May 2008
Issue 68


 
YOUNG ALUMNI NETWORK EVENTS

The Young Alumni Network (YAN) sponsors programming and provides benefits designed to meet the social, networking, and educational needs and interests of graduates from the past 5 years.


YOUNG ALUMNI NETWORK SPRING HAPPY HOUR – TOMORROW!
Join the Young Alumni Network for a spring happy hour at Grand Central. Reconnect with friends, make new connections, and enjoy great food and drink specials.

Thursday, May 8
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Grand Central
2447 18th Street, NW
Washington, D.C.

GW will purchase appetizers and it’s a cash bar.  There is no cost to attend this event, but please register your attendance in advance.

YOUNG ALUMNI NETWORK FINANCIAL SEMINAR
Enjoy Today without Sacrificing your Future
Young alumnus Eric Wiegand, CCAS '05, a financial advisor at Ameriprise Financial, will be speaking on how to balance all of the stresses of starting a career, paying down debt, and enjoying your 20s and 3's all while building wealth for the future you dream about. He will cover such issues as creating a budget, understanding the power of saving and prudent investing, and what it means to prepare now for the future that you are working so hard to create.

Wednesday, June 4
6 – 8 p.m.
Alumni House @ 1918 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C.

Wiegand will present for about an hour and then will open the floor for questions. Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided. There is no cost to attend this event, but please register in advance as space is limited.

ARE YOU ON FACEBOOK OR LINKEDIN? SO ARE WE!
Connect with the Young Alumni Network groups on Facebook to keep up-to-date with the latest events and news! Sign-in to Facebook and search for one of the following groups to join:
  • GW Young Alumni Network
  • GW Young Alumni Network in NYC

You can also connect with GW grads and extend your network by joining the GW Alumni Association group on LinkedIn.

GET INVOLVED WITH YAN
The Young Alumni Network is run by a committee of dedicated recent graduates, and we are always looking for more! If you want to become a member of the YAN Committee, e-mail yngalums@gwu.edu.