TRACY – The Tracy Chamber of Commerce has launched the Young Professionals of Tracy organization aimed at encouraging young professionals in the local community.
Young Professionals of Tracy (YPT) will address and support the needs of local millennials, the Chamber said. The group is aimed at helping professionals, aged 21 to 39, and will offer opportunities for career development, professional networking and community engagement.
The organization is geared toward people living or working in the area who want to take part in social networking, develop professional skills and make a positive and impact on the community.
Dan Arriola, a 25-year-old local attorney and executive director of an educational nonprofit who graduated from West High will serve as the group’s chairman. Matt Higa, a 21-year-old web designer, marketing consultant and Tracy High graduate, will serve as its vice president.
Young Professionals of Tracy will hold its first event at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 2, at the Grant Bar & Lounge. The kickoff event will feature music, food, and discounted drinks as well as a chance to learn more about the organization.
For more information on the Young Professionals of Tracy, contact Dan Arriola (209) 477-0300 or Sofia Valenzuela at (209) 835-2131.