February's meeting with feature a presentation on foundations for great connections by Blaze Bell, local singer, motivational speaker, and podcast host. Her personal experience of trauma and addiction led her to a powerful healing journey. Blaze has made her pain into her purpose and she now coaches others on how to reclaim their lives and heal their past. She is the board president of Victims for Justice, 2019 Winner of the First Lady Volunteer of Alaska Award, and creator of the Freedom From Fear program.
The Young Professionals Group (anchoragechamber.org/ypg) is made up of business professionals and corporate leaders between the ages of 21-39 who are ready to make a positive impact on the greater community of Anchorage.
This group is open to all Anchorage Chamber members and non-members aged 21 to 39.
BENEFITS OF JOINING
Employers benefit from sending their younger employees to the Young Professionals Group because they will strengthen and develop skills that make them more valuable employees, their morale will improve and they will feel appreciated by their employer.
Meeting new people and developing new business opportunities
Expanding network of business contacts
Increasing visibility through attendance, participation and volunteering
Strengthening teamwork skills by joining a subcommittee
Strengthening leadership skills by serving as a subcommittee chair
Broadening knowledge base and skills through useful programs and presentations, including learning from both peers and more experienced professionals