Sarasota, FL– On December 6 the Sarasota Young Professionals Group (YPG) will host their monthly networking event, After Hours in partnership with Sarasota/ Manatee Chapter-Risk Management Association, Young Builders Network and The Community Investment Division (CID) for a joint Holiday Social with a purpose.
The event will serve as the third annual YPG Toy Drive to benefit children of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. Admission to the mixer is free to anyone who brings a new unwrapped children’s gift or a gift card.
“YPG is excited to collect toys for the children of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast again this year,” said YPG Chair, Sam Davidson. “Giving back to our community is a core value of the YPG and why many young professionals join this organization”.
Libby’s Café + Bar will provide free Appetizers and Happy Hour Drink Specials during this event. Anyone who would like to donate items for the Toy Drive, but cannot attend the event may drop their donation off at the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce before December 6, 2012. The Chamber is located at 1945 Fruitville Road in Sarasota.
About the Sarasota YPG
The YPG is sponsored this year by Ludwig-Walpole Insurance Agency, Insignia Bank, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP and USarasota. The Young Professionals Group is a Program of the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce a not-for-profit organization that exists to maximize its members’ success, the community’s competitiveness, and the area’s economic strengths. For more information, call 941-955-8187 or visit online at www.SarasotaChamber.com or www.SarasotaYPG.com
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast provides one-to-one mentoring relationships to children ages 6-18 years old throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida in Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Highlands, Hardee and West Charlotte Counties. For over 40 years, with the support of a dedicated group of funders and supporters, BBBSSC has been able to give promising futures to young people in our community. Our methods are proven and our foundation is solid. For more information please visit: www.bbbssun.org