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Concord Young Professionals Network turns 10!

CYPN is officially 10 years old and that is awesome! What began in 2006 as an initiative of the Concord Chamber of Commerce, has grown into a vast network that connects young professionals all over the capital region and beyond. For 10 years The Concord Young Professionals Network has been hosting monthly networking events which […]

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Givin’ Back in the Granite State

I want to get involved in something meaningful, but I don’t know where to start. –Young Professionals We need younger volunteers and board members! –Nonprofit organizations I’m sure many of you have heard this, or similar variations. I certainly have. In fact, 10 years ago, before I started volunteering, I didn’t know where to start […]

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Your 2016 Lakes Region Relocation Guide

This time last year, I was preparing to move back to the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Having not lived in the area since high school, it was a fairly intimidating and also exciting to become more involved in the community where I grew up. Making the transition from a large city to the City on the Lakes […]

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NHPR and CYPN: The Primary Partnership

This past New Hampshire primary season, there was a new sound that seemed to rise above the din that was 24/7 Primary coverage. It was the sound of a new partnership between between New Hampshire Public Radio and the Concord Young Professionals Network. The sound itself was actually an insightful and inquisitive chorus of voices […]

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A “Younger Professionals” Organization

The Radisson Hotel in Manchester had a busy Wednesday last week. The political pundits and media crowd that had occupied the downtown hotel leading up to the Primary were checking out, leaving a trail of coffee cups and shattered dreams in their wake. But the Radisson crew would have to turn the hotel around in a […]

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NEW Young Professionals Group in Northern NH!

A brand new network is emerging for young professionals in northern New Hampshire. The North of the Notch YP Network (NNN) was formed recently with the leadership of North Country Listens Project Coordinator, Courtney Wrigley, who helped to pull together interested core members to champion the new group. After a year’s worth of focus group […]

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Things Not to Do When Running the Elm City Challenge

On May 31st, I participated in the first annual Elm City Challenge hosted by the Keene Young Professionals Network. The Elm City Challenge is an adult scavenger hunt that has teams scrambling to find locations throughout the city using picture clues and riddles. My team was not the last team to finish, but we only […]