Press Release: Young Professionals Network, March 19

Next Event: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at the Renaissance Homes Design Center 5:30-7:30 p.m.

This month, the Bend Chamber’s Young Professionals Networking (YPN) event will be hosted by Renaissance Homes. Attendees will enjoy beverages, food, door prizes, networking games and more at Renaissance Homes’ 3,500 square foot Design Center showroom on Wednesday, March 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 55 NW Wall Street, Building A in Bend. By registering in advance, the cost is $7 for members and $12 for non-members. The price increases the day of the event. Registration is available online at or by phone at 382-3221. Interested young professionals can save significantly by signing up for an annual membership that includes all of the future events for just $35.

What is YPN?
Established in June of 2006, the Bend Chamber’s Young Professionals Network has become a vital part of Bend’s business community. YPN events are geared towards those aged 40 and under – or young at heart. Past event hosts have included, Columbia River Bank, Bend Memorial Clinic, Century Insurance, The Shops at the Old Mill, and more.

The purpose of the Young Professionals Network is to provide young professionals with top quality networking, community involvement and professional development opportunities in a fun, professional and friendly environment.

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Upcoming Events (All networking events start at 5:30 p.m.):
April 16 ~ High Desert Bank
May 21 ~ Brasada Ranch
June 18 ~ Umpqua Bank
July 16 ~ Annual Social Event TBA
August 20 ~ Community First Bank/Old Mill District
September 17 ~ Fincham Financial Group
October 15 ~ Clear Choice Health Plans
November 12 ~ Central Oregon Builders Association