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YPN Volunteers Roll Their Sleeves Up for Philly Cares Day

YPN Volunteers Roll Their Sleeves Up for Philly Cares Day

Posted Thursday, October 27th, 2011 | 0 comments

The sun shone on this year’s Philly Cares Day, held on Saturday, October 22. The day got even brighter as 35 YPN volunteers descended on the Henry C. Lea School in West Philadelphia. YPN volunteers were divided into groups focused on painting outdoor window grates, cleaning out storage areas, and painting the school office and hallways.

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YPN Networks at the Center for Architecture

YPN Networks at the Center for Architecture

Posted Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 | 0 comments

On October 11, YPN held its first “industry meet-ups” networking event at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture. Stephanie Balan, YPN Vice Chair, welcomed attendees to the event.

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YPN Volunteers for Cradles to Crayons

YPN Volunteers for Cradles to Crayons

Posted Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 | 0 comments

An energetic group of 25 YPN volunteers met at the Cradles to Crayons warehouse (The Giving Factory) on September 28 to help with the Fall season donations that Cradles to Crayons has been collecting.

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YPN Awards “Volunteer of the Year” Award

YPN Awards “Volunteer of the Year” Award

Posted Friday, July 22nd, 2011 | 0 comments

YPN awarded its Volunteer of the Year award on Wednesday evening atop the 777 South Broad Residences to Leonard DeProspo. The Volunteer of the Year award goes to the YPN member who has demonstrated the true spirit of volunteerism throughout the YPN volunteer year. The winner receives $500 to donate to the charity of their choosing.

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YPN Presents its Annual Volunteer of the Year Award

YPN Presents its Annual Volunteer of the Year Award

Posted Thursday, July 15th, 2010 | 0 comments

Nearly 200 young professionals gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel in Center City Philadelphia as the Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce presented its 3rd annual Volunteer of the Year award.

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YPN Volunteers at McClure Elementary Spring Fling

YPN Volunteers at McClure Elementary Spring Fling

Posted Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 | 0 comments

Submitted by Allison Wright On Friday, June 11, 2010, volunteers from YPN celebrated with McClure Elementary School students at the fourth annual Spring Fling to recognize students with perfect attendance this school year. Students enjoyed different activity stations including dancing, balloon toss, sponge races, relay races, the human knot, chalk drawings, and face painting. The […]

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Chamber Forms Partnership with Peirce College

Chamber Forms Partnership with Peirce College

Posted Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 | 0 comments

The membership allows students to attend several programs and events each year, including workshops that focus on strategic networking and career advancement.

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Support summer internships at an evening fundraiser

Support summer internships at an evening fundraiser

Posted Thursday, May 6th, 2010 | 0 comments

The Young Professionals Network and the Young Friends of Philadelphia Youth Network have joined efforts to support summer internships for Philadelphia young people. Join us for a night of networking and fundraising at Chifa, on May 10.

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YPN hears from 2010 William Penn Award recipient Charlie Pizzi

YPN hears from 2010 William Penn Award recipient Charlie Pizzi

Posted Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 | 0 comments

Submitted by Christopher Parker, TD Bank YPN members and guests gathered at Center City hot-spot, the American Pub, at YPN’s recent networking event to hear remarks from Tasty Baking Company CEO & 2010 GPCC William Penn Award recipient, Charlie Pizzi, and to celebrate the Holiday Season. Mr. Pizzi provided insights into his leadership style, feeling […]

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YPN volunteers help spread holiday cheer

YPN volunteers help spread holiday cheer

Posted Monday, December 7th, 2009 | 0 comments

Submitted by Mai-Linh Hoang, DAL, Inc. On a snowy Saturday afternoon, YPN volunteers brought some holiday cheer to the Salvation Army’s Eliza Shirley House. Volunteers decorated the foyer, hallways and common areas with christmas trees, lights and stockings. The Eliza Shirley House provides emergency shelter for primarily homeless single women with children. The House provides […]

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