Orange Bowl Community Service Opportunity: Volvo Ocean Race

Posted May 1st, 2012 by YPN MIami with No Comments

Orange Bowl Committee OBIE Awards

Posted April 26th, 2012 by YPN MIami with No Comments

The Orange Bowl Committee (OBC) is excited to announce its annual Orange Bowl Impact and Excellence (O.B.I.E.s) Awards presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Florida Blue and supported by Publix Super Markets.

Over the years, the Orange Bowl Committee has been able to give millions of dollars back to the South Florida Community through its economic impact, support of events, organizations and causes along with its support of intercollegiate athletics and higher education. This event is one of many ways we are able to continue to give back and support the South Florida Community.

Last year, through this event, we were able to provide $90,000 in donations to three (3) worthy organizations and $15,000 in scholarships to deserving high school seniors.

This year Jason Taylor, former All-Pro Miami Dolphins defensive end, will be awarded, the Orange Bowl Keith Tribble Impact Award. This prestigious award is presented annually to a groundbreaker that has helped open doors, inspires by actions, sees beyond the obstacles put before them and made a significant impact in the South Florida community.

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Application Period Open for Connect Florida Class III Deadline May 5, 2012

Posted April 18th, 2012 by YPN MIami with No Comments

Connect Florida is pleased to open applications for Class III of the Connect Florida Statewide Leadership Institute.  The Institute is a program of Leadership Florida, a non-profit organization created to educate, engage and inspire Florida’s leaders.  Connect Florida is the first statewide young professional organization of its kind in the nation.

As a regional young professional organization, we would like to invite you to nominate an outstanding member to apply to Class III. Connect Florida will select a diverse group of emerging leaders for the Statewide Leadership Institute each year.  This curriculum offers an intensive orientation to the issues facing our state and is designed to enhance the participants’ leadership skills, provide practical experience in community service, and facilitate opportunities to interact with statewide leaders. The overall goal of the Statewide Leadership Institute is to be a portal for young professionals to develop the skills they need to enhance their potential as future leaders regionally and statewide. The Statewide Leadership Institute is tailored after the Leadership Florida Annual Class Program (www.leadershipflorida.org).

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The Art of Global Networking: Does Your Network Cross Cultural Boundaries?

Posted April 18th, 2012 by YPN MIami with No Comments

Creating a strong personal and professional network is key to landing the perfect job. It is essential that your network be diverse, not only in the interests of those around you, but also in culture and geography.

Hult International Business School invites you to The Art of Global Networking: Does Your Network Cross Cultural Boundaries?  This free networking event features one of Hult’s professors – Dr. George Kastner – who will offer business management advice and expertise to prospective graduate students and business professionals.  Dr. George Kastner. Dr. Kastner has traveled the world, speaks several languages, and offers unmatched business management expertise.

The event is free and includes complimentary refreshments.

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