YLD Softball 2015

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Young Adult Suburban Shabbat

Come to the Young Adult Suburban Shabbat on June 19 at Beth Emet The Free Synagogue (1224 Dempster Street, Evanston IL 60202). The night will start with services at 6:30 PM. Shabbat dinner will follow at 7:30 with a meaningful conversation with Rabbi Andrea London. The cost to attend is $15 which includes a Kosher dinner. Details and registration

YLD Co-Ed Summer Softball

Join us for YLD’s Co-Ed Softball League! This league is about playing a sport AND supporting a great cause, the Jewish United Fund. The games will be played on Tuesday evenings starting at 6:30pm on June 23 in Stanton Park (618 W. Scott St.). After the games, teams can walk over to our sponsor bar for drinks, socializing and fun! Details and registration.

YLD Annual Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend the 76th Annual Meeting of the Young Leadership Division on Tuesday, June 16 at 6:00pm at the Jewish United Fund (30 S. Wells St.) in the Lillian and Larry Goodman Conference Center. Please join us as we honor a distinguished YLD Board alumnus, recognize our outgoing Board members and induct our new Board members. Details and Registration

Courtside with JUF and the Chicago Bulls

JUF's Business Professionals Network (BPN) of the Young Leadership Division (YLD) and the Trades, Industries and Professions (TIP) Division invites you to Courtside with JUF and the Chicago Bulls, featuring Irwin Mandel, Senior Vice President of the Chicago Bulls. Irwin has the longest tenure of any staff with the Chicago Bulls, and is one of the most experienced professionals in the NBA. The program will start with a networking portion, and will allow time for Q&A. Details and Registration

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