- Earth Day Replay at Dix Park
Are you a young professional who needs a little more Earth Day in your life? Want to spend an evening learning how environmental sustainability plays a role in the future of Raleigh? Triangle Young Professional Civitan Club invites you to our Earth Day Replay at Dix Park! Join us on April 23, the day after Earth Day, for a casual evening of conversation and outdoor fun at Raleigh’s biggest park! We’ll hear from organizers and advocates from local organizations as they share their insights about environmental initiatives happening here in the Triangle. In addition to some broad conversation about living healthy and sustainably, Dorothea Dix Park will discuss the future of the park and its role in the lives of young adults and Oaks and Spokes will talk with us about alternative transportation and its role in maintaining a sustainable lifestyle. Join us for the discussion and then stick around to enjoy the evening outdoors: Bring your frisbees, dogs (on leashes, please!), bicycles, water bottles, blankets, and camping chairs and continue the Earth Day vibes after your 9-5. You are welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, as well. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/312955972749079/ We will meet at Williams Field which is located within Dix Park at the corner of Blair Drive and Umstead Drive. The goal of Triangle YP Civitan Club is to connect young professionals through leadership opportunities and community service. To learn more, visit our website www.triangleyp.org.
- January General Meeting
What’s your New Year resolution? Making more friends? Giving back to your community? Exploring your city? We can help with all of those! Come to our next meeting to find out how! The goal of Triangle Young Professionals Civitan is to connect young professionals through leadership opportunities and community service. We do this right here in the Triangle NC area and have a bunch of fun doing it! Join us for our first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, January 8 at the Loading Dock Raleigh. We’ll be hosting a guest speaker from Edward Jones who will share some strategies about building your retirement plan for the future and how to make your employee benefits work for you now! Grab a drink. Meet new friends. Check out what Triangle Young Professionals Civitans are all about and sign up for upcoming volunteering opportunities. See you there! All are welcome! Learn more: http://www.triangleyp.org/about-us/
- Winter Clothing Drive at Beer & Banjos
Triangle YP Civitan Club is excited to partner with Beer & Banjos to host a Winter Weather Clothing Drive benefiting Housing for New Hope. During the drive, The Beer & Banjos All-Stars and The Hot Club of Raleigh will perform bluegrass and acoustic swing renditions of your favorite holiday tunes. Come out to hear some awesome music and help our neighbors in need by donating any of these essential winter weather items: -- Men’s coats (adult sizes medium and large; new or gently used) -- Men’s socks (white; new and packaged only) -- Men’s underwear (adult sizes medium and large; new and packaged only) -- Gloves and hats (new or gently used) -- Disposable ponchos and Hot Hands hand warmers (new and packaged only) Tell all your friends and let's have a great turnout for worthy causes! RSVP and see who's going on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/events/297496541091474/ About Housing for New Hope Housing for New Hope, a Durham-based non-profit organization, aims to end homelessness by opening doors to security, sustainability and empowerment for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness and those who are at risk of homelessness. About Triangle YP - Civitan Club: The goal of Triangle YP Civitan is to connect local young professionals through leadership opportunities, community service, and social events. Civitan International is an organization of volunteer service clubs around the world, dedicated to helping people in their own communities.
- 5th Annual Tacky Sweater Holiday Party & Food Drive
Come get jolly at Triangle YP Civitan Club's 5th annual holiday get together! The event is free and all are welcome! Prizes for most festively dressed, so get out your tacky sweaters, don your antlers, & drape yourself in garland & tinsel! Come join us upstairs at Trophy Tap and Table in downtown Raleigh on Thursday, December 6 to hang out, meet new friends, and sip on some spirits!! We are asking that everyone bring a few canned goods to donate to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Bring friends -- the more the merrier! In case you missed it, check out our mannequin video from 2016! https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=6z-qWgw1_rg What trendy, social media stunt will we pull this time? Who knows but you don't want to miss it!
- Cheers for Charity Beers!
Triangle YP Civitan Club is excited to partner with Trophy Brewing Company to host November's Charity Draft Line in support of Inter-Faith Food Shuttle! Since 1989, Food Shuttle has been a pioneer in creating innovative, transformative solutions designed to end hunger in our community. The Food Shuttle distributes almost six million pounds of food per year and teaches skills for self-sufficiency including culinary job skills, shopping and cooking healthy on a budget, and how to grow food. You can support the great work of Food Shuttle this month by enjoying a great Trophy beer! Trophy Tap and Table will generously donate $1 to Food Shuttle for each Charity Draft Line beer sold during the month of November. The holiday season is an especially meaningful time to support Food Shuttle and help many families who may otherwise not have access to holiday meals. Join us on Friday, Nov. 2 as we raise a glass to a fun month of fundraising! We'll be celebrating the launch of the Food Shuttle draft line from 6 to 8 pm at Trophy Tap & Table on Wilmington Street in downtown Raleigh. Stop by during First Friday Raleigh to learn more about Food Shuttle and Triangle YP Civitan Club while you enjoy delicious beers and awesome music by our friends: The Hot Club of Raleigh!
- Pints for a Cause
Join Triangle YP Civitans as we raise a glass (and funds!) for one of our favorite organizations: Special Olympics NC! On August 26, we raised over $3,000 for Special Olympics NC at our 5th Annual Cornament fundraiser at Lynnwood Brewing Concern! Join us on Sept. 11 to celebrate this success and raise even more money! Lynnwood will generously donate $1 from each pint purchased on Tuesday, Sept. 11 to Special Olympics. Want to learn more about our club? Come to our general meeting, right next door at Loading Dock Raleigh, at 7 pm that same evening! Check out the event page for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1429550147189680/
- Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser! $250 Cash Prize!
To register your team, please visit our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-triangle-yp-cornament-fundraiser-benefiting-special-olympics-of-north-carolina-tickets-46250992965?aff=efbeventtix Team Registration is $40 per team (each player gets a Cornament Koozie) Tournament Format: Single Elimination, $250 cash prize for first place, 2nd and 3rd place will get gift cards Join us on Sunday, August 26 for an afternoon of FUNdraising! Triangle YP Civitan is raising money for Special Olympics NC through the "Over the Edge" fundraiser! For every $1,000 we raise for SONC, we will send a Triangle YP member rappelling down the Wells Fargo building in downtown Raleigh. Our Cornhole Tournament (Cornament) is our major fundraising event to raise money for an organization we love to support and work with. There will be plenty of beer, a food truck and an auction of prizes from local businesses! We raised $5,000 last year, and over the past 4 years we have raised over $15,000 total!! Will you help send us over the edge!? Ways of Giving: - Play in the Cornament! Sign up your team and receive 2 Cornament koozies, and your chance to win a cash prize! bit.ly/cornament - Donate to our team page! https://give.classy.org/triangleypcivitan - Join us the day of the Cornament and bid on some awesome auction prizes from local restaurants, breweries, fitness studios and more! All proceeds from this event through sponsors, individual fundraising and participants will go directly to supporting the over 40,000 athletes in NC who compete in Special Olympics. Auction items from: The Irregardless Cafe & Catering So & So Books Tylre Stationary NC State Stores Pelagic Beer and Wine fab'rik Raleigh & many more to come! Hope to see you there!
- Civitan Summer Social
Join Triangle Young Professional Civitan Club for our summer social! Make new friends, enjoy drinks & apps, and chill out with an incredible (air-conditioned!) view of downtown Raleigh! We'll have drink specials for everyone and all Triangle YP members will get a free drink ticket! In honor of our upcoming 2018 Cornament for Special Olympics NC! we'll be playing some indoor cornhole! Bring your friends for a few practice rounds and register to play at the big event on August 26! SKYE Tower Restaurant & Bar is located at the top of the Holiday Inn on Hillsborough Street in downtown Raleigh. Enter through the lobby and take the elevator all the way to the top! Street parking or Uber/Lyft are recommended.
- Triangle YP Civitan - July Meeting
Join us for a special summertime meeting at Loading Dock Raleigh, one of Raleigh's coolest co-working spaces! In addition to learning about all the awesome events we have coming up with the club, you'll also get the inside scoop on what's new at the Loading Dock. We are excited to partner with LDR for this event! All Civitan members, LDR members, and their friends, are welcome to come. Please note that we will start promptly at 7:15 pm! After the meeting, join us for beer next door at Lynnwood Brewing Concern. ABOUT Triangle Young Professional Civitan Club: The goal of Triangle YP Civitan is to connect young professionals through leadership opportunities and community service. We do this right here in the Triangle area and have a bunch of fun doing it! Civitan International is an organization of volunteer service clubs around the world, dedicated to helping people in their own communities. The Triangle YP Civitan club is the fourth Young Professional Civitan club charted in the United States. We provide young professionals with the ability to participate in a variety of community service projects and social activities. ABOUT Loading Dock Raleigh: Loading Dock Raleigh is a shared workspace for the creative, freelancer, entrepreneur, and remote professional. We believe strongly that where you work and who you work with is vitally important to the work you do, so we created a workplace where we can work and flourish together unencumbered of the challenges of office space. We strive to do excellent work, to support one another, to do others good, and we believe this happens best in the context of a diverse and very supportive community.
- June General Meeting
Grab a drink. Meet new friends. Check out what Triangle Young Professionals Civitans are all about and sign up for upcoming volunteering opportunities for this summer. We're excited to have guest speaker, Abbey Riesett from Interfaith Food Shuttle, at our meeting to tell us about the amazing work that this organization does to help feed those in need in our community. On June 23, our club will be volunteering with the food shuttle. Learn more by checking out this video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxwmT5u6u10&feature=youtu.be The goal of Triangle Young Professionals Civitan is to connect young professionals through leadership opportunities and community service. We do this right here in the Triangle NC area and have a bunch of fun doing it!