Suburban Young Professionals Board

Upcoming Events

Ugly Sweater Party

The Suburban Young Professionals Board is hosting our 5th Annual Ugly Sweater Party benefiting Special Olympics Illinois on Thursday, December 16th!

Wear your most Ho-Ho-HOrrible sweater to enter the ugly sweater contest, along with many other holiday games and raffles.  Each attendee will receive unlimited appetizers.

Price: $30 per person. Early Bird Special – Enter promo code EARLYBIRD during checkout now through October 31 and receive a $5 discount on each ticket!

Must be 21 or older and present identification at the door.

What is the Young Professionals Board?

Special Olympics Illinois’ Young Professionals Board (YPB) is an active group of young professionals from all sectors of the business community who work together to advance the mission of Special Olympics Illinois (SOILL). As members of the YPB, these young professionals offer their multi-faceted skill sets, life experience, diverse perspectives, and the passion to make a difference for all individuals with intellectual disabilities.


About SYPB

The Special Olympics Illinois Suburban Young Professionals Board (SYPB) is a group of young professionals from all sectors of the business community who work together to advance the mission of Special Olympics Illinois (SOILL).

Our pillars include:

  • Fundraising
  • Volunteering
  • Adcocating

Benefits of Joining

  • Professional development through social opportunities
  • Network with likeminded young professionals
  • Make a lasting impact for SOILL athletes
  • Access SOILL executives and leaders

Who Should Join?

Any person between the ages of 22 & 39 who is interested in getting involved with SOILL, having a great time, and expanding their network!

Annual Membership Requirements

  • Attend at least two SYPB Board Meetings
  • Attend at least one SYPB fundraising event
  • Raise a minimum of $150
    • Fundraising commitment can be reached in several ways including:
      • Purchasing tickets to SYPB events
      • Having friends/family purchase tickets to SYPB events
      • Soliciting in-kind donations (beer or food for events, venues, prizes, etc.)
      • Securing corporate event sponsorships
      • Making personal contributions
      • Many more!

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