YOUNG PROFESSIONALS CONNECTION REACHES RECORD ATTENDANCE
2011 Annual Kick Off Party a Success
DES MOINES (January 31, 2011) – Young Professionals Connection hosted its annual Kick Off Celebration at People’s on Court Avenue last Friday evening, and more than 320 young professionals were in attendance. This is the largest event attendance that the organization has had in its 10 years of existence.
"300 is a major milestone for YPC and Des Moines,” said Jason Wells, the 2011 president of Young Professionals Connection. “We are proud to show how strong the community is in Des Moines compared to many other cities. The success of this event symbolizes a great opportunity and challenge for the organization to continue this momentum moving forward."
At the annual celebration, young professions networked, were introduced to the 2011 YPC Board, enjoyed free food from Fong’s Pizza, A.K. O’Connor’s, and Unc’s Cheesecakes, and were eligible for gift drawing for more than 35 different prize packages. This event kicks off 2011 for YPC and symbolizes the positive impact the organization hopes to make on Greater Des Moines and the young professional community in 2011.
About Young Professional’s Connection (YPC): YPC's mission is to promote an environment that attracts and retains young professionals in Greater Des Moines. Efforts focus on connecting young professionals to each other and to the community through social, civic, charitable, and professional development endeavors. YPC is an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, started when visionaries of the Partnership recognized that the 20-to-30-something age demographic needed a voice in our community. For more information visit the website at: www.ypcdsm.com.