Why? Upcoming YP Events!

***A bit of blogkeeping: Have you entered to win 2 tickets to the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival? Check it out! The giveaway closes tonight. Remember, you can tweet daily for additional entries. 

Also, can you spare 30 seconds to help fight hunger?


Help the Greater Cleveland Foodbank bring this much-needed grant to Northeast Ohio by voting online. Click the link, type “Ohio” in the blue bar near the bottom of the page, and click the “Vote” button beneath the Greater Cleveland Foodbank’s name and logo. It’s that easy!***

There are some awesome events coming up in October specifically geared toward young professionals. Check ’em out!

#cleYPweek – Monday, October 6 – Sunday, October 12

Engage! Cleveland is sponsoring the first ever YP week from October 6-12, with fitness classes, lunch and learns, and evening networking events, all geared toward connecting young professionals with each other, YP organizations, and the city. You can check out the complete events calendar here.

Playhouse Square Partners October Dine Around – Tuesday, October 7

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Image Source – playhousesquare.org

Join members of Playhouse Square Partners for their quarterly Dine Around event. The October dine around will take place in Tremont. Small groups will dine at Dante, Fat Cats, Press Wine Bar, Lolita, and South Side. Following dinner, all the groups will meet up for a nightcap at The Flying Monkey. This is a great way to get to know other Partners and have a tasty meal. You do not need to be a current member to attend. Click here for more information and to RSVP.

The Cleveland Orchestra Gala – Saturday, October 11


The Cleveland Orchestra Gala is taking place Saturday, October 11 and the Orchestra is extending a limited number of tickets to young professionals. This black tie affair includes an orchestra performance, cocktail hour, and an exclusive YP post-concert reception with food from Chef Douglas Katz. Young professionals can purchase discounted tickets for $250. If you are a member of The Circle, the Orchestra’s YP group, tickets are $175 (and there are a lot of other benefits and cool events for Circle members). You can purchase tickets by calling 216-231-7558 or emailing gala@clevelandorchestra.com. Deadline to purchase is Monday, September 29.

YP CLE Ambassador Summit – Thursday, October 23


Positively Cleveland is sponsoring a YP CLE Ambassador Summit to brainstorm ideas to get more Cleveland residents to recommend our city as a vacation destination. Held at the Ariel International Center, the Summit is an open forum to share your ideas and love of Cleveland, as well as a great opportunity to meet other YP’s who are passionate about this town. Registration is free, but space is limited. Click here to register.

It’s a great time to be a young professional in Cleveland, with so many fun ways to get involved!

***Disclosure: I am a board member of Playhouse Square Partners. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.***


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