The Thankful Happy Hour
Nov
17
6:00 PM18:00

The Thankful Happy Hour

Come out for an evening of networking, mingling, and giving thanks to start of the holiday season. 

Friday, November 17, 2017
6:00 P.M.
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!

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BYP Wine Tour: Niagara Wine Trail
Sep
9
9:00 AM09:00

BYP Wine Tour: Niagara Wine Trail

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

Advanced Tickets:
BYP Members - $40
Non-Members - $45
After September 1st, tickets will be $50 for everyone. 

To purchase your ticket, please go here

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The 2nd Turn Up Brunch
Aug
20
12:30 PM12:30

The 2nd Turn Up Brunch

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.

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Summer Service: Ronald McDonald House Charities
Aug
12
10:00 AM10:00

Summer Service: Ronald McDonald House Charities

  • 777 Elmgrove Road Rochester, NY, 14624 United States (map)
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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 brismith636@gmail.com.

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.
 

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Battle of the Sexes Bowling
Jun
23
6:00 PM18:00

Battle of the Sexes Bowling

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.

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3rd Annual Salute to Excellence
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

3rd Annual Salute to Excellence

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
6:00 P.M.
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.

Admission: FREE

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!

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May
24
6:00 PM18:00

Second Annual Melanin May

Melanin May is back!!  This is an event you don't want to miss.  

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
6:00 PM
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!

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Jun
11
1:30 PM13:30

The Cookout!!

BYP is hosting a cookout.  Music, drinks, barbecue...and best of all, it's free.  What's not to love!  Be sure to RSVP below so that we know to save a spot for you.  This event is not to be missed.

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Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

2016 Date Night Auction

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!

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Nov
19
7:00 PM19:00

A Time to Give Thanks Happy Hour

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
7:00 P.M.
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!

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Oct
30
to Oct 31

BYP Halloween Party

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!!!

Pssst... are you having trouble purchasing tickets using the link above? Click here to be redirected.  

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Aug
30
2:00 PM14:00

Third Anniversary Event - Turn Up Brunch

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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!

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Dec
18
6:00 PM18:00

Third Annual Holiday Party

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!

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Dec
2
5:30 PM17:30

"ROC the Day" Happy Hour

Did you know that at any given point in time, the Urban League of Rochester facilitates 25+ programs.  Subsidized housing, assistance for individuals with disabilities, and college scholarships are just a few of the programs offered through this great community resource.  BYP is proud to represent the Urban League for the second year in a row through the United Way's "ROC the Day" campaign.  During this 24 hours of giving, we will be turning up the fun with a social media challenge then ending at Marshall Street Bar & Grill for Happy Hour.  This is an event you don't want to miss!

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Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

November Event - Potluck

Join us for our second annual Thanksgiving Potluck!  Prizes will be awarded for best meat, side, and dessert.  Please bring a non-perishable food item for donation to a local food bank.

Where: Tajze Wine and R&B Lounge
              139 State Street
              Rochester, NY 14614
When:  November 15, 2014
Time:    6:00 - 8:00pm 

Admission is $5/person...free if you bring a dish to pass.  See you there!

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Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

June Event - Movie Night

The official movie time will be released on June 17th, so check back for details.  Click the link below to order your tickets.  There is a one ticket limit for members at member price.  Can't wait to see you there!

ONLINE TICKET SALES ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE & TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR

 

If you have not yet renewed your membership or would like to join BYP, please click here.

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