More than 260 people attended the inaugural event of the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce's Rising Professionals on Jan. 17. The group is targeted at people age 21-39.
Young professionals can sign up at www.coloradospringschamber.org. and also http://www.myspace.com/rising.
Events are scheduled throughout the year.
The next is a luncheon on Feb. 21 at the Phantom Canyon. The topic is “Building a business community that connects you to your market, gives you counsel and supports your goals.” Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch and the presentation at noon.
Cost is $20. RSVP to 575-4383.