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Lander Young Professionals Build Bonds and Help With Worker Retention

  • Local Champion: Lander Young Professionals
  • Date Funded: December 2, 2021
  • Grant Amount: $7,250

Lander businesses struggle to retain young professionals in part because of a lack of networking opportunities—a problem for many rural communities. A group of young Lander locals came up with a creative solution: In the summer of 2021, they created the Lander Young Professionals, a group of young people who meet at networking events and undertake acts of service with the goal of building bonds and furthering career development. The group needed help with a sustainability plan. LOR’s funding supported additional events and the development of a marketing and sustainability plan.

This project is fiscally sponsored by the Lander Community Foundation

Impact

A recent LYP event—the first sponsored by LOR—at the Coalter Loft brought in nearly 60 young people, including more than 20 who joined for the first time.

Contact our community officer in Lander. Meet Ami Vincent
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