May EYPN Meeting at Prairie Rock Bar & Grill

cropped-eypn1.jpgOur next Elgin Young Professionals Network meeting will be Thursday, May 21 at Prairie Rock Bar & Grill, 127 S. Grove Avenue in downtown Elgin, at 6pm. Weather permitting the meeting will be held outside in Prairie Rock’s beautiful outdoor patio also known as the “Rock Garden”.

Topics to be covered:

  • 2015 Mentor Program
  • Recaps of Tweet Night at the Symphony and Mother’s Day Cash Mob
  • New EYPN Programming including the EYPN Book Club and Brown Bag Summer Lunch Series
  • Volunteering at Food for Greater Elgin
  • And much more!

RSVP on our Facebook event page!

Our monthly meetings are informal. Come for the meeting and stay for dinner or drinks as well as some friendly conversation with our fabulous young professionals.

And if you are not a current EYPN member, we invite you to join us for the meeting and learn more about what EYPN is all about. If you like what you hear, membership is only $30.

EYPN Tweet Night at the Symphony

TweetNightThe Elgin Symphony Orchestra is offering a special event exclusively for EYPN members only on Saturday, May 2.

The evening begins at 6pm with an exclusive wine tasting at Solo Restaurant and Wine Bar, 13 Douglas Avenue in downtown Elgin.

Then at 7pm we will head over to the ESO’s 2014-15 Season Finale concert at the Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way. Your seats will be designated as “Tweet Seats” and for the first time ever, you are invited to Tweet during the concert! You will receive a special lanyard with the EYPN logo on it.

After the concert, the ESO will host an end-of-season party at Elgin Public House, 219 E. Chicago Street in downtown Elgin, where appetizers will be served with a cash bar. The cost for all of this is only $20 per person. EYPN members are welcome to invite spouses, significant others or a friend to join! There are only 30 spots available.

This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy one of Elgin’s artistic gems and a great way to spend a Saturday night with EYPN friends.

If you are planning to attend EYPN’s Tweet Night at the Symphony, please RSVP at and submit payment to us on or before our next EYPN meeting on Tuesday, April 28 at 6pm at Elgin Public House. Cash or check only.

Lounge Around EACVB’s Social Lounge at Martini Room

Social_LoungeOn Wednesday, July 23 from 6-8pm, the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau invites you to get social at the Elgin Area Social Lounge – #TasteMR event at Martini Room, 161 E. Chicago Street in downtown Elgin.

In addition to taking part in a variety of social-media-based challenges and trivia questions for cool prizes, loungers will also be able to take flight with Martini Room’s newest round of Martini Flights for the month of July for only $13.

RSVP on Facebook now or for a list of some of the Social Lounge’s social media challenges, visit the Elgin Area CVB Experience blog. A complete list of social media challenges will be announced that night. Be sure to live tweet/gram your lounging around experience using hashtag #TasteMR.