Jaycees host Casino Night

The Palatine Jaycees are hosting a Casino Night fundraiser Friday, May 19 from 7 p.m. until midnight at the American Legion Post 690, 122 W. Palatine Rd. in Palatine. Enjoy a night of Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, High/Low Dice, and the Money Wheel. Casino Night is open to anyone 21 or older, and admission is $5. … Continue reading Jaycees host Casino Night

Jaycees host free Easter egg hunt

The Palatine Jaycees will entertain local children up to nine years old on Sunday, April 9 with an Easter egg hunt starting at noon in Towne Square park. “We will have 3,500 Easter eggs filled with candy and prizes in the grassy area of Towne Square,” said Ofelia Garcia, project co-chair. “We’ll divide the kids … Continue reading Jaycees host free Easter egg hunt

Jaycees seek scholarship applicants

The Palatine Jaycees are seeking applicants for three $2,000 scholarships that will be presented at the Jaycees’ June 15 general membership meeting. The scholarships are given through the Palatine Jaycees’ annual Leadership Scholarship program. “The Jaycees are a leadership training organization and we want to reward high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities,” said … Continue reading Jaycees seek scholarship applicants

Palatine Jaycees named Illinois’ best chapter

The Palatine Jaycees have been named the most outstanding chapter in Illinois and honored for their work in the community. The Palatine chapter was named the best chapter in Illinois in 2016 through the statewide Giessenbier award, which is given for chapter programming, growth and overall performance. The Palatine Jaycees also were the state’s overall … Continue reading Palatine Jaycees named Illinois’ best chapter

Jaycees to give money for community needs

The Palatine Jaycees are accepting applications from local community organizations serving Palatine residents as part of their annual Community Donations Program. “Historically, these awards have ranged from $100 to $3,000,” said Ellen Dugosh, Chair of the Program.  “The requests for assistance historically have been for programs or equipment.  We receive applications from a wide range … Continue reading Jaycees to give money for community needs

Camp New Hope

Jaycees Auction Raises $1,301 for Camp New Hope

The Palatine Jaycees donated $1,301 to Camp New Hope, a year-round recreational experience for people with developmental and physical disabilities. The camp occupies 41 acres on the shore of Lake Mattoon in east-central Illinois. The money was raised during the chapter’s annual Regifters’ Auction in January. “We ask members to bring in any gifts they … Continue reading Jaycees Auction Raises $1,301 for Camp New Hope

Jaycees Raise $2,155 for Special Olympics Illinois

Eighteen members of the Palatine Jaycees jumped into Twin Lakes to support Special Olympics Illinois on Sunday, February 19. “It may be 60 degrees out today, but that water is still really cold!” said team co-captain, Ryan Rivard. The team more than doubled its fundraising goal of $1,000 and donated $2,155 to the cause. The … Continue reading Jaycees Raise $2,155 for Special Olympics Illinois

Palatine Jaycees Name 2017 Officers

The Palatine Jaycees turned over the reins of the organization to their new board of directors for 2017 at their Annual Awards and Installation Banquet held on January 14 at the Falcon Park Recreation Center. The new executive officers for the chapter are Sarah Harwerth-De Marco, President; Sarah McKillop, Administrative Vice President; Zach Kulig, Chapter … Continue reading Palatine Jaycees Name 2017 Officers

Palatine Jaycees Participating in Polar Plunge 2017

  This winter the Palatine Jaycees are going to be part of the 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge! That is right!  We have committed to “be bold and get cold” for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois by taking an icy dip into the frigid winter waters!  While we’re getting cold just thinking … Continue reading Palatine Jaycees Participating in Polar Plunge 2017

Jaycees Sponsor Shopping For Needy Families

The Palatine Jaycees made a difference in 10 families’ lives this Holiday season Saturday December 10th with a morning shopping spree at the Palatine Wal-mart located at 1555 North Rand Road. The Jaycees have been working with several agencies in the community to select 10 needy families that live in Palatine.  Each family received a … Continue reading Jaycees Sponsor Shopping For Needy Families

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