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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President of the Texas City Jaycees club Blake Carroll told (http://www.foxnews.com/science/2017/07/10/1000-pound-hammerhead-shark-shatters-record-in-texas-fishing-tournament.html) Fox News that the "ten days long competition is the biggest fundraiser of the year." It helped the club host community events during the year and by raising funds for the entire year. The Texas City Jaycees are in their 55th year, but the Jaycees have been around a lot longer than their chapter.
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The new Jaycees chapter president is Robert Klein, a financial consultant for Ryan Beck & Company.
The Jaycees have used their grant funds for capital improvements instead of operations, and this available money has enabled them to expand their facilities.
Take the opportunity to become a charter member of the Lyons Jaycees to create positive change in the Lyons community.
Jaycees Immediate Past President Matt Dingledein said his first visit to the park last weekend made him proud he helped contribute the landscaped workspace to the community.
Illinois is the largest Jaycee state in the United States.
The Naperville Jaycees 36th annual Easter egg hunt, an event that usually draws thousands of children, some of whom may be destined to one day join the Jaycees themselves, is planned for 8:55 a.m.
The Palatine Chapter of the Jaycees, one of 50 local chapters throughout Illinois, has more than 130 members and is one of the largest chapters in Illinois.
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Since 1957 the Palatine Jaycees have offered leadership development and community service opportunities to area residents ages 21 to 40.