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September 2017

RYP Social: City Grill

September 19 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Grill, 384 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Rochester Young Professionals welcomes you to our last Social event of the summer! September Social at City Grill. Social events are just one of a variety that RYP hosts year round, but it’s a great way to get acquainted with the group and check out cool places in Rochester. Come out to have an after work beverage and/or meal and take some time to network and socialize with fellow allies that you might not otherwise meet. Located on the corner…

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October 2017

RYP Volunteers: Play Ball at The Strong Museum

October 6 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square Dr,
Rochester, 14607 United States

It’s bittersweet to report, the Play Ball volunteer spots are full! Thank you for your interest! Additional event information can be found here: Please consider helping with the Fight for Air Climb on Saturday, October 21st 7:30AM-1PM benefiting the American Lung Association. It will take place at The Metropolitan, 1 South Clinton Ave. The sign-up deadline is October 14th and you can register by going to the Rochester Climb website: and choosing “Participate as a Volunteer” in the drop-down Register…

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Rochester Young Professionals Golf Scramble

October 7 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Do you want to get in one last round of golf before the season ends? Or maybe your first round? Rochester Young Professionals invites you to our “first” annual RYP Golf Scramble. Regardless if you are an experienced golfer or a first timer, this event will be a great opportunity to enjoy the beautiful fall weather here in Rochester. Invite some friends or meet some new ones. Not only will we be enjoying a great day on the course but…

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RYP Professional Development: Pre-Entrepreneurship Expo

October 12 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Rochester Regency Hyatt, 125 East Main Street
Rochester, 14604 United States

Please join us on Thursday October 12th from 5:30-8:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Rochester for RYP’s “Pre-Expo” event. RYP will be featuring four local entrepreneurs as panelists, where they will share their experience as business owners and entrepreneurs. Content from panelists will focus on the challenges faced by entrepreneurs, overcoming failure / turning those failures into success, tips/advice, along with a behind the scenes of who they are and what they do! Attendees will have an opportunity for Q&A following…

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RYP Volunteers: ALA Fight for Air Climb

October 21 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Metropolitan, 1 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604

The Fight For Air Climb is one of the signature fundraising events of the American Lung Association. The Climbs are held in prominent skyscrapers and other buildings across the country, giving participants the opportunity to join together with friends, family and co-workers as they climb the stairs of the building to the top! The Climb has been taking place for more than a decade and has raised more than $40 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association.…

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RYP Social: East End Tavern

October 26 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
East end tavern, 37 Charlotte St
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

RYP Welcomes you to our October Social at East End Tavern! Located right across the street from Charlotte Square Apartments and just down the street behind Spot Coffee, this hidden gem has a passion for serving up happiness and joy through food, music and fun! Owner Jeff Boscarino and Head Chef Peter Cucinotta are graciously offering our group: -Light appetizers -3$ domestic pints -3$ well drinks -5$ domestic pitchers -3$ house wine Never been to a Rochester Young Professionals Social? Our goal is to create and…

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November 2017

RYP Sports & Outdoor Recreation: Fall Foliage HikYoga

November 4 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Corbett’s Glen, Penfield RD and Forest Hills Rd
Penfield, NY 14625 United States

Hikyoga™ is the perfect way to embrace nature, be active, and have fun! Our adventure opens up with yoga then we begin our hike while pausing to stop drop and yoga along the way, incorporating a meditative walk and time to embrace the scenery! This event is open to the public! Just bring yourself and wear comfortable shoes.. no yoga mats needed! Parking info: We will meet at the trail head off of Penfield Rd. Please park in the lot…

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RYP Professional Development: 7th Annual Entrepreneurship Expo

November 8 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Rochester’s youngest business owners will be the focus of RYP’s 7th Annual Entrepreneurship Expo on Wednesday, November 8th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the newly renovated Metropolitan Tower. Similar to years past, we will be featuring 40+ entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, and non-profit leaders. This event is a wonderful opportunity to network & meet some of the most innovative and driven young entrepreneurs Rochester has to offer. Come learn about our local talent and connect with other…

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RYP Equity Series: NYCLU Training on Organizing for Civil Rights

November 9 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Carlson YMCA, 444 E Main St
Rochester, NY 14604 United States

Rochester Young Professionals and RocCity Coalition are partnering to offer an Equity Series to empower the future leaders of our city with training events to help create a more inclusive, equitable, and prosperous Rochester. The Equity Series leverages Rochester’s many organizations engaged in the fight to reduce poverty, combat discrimination, and provide opportunity for all. Each of the events in the Series will provide a framework for participants to reflect, interact with others, and develop tools to create positive impact…

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RYP Sports and Outdoor Recreation: Backpacking Basics Clinic

November 16 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

RYP partners with the new REI co-op store in City Gate to learn more about backpacking and give RYP members a chance to meet like-minded people and build relationships for future adventures. REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear.  In this presentation style class, learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear. Plus, we’ll give you important notes on trail etiquette and Leave No Trace principles. Let REI…

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