Showcase your Home on the 2017 Urban Living Tour!

  If your DVR is packed with episodes of Fixer Upper, your weekends are spent on home improvement projects, and you can’t turn down a trip to West Elm, we need you! LYP is in search of homes in the northwest end of Lancaster City to feature on the 2017 Urban Living Tour on Saturday, […]

LYP Announces 2017 Board of Directors

We at Lancaster Young Professionals would like to thank our members and supporters for making 2016 a year to remember. Our goals for 2017 will be discussed during our February Strategic Planning Meeting consisting of our executive board, directors and advisors. We have a lot in store for you this year, including our 2nd Annual Urban […]

WGAL interviews LYP about the upcoming Red Rose Gala

Lancaster Young Professionals’ Chase Hafer, Colleen Hofmann and AJ Eckman sat down with Meredith Jorgensen from WGAL News Channel 8 to discuss LYP’s 2015 Red Rose Gala and the Lancaster Young Influencer Award. To watch the full story, visit For more information about the Red Rose Gala, visit

LYP seeks “Lancaster Young Influencer Award” nominees

Lancaster Young Professionals is now seeking nominations for our first “Lancaster Young Influencer Award.” The winners will be announced at LYP’s inaugural Red Rose Gala on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at the Cork Factory Hotel from 6 to 9 p.m. Young professional candidates must live or work in Lancaster County and show a deep commitment to […] features LYP community service chair Chris Dupkanick

Did you know LYP spent more than 600 hours volunteering in the community last year alone? In a recent opinion piece published on, Chris Dupkanick, LYP’s community service chair said, “volunteerism is a critical component to developing a vibrant, safe and enjoyable environment for all who live in Lancaster.” Help us beat that number in […]

Now accepting donations for Boy & Girls Club at all events

Did you know LYP is now accepting donations for Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster County at all our events? These items are “bought” by the kids at the end of each week using points they’ve earned throughout the week. We’re currently accepting hygiene products and other items such as: Toothpaste Body wash Soap Sunscreen […]

LYP launches mentoring program

Lancaster Young Professionals launched a new pilot mentoring program during its Professional Development Series – Mentoring event on Wednesday, March 11. The mentoring program will match experienced mentors and with a less experienced mentee or protege. The two will work together, challenging the other, to achieve realistic, professional goals. The initial pilot program requires applicants […]

Professional Development kicks off the year.

If you missed the LYP Professional Development Roundtable Event on January 14th you missed a lot. The round table event was the kick off of the 2015 Professional Development season for LYP.  In an organization that already provides young professionals great networking and volunteer opportunities, LYP has decided to expand Professional Development to a monthly […]

Aaron’s Acres – Spring Community Service Partner

For the 2nd quarter of 2014, LYP has chosen the Aaron’s Acres as our Community Service partner.  Since 1998, Aaron’s Acres continues to provide children and young adults with disabilities ages 5-21 social and recreational programs to promote age-appropriate socialization and communication skills. Although established in Lancaster County, the organization expanded into Berks and Dauphin […]

Community Building: More than Just Community Service

Lancaster Young Professionals isn’t just about helping its members meet new people or make the next sale. It isn’t even just about helping our members polish their elevator speeches or learn how to negotiate their next contract. It is so much more than that. While these instances occur within our organization, at the core of […]