Since its inception in June of 2004, a primary mission of the Young Professionals of Fond du Lac is to sponsor monthly events that allow its members opportunities to network in both social and professional settings. Members can then have an opportunity to invite guests and learn more about the mission and goals of YPF.


Attending YPF events is a great way to find out what YPF is all about. You will meet monthly with collegues and friends while continuing to expand and diversify your network. Come see what the excitement is all about!

YPWeek 2018: Put a Plant In It! @ Fond du Lac Senior Center
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join YPF members and other members of the Fond du Lac community for an Earth Day networking event and service project! This is a family-friendly event, so bring the whole gang!

Here’s what’s you need to know:
• Bring at least two “pots” to plant a small succulent in. This could be anything you have laying around that you want to put a plant in – a coffee cup, a muffin tin, maybe even a shoe! The more creative, the better! We will be having a judging contest at the end for the most creative “pot”. The experts from Haentze Floral will be on hand to give us tips and lessons on planting succulents.
• One of the plants will be for you to keep, and one will be donated to a local community partner.
• Create a card and a plant marker to accompany your donated plant.
• There will be complimentary Earth Day-themed refreshments for you to enjoy after you have planted your succulents.

YPWeek 2018: What is coworking, anyway?
Apr 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Registration coming soon!

Coworking spaces have been popping up in communities across the country and they’re making a push in Wisconsin already, too. And, you might be asking, “What is coworking, anyway?”

We’ll explore that together over a delicious lunch in an empty storefront in downtown Fond du Lac (final location yet to be determined). Along for the ride will be cowork space managers from other Wisconsin communities as well as the geeks & creatives of wisnet who are looking to bring a space just like it to our own backyard. You’ll also learn why studies show those who are part of coworking environments thrive more than those in a traditional office environment.

Registration and lunch begins at 11:30am

Program begins at Noon

2018 Amazing Race
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Save the date for the 2018 YPF Amazing Race! It is back and better than ever! A mirror of the Sunday night television show, this event has you racing up and down Main Street stopping at a variety of shops and restaurants. Again this year, clues will be given to your next destination with the winning team earning a fantastic prize!

Additional event information and registration coming soon!

Aspiring Servant Leaders Conference
Jun 26 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

​The half-day mini-conference will feature forward-thinking, real-world servant leadership practitioners. Participants will explore relevant questions that matter to leaders in organizations and communities in a unique and engaged learning format.

Mark your calendar and stay tuned for more info!​

Kickin’ for a Cause
Jul 14 all-day

After a successful first year in 2017, YPF is proud to bring back Kickin’ for a Cause, a charity kickball tournament! Mark your calendars to build your kickball team for the summer of 2018! Event details (including the 2018 beneficiary) and registration coming soon!

2018 Casino Night
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Go all in for a good cause! Join the Young Professionals of Fond du Lac (YPF) at their Casino Night Fundraiser! Don’t forget to mark your calendar for this great community event!

Whether you’re into Blackjack or winning fantastic prizes, there’s plenty to do at Casino Night!

Additional event details, including the 2018 beneficiary and registration, coming soon!

IdeaCamp Fond du Lac 2018
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join your fellow community members at IdeaCamp Fond du Lac for a day of participant-led learning! IdeaCamp is not your typical conference; attendees determine the content and activities! Participants interested in presenting a topic add their name and their topic to an open spot on the schedule, choosing a session time and a sponsored room. Everyone checks out the schedule and attends the sessions of their choosing. Simple, collaborative and unlike any other event out there, IdeaCamp is your opportunity to connect with your community, your neighbors and yourself! Bring your thirst for knowledge and appetite for conversation.

Additional event information and registration coming soon!

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