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    September Networking Happy Hour
    Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    Arizona Wilderness DTPHX in Phoenix, AZ

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    Join us on Thursday, September 26th at Arizona Wilderness Downtown Phoenix for excellent drinks and great company as you network with other young professionals.

    YCP Happy Hours are the perfect way to meet new people, enjoy drinks, and have great conversation after work. This community shares job opportunities, strengthens each other in our faith, and challenges us to grow as Catholic professionals.

    All young professionals are invited to this FREE event!

    Visit www.ycpphoenix.org to learn about our other programs and events.

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    Executive Speaker Series: October
    Tuesday, October 08, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    St. Agnes Catholic Church in Phoenix, AZ

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    Join us on Tuesday, October 8 at St. Agnes Catholic Parish for our Executive Speaker Series with Steve Nelson from Capital Insight Partners. YCP brings young professionals together to share in their witness to Christ through their work. YCP is one of the fastest growing Catholic organizations in the United States, sprawling 11 states.


    Our chaplain, Fr. Alex, will be saying mass at 6:30pm in the chapel prior to our event. All are welcome!


    Join us for this free event with complimentary drinks while you meet other young adults. All Phoenix area professionals are invited!



    Steve Nelson is a Knight of Malta from Scottsdale, Arizona. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Capital Insight Partners. The firm manages money for clients throughout the country. This includes the investment of Catholic Values portfolios.


    Steve holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is a former Trustee of the Phoenix Art Museum and served on the boards of the CFA Society of Minnesota and the Catholic Community Foundation in Phoenix. His undergraduate degree is from Saint John’s and his M.B.A. is from the University of St. Thomas. Saint John’s honored him with a Presidential Citation in 2008. Steve’s wife Kris is a veterinarian and the author of two books – Coated With Fur: A Vet’s Life and Coated With Fur: A Blind Cat’s Love.



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    * Bring a friend!

    * Childcare is available by emailing info@ycpphoenix.org

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