Highlights of the activities EYPN coordinated the last few years include:
- Mentoring Program with established professionals in the Elgin area
- Conducted Professional Development seminars to build skills and knowledge
- Volunteer Nights with Food for Greater Elgin
- Organized Cash Mobs at Elgin area small businesses
- Served as organizing committee for Elgin Home for the Holidays 2013-14
- Fundraised for EYPN scholarship program benefitting Elgin High School Clumsy Chef Students attending Elgin Community College’s Culinary Program
For its efforts, EYPN was honored with a City of Elgin Image Award in March 2015.
The City of Elgin, Grand Victoria Casino, United Way of Elgin, PADS of Elgin, Gail Borden Public Library, Elgin Community College, Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce, Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Little Angels and Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois are just some of the organizations employing and supporting members of our network.
Elgin Young Professionals Network meetings are open to anyone of any age who would like to attend and learn more about the ongoing professional development, networking, skills building and community service opportunities available to EYPN members.