• Social Networking

    Connecticut Young Professionals enables you to build connections with other young professionals. Whether you’re new to the area or just looking to meet new people, this organization provides a means

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  • Professional Development and Networking

    Connecticut Young Professionals is a top resource for your career advancement.  We host several professional development events including, round tables, networking events, and career fairs. To join the Professional Development and Networking

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  • Civic Engagement

    Connecticut Young Professionals is committed to getting young professionals more involved with their communities.  We host several civic engagement events including, interviews of Connecticut mayors, community service projects, and much

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  • Health and Wellness

    Connecticut Young Professionals is committed to keeping young professionals in Connecticut healthy.  We host numerous health-oriented events including group hikes, cooking classes, and much more.  To join our health and

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  • Arts and Culture

    Connecticut Young Professionals is committed to getting young people more involved in the arts.  We host numerous arts and culture oriented events, including art walks, trips to the ballet, and

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Volunteer Opportunity – Halloween for the kids!

Boscov’s in Meriden is hosting a free Halloween event for kids and needs your help!   The event is on Halloween Day, Oct. 31 (Saturday), 10 am – 3 pm.  People can volunteer for 2 ½ hour shifts, 10am – 12:30pm and 12:30pm – 3pm.  They will be working with children who come into the store, helping them with crafts, a Halloween parade, and just watching over them as they watch a show in our auditorium.  It won’t be difficult work but will be much appreciated!  All of this is provided to the children at no cost.

Boscov’s is located at Westfield Shopping Mall, 480 Lewis Ave., Meriden.  Please contact Kathleen Horsky at khorsky@boscovs.com if interested in volunteering.


UFC Gym Class – Norwalk

We will be hosting a free 90-minute UFC class in Norwalk for the first time!  In the 90 minutes, you will be brought through 30 Minutes of Regular Boxing, 30 Minutes of Kickboxing and 30 Minutes of our Daily ultimate Training (DUT).  Don’t worry, it won’t be anything people can’t handle.

We do recommend those who have Gloves and/or wraps to bring them, for the who do not, we have some to use.

If possible, please fill out this waiver form ahead of time.

UConn Homecoming Football Tailgate

UConn Homecoming Football Tailgate!

Date: October 17th
Time: 9am tailgate, 12pm game
Location:Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field, East Hartford, Connecticut

Join CTYP’s football fans for the UConn event of the season! The UConn Huskies are scheduled to play the South Florida Bulls at noon and we are planning to get amped for the game in true Husky fashion. UConn is offering CTYP a discounted rate of $20 for tickets to the game (parking fee not included).
This event is for you if:

A. You’re a UConn, South Florida or football fan
B. You enjoy a good tailgate or cook-out
C. You’ve always wanted to go to a game or tailgate or
D. All of the above!

You can count on meeting a few new young professionals who are joining in on the fun for the same reasons. Some traditional “grill food” will be provided and cooked for free. Lawn games and activities are also included. Of course, you are also welcome to bring additional food and snacks. Feel free to bring your own beverages, folding chairs, and Husky spirit!

CTYP will have reserved areas in the stadium lot for gathering and grilling (see photo below). Afterward, we will head into the game together.


Purchase your tickets by October 14th.

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