Greensboro Jaycees and synerG Announce Programming Partnership

For Immediate Release
July 31, 2017

synerG Young Professionals and Greensboro Jaycees Announce

Formal Programming Partnership

(Greensboro, NC) — On Tuesday, August 1, 2017, synerG and the Greensboro Jaycees
will implement a formal programming partnership. Staff and volunteers from each
organization will work together on programming that will continue to strengthen the
young professional community in Greensboro. “synerG and the Greensboro Jaycees have
partnered on programming in the past and we feel that a formal partnership will build a
stronger collaborative leadership experience for both the organizations and the young
professionals who volunteer in the community,” said Hillary Meredith, synerG Young
Professionals Director.

synerG and the Jaycees will combine efforts and continue to provide exceptional
leadership and community engagement opportunities. Some of the programs the
organizations will partner on include: the development of an executive leadership
seminar series, co-sponsoring monthly On Tap networking events, Lunch and Learns,
and Making Connections events.

“The Greensboro Jaycees are excited to enter into this partnership with Action
Greensboro and the synerG young professionals. Both groups have a strong history of
bringing positive change to the city, and together I am confident we can continue to
provide opportunities for young adults to learn and grow to become the next
generation of community leaders,” said Derek Mobley, President of the Greensboro


About synerG Young Professionals
synerG, under the umbrella of Action Greensboro, is an active organization of young adults who
lead initiatives with the mission to attract, engage and connect young professionals to
Greensboro, North Carolina. Through our projects, synerG promotes social and professional
networking, leadership opportunities and serves as a clearinghouse for information for young
adults in the 21-39 year-old age demographic. synerG values the creation of opportunities and
atmospheres that promote connectedness, diversity/inclusiveness and accessibility.

About the Greensboro Jaycees
The Greensboro Junior Chamber (the “Jaycees”) seeks to create opportunities that empower
young people to create positive change in their communities. This means that we meet with
local civic, community, and business leaders to assess the needs of the community, and then
create a plan of action to allocate our member resources towards projects designed both to meet
those needs and to develop the skills of our individual members. Membership is open to all
individuals between the ages of 21 and 40.

About Action Greensboro
Action Greensboro is a leading voice in urban livability, civic engagement, K-12 educational
advancement and initiatives to attract and retain young professionals in Greensboro Established
in 2001, the non-profit organization has championed a variety of initiatives aimed at enhancing
the city’s quality of life.

About the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the community
serving more than 1,000 member businesses through programming designed to help them
succeed and grow. A partner in the Guilford County Economic Development Alliance, the
Chamber also serves as Greensboro primary economic development organization, with special
emphasis placed on community and entrepreneurial advancement through Action Greensboro
and Launch Greensboro.

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