Jaycee Week May 2nd-8th 2016

Submitted: April 29th, 2016



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JAYCEE WEEK May 2nd-8th, 2016

Junior Chamber International (JCI) St.Catharines will be celebrating Jaycee Week May 2nd to May 8th, 2016. Founded in 1936, JCI St.Catharines is celebrating eighty years in the Garden City. The chapter is hosting a number of events in advance of our 80th anniversary celebration in June.
Monday May 2nd, members will be meeting with Mayor Walter Sendzik for a round-table breakfast meeting, followed by a "Flag Raising" at City Hall at 9:30am.

Tuesday May 3rd, we will be hosting Tim Arnold of Southridge who will speak about the new "Compassionate City" initiative the city has undertaken, plans for the 80th celebration and golf tournament will be laid out at that meeting. The meeting will be held at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre. 

Wednesday May 4th, we will be holding a training course at Regional Headquarters. The  course is entitled IMPACT and will begin at 6pm. Being an active citizen is core to being a JCI member and IMPACT teaches members how to analyze community needs and ensure they create sustainable solutions and lasting positive change in their community. Members of the community are welcome to participate and can register by contacting the chapter. 

The week will conclude Saturday at 1pm with a scavenger hunt in the city relating to the 80 years of history of our chapter.

 Junior Chamber International (JCI) is a worldwide federation of young leaders and entrepreneurs with over 250,000 active members in over 100 countries. JCI provides young people with the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, social responsibility, entrepreneurship and fellowship necessary to create positive change.

For more information please contact:

Crispin Bottomley 
2016 Chapter President 
president@jcistcatharines.ca
905-933-0905

Andrew Ware
2016 Jaycee Week Chair
events@jcistcatharines.ca
289-696-5117

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