Kiva Microloans

If you are familiar with the line of the Jaycee Creed that reads “Economic justice can best be one by free men through free enterprise”, the North Miami Jaycees are really putting that belief into action through our newest international project, microloans through Kiva (a non-profit organization that gives community-minded individuals the opportunity to become … Continue reading

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all our fellow Jaycees and their families! We wish you all the best for 2015 in your personal and professional lives. We want to help you achieve as much as possible this year, and to help you get started, there is an interesting article from Slate that discusses how to make … Continue reading

Happy Holidays

To all our fellow Jaycees and families, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and hopes for the best on this day and all future days. In this post, we’d like to share a few of the reasons we are so thankful and appreciative this holiday season – hopefully, it will encourage you to do … Continue reading

Holiday Season Primer

You knew we wouldn’t leave you out in the cold. We prepped you with facts for your Fourth of July bar-b-cue…we helped you look like a champ with interesting Thanksgiving stats…now it’s time to brush up on your random holiday knowledge and solidify your reputation as the go-to person for fascinating discussions. Whether it’s your … Continue reading

New Year Leadership

2015 is right around the corner and it’s time to step up your leadership skills. As a Jaycee, you’re already an active member of the community – initiating projects, getting involved, and helping others. It’s time to expand your role from a participant to a leader, and there’s a great article in Forbes by Leagh … Continue reading

Self-Assessment for the Year

The end of the year is a great time to take a look back at how you performed during the previous year. Did you meet most of your personal and professional goals? What did you do that worked out well and what could be improved upon? Using this information can help your prepare for the … Continue reading

Why Be a Jaycee?

Recruiting can seem like a challenging endeavor for anyone coming up through the Junior Chamber ranks. When we look at recruiting, we need to think about how we ourselves may purchase the things we hold dear in life. In other words, what is the value versus the cost. In order to understand this, let’s break … Continue reading

Ending the Year Strong

As we start to wind down 2014 and look ahead to 2015, it’s important that we end the year strong. Whether it’s wrapping up an in-progress Jaycee project, making a final push at work before the holidays, or completing the home chores that have somehow evaded your schedule for the past few months, getting organized … Continue reading

Remembering Those Who Have Served

Leadership. Responsibility. Commitment. These words are not only familiar to Jaycees who spend countless hours each year dedicating time and energy on projects to help their communities, but in a larger sense, to the many Americans who have served our nation as a part of the Armed Forces. From the birth of our country through … Continue reading

Halloween Rules to Remember

If you’re a fan of the changing seasons, then you have to love October. Coming out of the long, hot days of summer, the temperature starts to cool down to a more pleasant level, nature begins changing to prepare for a (hopefully) short slumber, and you appreciate the nice sunny days a little bit more … Continue reading