Charlotte County Young Professionals (CCYP) is a networking organization of dedicated and talented professionals in the age range of 21-40 who are active in the Charlotte County area. They currently have approximately 200 members but are looking for more. The Charlotte County Young Professionals are having a Membership Drive! Feb 1st-April 14th they are looking for new or renewing members. New members will receive goodie bags from local businesses and a chance to win a “big” prize. These businesses include, Charlotte Regional, Calusa Bank, Mosaic, Don Gasgarth Ford, Lithe and Easy Yoga, and more to come!
Charlotte County Young Professionals is the ONLY young organization in Charlotte County that seeks to enrich our community by giving our members a place to build relationships, develop professionally, become philanthropically active, and contribute to the economic development and high quality living of our community. Make a difference in the community by joining CCYP.
Meetings are monthly with a choice of an evening or lunch meeting. Evening Meetings are on the second Thursday of each month at a local venue for appetizers and networking starting at 5:30 p.m., meeting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting may include an informative speaker, club business and/or an activity. Current members and potential members are welcome, and no RSVP is needed! At the meeting there are appetizers, invites to special events (boat cruises, wine tastings, private parties), with special ways to advertise your business to your peers, and a club to call your own – your way your style. The second option is the lunch meeting, these are held on the second Tuesday of each month at various locations, and usually offer a presentation from a guest speaker. Finally there are special opportunities for members (& guest) only: theme parties, wine tastings, boat tours, holiday events, canoeing, paint balling, bowling, camping, etc.
CCYP’s mission is we exist to enhance the community and its members through:
- Building relationships
- Developing professionally
- Promoting philanthropic involvement
- Creating awareness of relevant issues
- Shaping the quality of life and growth in Charlotte County
CCYP envisions the energy, enthusiasm and talent of Charlotte County’s Young Professionals as the most encouraging asset of our county’s future. To harness and expand this asset, we:
- Create networking opportunities
- Provide understanding of our community to young professionals new to the area
- Create and cultivate our future leaders
- Work to keep our young professionals in Charlotte County
- Foster economic development in Charlotte County
Become a part of the enriching change in the community, join Charlotte County Young Professionals.