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  • Young Professional Group

  • The New Bern Young Professionals Group (YPG) is a program designed to create a meaningful network of dedicated, talented young professionals ranging in age 21-40 in Craven County.  YPG’s mission is to create a platform for our members to build relationships, both professionally and personally, to become politically and philanthropically active, and to contribute to the high quality of living in our community.

     YPG hosts monthly events, typically held on the first Thursday of each month from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, but check our online events calendar for the next event’s date, time, and location.  In addition to these events, YPG also holds monthly Lunch Bunches, as well as various other events throughout the year. 

     One of our largest events, YPG River Jam, allows us to give college scholarships to graduating seniors from Craven County high schools. 

     YPG Board

    YPG is organized and managed by the YPG Board of Directors:

    • Leanna Tyson, 2017 Chair
    • Eric Giles, Past Chair
    • Joe Digby
    • Meredith Morse
    • Brandy Popp
    • Carli Woolard
    • Geoff Pitts
    • Landon Vick
    • Maureen Clayton

     YPG Membership

    An annual membership in YPG is $35 for Chamber members (or, if your employer is a Chamber member) and $50 for non-Chamber members.  You may join by filling out the YPG Membership Application here.  If you are a renewing member, you can find the YPG Invoice and Survey here. 

    YPG Sponsors

    If you or your business would like to serve as a sponsor for an event, River Jam, or as a corporate sponsor for the year, please contact us at the email address below. 

     For more information, please contact marketing@newbernchamber.com.

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