Grayton Beer to Host Walton County Young Professionals Group on Jan 11

Photo courtesy: Young Professionals of Walton County via Facebook

The Young Professionals of Walton County (YPWC) announced their 2018 kickoff event will be held starting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Grayton Beer Company.

‘Pints and Professionals’ will be an introductory event for young professionals along Florida’s Emerald Coast looking to “get tapped in to” the professional networking group.

Formerly operating as YP @ The Beach, the newly-coined Young Professionals of Walton County is an organization created by the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce, whose mission is to bridge social, geographical, political and economic boundaries across Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, while providing a venue for ambitious individuals to network and enhance their professional development skills.

Presented by The Premier Property Group, ‘Pints and Professionals’ is free to attend and open to all young professionals on the Emerald Coast. In addition to offering one free pint of Grayton Beer, guests will enjoy live music by The Graytones and food for purchase by Back Beach Barbecue.

Click here to register for the event.

Businesses interested in donating a door prize to raise awareness amongst this local group of young professionals should email Erin Bakker.

The event will take place at Grayton Beer Company.

The 2018 Young Professionals of Walton County Board of Directors include:

President – Jessica Bracken, Proffitt PR

Communications (E-news & Press Releases) – Chelsea Blaich, Grayton Beer Company

Communications (Website & Social Media) – Lanier Motes, St. Joe Company

Design – Jill Tanner, Clutch Media Works

Historian/Photographer – Bobby Wagner, Land • Air • Sea Productions

Immediate Past President – Andrew McDowell, Arbor Wealth Management, LLC

Membership – Karah Fridley Young, Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation

Networking Events – Erin Bakker, The Hive Creative Consulting

Networking Events – Tovah Locke, The Henderson

Programs/Professional Development – David Densmore, Morgan Stanley

Programs/Professional Development – Jeremy Keich, Keich Law Firm

Secretary – Chelsea Calhoun, Grand Boulevard at Sandestin

Sponsorship – Hannah Martin, The Premier Property Group

Sponsorship – Luke Andrews, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

Time & Attendance –  Kristen Lee Burke, 360 Blue

Treasurer – Amanda Bierbaum, Walton Area Chamber of Commerce

Trustee – Cory Fosdyck, Merill Lynch

The Board of Directors will be inducted during the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala on Friday, January 19, 2018, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa.

For more info, visit Young Professionals of Walton County.


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