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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Dave Webb, of A2Z Computing, and a member of the Junior Chamber committee, said: "The objective of the South Wales Junior Chamber of Commerce is to provide networking opportunities and services to young professional members of the business community.
Young and old were out in force and took part in the mass street party, which is organised by the Belfast Junior Chamber of Commerce.
The Leavenworth Sponsor Organization is conducted by Operation International, a committee of the Leavenworth/Lansing Chamber of Commerce which traces its origin to 1952 when it was first constituted within the Junior Chamber of Commerce.
29 Kyodo The junior chamber of commerce in Omagari, Akita Prefecture, will set off about 3,000 fireworks in Taiwan on Saturday to cheer up survivors of the Sept.
Local pride led to the first official measurements of the giant sequoias in 1931, when a team of engineers was called in by the Fresno Junior Chamber of Commerce to settle a controversy over which of two counties was home to the largest tree.
The "Access to Capital" seminar hosts include Pan American Bank, Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, California Assemblymember Gil Cedillo, The Los Angeles Chapter of The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE-LA), The Lincoln Heights Chamber of Commerce, VELA, EastLA Works, The Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce, The Bell Gardens Chamber of Commerce, The Whittier Merchants Association, The East Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, and Keeping It Local.
Richard Reinap; Shining Star, ACTS Church; Chairman's Award, Jose Garcia; and Rising Star, Lake Travis Junior Chamber of Commerce.
He would be helping to judge the many floats taking part in the procession and have lunch with the Mayor of Kirklees and the president of Kirklees Junior Chamber of Commerce, the organisers of the event.
He has also been involved as a member of the Wisconsin World Trade Association, was the State Treasurer of the Wisconsin Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees), a Past President of the Cedarburg Junior Chamber of Commerce, and an Assistant Scout Master for the Boy Scouts of America, in Grafton, Wisconsin.
Fifty colourful floats and nine bands turned out for that inaugural event, organised by Merseyside Junior Chamber of Commerce and Liverpool city council.
Phil is actively involved in ensuring that businesses in the North East are able to reach their potential via his role as president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce for the North East of England and as a Council Member for North East Chamber of Commerce.
Swift divides his time between running the nature center, serving as superintendent of the 350-acre ecological Placerita park reserve, serving on the Junior Chamber of Commerce government affairs committee and on the executive committee of the nonprofit Leaders Council, attending Sierra Club meetings and participating in the California Wild Heritage Campaign.
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