December 2014

HYP Sunday Brunch: Mangia Qui

Dec 7 2014 - 11:00am

Join fellow HYP members for a relaxing Sunday Brunch on December 7th at 11am located at Mangia Qui. (272 North St, Harrisburg). Explore the classic tables of Sicily, Piedmont, Trentino and Campania! Mangia Qui prepares meals with fresh, locally grown, farm-raised produce and meats, as well as imported gourmet items. This is a great event for new members to casually meet and mingle with existing members.

Posted in: Arts Events

Toastmasters Meeting

Dec 9 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Pass in a job interview? Advance in your career?

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Our membership is 280,000 strong. These members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 13,500 clubs in 116 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.

How Does It Work?
A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere.

Posted in: Committee Meetings

How to make Harrisburg a better place to live, work, and play With Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist, Tom Hylton

Dec 11 2014 - 7:00pm

Join HYP on December 11 at 7:00pm at the Civic Club of Harrisburg as we welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Thomas Hylton! Thomas Hylton, author of Save Our Land, Save Our Towns, a plea for comprehensive planning to save our cities, towns, and countryside will discuss his findings on what makes cities like Harrisburg thrive!

Learn how Harrisburg can become even more of a beautiful and livable city while networking with Young Professionals. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP to by December 9th to attend. Space is limited.


Posted in: Outreach Events

HYP Member Holiday Gala

Dec 12 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The annual HYP Member Holiday Gala will be held Friday, December 12th at the State Museum of Pennsylvania from 7-9pm. HYP Members will enjoy complimentary drinks, light appetizers, and an evening of celebration, thanks to the kind support of the event's Exclusive Platinum Sponsor, Members 1st Federal Credit Union.

A recommended donation of $10 will be collected at the door to benefit The Boys and Girls Club of Harrisburg. The entrance to the party is through the plaza entrance between the State Museum and the Keystone Building on North Street.

Posted in: Social Events

HYP Children's Holiday Party

Dec 13 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The annual HYP Children's Holiday Party is a celebration of the Harrisburg youth that HYP works with each year. It provides a happy and fun event during the holiday season, and we hope you are able to join us this year! More information is to come regarding the 2014 HYP Children's Holiday Party. Please contact with questions.

Posted in: Outreach Events

HYP Book Club

Dec 14 2014 - 2:00pm

It's the holiday season at HYP Book Club, and that means a book about family. The December book: The new classic, "The Poisonwood Bible," by Barbara Kingsolver. It's about a family of missionaries from Georgia, traveling to Africa, and told from the unique point of view of five different women from this same family. We meet in the upstairs lounge of the Midtown Scholar at 2:00 PM, reservations encouraged, but not required (we like to know who's coming so we know when to get started). Please contact Joe Foner at to RSVP or for questions.

Posted in: Arts Events

HYP Dinner with Frank: The Firehouse

Dec 17 2014 - 6:30pm

Join fellow HYP members for our monthly dinner night, hosted by our long time member, Frank. This month's holiday dinner will be held at the The Fire House (606 North 2nd Street, Harrisburg) on Wednesday December 17th at 6:30pm. The menu features starters like FireBread and Rhode Island Calamari as well as great main courses like Prime Rib, Garlic Studded Filet Mignon, Stoned Chicken, Seabass and award winning Crab Cakes. This is a great event for new members to casually meet and mingle with existing members.

Posted in: Arts Events