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YPG Digital: Twitter Hackathon

YPG Digital: Twitter Hackathon

Whether you’re a Twitter novice or a master with a Klout score through the roof, YPG’s Twitter Hackathon will give you the tools to tweet with the best of them. Want to learn how to make the most of those 140 characters? Join us on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 6:30PM – 8:30PM at...
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YPG’s Great Gatsby Soiree

YPG’s Great Gatsby Soiree

In honor of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s American novel classic and the blockbuster movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire premiering this month, we’re celebrating the occasion in 1920s high-class style on Wednesday, May 15th from 6-10pm at affaire french bistro & lounge. Ladies, assemble those flapper dresses, pearls and headpieces; gentlemen, break...
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The Resumé Of Your Dreams: What You Need To Know To Make Your C.V. The Best It Can Be

The Resumé Of Your Dreams:  What You Need To Know To Make Your C.V. The Best It Can Be

When it comes to perfecting your resumé, we know you have a lot of questions: How do I highlight experience AND achievement? What keywords will grab HR’s attention? Should I mention my extracurricular activities or hobbies? What are the biggest red flags to avoid? Which is why we are hosting an after-work event to...
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YPG discount! Goddard Riverside Spring Cocktail Party

YPG Cares has partnered with Goddard Riverside Community Center in the past to support their efforts to increase literacy, and now they have given us a YPG discount to their Reach for the Sky! Event as Goddard Riverside holds its 13th Annual Spring Cocktail Party & Auction.
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YPG Book to Film Club: Silver Linings Playbook

YPG Book to Film Club:  Silver Linings Playbook

Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, based on the novel by Matthew Quick (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008). In this daring dramedy, former teacher Pat struggles with living with his parents and coming to terms with his ex-wife after a stint in a mental institution.
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YPG Cares Showers Story Love on Kids (#8)

On Tuesday, May 7th, from 7:00-9:00 pm, at The Drama Book Shop (250 W. 40th Street), join the crew and show your Story Love at YPG Cares eighth volunteer event. Help Story Pirates capture their goal to provide hand-written, positive editorial feedback to this year’s bounty of local NYC school kids’ short stories.
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BookExpo America 2013: Call for YPG Volunteers

BookExpo America reached out to YPG specifically to offer us an opportunity to volunteer at BEA 2013. Show dates are Thursday, May 30th through Saturday, June 1st at the Javits Center. Areas that need volunteers include prepping the author breakfasts, monitoring and running the autographing area, assisting the BEA conference program, preparing for and...
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YPG Bay Area Launches Book-to-Film Club with The Great Gatsby

YPG Bay Area Launches Book-to-Film Club with The Great Gatsby

"Gatsby? What Gatsby?"  Perhaps you remember it vaguely from English class, or perhaps you re-read it once a year – whatever your personal relationship with F. Scott Fitzgerald's greatest work, share your thoughts at our first Book-to-Film Club event on Saturday, May 11.
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YPG Book Bingo Night

YPG Book Bingo Night

B-I-N-G-O! Join us on Thursday, April 25 for some literary fun with YPG’s Book Bingo at Revival (129 E 15th St between Irving Place & 3rd Ave.) from 6-9PM. There will be book prizes for our Bingo winners. There will be alcohol (drink specials: $4 well drinks, $5 draft beer, $5 wine). And...
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YPG + RTW World Book Night Give-Away

YPG + RTW World Book Night Give-Away

It’s not too late to join us to support World Book Night 2013! As many of you already know, World Book Night is an annual celebration designed to spread a love of reading and books, to be held in the U.S. as well as the U.K. and Ireland on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. It...
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