[COMMUNITY] After-Hours at Yo MaMa's Frozen Yogurt
October 3, 2017

When: Tuesday, October 3 @ 5:30 PM
Where: Yo MaMa's Frozen Yogurt
3780 W. Jonathan Moore Pike | Columbus, IN 47201


Come hang out after work with CYP and enjoy frozen yogurt, smoothies, ice cream, and bubble tea! 
This event is free and open to the public. Operating since August 2012, Yo MaMa Frozen Yogurt proudly serves our community with the finest selection of frozen yogurt and other treats! 

Use your PROPERKS Member Card anytime to get 10% off! 

Event Partner

Monster Bash
October 13, 2017
We’ve got the booze, you bring the boo's!

Join CYP for some haunting spirits and wicked brews at Harrison Lake Country Club on Friday the 13th in October! Sit by the campfire on the outdoor patio with a cash bar, door prizes, and complimentary hors d'oeuvres prepared by Harrison Lake Country Club (see menu below). Must be 21+ to attend (we'll check ID upon entry).

$10 - CYP Member |
$15 - Everyone Else

^only 100 tickets available^
With your ticket purchase, get a 15% discount gift certificate good for a future visit to the Harrison Lake Country Club dining room.

Harrison Lake Country Club Members - see HLCC for special member pricing

Facebook Event Page >> www.facebook.com/events/1417661994984718

Awards for the Costume Contest:
Scariest Costume | Best Couple | Funniest Costume | Best Face
People's Choice (voted by attendees)

Costume Contest Rules:
1. Must be 21+ over.
2. Entrants must be alive. (we'll check pulses for those who look dead)
3. All costumes are welcomed; it doesn't make any difference if they are homemade, magically found, simply appear with a flick of a wand or even purchased or rented.
4. Tasteful costumes only. Don't make us call your mom to come pick you up.
5. You must be present to claim your prize.

Hors d'oeuvres Menu:
HLCC Signature Artichoke Dip with Blue Corn Tortilla Chips (vegetarian style)
Scratch Made Meatballs with House Marinara and Whole Milk Mozzarella
Veggie Meatballs
Fruit Display with Halloween Themed Watermelon Carving
Vegetarian Vegetable Spring Rolls with Sweet Thai Chili Sauce
Harissa Grilled Shrimp with Jalapeno and Cilantro “Green” Sauce
Chilled Vegetable Pizza
Trio of Charcoal Grilled Chicken Wings (Spicy, BBQ, Asian Zing)
Assorted Finger Sandwiches (Steak, Vegetarian, Italian Deli)
Seared Ahi Tuna on Wonton with Cucumber Radish Relish and Wasabi
Southwest Station – Taco Bar with all Accompaniments, Guacamole, Queso, Tortillas

Door Prizes (check back for more added to the list):
(2) Dining Memberships to Harrison Lake Country Club

This is a 21 and over event. Valid ID checked at entry.


[COMMUNITY] After-Hours at The Savory Swine
November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9 @ 5:30 PM
Where: The Savory Swine
410 Washington Street | Columbus, IN 47201

Please join CYP for an After-Hours event at The Savory Swine, free and open to the public! 
Mingle with our Board of Directors and other active members in our network!


Enjoy a uniquely prepared charcuterie paired with the personal, neighborhood butcher experience, with other finger foods! 

Check out the cutting edge wine tasting stations - think wine vending machines! 
Buy a pre-loaded wine card, and choose 1 oz, 3 oz, or 6 oz pours, giving you the freedom to sample 
several of their selections while networking with the Columbus Young Professionals!


[COMMUNITY] Lunch Bunch
September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017 @ 11:30 a.m.
Where: Amazing Joe's 
2607 Central Ave. | Columbus, IN 47201

CYP is proud to partner with the United Way to host our September Lunch Bunch event at
its Annual Campaign Kickoff Lunch on Friday, September 15th at 11:30 a.m.

Advance Tickets: $10
At the Door: $12

Pick up your tickets at:
United Way: 1531 13th St #1100, Columbus, IN 47201
Amazing Joe's: 2607 Central Ave, Columbus, IN 47201

Proceeds from lunch will benefit the United Way Campaign.

[LIFE] Columbus Movie with CYP
September 7, 2017
30 Free Tickets are up for grabs (CYP members only)
When: Thursday, September 7 @ 7:30pm- 10:30pm EDT
Where: YES Cinema and Cafe
328 Jackson St | Columbus, IN 47201

Movie Night with CYP to see the new "Columbus" movie directed by pseudonymous filmmaker Kogonada! 

 Members-Only event - 30 tickets available on first-come, first-served basis
Tickets up for grabs on Monday, July 24 at noon HERE or call 812-379-4457

Moonlight Movies: Jurassic Park
September 9, 2017

When: Saturday, September 9 @ 7:00pm
Where: Mill Race Park
50 Carl Miske Drive | Columbus, IN 47201

The Columbus Young Professionals (CYP) presents an outdoor movies series for its inaugural "Moonlight Movies" film series at various picturesque downtown locations. Featuring classic flicks from the 1990s, the third and final sunset screening is "Jurassic Park" at Mill Race Park on Saturday, September 9.
The rain date for this event is Friday, September 15.

Free popsicles for the first 200 people who show up at 7:00pm, courtesy of Centra Credit Union and Flip Flop Ice Pop!


7:00pm Doors Open
Film Starts @ Dusk (approx. 8:30pm)
Free and Open to the Public
Candy/Popcorn available for purchase
Cornhole + Jenga + Outdoor Games + Door Prizes

Made Possible By

Lunch Bunch
August 17, 2017

When: Thursday, August 17 @ 11:30am
Where: Chicago's Pizza
3780 W. Jonathan Moore Pike | Columbus, IN 47201


[COMMUNITY] Moonlight Movies: Hook
August 12, 2017

When: Saturday, August 12 @ 8:00pm
Where: Bartholomew County Public Library Plaza
536 5th Street | Columbus, IN 47201

The Columbus Young Professionals (CYP) presents an outdoor movies series for its inaugural "Moonlight Movies" film series at various picturesque downtown locations. Featuring classic flicks from the 1990s, the second sunset screening is "Hook" at the Bartholomew County Public Library Plaza on Saturday, August 12.
The rain date for this event is Friday, August 18.


8:00pm Doors Open
Film Starts @ Dusk (approx. 9-9:30pm)
Free and Open to the Public
Snacks/Candy/Popcorn available for purchase
Cornhole + Jenga + Outdoor Games + Door Prizes

Made Possible By

[COMMUNITY] Moonlight Movies: Independence Day
July 22, 2017 July 29, 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017 Saturday, July 29, 2017
 @ 8:00pm
Where: Columbus City Hall 4th Street

The Columbus Young Professionals (CYP) presents an outdoor movies series for its inaugural "Moonlight Movies" film series at various picturesque downtown locations. Featuring classic flicks from the 1990s, the sunset screenings kick off with this showing of "Independence Day" at
Columbus City Hall 4th Street
Saturday, July 22, 2017 Saturday, July 29, 2017
This event was postponed from its originally scheduled date (Saturday, July 22) to Saturday, July 29 at the same time. The postponed event will now take place on 4th Street immediately following Fun on 4th's Bags & Balls Summer Palooza.

8:00pm Doors Open
Film Starts @ Dusk (approx. 9-9:30pm)
Free and Open to the Public
Snacks/Candy/Popcorn available for purchase
Cornhole + Jenga + Outdoor Games + Door Prizes

Made Possible By

[LIFE] Lunch Bunch
July 26, 2017

When: Wednesday, July 26 @ 11:30am
Where: Taku Japanese Steakhouse
305 4th Street | Columbus, IN 47201


[LIFE] After Hours Networking
July 12, 2017


When: Wednesday, July 12 @ 5:30pm
Where: The Cole
200 Jackson Street | Columbus, IN 47201

Networking with CYP at The Cole

Free Beer & Wine | Free Pizza 

Meet & Greet | Learn About CYP

Thanks to our event sponsor: 

[LIFE] Lunch Bunch
July 6, 2017

When: Thursday, July 6 @ 11:30am
Where: Upland Columbus Pump House
148 Lindsey Street | Columbus, IN 47201


CYP Cosmic Bowling
June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14 @ 5:30pm
Where: Columbus Bowling Center
3010 State Street | Columbus, IN 47201

It's time to turn down the lights and turn up the fun with CYP 
at Columbus Bowling Center for glow-in-the-dark cosmic bowling!

Free for the first 25 CYP Members who register below.

Didn't make it in time for free registration? It's $8/person.
>> includes 2 hrs Unlimited Cosmic Bowling + Shoe Rental + 
Cash Bar 

Thanks to our event sponsor: 

[LIFE] Game Night
May 4, 2017

When: 5:30 - 7:00pm
Where: Beazer Model Home @ 2332 Shadow Court
Shadow Creek Farms Neighborhood

Open to the Public
Free Admission

Free Beer & BBQ, prepared by Catering by Karr 
1 drink ticket per person 
Bring your business card to enter to win a door prize (a gift basket filled with summer goodies!)

Board Games | Table Games | Yard Games
Got a fun game at home? Bring it!

Thanks to our event sponsor: 

[LIFE] CYP Peers & Beers
April 7, 2017

When: 6:00 - 8:00pm
Where: Upland Columbus Pump House - 148 Lindsey St., Columbus, IN

$5 for CYP members
$10 for non-members

Your first beer is on us - one free drink ticket per person.

Come meet CYP at our annual membership event open to the public! Meet new people, mingle with friends, enjoy great beer, savor tasty hors d'oeuvres, and learn about how your CYP membership helps you stay connected in #ColumbusIN!

Beer specials provided by Upland Brewery

Entering our 3rd year, Columbus Young Professionals is forging ahead with a membership of more than 100 young professionals of diverse professional and personal backgrounds looking to meet new people and grow their professional network.

[WORK] The Quarter-Life Crisis: The Best and Worst Times?
February 15, 2017

 5:30 - 6:30pm
Where: Chamber of Commerce, 500 Franklin Street, Columbus, IN

It is supposed to be the best time - opportunities for a new job, relationships and all around adventures. But struggling to cope with anxieties about unemployment risks, debt, relationships, and the next steps in life can be a real struggle.

Please join the CYP group as we discuss this topic, and talk about ways to overcome these obstacles and maintain a healthy life/work balance (while not freaking out in the process!)

[LIFE] CYP Member Mixer
February 23, 2017

 5:30 - 7:30pm
Where: Hotel Indigo Columbus Architectural Center, 400 Brown St, Columbus, IN

If you are new to CYP or if you haven't been to an event in a while and want to get active again, this is a great way to do it. Board members are available to answer questions and speak about upcoming events and opportunities for members.

Plus, learn more about our new member discount program, ProPerks - coming soon! Cash bar. Complimentary appetizers are included.

[WORK] NextGen Leader Luncheon
January 31, 2017

WhoColumbus Young Professionals + Community Leaders
What: Luncheon to honor 15 NextGen Leaders
When: 11:30am - 1:00pm 
Tickets: $25 CYP Members | $30 Non-CYP Member
Where: The Commons, 300 Washington Street, Columbus
Why: To recognize Young Professionals in Columbus that are adding value to their community in one of the following categories: Work, Life, and Community

Join the Columbus Young Professionals as we celebrate 15 Young Professionals who are making a difference in our community! 
One nominee will be selected as Next Gen Leader of the Year as a result of community voting. 

Guest Speakers: Aida Ramirez (Human Rights Commission), Rick Weinheimer (BCSC), Kelly Benjamin (Circuit Court Judge), Mayor Jim Leinhoop

Congratulations to Josh Burnett, voted NextGen Leader of the Year!

[WORK] Home Buying 101
January 18, 2017

When: January 18, 2017 at 5:3
0 - 7:00pm 
Chamber of Commerce, 500 Franklin St., Columbus, IN
Guest Speakers: Maggie Allison & Tanya Montgomery, Centra Credit Union

Buying a home is a big decision, but there are various professionals who can help you enjoy the experience. Presented by Maggie Allison and Tanya Montgomery of Centra Credit Union, this workshop will teach you how to minimize the stress of the mortgage process, help you figure out what type of mortgage loan will work best for your budget, and what to expect when buying your first home. 

[LIFE] 2nd Annual CYP Holiday Party
December 15, 2016

When and Where: 5:30 - 7:30pm at Zaharakos, 329 Washington St., Columbus, IN

Mingle with the Columbus Young Professionals at the annual Holiday Party! 
Bring 3 canned goods for entry - for every 3 cans you bring, you'll be entered to win a door prize! All proceeds will benefit Love Chapel.
Wear your tackiest Christmas sweater to enter the Ugly Sweater Contest! 

Hors d'oeuvres provided 
Cash bar

Open to the public - click here to register!
Special thanks to Zaharakos, Tony Moravec and Blairex Labs for sponsoring our Holiday Party!

[WORK] Conflict Resolution: Dealing with Difficult People
November 9, 2016

When & Where: 5:15 - 6:30pm at 506 5th St., Columbus, IN
Guest Speaker: Nancy Steigmeyer, Trine University

Learn how to utilize demonstrated approaches to pull together and foster employees’ productivity, creativity, motivation and personal growth. This is accomplished by focusing on organizing dynamic teams. This session also emphasizes the importance of effective high-level communication in any organization.Presenters Nancy Stiegmeyer, dean of the graduate school at Trine University, and Jackie Delagrange, director of the Master of Science programs, will discuss how to effectively deal with challenging coworkers and colleagues and dealing with conflict in the workplace.
Nancy Steigmeyer brings a diverse business background with a combination of development, academics and community leadership. She is the Dean of Graduate School at Trine University and has also served as Director of the Lou Holtz Master of Science in Leadership and MBA Programs. In addition to her career in academia including adjunct instruction at several universities, her past career was primarily in the Human Resource and vendor services fields, which also included sales and management.

Please click here to register

Special 'thank you' to our Professional Development Series Gold Sponsor

[WORK] Getting Retirement Ready
October 11, 2016
Guest Speaker: Eric Robbins, CFP, Edward Jones

Eric has been a financial advisor for 6 years with Edward Jones. He is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) who lives and works in Columbus. Eric is a graduate of the IU Kelley School of Business with a degree in finance. His passions include: community service, playing sports and enjoying weekends on the lake. Eric is a 3-time FA Leaders Conference Qualifier.

[LIFE] Oktoberfest After Hours sponsored by German American Bancorp
October 6, 2016

[LIFE] After Hours Networking
September 1, 2016

[LIFE] CYP Corn Maze Beer Fest - Preview Party 
September 8, 2016

[WORK] Professional Development Series: 
Investing 101
September 13, 2016
Featuring Roy Ice, Nathan West and Jacob Martin 
Sponsored by Kemper CPA Group

[LIFE] Ultimate Frisbee
June 1 - July 26,

[WORK] Professional Development Series: How to Budget, Save and Build Your Credit
August 9, 2016
Featuring Adam Scheidt, Brock Biehl and Ginger McClellan
Sponsored by Kemper CPA Group

[WORK] Falling Forward: From Hero to Zero
July 22
, 2016
Featuring Jim Brown

[WORK] Professional Development Series: Becoming A Leader 
June 14, 2016
Featuring Amber Fischvogt
Sponsored by Kemper CPA Group

[WORK] Professional Development Series: Seeking Excellence in Everday Life 
May 10, 2016
Featuring Rick Weinheimer
Sponsored by Kemper CPA Group

[LIFE] CYP Anniversary Party & Membership Drive
April 28, 2016

[LIFE] Spark Columbus at Force Construction
April 14, 2016

[WORKProfessional Development Series: Mastering the First One-On-One Meeting
April 12, 2016
Featuring Julie Del Genio
Sponsored by Kemper CPA Group

[COMMUNITYColor Fun Run at The Fitted Foot 
April 1, 2016

[LIFE] CYP Networking After Hours at Otter Creek
March 31, 2016

[COMMUNITY] CYP awarded Honorable Mention at the  2016 United Way CANstruction

Special thanks to our CANstruction sponsors:

[WORK] Professional Development Series: What Not To Do In A Professional Setting 
March 8, 2016
Featuring Cindy Frey
Sponsored by Kemper CPA Group