Author: Andrew Lenahan

Mackinaw Valley Winery

Mackinaw Valley Winery

Come hang with your fellow BNYPers at the Mackinaw Valley Winery on Sat, 6/28 from 6:30 – 10 (or however long).
We do this every year and it’s a ton of fun. Bring the family and enjoy great music and all that the winery has to offer!
Bubblegum Jack 7-10:45pm Playing today’s best music and hits from the 80’s and 90’s too-Come join in on all the fun! or visit them on the web at $5pp band cover, under 12 free. Bring a lawn chair to enjoy lawn seating or call to reserve deck seating for an additional $5 pp fee. You may bring your own foods just no beverages of any kind. Wine tasting and wine, beer, sodas, pizzas, cheese & crackers and chocolates for sale.
Sign-up at the Doodle poll here, just so we have an idea of who to expect.
See ya soon!
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Pontiac Kiwanis Trivia Event

The Young Professionals put their minds together for a good cause on Friday Night at the Pontiac Kiwanis Trivia Event. Our team was enthusiastic and surprisingly well rounded in most categories, including music, sports, car logos, history, and Clint Eastwood movies!  A great time was had by all, including our youngest teammate Maddox Selkow, with the proceeds going toward the Pontiac Kiwanis Scholarship Fund.  Our team can’t wait to come back next year!… read more

Big Brother Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake

Big Brother Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake

Get ready to Bowl for Kids Sake!

The 2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids sake will be taking place Saturday, March 29th from 5-7pm at Pheasant Lanes Family Fun Center, 804 N Hershey Rd, Bloomington, IL 61704.  Annually it costs $1000 to “Match” a Big Brother/Sister with a Little Brother/Sister for a year. This event, which is the largest fundraiser of the year, generates more than $70,000.00, through participants who bowl and the people who support them, helping to keep this important service to the community alive and well!  Our very own BNYP member, John Holaway, who is a Case Manager for Big Brothers/ Big Sisters, spoke at our February 20th meeting.

If you are interested in joining us please complete this poll, so we know how many we will have From there, you’ll need to register on the team. You can view the team page here: You’ll notice a big “Join Team” button on the right side.

 Hope to see all of you there!

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What: BNYP Club Meeting and Happy Hour

When: Thur, October 17th, meeting from 6:00p – 7:00p with Happy Hour immediately following the meeting.

Where: Meeting is in the Midwest Food Bank in Bloomington. 1703 S Veterans Parkway Bloomington, IL 61701 . Happy hour this month will be at Eleven the Bar, 105 W Front St Bloomington, IL 61701.

See you Thursday and check out our calendar for other upcoming events!… read more