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Young Money Finance

Young Professionals are going through more financial trends today than in the 1920’s it seems. We have so many platforms available to invest, day trade, or use for our everyday expense’s tracker. Crypto Currencies are even making a huge jump in popularity. So, what are these? What do they mean?

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Thinking “Outside the Box” to Spread Public Art

Thinking “Outside the Box” to Spread Public Art

Edmond Electric and the Visual Arts Commission are proud to debut a new public art program called “Outside the Box”. The Outside the Box program is offered to qualifying Edmond Electric customers to help revitalize their community by enhancing the aesthetic of their environment while also preventing graffiti.

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Summer Reading at the Library

Summer Reading at the Library

Summer is almost here, that means it is time for the Summer Reading Program at the Metropolitan Library System!
Did you know the Summer Reading Program is for adults too? Reading 20 minutes a day is great for your mental health! Reading for pleasure reduces stress and improves memory and concentration. We can all use more stress relief during this challenging time.

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Development Updates from EEDA

Development Updates from EEDA

Due to the pandemic, the EEDA, like the whole world, has had to completely pivot this past year. Social distancing, high lumber prices, and an uncertain future have led to business closings, project slow-downs, and the like, but in the background the EEDA is still pursuing sustainable and unique development projects while also providing assistance to existing businesses within Edmond City Limits.

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VIBES: Edmond’s First Thursdays

VIBES: Edmond’s First Thursdays

VIBES is a monthly art walk that features local artists in downtown Edmond from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, April through October. Every month of the series, this free community event highlights a variety of creative talent hosted in participating businesses.

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Tips for Businesses Reopening the Office

Tips for Businesses Reopening the Office

Businesses are finding new ways to keep operations running while continuing to social distance. Some businesses are reopening their offices to small numbers of staff, while some are continuing with remote work for the foreseeable future. Either way, going back to “normal” is not an option.

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Nonprofit Needs During Holiday Season

Nonprofit Needs During Holiday Season

I'm so honored to hold the title as the Programs Director at Peppers Ranch. My experience working at a nonprofit has been so very rewarding. Working at a nonprofit means wearing many hats and making a difference in the lives of others.

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Luminance Lights Up Edmond

Luminance Lights Up Edmond

December in Edmond brings special memories: family time, fun activities with friends, sweater weather, celebrating traditions and … colorful lights! In the past three years, Edmond’s lights have transitioned from the Parade of Lights to Edmond Electric’s Luminance: An Enchanted Stroll.

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Plan for Homeownership

Plan for Homeownership

As a young professional we come out of the gate eager to achieve our career goals, network, and go after the next promotion in our career. The one thought that rarely passes through our mind until later in the life is “homeownership”.

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2020 Endeavor Games: A Virtual Experience

2020 Endeavor Games: A Virtual Experience

The Endeavor Games for Athletes with Physical Disabilities was first held in 2000 on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma. Different than the Special Olympics, the athletes at the Endeavor Games have physical impairments (i.e. amputation, limb loss, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, visual impairment, etc.), not cognitive/intellectual ones. The goal was simple; to provide children, adults and military service members with physical disabilities an opportunity to display their talent

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Community Involvement: A Formula for Health and Happiness

Community Involvement: A Formula for Health and Happiness

More than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations are currently registered in the United States, yet only about a quarter of the population seeks out community involvement through volunteer work.

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Josh Moore: City Council Candidate and Edmond Young Professional

Josh Moore: City Council Candidate and Edmond Young Professional

As Edmond Young Professionals grows, we've tried to take into account what our members want to gain from their EYP membership. It's evident that a huge perk of our organization is having opportunities to meet with and hear from local legislators. When this program began over ten years ago, we fully expected that our members would do some pretty amazing things, and they have. Most recently, one of our members decided to run for Edmond City Council, Ward 2.

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The Importance of Being a Mentor/Mentee

The Importance of Being a Mentor/Mentee

Read mentorship testimonies from two EYP members.

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The Dos and Donts of Working from Home

The Dos and Donts of Working from Home

Heather Herd is a veterinarian and specializes in pathology. She uses her experience to nail down five tips for successfully working from home.

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Jan Peery, May EYP Leadership Latte Event Recap

Jan Peery, May EYP Leadership Latte Event Recap

With coffee in hand, young professionals mingled and networked while getting ready to listen to Janet Peery speak at May’s Edmond Young Professionals Leadership Latte, held at The Brew Coffee shop at Oklahoma Christian University. Jan is the CEO for YWCA Oklahoma City, the only certified domestic violence and sexual assault service provider with an emergency shelter in Oklahoma County.

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New Member Monday: Welcome John Stine

New Member Monday: Welcome John Stine

Each week, EYP recognizes new members in the organization. This group is constantly growing and changing and we love bringing in new members and fresh ideas! This week, we are excited to welcome John Stine.

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Guest Post: From College to the Real World

Guest Post: From College to the Real World

Mallory Wilson graduated from the University of Oklahoma in December 2016. Through her own experience she offers advice on she managed to make the transition from college life to the workforce.

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New Member Monday: Welcome Cassidy Nicholas

New Member Monday: Welcome Cassidy Nicholas

Each week, EYP recognizes new members in the organization. This group is constantly growing and changing and we love bringing in new members and fresh ideas! This week, we are excited to welcome Cassidy Nicholas.

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Explore Campbell Corner Recap

Explore Campbell Corner Recap

On Thursday April 12th, EYP gathered at Standards IT on the second floor of Campbell Corner in Downtown Edmond for our Spring Networking Event, Explore Campbell Corner. The purpose of this networking event was to tour and shop at local stores, and of course raise money for the EYP Children’s Tent at the Downtown Edmond Arts Festival.

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New Member Monday: Welcome Caleb Roche

New Member Monday: Welcome Caleb Roche

Each week, EYP recognizes new members in the organization. This group is constantly growing and changing and we love bringing in new members and fresh ideas! This week, we are excited to welcome Caleb Roche.

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