Join BYP for our biggest charity event of the year!
The 7th Annual Date Night Auction: A Summer Affair
Saturday, August 10, 2019
$25 Advance | $30 Door
Meet and bid on some of Rochester's finest bachelors and bachelorettes! Come out for a networking, laughs, and possibly romance!! The night will feature heavy hors d'oeuvre, a cash bar, and a DJ on the 1s and 2s!
It's a great night of fun and it's all for a good cause as ALL PROCEEDS benefit the Urban League of Rochester's Black Scholars Program.
The Black Scholars Program recognizes African American students in the Greater Rochester area who achieve and maintain a "B" average or higher throughout high school. Workshops during the year to prepare college-bound students and their parents for college selection, admissions testing, financial aid and more. HS seniors are honored at a dinner in June where over $2.5M in scholarships are presented.
Over the past 7 years, the Date Night Auction has raised over $10K for the Black Scholars Program.
Tickets available soon!
Join BYP for our January social with the Rochester City School District (RCSD). Come out and make some new connections with young professionals in the Rochester area. The RCSD will discuss current employment opportunities within the organization. Appetizers will be served.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
130 Spring Street
Please RSVP/confirm that you will be attending here.
Thank you to the Rochester City School District for sponsoring the event, and we look forward to seeing everyone there!
Join us for our biggest charity event of the year!
The 6th Annual Date Night Auction
Saturday, March 31, 2018
7:00 P.M. - Meet & Greet | 8:00 P.M. - Auction | 10:00 P.M. - After Party (Location TBA)
Stardust Ballroom - 41 Backus Street
$20 BYP Members | $25 Public | $30 Door
BYP members, please email email@example.com for the member code.
Meet and bid on some of Rochester's finest bachelors and bachelorettes! Come out for a networking, laughs, and possibly romance!! The night will feature heavy hors d'oeuvre, a cash bar, and DJ FiyahKidd on the 1s and 2s.
It's a great night of fun and it's all for a good cause as ALL PROCEEDS benefit the Urban League of Rochester's Black Scholars Program. The program recognizes African American students in the Greater Rochester area who achieve and maintain a "B" average or higher throughout high school. Workshops during the year to prepare college-bound students and their parents for college selection, admissions testing, financial aid and more. HS seniors are honored at a dinner in June where over $2.5M in scholarships are presented. Over the past 6 years, the Date Night Auction has raised over $10K for the Black Scholars Program.
In addition, the following sponsorship and vendor opportunities are available:
- Platinum Sponsor - $300 | Gold Sponsor - $200 | Silver Sponsor - $100
- Program Ad: 1/4 page - $25 | 1/2 page - $50 | full page - $80
- Vendor Table - $25
Tickets, sponsorship, and vendor tables can be purchased here.
We look forward to seeing you there and don't forget to spread the word!!
BYP is accepting applications for Teen University!
Teen University, aka Teen U, is a program focused on helping high school students (grades 9 - 12) to develop essential professional and life skills. Our goal is to ensure their success in college and beyond. Topics will include goal setting, personal branding, financial awareness, networking, etc.
The program begins:
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Urban League of Rochester
265 N. Clinton Avenue
Lunch will be provided.
Spots are first come, first serve. To register, please go to www.rocbyp.org/teen-u-application.
In addition, we are looking for volunteers to assist. Those interested in volunteering should email firstname.lastname@example.org and with the subject line: Teen U Volunteer.
Special thank you to our sponsor Avangrid Foundation.
Come out to the March BYP Social Event!!
Join us for a chance to mingle and network at one of Rochester's newest establishments! This will be your chance to meet the Bachelors and Bachelorettes for the upcoming 6th Annual Date Night Auction. You don't want to miss this event!!
Friday, March 16, 2018
Jazzy Blú Lounge
179 St. Paul Blvd.
FREE - BYP Member | $5 - Public
Before there was J. Lo, there was Gloria. BYP has partnered with the Rochester Broadway Theatre League to offer discounted tickets for a showing of "On Your Feet", the life story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Paid members who purchase tickets will receive two drink coupons! Tickets can be purchased by completing the form below.
Ticket purchases will be manually entered by Rochester Broadway Theatre League staff upon form submittal. If you prefer to use a different payment method, please call Sarah Hudson at 585-277-3325.
Come out for an evening of networking, mingling, and giving thanks to start of the holiday season.
Friday, November 17, 2017
719 S Plymouth Avenue
The night will feature complimentary appetizers and drink specials:
$6 top shelf cocktails
2 for 1 wells drinks
$4 Imports/ $3 Domestic
- BYP Members - FREE; food donation encouraged.
- Guests - FREE with a food donation; $5 without donation.
Non-perishable food donations will go towards programs that serve those in-need/at-risk.
**Please ensure that food donations have not expired. We will not accept food past the expiration date.**
We look forward to seeing you there!
The Home Store is inviting BYP members to a special workshop on student loan repayment strategies
Thursday November 16, 2017
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Urban League of Rochester, NY Inc.
265 N. Clinton Avenue
Please register by email to email@example.com or here.
Join BYP as we travel the Niagara Wine Trail for our third wine tour. The tour will include four wineries and lunch.
Saturday, September 9, 2017
9:30AM. - 6:00PM
168 Cumberland Street - NY Trailways Bus Terminal
**The bus will depart at 10AM and return to the terminal at 6PM**
We will attend the following wineries:
- Schulze Vineyards & Winery: 4 tastings- selection of dry, semi-dry, sweet and dry sparkling
- The Winery at Marjim Manor: 4 tastings + keepsake wine glass + 10% discount on wine purchase. Tasting of fruit wine from dry to very sweet
- Blackbird Cider Works: 4 cider tastings
- Black Willow Winery: 4 tastings + keepsake wine glass- selection of dry to sweet wines including their signature blends as well as a line of honey wine
BYP Members - $40
Non-Members - $45
After September 1st, tickets will be $50 for everyone.
To purchase your ticket, please go here.
Join BYP at the Hyatt's NEW rooftop deck as we celebrate our 5th anniversary with a brunch social!
Sunday, August 20, 2017
12:30P.M. - 4:00P.M.
Center City Rooftop Deck (4th floor)
Hyatt Regency Hotel
125 E. Main Street
12:30P.M. - 1:30P.M.: Networking
1:30P.M. – 3:00P.M.: Brunch Buffet and Open Mimosa Bar
3:00P.M. - 4:00P.M. : Mingle and Music
**Cash bar will also be available for cocktails.
Tickets: $35 - until July 21st | $40 after July 21st
Price includes brunch buffet and open mimosa bar from 1:30PM - 3PM only!
Purchase tickets here.
Join us for our summer service event as we assist Ronald McDonald House Charities with retrieving and sorting donations from cars for their Fall House 2017 Household Sale.
We're looking for 10+ volunteers, ages 17+. This is perfect activity for high school seniors looking for community service or those with college-bound mentees.
If you're interested in volunteering, please email BYP Co-Community Service Chair Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Household Sale is the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Rochester's largest fundraiser. Proceeds support families that needs a home-away-from home while their children are receiving care at Rochester area hospitals. For information on donating to the Household Sale, please go to www.rmhcrochester.org/household-sale/donate-household-sale.
Join us for our June social event as we present Battle of the Sexes Bowling at Radio Social. Come out to bowl, network, or just hang out!
Located in the historical Stromberg-Carlson warehouse, Radio Social is one of Rochester's newest establishments, and features an in/outdoor games, restaurant, bar, music venue, and social club.
BYP Members: $5 | Non Members: $10
Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Attendees are encouraged to RSVP in advance. Those that wish to bowl MUST ARRIVE BY 6:30 P.M. to secure a spot.
RSVP/Payments can be made here.
** Member option coming soon.
The Rochester Black Young Professionals are proud to present the 3rd Annual Salute to Excellence - Honoring Rochester Area College-Bound HS Seniors!
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
City Hall Atrium
30 Church Street
Rochester, NY 14614
This is a celebration to honor local college-bound high school seniors on their success! Professionals are strongly encouraged to attend and show their support. In addition, this provided the opportunity for HS seniors to be matched with a local professional that wishes to serve as a mentor.
Note: This is a COMMITMENT. We ask those that participate to be active and dedicated.
The evening will include refreshments, and select speakers.
If you are a HS senior that is interested in having a mentor OR a professional that is looking to mentor, please register here.
The dress code for the event is business casual.
Students: No hats, hoodies or sneakers. Nice slacks, jeans, skirts, dress along with tucked in dress shirts, polo shirts, or tees.
Please share with any college-bound HS seniors you know, and we look forward to seeing you there!
Melanin May is back!! This is an event you don't want to miss.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Ox and Stone
282 Alexander Street
BYP Members: Free Non Members: $5
SPECIAL: FREE admission to the members of the local NPHC alum/grad chapters:
Eta Rho Lambda Chapter - Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Delta Nu Omega Chapter - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Theta Omicron Chapter - Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Rochester Alumni Chapter - Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Rochester Alumnae Chapter - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Theta Upsilon Sigma Chapter - Phi Beta Sigma
Theta Alpha Zeta Chapter - Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Psi Omega Zeta Chapter - Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Theta Omega Sigma Chapter - Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Light refreshments will be served, and a special melanin drink will be on deck.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Ladies and gentlemen, it's that time of year again. The event you have been waiting for is finally here. BYP invites you to join us for the Fourth Annual Date Night Auction! Proceeds from this event are donated to the Urban League's Black Scholars Program. Tickets can be purchased here.
Want member pricing, but haven't joined BYP yet? Join today!
CHANGE OF VENUE: Due to unforeseen circumstances the Happy Hour will now take place at Tajze's.
Join us as we patronize one of Rochester's favorite Black-owned establishments, Tajze's Wine and R&B Lounge!
Thursday, November 19, 2015
139 State Street
Come out for an evening of networking, mingling, and to celebrate the start of the holiday season.
With the season of gratitude upon us, BYP is making this a FREE event as a way to show our appreciation to our supporters.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a generous canned good/non-perishable food donation that will go towards individuals in need.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Trick or treat! You're never too old to celebrate Halloween. So get your costumes ready and come party with us on October 30. Tickets can be purchased here.
Want member pricing, but haven't become a member yet? No worries. Join BYP today to enjoy all of our exclusive member benefits!
10/29 ONLY: Buy one ticket, get admission for a second guest FREE. Buy your ticket today. This is a deal you don't want to miss!!!
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The Rochester Black Young Professionals proudly invites you to our 3rd anniversary celebration - the Turn Up Brunch. You read that right! Come out and enjoy good music and amazing Louisiana cuisine. Early bird tickets are on sale now here.
Want member pricing, but haven't become a member yet? Join the Rochester Black Young Professionals today!
Spread some holiday cheer, and have a blast in the process. This year, BYP will be hosting their annual holiday party at Legends Bar & Grill - located inside of the Clarion Hotel in downtown Rochester. Parking will be validated and we have BOGO drink specials. Want more? You got it. Members can bring two guests for FREE! You heard that right. TWO FREE GUESTS. We ask that attendees bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to a local charity. Can't wait to see you there!