Blog & Events
February 2024 Hot Spot at Sweets on Main
Join us at Sweets on Main on Thursday, February 15 for an exciting evening filled with games and free ice cream!
January 2024 Hotspot at Artlink Gallery
Join us at Fort Wayne's Artlink Gallery for an inspiring session of crafting your own vision boards! All supplies are provided, and your first drink is on us - let your creativity flow
November 2023 Hot Spot at Summit City Brewerks
Join us on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at Summit City Brewerks from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. for November Hot Spot! 🎉
November 2023 Tough Talks
YLNI Inclusion, Diversity and Advocacy Committee is hosting the 2nd and final Tough Talks of the year to hear from young professionals around the community on relevant topics happening in Fort Wayne and providing a safe and respectful environment to have these conversations.
YLNI Farmers Market Voted Best in Indiana
The YLNI Farmers Market is thrilled to announce that it has been voted the "Best Farmers Market in Indiana" in the prestigious American Farmland Trust's nationwide competition.
October 2023 Hot Spot/Meet the Boards Night
Join us on Thursday, October 19, 2023 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. for October Hot Spot/Meet the Boards Night! Hot Spots are a fantastic way to become acquainted with YLNI! Whether you're new to the area or grew up here, Hot Spots are always filled with folks who are ready to make great connections. At this event, there will be multiple non-profit boards present from around Fort Wayne to speak on their community involvement. Come enjoy free drinks, tacos, churros, and much more!
September 2023 Hot Spot
Join us on Thursday, September 21st at Charlie's Place from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. for September Hot Spot!
August 2023 Hot Spot
Join us on Thursday, August 17 at Rudy's (at the backyard patio space) from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. for August Hot Spot!
October 2022 Hot Spot
Mark your calendars! The October Hot Spot is on 10/19 at 5:30pm at 2Toms Brewing. Free drinks for the first 10 through the door!
Join us for a discussion about good board governance with community leaders serving on nonprofit boards in the community.
May Hot Spot
Want to win FREE TICKETS to Middle Waves Music Festival? 🍻 Put this on your calendar now, you won't want to miss it!
April Hot Spot
Mark your calendars! The April Hot Spot is a Speed Networking event at 2Toms Brewing Company on Thursday, April 21st! Come join us from 5:30 - 7:00 pm.
March Hot Spot
Mark your calendars! The March Hot Spot is on WEDNESDAY, March 16th this month due to the holiday on Thursday! Come enjoy Fort Wayne favorite JK O'Donnell's Irish Ale House and network with like-minded young professionals!
2021-2022 YLNI Board of Directors Announced
YLNI has named 16 emerging leaders to its board of directors starting July 1. The board of directors, which meets monthly, is the governing body of YLNI that guides the organization to fulfill its goals.
Fort Wayne Football Club vs. Toledo Villa
The Fort Wayne Football Club opened its inaugural game against Toledo Villa Football Club to a packed home crowd tonight!