Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
The purpose of the Jaycees is stated as: "To promote and foster the growth and development of young persons' civic organizations in the United States, designed to inculcate (to teach and impress upon) in the individual membership of such organization... Read more
The purpose of the Jaycees is stated as: "To promote and foster the growth and development of young persons' civic organizations in the United States, designed to inculcate (to teach and impress upon) in the individual membership of such organization a spirit of genuine Americanism and civic interest, and...to provide them with opportunity for personal development and achievement and an avenue for intelligent participation...in the affairs of the community, state, and nation, and to develop true friendship and understanding among young persons of all nations."
Simply put, the purpose of the local chapter is to become a force for good in the community, determining community needs and providing solutions by planning and facilitating community service projects. In the act of serving, members receive hands-on experience, which translates to the enhancement of personal growth and the development of valuable leadership skills. This is the total Junior Chamber Concept.
A community service organization for individuals ages 21-40. We offer opportunities for personal and professional growth, social interaction, and lots more! For more info, visit www.chapelhilljaycees.org.