 10, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main Street
Rochester, NY United States

The future of Rochester is being written today! Do you want to be a part of shaping it?

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RYP Professional Development: Say “Yes” to Improv!

May 17, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Inn on Church, 11 W Church Street
Fairport, NY United States

Your day will never go the way that you planned, so let’s learn to think on our feet in a highly effective, interactive and fun way, through improvisation!

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June 2016

RYP Professional Development: A YP’s Guide to Financial Planning

June 9, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Strathallan Hotel a Doubletree by Hilton, 550 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Will I be better off if I pay down student loans or if I save?
How much should I be saving?
How do I make the most efficient use of my saving/coordinate with my work benefits?

Answers to these questions or ask your own questions when you RSVP!

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#Work4ROC Volunteering and Board Expo

June 28, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave.
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

The RocCity Coalition recently completed their Vision 2025 project, a survey and focus groups that created a shared vision among Young Professionals for Rochester’s future. Now it’s time to turn that vision into action!

The report identified 6 key focus areas: Demographics/Diversity, Housing, Lifestyle/Mobility, Education, Employment and Community Connections

Want to have an impact and #Work4ROC? Which of the 6 areas are you most passionate about making an impact in? At this Volunteering and Board Expo, nonprofits in each of these 6 areas will be represented and will be promoting volunteering opportunities as well as board openings for young professionals.

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July 2016

RYP Professional Development and Volunteering: Volunteer AND Boost Your Career!

July 26, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Gilda’s Club Rochester, 255 Alexander Street
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Think that giving back simply means giving money? Think again. Looking to volunteer but not sure where to start? Join us. You’ll learn the key components to get started giving back, how volunteering can boost your career, what’s involved with joining a board, how to create a volunteer resume, and how to find the right nonprofit organization to fit not only what you’re passionate about, but also your lifestyle.   Amy Button and Alyssa Belasco are serial volunteers, budding philanthropists,…

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August 2016

RYP Professional Development: RocGrowth Candids Interview

August 10, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor Street
Rochester, NY 14605 United States

RocGrowth Candids features local innovators who share their personal stories and lessons learned on the path to building a successful business. On the evening of Wednesday, August 10th, we feature two Young Professional entrepreneurs: Tony Colon of Fuego Coffee Roasters and Chris Spinelli of Roc Brewing Co. LLC.

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October 2016

RYP Professional Development and UW Young Leaders: Leadership Development Workshop

October 22, 2016 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
United Way of Greater Rochester, 75 College Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

You asked and we listened!  After the #Work4Roc Volunteering and Board Expo, you asked for more leadership and board development opportunities to be better prepared to join boards.  Please join United Way’s Young Leaders’ Club & RYP for a special board leadership series. Presenting Your Best Self The first session, facilitated by Melisza Campos, Vice President of Instruction and Carnegie Master for Dale Carnegie Rochester, will show you how to become a successful leader. You’ll be given tools to demonstrate self-confidence,…

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June 2017

RYP Professional Development: Speed Networking

June 26 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Branca, 280 E. Broad St, Suite 100
Rochester, NY 14604 United States

On June 26th, RYP is hosting a speed networking event at Branca in Tower 280 from 5-7. General networking from 5:00-5:45, followed by speed networking from 5:45-7:00. The bar will be open throughout the night. It’s a great way to grab a drink, get some apps and interact with many young professionals in various industries to grow your professional network. Attire is business or business casual. The event is sponsored by Genesee Regional Bank. How you can prepare yourself for…

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August 2017

RYP Professional Development: How to Build Relationships through Networking

August 22 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rochester Brainery, F109, 176 Anderson Ave
ROCHESTER, NY 14607 United States

  Great conversationalists are able to find connections with others by asking the right questions and learning likes and dislikes. As a result of these relationships, trust is formed more naturally. In this fast-paced workshop, you will hone the skills needed to have powerful conversations that will improve professional relationships, build trust, and get real results. Come see Melisza Campos from Dale Carnegie present a “How To” on networking at the Brainery on August 22nd. At the completion of this…

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September 2017

Speed Networking: A Quick Way to Expand Your Network

September 12 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Genesee Brewhouse, 25 Cataract St
Rochester, NY 14605 United States

Networking can be one of the most powerful and productive activities an individual can do to launch and manage their career. Building an interconnected group of relationships with others is at the core of a person’s effectiveness both personally and professionally. In the workplace today, we need to be known to others as well as ensure that others are aware of how we might be a resource for them. Speed networking is a structured and fast paced networking event allowing…

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