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Mentors & Mulligans: 5 Reasons to Sign Up Today!

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YPC Mentors and Mulligans LogoFive Reasons to Attend 2nd Annual Mentors & Mulligans Event

  1. Networking : With just 40 young professionals and community leaders in attendance, Mentors and Mulligans is a great event to practice your elevator speech and master your networking skills on the green!
  2. Fun: This shotgun golf event will be played best shot in an effort to keep this event engaging and casual. Look out for games, prizes and awards.
  3. Mentorship: Mentors & Mulligans creates a unique mentoring experience for our talented, driven, and energetic membership! This is a huge opportunity to begin to build a relationship for a community leader. Confirmed mentors include:
    • Kirk Tyler, CEO Atlantic Bottling
    • Rob Kretzinger, CEO WesleyLife
    • Jim Wallace, CEO GuideOne Insurance
    • Dave Leto, EVP Palmer Group
    • Eric Crowell, CEO Iowa Health Des Moines
    • Phil Hodgin, CEO RDG Planning & Design
    • Mary Bontrager, EVP, Greater Des Moines Partnership
    • Jana Rieker, VP Marketing, Bankers Trust
  4. Service: All proceeds raised from this event benefit Mentor Iowa, an organization that provides mentorship opportunities for children in the juvenile justice system.
  5. To get involved: Young Professionals Connection (YPC) is an organization that provides diverse ways to get involved — whether you’re looking to build relationships with potential business partners, network with other professionals, or just have fun. Mentors and Mulligans is a great way to engage!

Mentors and Mulligans will be held Wednesday July 18, at Copper Creek Golf Course in Pleasant Hill. Registration opens at 4:30 p.m. followed by networking and dinner. The “shotgun” start will begin at 5:30 p.m. Find other event on our calendar.

Jaimie Miller

Professional Development Chair

Young Professionals Connection (YPC)

The Young Professionals Connection (YPC) promotes an environment that attracts and retains young professionals in Greater Des Moines (DSM). YPC connects young professionals to each other and to the community through social, civic, charitable and professional development endeavors. YPC members have unique opportunities to grow personally and professionally and forge lasting relationships. They engage, connect and form a foundation for their future in DSM. YPC is an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership.