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.
He held local and national offices in the Junior Chamber of Commerce and was a member and past president of both the Kiwanis Club and the Halifax Executive Club.
COVENTRY and Warwickshire Junior Chamber of Commerce, once a leading source of local business talent, is to undergo a major relaunch.
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 group's leaders are also members of the Honolulu Japanese 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.
Her speech to the CLC Jobs Conference should have been delivered to a Junior Chamber of Commerce.
The business, ACE Entertainment, began after Phillip Joiner, a 1998 Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 honoree, and Lisa Joiner headed the Metropolitan Junior Chamber of Commerce fund-raisers and held casino parties for companies.
Emceed by Mary Lou Retton, the 10th annual HAFL awards program was sponsored by Allstate Insurance Company and administered by the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
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.
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