YPA EVENTS

View our monthly YPA events featuring professional development, social and service events. However, for the most up-to-date listing and to RSVP, visit our Facebook page.

Sat October 21 - YPA MANNA Community Service Event

1:00pm-3:00pm
MANNA FoodBank
627 Swannanoa River Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
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We had a blast helping MANNA last year and couldn't wait to do it again! Come help with a smorgasbord of duties - it all depends on what donations they've had come in. This is a great opportunity to give back to an agency serving 16 counties of WNC, but also get to know your fellow YPAers! We've got a limited number of spots, so email YPAcommunityservice@gmail.com to reserve yours today!

Fri November 3 - Professional Development & Morning Networking

8:30am-9:30am
Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
36 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
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Members & Non-Members, join us for Professional Development & Morning Networking with the Young Professionals of Asheville! Dr. Amy Climer teaches teams to be creative and innovative. She is a speaker, trainer, and coach in creativity, innovation, team development, and leadership. Through her company Climer Consulting she teaches research-based practices, tools, and techniques teams can use to innovate on demand. Amy holds a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University and a Master’s degree in Outdoor Education from the University of New Hampshire. She is trained or certified in Creative Problem Solving, Immunity to Change, and the FourSight Thinking System. She developed the Deliberate Creative™ Teams Scale to help teams understand how to increase their creativity. Amy is the host of The Deliberate Creative, a podcast and blog designed to teach others how to facilitate innovation in teams. She is the designer of Climer Cards, a creativity and teambuilding tool used by thousands to deepen team conversations and generate ideas. In 2016, she won the Karl Rhonke Creativity Award from the Association for Experiential Education. You can learn more about Amy and her work at climerconsulting.com.

Thu November 9 - November YPA Social at the LaZoom Room!

5:00pm-7:00pm
LaZoom Tours
76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
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Come network, hang out with friends, and make new ones with us, Thursday, November 9th at LaZoom Room. The LaZoom Room is more than just a bus depot. It has funky furniture and fun decor in a very intimate space. They will be offering us drink specials and raffling off bus comedy tours. You're not going to want to miss this YPA Social so mark it on your calendar now.

Tue November 14 - YPA + Highland Circle Joint Community Service

5:30pm-7:30pm
Archetype Brewing
265 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806
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Join YPA for a joint community service event with United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County's young professional group Highland Circle. We'll be packing snack packs and mingling at Archetype Brewing with some of Asheville's finest. Follow this link to register, as our slots are limited: https://www.unitedwayabc.org/Sip-N-Service

Fri December 1 - Professional Development Holiday Event & Morning Networking

8:30am-10:00am
Hatchworks
45 South French Broad, Suite 170
Asheville, NC 28801
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As 2017 comes to an end, please join us in celebration for our December Professional Development event at Hatchworks, the new downtown co-working space. We'll have breakfast bites, networking, coffee from Izzys Coffee Den, and a super special presentation, 'The Art of Success + Getting Out of Our Own Way" with Emma Churchman. Emma M. Churchman, M.Div. is a business coach who grew her business offline to multi-six figures within a year! In Asheville, she is known as THE coach to work with if you want to make more money in your business. Emma is a gladiator with money mindset + aligned strategy to empower entrepreneurs to claim their success and get out of their own way. https://emmachurchman.com Emma Churchman This event is members only plus one; we ask that all members bring a non member guest.

Thu December 7 - YPA Annual Holiday Bash

6:30pm-10:00pm
AC Hotel by Marriott Asheville Downtown
10 Broadway Street
Asheville, NC 28801
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Get dressed up and come "tis the season" with us at our YPA Holiday Party. There will be plenty of food, cash bar and DJ Zati will be decking the halls with your favorite dance tunes. Since it's the season for giving we have teamed up with Community Service and are Sleep Tight Kids for a Pajama Drive. Bring new pajama's for a kid or donate $15. This is a members only event you're not going to want to miss. So if you're not a member, register today! **Current YPA Members Only** **Community Service Drive*** for Sleep Tight Kids - Pajama Donation OR $15 Cash Donation

Fri January 5 - Professional Development & Morning Networking

8:30am-9:30am
Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
36 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
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Professional Development & Morning Networking with the Young Professionals of Asheville! More details coming soon!

Thu January 11 - January YPA Social

5:30pm-7:30pm
Archetype Brewing
265 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806
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Call for a good time or just show up at Archetype Brewing for our January Social on the 11th. There will be drink specials and raffle prizes to ring in the new year.
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