OUR VISION To become the organization of choice for young people, providing direction and leadership to our communities and nation.... worldwide!
The JAYCEES Education & Library Foundation has an open membership to support scholastic, community development, leadership training, medical & research causes and all charitable efforts as a 501(c)(3) public service corporation.
It also maintains a strong financial assistance presence for the Kent County JAYCEES (United States Junior Chamber) for its members between 18 40 in continuing the more than half-centrury traditions of building great communuties through individual and personal skill development.
JAYCEE Education & Library Found
The 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 -
JAY -TEENS ('JAYCEES')
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!
This JAYCEE group has also been recognized as an outstanding 'Mentoring' organization by the "COMMUNITY YOUTH & PARTNERSHIP" Initiative and as a consulting operative for JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT of Rhode Island.
The JAYCEES have just been recognized with the 2005 Community Impact Environmental Award by the Volunteer Center of Rhode Island and have been nationally selected via the USA Weekend Newspaper Group for their 2004 Make A Difference Day 'Family and Ethnic' Celebration They also have received the 2002 Senator Donald Roch 'Founder's Award' via the Pawtuxet River Authority & Watershed Council!
The JAYCEES have additionally been honored for their tremendous efforts over the years in land use rehabilitation and preservation, environmental education, and
community action by the Southern Rhode Island Conservation District with its 2005 Recognition of Service Award!
For the Tenth(10)consecutive year in 2010, the JAYCEES assisted their home-based municpal government with the nationwide certification, 'TREE CITY/USA' designation via the National Arbor Day Foundation.
The JAYCEES are extremely proud of their Award-winning Arboretum Chairman, who was a recipient of the prestigious Outstanding Volunteer of the Year' 2009 Awards by the Volunteer Center of Rhode Island & SERVE/RI.
We are additionally proud to announce that our Executive Director was presented the " PRESIDENTIAL 'LIFETIME' SERVICE AWARD"
for outstanding, extensive and dedicated volunteer service and civic participation on behalf of the President of the United States of America!