First Friday www.cdfms.org/firstfriday Held the first Friday of each month, September through April, First Friday engages CDF members by offering quality business networking, along with a relevant, nationally recognized speaker. Participants also enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast. First Friday is held at the BancorpSouth Conference Center at 7:00 a.m., and is sponsored by Robinson & Associates and SnyderMedia.
Tupelo Young Professionals www.TYPs.biz TYP is Tupelo and Lee County’s premier networking organization for young, up and coming professionals. Our mission is to attract and bring together a group of young, active, civic-minded individuals who have a clear vision of Tupelo/Lee County’s future as a great place to live and work. The purpose of TYP is to prepare the next generation of community leaders while improving the quality of life in Tupelo and Lee County. By providing social, professional, and networking opportunities for young professionals, TYP is striving to create a more vibrant and connected community. TYP events are held the third Thursday of each month.
Tupelo Newcomers Club www.tupelonewcomersclub.com The mission of the Tupelo Newcomers Club is to help ease the transition for new families moving to Tupelo and Lee County, by hosting special events, offering community information, and connecting them with area citizens and other newcomers. Families locating to Tupelo/Lee County to work for the myriad industries and businesses in the area have a new outlet to meet other newcomers to the community. The Community Development Foundation has created a Tupelo Newcomers Club to help facilitate a smooth transition for employees and their families moving to the Tupelo/Lee County area to live and work. Events are planned throughout the year to welcome Lee County’s newest citizens to the area. For more information on the Community Newcomers Club, please contact Ellen Kennedy at 662.842.4521, 1.800.523.3463, FAX 662.841.0693, or email her at email@example.com.