Fourth Annual Young Professionals Holiday Party and Winter Warmth Drive

December 7, 2009

Midlands Young Professionals Alliance
Fourth Annual Young Professionals Holiday Party and Winter Warmth Drive
6 – 10 p.m.
Liberty Tap Room | 828 Gervais Street @ Lincoln Street
18 Young Professionals Organizations = 1 Amazing Holiday Party!

Winter Warmth Drive: YPs Making a Difference

Help us fill our Winter Warmth Trees! Guests are asked to bring gently used coats, blankets, hats, scarves or gloves – anything to help keep fellow Columbians warm this winter. Cash donations will also be accepted (suggested donation $10 per person). 100% of the donations will be given to organizations including The Cooperative Ministry, Family Connection, Good Samaritan Clinic, Lexington Interfaith Community Services, The Oliver Gospel Mission, Salvation Army, Sistercare and The Winter Shelter .

Live music entertainment
Happy hour drink specials during the entire party
Holiday dress

Parking available on Vista area streets and in garage located at Lincoln and Pendleton

RSVPs encouraged on Facebook (search for MYPA)

Connect with MYPA and Our Partner Organizations:
Facebook: Search for MYPA
Twitter @MidlandsYPA
LinkedIn: Search for MYPA

Midlands Young Professionals Alliance Partner Organizations:
Clemson University Young Alumni
Columbia Jaycees
Columbia Opportunity Resource
Columbia Sertoma Club
Columbia Young Professionals (Urban League)
Contemporaries (Columbia Museum of Art)
International Association of Business Communicators – SC
Leadership Columbia Alumni Association (Columbia Chamber)
Lexington Young Professionals
Palladium Society (Historic Columbia Foundation)
Public Relations Society of America – Midlands Chapter
University of Georgia – Columbia Alumni
USC Young Alumni Council (My Carolina Alumni Association)
Young CPAs (SC Association of CPAs)
Young Lawyers Division (SC Bar)
Young Leaders Society (United Way of the Midlands)
Young Professionals Society
Urban Land Institute Young Leaders Group

About MYPA: The Midlands Young Professionals Alliance is a collaboration of diverse young professional organizations in the Midlands that generates an atmosphere of unity through social, recreational, and cultural activities which stimulates a foundation for relationship building and group interaction through the social and sporting culture of Columbia. There are more than 18 different Young Professionals Organizations (YPOs) actively participating in the MYPA with the vision of ushering in a new era of impact and engagement. We want to encourage young leaders in the Columbia and surrounding area to get actively involved in the community and help make a difference.

Host Committee:
Preston Grisham (Chair)
David Bornemann
Emily Brady
Amanda Colgate, CPA
Greg Hilton, IMBA
Lindsey Spires, MBA
Katherine Swartz, CAE
Sara Tipton, MBA, CPA