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


May 10, all day, KS YP Summit, Junction City Marriott
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 - 
Sept. 26 - 
Aug. 22 (one week early) -
July 25 - 
June 27 - 
May 30 - 
April 25 - 
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