FLYP June Mixer
Jun
26
5:45 PM17:45

FLYP June Mixer

Please join FLYP at The Painted Table for our June Mixer! We look forward to a fun evening of networking, complimentary appetizers, and drinks on Wednesday,
June 26, 2019
. This event is FREE to attend.

Our mixers are a great opportunity to mingle with other young professionals, make friends, and learn about F.L.Y.P. These monthly events are always open to ALL PROFESSIONALS. Any age. Any field. There will be a no-host bar and complimentary appetizers (courtesy of The Painted Table). Don't forget to bring a business card because we will have a raffle drawing that evening!

Everyone is welcome to come by, mingle, and learn about Fresno's Leading Young Professionals and our board members.

We encourage that you RSVP in advance to expedite the check in process on the evening of the event. For more information, please email board@flypinfo.com.

Register Here: https://bit.ly/2VWsFfg

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FLYP May Mixer
May
22
5:45 PM17:45

FLYP May Mixer

We're back! Please join FLYP at Campagnia Bistro for our May Mixer! We look forward to a fun evening of networking, complimentary appetizers, and drinks on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. This event is FREE to attend.

Our mixers are a great opportunity to mingle with other young professionals, make friends, and learn about F.L.Y.P. These monthly events are always open to ALL PROFESSIONALS. Any age. Any field. There will be a no-host bar, complimentary appetizers (courtesy of Campagnia), and Happy Hour specials until 6pm!

Don't forget to bring a business card because we will have a raffle drawing that evening!

Everyone is welcome to come by, mingle, and learn about Fresno's Leading Young Professionals and our board members.

RSVP in advance to expedite your check in process on the day of the event: http://bit.ly/2GnF02y 

For more information, please email board@flypinfo.com.

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Members Only: FLYP & the Fresno Philharmonic
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Members Only: FLYP & the Fresno Philharmonic

Join FLYP for the Fresno Philharmonic's "Time for Three" Pops Concert, featuring a trio who defy traditional genre classification with infectious energy, virtuosity and showmanship! They will join the Fresno Philharmonic for this concert featuring everything from Mahler and Mozart to music from The Beatles, Led Zeppelin (Stairway to Heaven), Leonard Cohen (Hallelujah) and the Broadway smash hit Hamilton.

Welcome Reception starts at 6:00 PM.
Concert begins at 7:30 PM.

Your registration includes:

-Access to the welcome reception
-1 concert ticket to the show
-1 drink voucher (valid in the welcome reception in the lower bar area)

**FLYP members get FREE registration**

Guests are $25 each and must be accompanied by a FLYP member (Limit of 2 guests per member).

Spaces are limited and not available on the day of. Reserve your spot today: http://bit.ly/flypphil

If you have any questions or concerns, please email board@flypinfo.com.

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FLYP Community Leader Luncheon: Terry Tumey
May
9
11:30 AM11:30

FLYP Community Leader Luncheon: Terry Tumey

  • River Park Circle first floor conference room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Throughout the year, F.L.Y.P. hosts luncheons with key community leaders to share their insight and plans for the Fresno community. These luncheons are a great way for young professionals to learn about the community and engage in conversation about the future of Fresno.

This Community Leader Luncheon will feature Terry Tumey, Fresno State's Director of Athletics.  Terry is a passionate and energetic speaker with a wealth of experience in athletics.  After a successful football career at UCLA, he has gone on to work with the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos.  Terry has served as Director of Athletics for several universities with much success; we are very lucky to have him at Fresno State!  Join us as we hear all about what he plans to tackle right here in Fresno, followed by a Q&A.

The luncheon will take place on Thursday, May 9th at 12 pm in the River Park Circle first floor conference room at 205 E River Park Circle.  Check in begins at 11:30 am, please arrive promptly as the luncheon will begin at 12pm.

For lunch we will be serving lemon caper chicken, rice pilaf, seasonal vegetables, and a fresh salad. 

*vegetarian meals provided upon request

Member price:  $25
Non-Member price:  $30

*Final day to RSVP is Tuesday, April 30th at 4 pm.

Register here

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FLYP Serves: VAC Super Adoption
May
4
7:00 AM07:00

FLYP Serves: VAC Super Adoption

Fresno's Leading Young Professionals is thrilled to be volunteering at Valley Animal Center to help with Super Adoption.  This event brings together about 15 different shelters to accomplish one common goal, get as many animals adopted as they possibly can!  The event will also feature live music, food trucks, and more.

The event will take place on Saturday, May 4th. Our FLYP volunteers will have the morning shift from 7 - 11 am.  We will be helping with set up as well as directing traffic in the parking lot.  We hope you will join us in supporting Valley Animal Center for this great cause.

*Please note that volunteer spaces are limited and registration for this event closes on Friday, April 26th at 5pm.

Please Register Here: https://bit.ly/2G0q9tI

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FLYP April Mixer
Apr
24
5:45 PM17:45

FLYP April Mixer

Please join FLYP at Papi's Mex Grill for our April Mixer! We look forward to a fun evening of networking, complimentary appetizers, and drinks on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. This event is FREE to attend.

Our mixers are a great opportunity to mingle with other young professionals, make friends, and learn about F.L.Y.P. These monthly events are always open to ALL PROFESSIONALS. Any age. Any field. There will be a no-host bar and complimentary appetizers (courtesy of Papi's Mex Grill).

Don't forget to bring a business card because we will have a raffle drawing that evening!

Everyone is welcome to come by, mingle, and learn about Fresno's Leading Young Professionals and our board members.

For more information, email board@flypinfo.com or to expedite your check in click here: https://bit.ly/2W3NYXR

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FLYP March Mixer
Mar
27
5:45 PM17:45

FLYP March Mixer

Please join FLYP at Club One Casino for our March Mixer! We look forward to a fun evening of networking, complimentary appetizers, and drinks on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. This event is FREE to attend. Due to the location of this mixer, attendees must be 21 or over

Our mixers are a great opportunity to mingle with other young professionals, make friends, and learn about F.L.Y.P. These monthly events are always open to ALL PROFESSIONALS. Any field. There will be a no-host bar and complimentary appetizers (courtesy of Club One Casino).

Don't forget to bring a business card because we will have a raffle drawing that evening!

Everyone is welcome to come by, mingle, and learn about Fresno's Leading Young Professionals and our board members.

To expedite your check in that evening, please RSVP online in advance: https://bit.ly/2SOrHez


For more information, email board@flypinfo.com.

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FLYP Serves: Art of Life
Mar
23
9:30 AM09:30

FLYP Serves: Art of Life

Fresno's Leading Young Professionals is thrilled to be volunteering with Art of Life Cancer Foundation for their Annual Survivor Gathering.

This event brings together hundreds of survivors and guides them through a healing arts project which allows for connection, laughter, and individual expression.

The event will take place on March 23rd and we will be volunteering from 9:30 am to 12 pm. FLYP volunteers will be on the check in team. We hope you will join us in supporting Art of Life on this very special event.

To attend click here

*Please note that volunteer registration for this event closes on Friday March 8th at 5pm.

For more information about Art of Life, visit their website.

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FLYP Talks: Adulting 101
Mar
18
6:00 PM18:00

FLYP Talks: Adulting 101

Join us for the first FLYP Talks of 2019! It's time to grow up and learn a few adulting life skills you may not have thought of--buying a home, dealing with conflict, and using some PR principles in your everyday life.

Hear from these local experts:

  • Melissa Blake, FresYes Realty

  • Dr. Teresa Patterson, Fresno City College

  • Katherine Verducci, Bitwise Industries

  • Michael Manjarrez

You're on your own for figuring out how to fold a fitted sheet though. Conversation Hour with refreshments to follow.

$10 FLYP Members
$20 Non-Members

Tickets available online & at door. Buy yours now: Tickets

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FLYP Takeover at Chukchansi Park
Mar
14
12:00 PM12:00

FLYP Takeover at Chukchansi Park

Throughout the year, F.L.Y.P. hosts luncheons with key community leaders to share insight and their plans for the Fresno community. These luncheons are a great way for young professionals to learn about the community and engage in conversation about the future of Fresno.

Our first Community Leader Luncheon of the year will feature Derek Franks, President and Sam Hansen, Marketing Director of the Fresno Grizzlies. We will be hosting this very special luncheon in the Home Clubhouse at the Chukchansi Park. Derek and Sam will share about the rebranding, talk about the future of the stadium, then open it up for a Q&A!

The luncheon will take place on March 14th 12pm-1pm with check in beginning at 11:30am. The speakers will begin promptly at 12pm. The Chukchansi Park is located at 1800 Tulare St, Fresno, CA 93721. Free parking is available in the lot across the street from the ticket office.

Professional Sports Catering will be providing a custom taco bar with vegetarian and gluten free options as well as a sweet treat for dessert.

$25 FLYP Members
$30 Non-Members

*Final day to RSVP on March 11th at 12pm

You can RSVP to expedite your check in here: https://bit.ly/2SDMbGI

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FLYP February Mixer
Feb
27
5:45 PM17:45

FLYP February Mixer

Please join FLYP at Señor Ají Peruvian Bistro for our February Mixer! We look forward to a fun evening of networking, complimentary appetizers, and drinks on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. This event is FREE to attend.

Our mixers are a great opportunity to mingle with other young professionals, make friends, and learn about F.L.Y.P. These monthly events are always open to ALL PROFESSIONALS. Any age. Any field. There will be a no-host bar and complimentary appetizers (courtesy of Señor Ají Peruvian Bistro).

Don't forget to bring a business card because we will have a raffle drawing that evening!

Everyone is welcome to come by, mingle, and learn about Fresno's Leading Young Professionals and our board members.

To expedite your check in that evening, please RSVP online in advance: http://bit.ly/feb19mixer

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FLYP Gets Fit
Feb
17
12:00 PM12:00

FLYP Gets Fit

Join us for Sunday Funday with a healthy twist! FLYP Gets Fit with hot vinyasa flow yoga taught by Christine Rose Brown at Blue Moon Yoga - Clovis. This is a FLYP exclusive event, FREE for FLYP members and $15 for non-members.

Registration includes the class, a mat, & towel rental.

12:00pm-12:30pm: Check-in
12:30pm-1:30pm: Class
1:30pm-2:00pm: Mix, mingle, recover

This 60-minute class is a varying sequence of yoga poses designed for all levels and use BMY's standard heating method and is paired with music. No experience required.

Space is limited and prior registration is required. 
*When registering, each person should register individually.*

Register Here

New to hot yoga? Make sure to read their new student info: https://bluemoonyogastudios.com/new-student-info/

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FLYP Info Night
Feb
4
5:45 PM17:45

FLYP Info Night

Join us for a fun and informational evening at Rocket Dog (Willow & Nees) to learn more about Fresno's Leading Young Professionals.

Meet the 2019 FLYP Board of Directors as well as other young professionals looking to take a more active role in our community and their futures.

Get Involved: We'll be discussing our goals and programs for the upcoming year, as well as how you can get more involved.

Ask Questions: You'll have an opportunity to sit down with board members in small breakaway groups to ask any questions you may have about FLYP!

* Please use the first 15 minutes to grab food/drinks and the presentation will follow at 6:00 PM.

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FLYP January Mixer
Jan
23
5:45 PM17:45

FLYP January Mixer

Join us at The Lime Lite for networking, complimentary appetizers, and drinks on Wednesday, January 23rd.

Our mixers are a great opportunity to mingle with other young professionals, make friends, and learn about F.L.Y.P. These monthly events are always open to ALL PROFESSIONALS. Any age. Any field. There will be a no-host bar and complimentary appetizers

Don't forget to bring a business card because we will have a special raffle for attendees!

Everyone is welcome to come by, mingle, and learn about Fresno's Leading Young Professionals and our board members. 

For more information, please contact: board@flypinfo.com

Skip the line and RSVP here


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FLYP Serves: American Heart Association Walk
Oct
27
8:00 AM08:00

FLYP Serves: American Heart Association Walk

FLYP and the American Heart Association are teaming up to bring awareness to heart disease and stroke! This event takes place on October 27, 2018 at 9:30am. 

If you are interested in participating there are 3 ways to get involved:
1. Sign up to be on our walking team. Click here
http://www2.heart.org/site/TR?fr_id=3498&pg=team&team_id=419749
2. Donate to our team. Click here http://www2.heart.org/site/TR?fr_id=3498&pg=team&team_id=419749
3. Sign up to be a volunteer for the event

If you have ANY questions please email tdambrosi@flypinfo.com

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Community Leader Luncheon: Lisa A. Smittcamp
Oct
2
11:30 AM11:30

Community Leader Luncheon: Lisa A. Smittcamp

Throughout the year, F.L.Y.P. hosts luncheons with key community leaders to share insight and their plans for the Fresno community. These luncheons are a great way for young professionals to learn about the community and engage in conversation about the future of Fresno.

Our third Community Leader Luncheon of the year will feature Lisa A. Smittcamp, who was elected District Attorney in June 2014 with the overwhelming support of local law enforcement and the prosecutors and investigators in her office. She was sworn into office in January 2015. In 2017, she celebrated her 20th year as a criminal prosecutor.

This luncheon will take place on October 2nd from 12pm-1pm, with check in beginning at 11:30am at the offices of our corporate member, McCormick Barstow located at 7647 N Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93720.

Catering will be provided by Fresno EOC. Each meal will be served with a green salad, roll, and your choice of either rice pilaf or Italian vegetables and a dessert. 

Entree choices are:
Mediterranean Chicken or Pasta Primavera

Member Ticket $20
Non Member Ticket $25

*Final day to RSVP is end of day on September 25, 2018

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Sep
26
to Sep 27

September Mixer

  • Sal's Mexican Restaurant (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at Sal's Mexican Restaurant - Fresno for networking, complimentary appetizers, and drinks on Wednesday, September 26th!

Our mixers are a great opportunity to mingle with other young professionals, make friends, and learn about F.L.Y.P. These monthly events are always open to ALL PROFESSIONALS. Any age. Any field. There will be a no-host bar and complimentary appetizers.

Don't forget to bring a business card because we will have a special raffle for attendees! Everyone is welcome to come by, mingle, and learn about Fresno's Leading Young Professionals and our board members. 

For more information, please contact: board@flypinfo.com

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Sep
25
8:30 AM08:30

FLYP's 10th Annual Banquet

  • California Arts Academy - Severance Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The annual FLYP Banquet honors and recognizes Fresno’s finest leading professionals who have invested their time and resources into making the community a better place to work, play, and live. 

We are now accepting nominations for the following awards:

LEAD
SERVE
CONNECT
Company of the Year
FLYP'er of the Year

Please visit our website to view award descriptions and submit your nominations: https://www.flypinfo.com/banquet/

EVENT:

6:30pm-7:30pm: Cocktail Reception with complimentary appetizers & no-host bar
7:30pm: Program & Dinner 

Tickets:

FLYP Member: $60
Non-members: $70
Table (seats 10): $600
Sponsorships: Varies

Early Bird Special: If you purchase a ticket, table, or sponsorship by Wednesday, October 24th, you will receive a complimentary drink ticket per individual.

To purchase ticket(s) or sponsorships, please visit https://goo.gl/GYBhM4

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Downtown Academy Application Due
Aug
10
8:00 AM08:00

Downtown Academy Application Due

Downtown Academy

Downtown Academy is essentially a 10-month “class” on downtown Fresno that is offered to members of Fresno’s Leading Young Professionals (FLYP). The class meets one evening each month, taking tours of downtown projects and hearing from community leaders about obstacles and opportunities in our city center.

We visit cool places, eat great food, and make great connections.

What are the 4 pillars of Downtown Academy?

A class curriculum that explores the complexities of urban renewal

An overnight field trip to other cities to help visualize successful revitalization strategies

Completion of a class project that directly advances revitalization efforts

Become a downtown champion, and member of a tight-knit group that supports vibrancy, innovation, advocacy, and partnerships in our downtown!

APPLY HERE

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FLYP SIPS
Aug
4
8:00 AM08:00

FLYP SIPS

Join Fresno's Leading Young Professionals (FLYP) as we embark on a wine tasting adventure! A charter bus will take off from Fresno for a full day of wine tasting in Paso Robles. You won't want to miss out on this member favorite event!

Tickets include:

  • Round-trip transportation 
  • Wine tastings
  • Light breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Swag bags
  • Snacks
  • Chances to win raffle prizes

Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. They will not be available for purchase day of. 

Itinerary:

We will be meeting at 8:00 AM. Buses will return to Fresno at approximately 6:30 PM. Please note that times are subject to change and a more in-depth itinerary, including meeting location, will be emailed to attendees prior to the event.

Wineries are being announced on social media (Facebook & Instagram) and updated on this event page. 

Please drink responsibly. 

*Member pricing is only available to current FLYP members (not guests). Members must register individually by signing into your account to receive discounted pricing. Not yet a member? Click here to join and begin enjoying Member benefits, including discounted pricing to events like FLYP Sips!

 

Tickets

Buy your tickets here

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FLYP Mixer - Take 3 Burger
Jun
27
5:45 PM17:45

FLYP Mixer - Take 3 Burger

Join us at Take 3 Burger for our June mixer! As always our mixers are from 5:45pm-7:45. Mixers are open to all professionals of any age and any field to network. 

Our mixers are a great opportunity to mingle with other young professionals, make friends, and learn about F.L.Y.P. Don't forget to bring a business card because we will have a special raffle for attendees! 

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Community Leader Luncheon with Jeremy Schultz
Jun
26
11:30 AM11:30

Community Leader Luncheon with Jeremy Schultz

Listen to Jeremy Schultz speak about what Los Zorros means to the Fresno community, what their upcoming plans are for the organization, and what we as a community can do to help keep the fire going. Catering: Outlaw BBQ - he will have vegetarian dishes as well. Free parking will be provided in the dirt lot across the street from the Zorros offices on the east side of Van Ness.

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FLYP Talks "The Power of Words"
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

FLYP Talks "The Power of Words"

@ Bitwise South Stadium

Doors: 6:00pm | Event begins 6:30pm

$15/members $25/non-members

Speakers:

  • Robin Johnston-McGehee, Communication Instructor, College of the Sequoias & LGBTQ Activist
  • Kevin Schwin, Esq, Employment Law Attorney
  • Dr. Mary Ann Valentino, Psychology Instructor, Fresno City College
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May Mixer
May
23
5:45 PM17:45

May Mixer

May Mixer at Ovidio Ristorante Italiano (Bullard/Marks) from 5:45-7:45 Our mixers are open to all professionals of any age and any field to network. Free appetizers will be provided by Rocket Dog, a local restaurant which is hosting the mixer!

Our mixers are a great opportunity to mingle with other young professionals, make friends, and learn about F.L.Y.P. Don't forget to bring a business card because we will have a special raffle for attendees! 

Skip the line and RSVP here

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Fresno City Council - District 7: Candidate Forum
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

Fresno City Council - District 7: Candidate Forum

Candidates seeking the District 7 seat on the Fresno City Council will face off in a May 1st forum hosted by GV Wire, Fresno’s Leading Young Professionals and the Community Media Access Collaborative. GV Wire’s Bill McEwen is the moderator for the forum, which will be held at the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno starting at 6pm. Questions to candidates will be posed by McEwen, along with a panel of journalists and community members. The event will be live-streamed ongvwire.com and cmac.tv along with a live telecast on CMAC.

CMAC telecast: Comcast channel 96 and AT&T Uverse channel 99
Forum Duration: 90 minutes

Submit a question:
https://gvhomes.wufoo.com/forms/wkkjvmj1wepffk/

Learn more about District 7:
https://www.fresno.gov/citycouncil/district-7/

View on GVWire.com:
http://gvwire.com/upcoming-events/#District7

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