June is hoppin’ with opportunities specific to YPs who want to get involved. There’s a pretty wide range of options – everything from education and networking to socials and meetings. You can do something every night Monday through Friday this week.
Monday, June 14: The Montgomery County Young Republicans have their meetings on the second Monday of each month at the BW3 at Town and County in Kettering. Want to get involved with the Republican campaigns and meet other like-minded YPs? Check them out at 6:30 PM.
Tuesday, June 15: Generation Dayton hosts their monthly Business and Breakfast at the Cracker Barrel at 5770 Wilmington Pike in Centerville from 7-8 AM. Breakfast is at your own expense, but it’s free to attend! RSVPs requested.
Wednesday, June 16:
Dayton Urban Leage Young Professionals host their general meeting – but it’s so much more than just talk! Free to members and $5 for non-members – here’s what you get in June. Professional development speaker Mr. Jose “Rafi” Rodriguez, President of the Greater Dayton Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. And the second installment of “The Reel World: A Black Film Series.” Up this quarter – it’s a viewing of the local hit – The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant documentary. And they end the night with some ice cream to kick-off summer and thank everyone for their participation in the National Day of Service. Yum! It happens from 6:30-7:45pm at the Dayton Urban League in the Fifth Third Room.
The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission is coming to share information and ask for your feedback. This is a valuable way to be a part of the discussion on the future of land use in the Miami Valley. Hosted by Gen D at SideBar – all YPs are encouraged to come. Free to attend, but dinner and drinks at your own expense. Learn more here or here.
Thursday, June 17 – A busy, busy, busy day:
HYPE hosts their 3rd Thursday Social at The Caroline in Troy from 5:30-7:30 PM. This is a social mixer to meet up with other YPs in the Northern Miami Valley, learn more about HYPE, and have some fun.
The Montgomery County Young Democrats host their spring mixer at Franco’s Italian Restaurant on 5th Street near the Oregon District from 5-7 PM. Want to learn more about how to get involved in the upcoming campaigns, talk to like-minded YPs, meet David Pepper (candidate for State Auditor), and learn more about this politically engaged group? Check them out this Thursday.
Updayton – the organization dedicated to attracting and retaining young, creative talent is hosting an Action Plan Launch Update. Whether you made it to the Young Creatives Summit or not – this is your opportunity to learn about the projects that YPs determined as most important for the region. Hear about their progress, sign up to volunteer, and see the action that is being taken to make the Dayton region exciting for all of us. The event is at the Cannery Art and Design Center (E. 3rd Street) at 6 PM with a stop at Therapy Cafe afterward. More info on the day and how to RSVP here.
Friday, June 18: HYPE offers the second of four installments in their Wine Education Series. 6-7:30 PM at the Piqua Country Club. Join Sunny Brown, International Brand Manager for Vanguard Wines of Columbus, OH, and learn how European wines earned their status as well as what makes them different from other wines. Register in advance by emailing Kara Foster, Professional Development Chair, at [email protected] (Deadline for advance registration is the Tuesday prior to the event). Cost: $25 per session (advance registration) / $35 at the door
Looking for some fun this weekend?!? Check out the DMM calendar for lots of great music, arts, party, and fun options.