FAQs About Your TRYP Membership
What types of young professionals join TRYP?
Young professionals from diverse backgrounds and from different communities across the lake join nearly every day. Currently, we have representatives from various sectors including; non-profit, public and private. Attorneys, consultants, directors, environmentalist, marketing professionals, educators, travel & tourism, entrepreneurs and nearly every career field are represented with TRYP.
What regions does the Tahoe Regional Young Professionals cover?
TRYP’s member services span the North and South shores of Lake Tahoe as well as the Carson, Nev. area.
Isn’t TRYP a branch of another organization?
Nope. TRYP operates independently to create programs and events for young professionals by young professionals.
How can I become a TRYP Member?
You can sign up on the Membership Page“>Membership Page of our website or at any TRYP mixers or workshops.
How long does my membership last once I am a member?
Membership costs just $40 for an entire year and gets you free access to mixers, workshops, Tahoe Town Halls, volunteer opportunities, outings, and member appreciation events. TRYP members can apply for professional development scholarships and get member-only priced tickets to TRYP’s fundraising events.
How can I become a Sponsor?
We make it easy to become a valued sponsor of TRYP. Schedule an appointment with our Fundraising Chair to discuss what sponsorship level makes sense for you. Or visit the Sponsor Page of our website to sign up online to become involved today!
How long does my sponsorship last once I am a sponsor?
TRYP offers multiple sponsorship opportunities, each of them providing one year of benefits from the day you sign up.
Can I get free tickets to any of TRYPs Fundraising events?
Ask us about volunteering for free entry to TRYP’s awesome fundraising events like our annual Winter White party at TahoeTRYP@gmail.com. Oh wait, you wanted to come to event where your reasonably priced ticket helps raise money for important community cause… but you didn’t want to pay for your ticket? Psh. Next question.
How can my Non Profit apply to get funds from TRYP?
Contact TahoeTRYP@gmail.com to schedule a presentation to our board of directors and tell us why your non-profit should be a beneficiary.
How can I get a scholarship from TRYP?
We post scholarship opportunities on our blog, website and Facebook page that get you into regional professional development events for free. Scholarship applications are submitted to TahoeTRYP@gmail.com.
What recurring events are you involved with?
Currently, every month TRYP has our Networking Mixers held at different venues both in South Shore and North Shore. In South Shore monthly professional development workshops or Tahoe Town Hall talks are also offered. TRYP is always open to new ideas from our members; let us know what you’re thinking!
How do I join a committee?
We all have our passions and strengths – so it would be great to have your talents, insights and recommendations on ways to continue to grow this organization and further engage our community. Email us at TahoeTRYP@gmail.com and we will get you added to the committee roster.
Why am I not receiving your emails and event announcements?
TRYP communicates primarily via email, website and social media. We rely on the information you provide us when you joined. If you have changed jobs, email addresses or any of your contact information, it’s likely that you are not receiving TRYP communications. Please email us at TahoeTRYP@gmail.com and we will update your contact information.
What kind of “FUN”draisers do you do?
Winter White Holiday Party
This is our signature annual fundraiser conducted and held by the Tahoe Regional Young Professionals every November. This is by far our biggest and most important event of the year and falls in November every year. The event features a large silent auction, raffle, and light dinner to raise money for local non-profits in Lake Tahoe.
In 2011, the event raised $3000 which was donated to Tahoe Youth and Family Services. In 2012, the event raised $2500 which was donated to SKIDuck (Skiing and Snowboard for Disabled and Underprivileged Children and Older Kids). In 2013, the event raised $4200 which was donated to Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe.