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Join Us for Our March Social & Diaper Drive!
On March 21st, we're making our first-ever visit to casualbird for networking and socializing, as well as a diaper drive benefiting Keech Street Clinic. Check out the details below, and we'll see you there!
Where:
casualbird
109 Dunlawton Blvd
Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118

Date:
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Time:
Social – 5:30pm - 7:30

Tickets:
VYPG Members - $5
Future Members - $10
Tickets can be purchased in advance via our website or at the door ($5 for members and $10 for future members). Diaper donations may be dropped off at the check-in table. On behalf of the VYPG and Keech Street Clinic, we thank you in advance for helping those in need and bettering our community.

About Halifax Health - Keech Street Clinic
Keech Street Clinic has been serving the Daytona Beach community since December 16, 1996. This pediatric clinic provides a wide scope of healthcare services, including preventative care, sick care, adolescent services, immunization services and family planning to children up to the age of 18. Located in the 32114 zip code, Keech Street Clinic's mission is to provide high-quality and convenient Pediatric Care to an area that has consistently had poorer health outcomes. The center also works closely with various community agencies including Head Start, Healthy Communities, Speediatrics, Children's Medical Services, Easter Seals, and the Volusia County Health Department.

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Past Events
February Social at Avanu on Flagler Ave. in New Smyrna Beach
Join the VYPG for a night of networking at our February Social on February 15th from 5:30-7:30 PM! The event will be held at Avanu on Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach! Tickets can be purchased in advance on our website ($5 for members and $10 for future members). See you there!
Date:
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Time:
Social – 5:30pm - 7:30
Tickets:
VYPG Members - $5
Future Members - $10


January Social at Embry-Riddle!
Join the VYPG for our first social of the year! To kick off 2024, we're gathering at the ERAU basketball game, located at the ICI Center. Check out the details below.
Date:
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Time:
Social – 5:30pm
ERAU Game – 7:00pm
Tickets:
VYPG Members - $10
Future Members - $15
Ample parking is available at the ICI center. Look for the VYPG table upon entry to check in. Ticket prices include your social entry, game entry (VIP courtside area), drinks, and catering from Stoked Poke. Note that our January social is on Wednesday, rather than our usual Thursday. We will return to regular social scheduling in February.
We look forward to seeing everyone there!


Join the VYPG for our biggest and best holiday party ever! Thursday, 12/14 from 6pm-8pm! This will be the event of the year! TICKET SALES ENDED
The biggest event of the year is almost here! Join the VYPG for our December holiday party and enjoy an evening of games, networking, photo fun, and amazing prizes. The party takes place from 6pm - 8pm at the Embry-Riddle Mori Hosseini Student Union Center:

610 Aerospace Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114


November Social at Avanu on Flagler in New Smyrna Beach CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Join the VYPG for a night of networking at our November Social on November 16th from 5:30-7:30pm!! The event is being held at Avanu on Flagler in New Smyrna Beach! Tickets can be purchased in advance on our website ($5 for members, $10 for future members). Be sure to bring a business card to enter to win for a chance to be featured as VYPG Member of the Month. See you there!


VYPG Community Service Activity: Halifax Urban Ministries on Saturday, November 11 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

If you would like to participate, please click here to sign up (https://forms.office.com/r/ZicqbAjyCh)
Desc:. Please join the Volusia Young Professionals Group (VYPG) as we volunteer at Halifax Urban Ministries (HUM) on Saturday, November 11 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. This volunteer activity will take place at Hope Place, 1340 Wright St, Daytona Beach, FL 32117.

Volunteer tasks include:
  • Painting (indoors and/or outdoors)
What to wear:  
  • Comfortable attire (i.e. clothes you do not mind getting dirty)
  • Closed-toe shoes
About: Hope Place, a HUM service center, provides emergency housing for up to 3 months for over 100 families with children each year. Families are provided a safe place to stay, day care for children, three 3 meals a day, tutoring, life skills and budgeting classes, and case management. HUM's Rapid Rehousing Program helps families quickly establish a new residence each year through financial assistance and follows up with case management to increase the chance of a successful outcome, helping families return to being self-sustaining members of our community. Halifax Urban Ministries (HUM) prevents homelessness among low-income families by providing emergency assistance and intervenes on behalf of those who have become homeless to reestablish permanent housing. HUM is a faith-based nonprofit that has served the community since 1981. Almost all of their funding is through financial donations by the local community. 94% of each dollar directly provides services to HUM guests. HUM offers homeless prevention & assistance services throughout Volusia County from HUM service centers and distributed services at 30 partner & school locations.
Want to learn more about Halifax Urban Ministries? Please visit: https://halifaxurbanministries.org/index.html

Questions? Contact Ida at ida.babazadeh@adventhealth.com


Please join the Volusia Young Professionals Group (VYPG) as we volunteer at the Beacon Center on Sunday, October 29 from 8:00 – 11:00 am.

If you would like to participate, please click here to sign up.
Volunteer tasks include:
  • Landscaping and yard work
What to wear:  
  • Comfortable attire (i.e. clothes you do not mind getting dirty)
  • Closed-toe shoes
About: The Beacon Center provides empowerment based survivor focused services to survivors of domestic violence and their children. The purpose of the Beacon Center is to provide emergency shelter, advocacy,  support groups, information and referral services, case management, court accompaniment, safety planning, and other needed services to support survivors in their efforts for safety and well-being.  Want to learn more about the Beacon Center? Please visit: Beacon Center (mybeaconcenter.com)

Questions?
Contact Ida at ida.babazadeh@adventhealth.com



Apply to Be on the 2024 VYPG Board

Board Applications for 2024 are now officially open for the Volusia Young Professionals Group! Please click the button below to see the PDF for a full list of board committees and descriptions to help you decide which committee is your best fit.

To apply, please send an email with a short bio on yourself, professionally and personally, along with the top three committees/positions you would like to serve and why, to Nina Hosseini (nina@icihomes.com) and Kristina Circelli (kristinacircelli@gmail.com). If you are applying for a committee and are interested in being chair of that committee, please specifically apply for that.

Board Applications are open through October 21st. Thank you for your interest in the VYPG, and we look forward to an amazing 2024!
October Social at Houligan's in Port Orange
Join the VYPG for our October social at Houligan's! New Member Orientation will be held from 5:15pm - 5:30pm, and our social will be from 5:30pm - 7pm. WE look forward to seeing you there!





September's Social at Copper Bottom Distillery
Thursday, SEPTEMBER 21 5:30-7:30

Where:
Copper Bottom Distillery
998 N. BEACH ST.
Holly Hill, FL 32117 + Google Map

Tickets are $5 for VYPG members and $10 for future members.




August's Social at Oil & Vinegar Daytona
Thursday, AUGUST 17 5:30-7:30

Where:
Oil & Vinegar Daytona
2644 LPGA Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32124 + Google Map

Tickets are $5 for VYPG members and $10 for future members.




2023 VYPG Young Professional of the Year Nominations
Now - August 1
Nominations are open for the 2023 Young Professional of the Year! If you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their hard work and dedication to our community, we want to hear about them. Download and complete the nomination form, then submit it for consideration no later than August 1st. Entry rules and details may be found on the form.

July's Social at Dahlia's Port Orange!
Thursday, JULY 20th @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
New Member Orientation @ 5:15 pm SHARP!
This is a back to school drive that benefits FUTURES Foundation. If you bring a school supply or attend our new member orientation you get free entry to the social.

Where:
Dahlia's Port Orange
1078 Dunlawton Ave.
Port Orange, FL 32129 + Google Map

Tickets are $5 for VYPG members and $10 for future members.


VYPG Pub Crawl
Friday, JULY 21st @ 6 pm - 8 pm



Summer Luncheon: “Building the Future of Volusia,
Adapting Public Safety to the Needs of Growing Communities"
June 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mosaic Community Club,  715 Mosaic Blvd, Daytona Beach + Google Map



Understand the changing needs of a growing community in our upcoming summer luncheon! Our panel will be discussing the unique challenges that come with community growth, including increased demand for services, budget constraints, and changing demographics. Panelists include:

Sheriff Chitwood, Volusia County Sheriff
Jim Judge, Volusia Emergency Management
Todd Allen, DeLand Fire Chief

Event Catered by:


June's Social at Ormond Garage!
Thursday, JUNE 15th @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Where:
Ormond Garage
48 West Granada Blvd.
Ormond Beach, FL 32174 + Google Map

Tickets are $5 for VYPG members and $10 for future members.



We're Headed to Maserati for May's Social!
Tuesday, May 16th @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind social that brings together the Volusia Young Professionals Group, the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the Volusia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Get ready to network with local professionals, build your network, and even test drive a Maserati and/or Alfa Romeo! Details below:

Where:
Maserati Alfa Romeo of Daytona
1450 N Tomoka Farms Rd
Daytona Beach, FL 32124 + Google Map

Tickets are $5 for VYPG members and $10 for future members.
NOTE: As this is a joint social, it takes place on a Tuesday rather than our usual third Thursday.



April Social at Brown & Brown Rooftop Deck
(Members Only - $20)
April 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
SOLD OUT
VYPG Social in partnership with VCAN (Volusia County Can wipe out child and youth hunger and homelessness)
* Mission of VCAN: Eradicate hunger and homelessness among children and youth in Volusia County
* Vision: Create a community where children and youth are empowered to reach their full potential

Appetizers, open bar, live entertainment, t-shirts & goodie bags
300 N Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Daytona Beach, FL 32114 United States + Google Map



Miracle League Day - April 22!
Saturday, April 22 at 8:45am until 10:30am

Please join us as we are partnering with The Miracle League of Volusia County in order to put on a great day of baseball by serving as volunteers to help children with special needs in our Community enjoy a great day on the baseball diamond!

  • When: Saturday, April 22 at 8:45am until 11:30am
  • Where: NSB Sports Complex 1800 Turnbull Bay Road New Smyrna Beach
  • What: Serving as Coaches/Buddies to help the kids at bat, run the bases, and interact with the kids to ensure a great day of fun. No Baseball experience needed!

We are looking for 18-20 volunteers in order to ensure the event is a success. All members are VYPG are MORE than welcome to join in the fun! The Athletics Committee looks forward to a great day of fun with your help! Please let us know if you can join and don't hesitate to reach out with any questions.

Here is the link to learn more about their mission: http://www.miracleleaguevolusia.org

Below is the link to the volunteer sign-up sheet for Miracle League Day:



March Social & New Member Orientation at Rock Bottom Brewery
March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rock Bottom Brewery, 1864 Victory Circle, Bldg K
Daytona Beach, FL 32114 United States + Google Map


“Building the Future of Volusia” Power Luncheon
March 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Halifax Health Hospital – France Tower, 303 Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach , FL 32114 United States + Google Map


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