The Foundation for Iowa Jaycees Charities will be holding their first ever Golf Tournament on July 19, 2013 at the Westwood Golf Course in Newton, IA.
Cost is $200 per team or $60 per person. This includes greens fees, cart and lunch.
The tournament will have a shotgun start at 9:00 am. Registration will go live in May and close on July 12, 2013.
The tournament is open to the public and all are invited.
For more information contact Angie Taylor at(803) 315-6976 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Cedar Rapids Jaycees ares excited to announce they will be offering the JCI Achieve course on Apr. 20th from 1-5pm for Jaycees from across Iowa and throughout the Northern Midwest . JCI Achieve is a half day course and should be taken by any member who want to fully understand the principles, meaning, purpose and dynamics of a JCI Local Organization.
The JCI Achieve course uses discussions and analogies to help members understand one’s own values and the values and principles of JCI, the role of all members in establishing the Local Organization’s identity, the activities needed to fulfill JCI Mission and develop JCI members into active citizens who will create positive changes in the communities.
Our trainer will be Jennifer Gracey, from West Des Moines. Jennifer is a JCI Certified National Trainer, former Iowa Jaycee President, former National Training Director for the US Jaycees, former National VP for the US Jaycees, and is currently serving as Executive Assistant to the World President of Junior Chamber International. Jennifer is employed as a Senior Business Consultant for Sogeti.
The Cedar Rapids Jaycees are happy to have Jennifer as our trainer and happy to announce that the training will be provided free of charge for all new Jaycees members in 2013. The cost is $10 for all other attendees and this will help cover the costs of training supplies, light snacks, and travel expenses for our trainer.
Participants should register at www.jci.cc and can pay online at http://shopping.cr-jaycees.com
President Tom has set a goal for us to raise $10,000 as a state organization. If you don’t have a team to join and you, your family and friends want to get involved PLEASE donate now online to help us accomplish our goal and to EXCEED our goal to be the #1 State in the Nation!!! Iowa Jaycees YOU Rock!!!
To make an online donation, visit http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=51626&pg=team&team_id=1336227
If you need fund raising ideas thru out the year let me know. Remember we are ALL things American Cancer Society. This page will be up all of 2013.
With the start of the new year, it is time to start seriously planning for National Convention in Seattle from June 5-8, 2013. I am the Onto Chair for this convention and I’m very excited to get the planning going!
If you have not registered yet, you can do so by visiting the National Convention website at http://www.usjcseattle2013.com/.
I would like to get a complete list of who all will be going from Iowa so we can communicate on flights, hotels, excursions and convention details. Please let me know ASAP if you are planning to attend along with your email and phone number so I can add you to my list. You can email me at email@example.com. I will begin periodically sending out emails with any information I get as it starts coming in.
I’m looking forward to our westbound trip in June!
Onto Seattle Chair
The Iowa Junior Chamber and Clive Junior Chamber are excited to offer JCI Impact, one of the newest JCI Official Courses, on Saturday, March 16, at the Urbandale Public Library starting at 1 pm.
JCI Impact is a three-hour course designed for JCI members who want to become active citizens and make long lasting positive changes in their communities. The course discusses the active citizenship concept, covers the analysis of community needs, the establishment of the real causes of problems and discusses the projects a Local Organization can conduct with other partners in order to create long lasting and definite positive changes in the community. Brian Kavanaugh, a JCI Trainer from Nebraska, will be training this course.
Space is limited, so sign up today. To register, go to http://www.jci.cc/ and click the Members Site link in the top left corner. Log in (or create a log in if this is your first time to the site) and click the link for Training in the Blue Menu Bar. JCI Impact will be listed under the upcoming courses for Mar. 16.
The Urbandale Public Library is located at 3520 86th Street in Urbandale, Iowa.
If you have any questions, please contact Paul Crawford at 515-771-7285 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The topic for the Prepared Speak Up will be as follows:
Describe a situation in which a skill you learned from being a Jaycee helped you in the “real world.”
Speech must be 5-7 minutes. This will be the “first round” for speak-up. Finalists will then be called back later to give an impromptu speech of 3-5 minutes with 1 minute of prep time. The impromptu topic will be give to each competitor individually as they arrive.
Topics for Write Up will be given to all competitors at the same time at the start of a 30 minute prep time. Round 2 will be conducted in the same manner.
This is in accordance with National Rules and how it is conducted at the National meeting.