United States Junior Chamber

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United States Junior Chamber

An organization in the United States that promotes business leadership in persons between the ages of 18 and 41, who are informally called Jaycees, after the pronunciation of the initials of "Junior Chamber." The Junior Chamber helps members develop management skills and training and encourages community service. Jaycees also advocate before the U.S. government. The organization was established in 1920 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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Every year, the Palatine Jaycees conduct numerous programs to serve the community and accumulate funds for operation of the chapter and community events, grants and scholarships.
President of the Texas City Jaycees club Blake Carroll told (http://www.
Lim also cited the active participation of the Jaycees in the widely acclaimed success of "Kalutan ed Dagupan" (Bangus grilling) which won recognition by the Guinness Book of World Records as the "longest grill" festivity.
Sometimes the moms are crying," he said, adding that last year the Jaycees also brought a Christmas tree to one family that could not afford a tree of its own.
The Jaycees have witnessed days when fifty cars have lined up to get into the center.
The 5K Run/Walk, which will also raise money for the Jaycees scholarship fund, is scheduled for June 11, 2011 at 9:00am, and will once again begin at the Holy Family School in Florham Park.
Offering scholarships to high school seniors is just one of the ways the Jaycees give back to the community.
We're delighted to welcome the Manistee Jaycees to the list of Northern Michigan organizations included in the MyNorthTickets community," says Drew Warner, account executive for MyNorthTickets.
Biery was one of 16 Jaycees representing California at the competition.
PAUL CARTER / The Register-Guard Nine-year-old Brionna McCreary clutches a big Hershey's Kiss, a gift she picked out for herself Wednesday night after shopping for Christmas gifts in the Springfield Jaycees annual shopping spree for low-income children.
The Palatine Jaycees are accepting applications from local community organizations serving Palatine residents as part of its annual Community Grants Program.
8220;The Jaycees are a great organization to allow young people the opportunity to network, improve their leadership skills, and make a mark in their community all at the same time,” said Illinois Jaycees President Heather Winemiller.