Manhattan Young Professionals

About Us


We provide networking opportunities and social interactions to young professionals in the Manhattan Area.

Who is a young professional and why should you be involved?
  • Are you between the ages of 21 and 40?
  • Do you want to learn about and become more involved in your community?
  • Are you looking to be a leader in your industry?
  • Do you want to build lasting personal and business relationships?
  • Would you like to help influence the business community?
  • Do you want to be more involved in the Chamber?
If you answered yes to any of the above, contact Dena Huff or by phone 785-776-8829.

Upcoming Events



2019 Events


Nov. 1, 5:30 p.m., NY AJ's Pizzeria, Watch Party
October 18, 8 p.m., Halloween Party at the Midwest Dream Car Collection
October 14, 11:30 a.m., Manhattan Chamber, 501 Poyntz Ave., 0.3% Sales Tax Initiative Info Session
October 2, 4-6 p.m., Blue Moose, Meet the Mayor / 0.3% Sale Tax Info Session
September 12, Educational lunch, noon, Gaining Financial Freedom, Little Apple Brewery
August 8, Aggieville Olympics
July 16, Volunteer opportunity with Back to School Brigade
May 10, all day, KS YP Summit, Junction City Marriott
April 18, Meat and Mingle with local KS Farmers, 5:30 p.m., Manhattan Meat Market
March 26, 6 p.m., Paint and Sip at Uncorked Inspiration
February 19 Postponed to March 12, 5:30 p.m., Mixology class at Arrow Coffee
January 10, 5:30 p.m., Trivia Night at Colbert's

"Hooray Thursday" Socials


This is an informal, no-agenda event. A get together over cocktails to mingle. In the spirit of having no agenda, Hooray Thursday will start after work (5ish) and have no end time. Come as you are, when you want and leave when you want. Use this time to get to know your other MYP members better. There will be no charge for this event (but drinks are on your own).

Nov. 21 - 
Oct. 24 (one week early) - JP's Sports Grill 
Sept. 26 - Bluestem Grill
Aug. 22 (one week early) - Tallgrass Tap House
July 25 - Old Chicago
June 27 - Liquid Art Winery
May 30 - Wine Dive
April 25 - The Bluemont
March 28 - Blue Moose
Feb. 28 - Strecker Nelson West Gallery (RSVP's will be taken for this event)
Jan. 31 - Union Station by JP's

Group Lunch


Get to know other YP's in a small group setting! You will be paired up with 4-5 other YP's to enjoy lunch at a local Chamber member Manhattan restaurant. Each month, you will be paired up with a different group at a different restaurant for a chance to get to know new members each time! Lunch is on your own.

Jan. 3
Feb. 5
March 5
April 2
May 7
June 4
July 2
Aug. 6
Sept. 5
Oct. 1
Nov. 5
Dec. 3