The All Hands Fall Kickoff event was held on Wednesday, October 21 at the Harvest Brazilian Grill with more than 90 people in attendance. The annual event, sponsored by KLJ and IRET, was emceed by the network’s Professional Development Team Co-Lead, Stacy Schaffer. The evening kicked off with a welcome and introduction of the six YPN teams which was followed by Jarrod Odean Anderson’s presentation of the American Red Cross, YPN’s 2015-2016 Non-Profit Partner. Jarrod is the Western North Dakota Executive Director for the American Red Cross and also an active member of the YPN.
The evening continued with hors d’oeuvres served by the Harvest Brazilian Grill and an ice-breaker activity in which members mingled with one another and played YPN bingo for a chance to win door prizes. Door prizes provided by the YPN included an Ultimate Ears wireless Bluetooth speaker, Google Chromecast, a “Beer-B-Q” gift basket and a “Date Night” wine basket.