JAYP Annual Dinner 2007 Slide Show


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JAYP Annual Dinner 2007 Slide Show

  1. 1. Joliet Area Young Professionals 2007 Year in Review
  2. 2. <ul><li>The Joliet Area Young Professionals is an organization whose purpose is to identify and satisfy the needs of professionals ages 21-40 in the greater Joliet community through networking, educational programming, and community service . We will serve as advocates for recruitment and retention of young professionals in the Joliet area, and will be a catalyst for progress in making the Joliet area a more enjoyable and vibrant place to live, work and play. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Networking Around Will County
  4. 4. <ul><li>Young Professional </li></ul><ul><li>of the Year 2006 </li></ul>2006 Annual Dinner Bryan Dolgin
  5. 8. 2007 Events in Review <ul><li>Social Event - Galowich Family YMCA Having fun with wally ball while networking… </li></ul><ul><li>Jacob Henry Mansion Toured one of Joliet's historical treasures.... </li></ul><ul><li>Be Your Own Boss Entrepreneurial and outside sales skills.... </li></ul><ul><li>Young Professionals Forum A monthly radio program, where board members and guests speak about upcoming events and issues important to the young professional…Third Monday of the month, 9:30 – 10 a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Brunswick Zone Bowling, appetizers, and networking... </li></ul>
  6. 9. 2007 Events in Review <ul><li>First Thursday @ Heroes West Join JAYP the First Thursday of every month for networking and more... </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management Professional Development seminar designed to enhance your time management skills.... </li></ul><ul><li>Buying, Selling & Renting - What You Need To Know What young professionals need to know about the real estate market, first homes, buying, selling and insurance.... </li></ul><ul><li>Morningstar Mission Soup Kitchen Serving dinner to those in need.... </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing & Advertising 101 Professional development seminar educating young professionals on marketing their business, and themselves.... </li></ul>
  7. 15. <ul><li>This year, we went out into the local high schools – Joliet West and Joliet Central – to talk to the students about making good choices in their personal and professional lives. We spoke about: </li></ul><ul><li>Factors influencing who I am </li></ul><ul><li>Possible short and long term outcomes of daily decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul><ul><li>Money Management </li></ul><ul><li>The Time of my Life, and how far school decisions can take you. </li></ul><ul><li>School Decisions and Career Consequences -How today’s decisions influence tomorrow’s options. </li></ul><ul><li>Future Impact - Think about your educational decisions and how they impact not only you, but others both now and in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>My Plan to Take Charge of My Life </li></ul><ul><li>The Key to Success </li></ul>
  8. 16. <ul><li>Our message: </li></ul><ul><li>You never have a second chance to make a first impression, and it’s our job to help the future workforce of Will County learn how to make a good impression. </li></ul><ul><li>We teach because we’ve been where they are, and we care about where they’re going. </li></ul><ul><li>We want to show them ideas and events that will help them make the right choices in their lives. </li></ul><ul><li>“ You control your future – that means you control the choices you make, whether or not you feel peer pressure or other pressures. Your choices shape your future.” </li></ul>
  9. 23. THANK YOU <ul><li>for a very successful year! </li></ul>