Tuesday, April 3, 2012

What does Jaycees stand for?

The United States Junior Chamber or more commonly known as the Jaycees are a leadership training and civic organization for people ages 18-41. They focus on business development, management skills, international connections and community service. For more information visit: www.usjaycees.org.

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Jack Lancellotta said...

JAYCEES Of Kent County In Rhode Island

Mission Statement - To foster individual enhancement and leadership development skills through community involvement, civic responsibility and social justice relations for young adults.

The United States Junior Chamber or 'JAYCEES', is a young persons' leadership training organization for (regular) members between 18-40 years-old, that started in St. Louis, Missouri back in 1920.

The JAYCEES also have membership categories for Associates, Sustaining, Alumni, Life,(Honorary), JCI Senators, US JAYCEE Ambassadors and the JAYCEE Education & Library Foundation. They WELCOME VOLUNTEERS!

JAYCEE Education & Library Foundation was established in 1990 to enhance the educational, charitable, leadership development, and community action programs of The West Warwick JAYCEES through the time-driven tenets of United States Junior Chamber. The objectives of the JAYCEE Education & Library Foundation provides funding for various programs of the local junior chamber in the areas of program promotions/public relations, charitable/medical causes, educational measures and library services along with the main purpose to cooperatively assist as a purveyor of 'producing' quality community development.( www.kentcountyjaycees.org )

It also has a global presence through Junior Chamber International or JCI, which is now found in 150 countries around the world, emphasizing community improvement through individual development, with an emphasis on environmental protection, diplomatic relations, world hunger and TWINNING or formal agreements between JAYCEE chapters internationally!

The JAY-TEENS are groups of young students from 13 - 17 years old, who are committed to helping their community, building their own character and self-esteem and preparing themselves for becoming great citizens.

They emulate the JAYCEE ~ United States Junior Chamber ~ model!

The JAYCEES of Kent County in Rhode Island, based in West Warwick, was founded in 1953 and set out on a fantastic track record for community initiatives.

To learn more, please contact:

Office Phone & Fax Number: (401) 828-9191 ~ 823-9449
Mailing Address: PO Box 348 W. Warwick, RI 02893