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Must Attend Young Professionals Events In September

Must Attend Young Professionals Events In September

If you didn’t get a chance to schmooze/hobnoob/fundraise over the summer at some of our picks of must attend events there’s always fall and we kick it off with our picks for September’s must attend events for Chicago’s young professionals. Whether you are looking to meet other young professionals interested in global affairs, giving back to the community or just want a night to head out and have some fun, our picks have something for everyone. Our featured pick for the month, though a younger board, is the young professionals of Good Sport who will be hosting their first Friday Night lights fundraiser and this is a great option for those looking for something to kick off the weekend, cap off an arduous week or looking for an organization that aligns with their passion for sports. Ticket prices are not bad for a three hour event that includes food and drinks and every $20 gets a kid in the game.

Good Sports Young Professionals Board Friday Night Lights

The Good Sports’ Young Professionals Board in Chicago is hosting their first Friday Night Lights fundraiser.Good Sports helps lay the foundation for healthy, active lifestyles by providing new athletic equipment, footwear and apparel to disadvantaged young people nationwide. The event will feature an open bar, food/drink pairings, live entertainment, and both a live and silent auction.
Date: Friday September 11
Time: 7 – 10 pm
Cost: After August 28 – $70
Location: Prairie Production 1314 W Randolph Street
Attire: Business casual
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YLS AFTER 5: 2015 Fall Kickoff

Join United Way’s Young Leaders Society at MillerCoors – Chicago and learn more about YLS and United Way’s impact in communities across Chicagoland, while enjoying drinks and networking with other young professionals. Open bar of MillerCoors products and great appetizers.
Date: Thursday, September 10
Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day-of
Location: MillerCoors 250 S Wacker Drive Chicago
Attire: Business casual
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Chicago Council 360°

Join  the Chicago Council on Global Affairs at this annual Young Professionals soirée to kickoff their fall program season! Attendees will have the opportunity to meet new people, reconnect with old friends and learn more about the many areas of work of The Chicago Council, with a special welcome from President Ivo Daalder. Not in Chicago? they are hosting similar event in Lisle and Schaumburg.
Date: Friday September 25
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost: YP Members $20 | YP Nonmembers $40
Location: Venue SIX10 610 S Michigan Ave
Attire: Business casual
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Associate Board of NorthShore University HealthSystem kickoff party

Come learn more about this year’s Annual Benefit (Once Upon A Time October 24) and hear from Pablo Gejman, MD about his groundbreaking research at NorthShore on Peripartum Mood Disorder (PPDM). Sip, snack and celebrate with The Associate Board-a volunteer organization of young professionals  supporting the Infant Special Care Unit at NorthShore University HealthSystem through social and professional networking, participating in-service projects and fundraisers.
Date: Thursday, September 10
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free with RSVP HERE
Location: MATTERChicago 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1230 Chicago
Attire: Business casual


An Evening at Siena Tavern

Join the Children’s Research Fund Junior Board for an end of summer event at Siena Tavern!
Date: Thursday, September 17
Time: 6-8 pm
Cost: $20 per ticket at the door | Free admission with purchase of Cocktails for a Cause ticket ($110 until 9/17)
Location: Siena Tavern 51 W. Kinzie St
Attire: Business casual
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New Leaders Council Institute

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The New Leaders Council Institute is an intensive, five-month progressive entrepreneurship training program providing professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political advancement program for young professionals. As part of the The 2016 Recruitment Season for New Leaders Council, they are hosting series of happy hours at various locales in the city.
Date: Tuesday, September 8
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Cost: Details
Location: Kerryman Bar & Restaurant Chicago
Attire: Business casual
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Junior League of Chicago Homecoming

Join the Junior League of Chicago in celebrating its annual Homecoming event to celebrate members and welcome family, friends and prospective members.
Date: Thursday, September 24
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $40
Location: 1447 N. Astor Street, Chicago
Attire: Business casual or southern chic.
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Big Shoulders Fund Ball

Join the Auxiliary Board at Big Shoulders Fund Ball! Proceeds from the night go to the Big Shoulders Fund Auxiliary Board Scholarship Fund which provides financial aid to some of the deserving children attending one of the 89 Chicago Catholic schools supported by the Big Shoulders Fund a chance to study for a brighter future. young professionals
Date: Friday, September 25
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Gen. $125/ VIP $150
Location: Revel Downtown 440 W. Randolph St.
Attire: Cocktail
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