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GRYP's April Unwind featuring our Annual Get Involved Expo


Get Involved in the Grand Rapids Community

Volunteer and Connection Opportunity

Are you interested in donating your time to a worthy cause but unsure where to start? There are so many great nonprofit organizations in the Grand Rapids area that it can be overwhelming trying to decide where and how to get connected.

Grand Rapids Young Professionals (GRYP) is hosting their fourth annual "Get Involved Expo" along with their April Unwind on Thursday, April 26, 2012 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the San Chez building.

Whether or not you are a "young professional" (defined by GRYP as 21-40 years) be sure to attend this great networking event and meet representatives from over 25 local nonprofit organizations.

A few organizations represented will be: YMCA, Bethany Christian Services, Michigan Abolitionist Project, WGVU, Salvation Army, United Way NextGen, Humane Society of West Michigan, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women, Family Futures and many more!

This casual networking event is a great way not only to meet other professionals in the Grand Rapids area but also be introduced to the many opportunities that these nonprofit organizations have to offer.

The event is open to the public, free to attend, no registration is required, simply arrive anytime between 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26 and start perusing the tables of information and meeting new people.


About Grand Rapids Young Professionals (GRYP):

GRYP is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 2004 as a way for young professionals to connect with each other and the Grand Rapids community. The organization has over 2,000 engaged members and hosts 3-4 events each month ranging from social, educational and volunteer. Membership is free and more information can be found at



Join GRYP for our Get Involved Expo and April Unwind at San Chez Bistro on the 3rd floor. It will take

place Thursday, April 26th from 5:30 –8:30 pm. At the Get Involved Expo, there will be many different

non-profit organizations available to hand out information and talk about their volunteer opportunities.

Attendees will learn about the different organizations' goals, mission, membership, or leadership opportunities.

Our networking activity will be Bingo. Each bingo card has a list of participating organizations. You must visit the display tables to get a stamp from each organization. When you get five stamps in a row, you can be entered into a drawing to win a great prize. This is a great way to meet people and get to know the organizations too.

It's always good to bring plenty of business cards to hand out; as you will meet plenty of new people. No need to RSVP. We'll see you at San Chez Bistro on Thursday, April 26th.


Thursday, April 26, 2012
05:30 PM
08:30 PM


San Chez Bistro
38 Fulton Street West
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Katelyn Smith
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