Door County to Participate in Young Professionals Week

NEWaukee  announced the expansion of YPWeek Wisconsin to include 25 communities, 175-plus events and 30 public projects in 2017. The grassroots statewide program will run April 22 – 29, with each community presenting a variety of programs that empower young professionals to take ownership and pride in their hometowns. The official schedule is now live and can be viewed at

YPWeek Wisconsin currently showcases 25 communities, including Door County.

“YPWeek taps and channels the passion Wisconsin’s young professionals bring to the workplace to help build and sustain Wisconsin’s strong workforce and high quality of life,” explains Angela Damiani CEO and co-founder of NEWaukee. “Through YPWeek we have created the nation’s most comprehensive and collaborative talent engagement strategy.”

New this year, each community will complete at least one public project that leaves a lasting positive imprint on their town. With the correlation of Earth Day falling within the week, many communities have organized large-scale neighborhood and park clean-ups.

Sheboygan’s Coastal YPN will host the statewide kickoff event for the week on April 22. Millennials from across the state plan to travel to Sheboygan for the official launch of the week and to participate in the largest statewide young professional event. To learn more visit