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2018 Distinguished YP Award Finalists

WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT FOUNDERS' DAY JULY 27

Congratulations to our Distinguished YP Award finalists, sponsored by Wesley Medical Center! They include: Lauren Clary, PEC; Kate Flavin, Sedgwick County; Thea Pajunen, Fidelity Bank; Jordan Walker, Greteman Group; and Jacob Wayman, Cornejo & Sons. This award is presented to two YPW members who have reached personal…

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2018 Innovations in Business Award Finalists

WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT FOUNDERS' DAY JULY 27

Congratulations to our Innovations in Business Award finalists, sponsored by Martin Pringle! They include: Renee Duxler, Aerial Style, LLC; Kianga Kelley, Simply a Lady Co.; Stacy Ward Lattin, Hopping Gnome Brewing Company. The Innovations in Business award is presented to a YPW Member who has…

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2018 YPW Community Award Finalists

Winner will be announced at Founders' Day July 27

We want to congratulate our Community Service Award finalists! They include: James Holland, Westar Energy; Roy Moye III, Spirit AeroSystems; Claudia Yaujar-Amaro, AB&C Bilingual Resources. The Community Service Award is presented to a YPW member who is distinguished by their record of service to their community. They…

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INTRUST Bank Arena Wants You

To Tell Them What You Want

INTRUST Bank Arena values the opinion of local young professionals, and would like your feedback on how to continue to be relevant to our audience in the years to come. Since the Arena is a huge contributor to downtown development and quality of place in…

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YPW Founders' Day Award Winners Announced

On Friday, July 28, the Young Professionals of Wichita celebrated its 12th Founders’ Day and presented the 7th annual YPW Awards. YPW celebrates Founders’ Day every year to recognize not only past accomplishments, but also Wichita’s bright future by honoring the exceptional individuals and companies…

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2017 ypw award finalists

Every year our members accomplish stunning things in their professional lives, as well as their personal lives. This Founders’ Day awards banquet celebrates the accomplishments of our up-and-coming young professionals and recognizes organizations that excel in their efforts to attract, retain and develop young professionals in…

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10 Ways to Get Healthy for Summer

by Jessica Williams, Ambassadors Action Team Member

The sun is out and sandals and short sleeves are reemerging, and it can only mean one thing. Summer is a few weeks away! While you’re waiting for the quick fix look perfect in a bathing suit, start by picking one (or several) of the…

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How to Keep and Grow the Connections You’ve Made

by Jessica Williams, Ambassadors Action Team Member

In today’s world it is near impossible to keep up with the connections and friends you’ve made over the years. Everyone is going in different directions with little time to answer more than a text or an email. But there are ways to navigate this…

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There’s No Place like Home

By Jessica Williams, Ambassadors Action Team Member

I grew up in the suburbs of Wichita: I was born in Derby, raised in Douglass and Rose Hill. Four-wheeling, bonfires and drinking beer before the legal age were how we passed the time. While my friends and I have memorable stories (which we can…

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Ten Expenses You Probably Forgot to Budget For... But It’s Not Too Late!!

By Tim Brunson, Ambassadors Action Team Member

Maybe you’ve had that same sinking fiscal feeling as I have – I’m going along enjoying life, footloose and fancy-free….when it hits me:   Ugh, I have to go spend money!   Okay, so maybe that same dread doesn’t creep over you like it does…

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What's your role in the Downtown Master Plan?

Downtown Planning Team Outlines Community Input Process A six-month public engagement process seeking broad community input on downtown revitalization will kick off in early December. The City of Wichita, the Wichita Downtown Development Corporation and Visioneering Wichita, working with various groups and downtown planning consultants…

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