Committees

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Amazing Halloween Race Committee

For a number of years, the Naperville Jaycees have planned and executed this event as a team-building, social event. Now we are opening participation up to the public! Teams of 5 race against each other and the clock to navigate a series of clues, challenges and checkpoints until they reach the finish line. The event [Read More]

Last Fling Executive Committee

The Last Fling is the largest fundraiser event hosted by the Naperville Jaycees. It is a premier event in Naperville that lasts the four days over Labor Day Weekend each year. The group organizes and staffs the Last Fling in close cooperation with the City of Naperville, the Naperville Park District, numerous community organizations and [Read More]

Social

The social committee is responsible for creating fun social events for the membership. Everything from our annual Pub Crawl to Whirlyball!

PR & Marketing

This committee works to actively promote the Jaycees in the community. Representing our organization as a whole as well as helping with various committees to fulfill their advertising needs.

Membership

The Membership Committee is charged with the recruitment and retention of members through social events, involvement in the organization and more! This committee helps new members to get involved and become active while ensuring regular membership and roosters are engaged and active as well.

Fundraising

The Jaycees have several opportunities to fundraise through smaller events and partnerships including: Chicago Fire raffle ticket sales, Bowling for Bucks and more! This committee researches opportunities and coordinates fundraising efforts.

Donations

Each year the Jaycees donate a significant about of money to area non-profits and charities. The Donations Committee research and vet all donation requests. Each donation is presented by a committee member to the Donations Committee, Board of Directors and General Membership.

Philanthropy

The Philanthropy Committee organizes volunteer events with local organizations. As part of our mission, the Jaycees actively donate their time to the community. This committee researches and coordinates volunteer efforts and finds Jaycees to fill these commitments.

Food Giving

In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, the Jaycees provide holiday food baskets for thousands of people in need over the winter season. By utilizing a mobile food pantry distribution, which is staffed and completed by the Naperville Jaycees.

Snow Shoveling

The Jaycees help senior citizens deal with the winter by shoveling snow from their driveways and sidewalks.

Mardi Gras Bid For Beads Annual Fundraiser

Be part of the committee that brings a little bit of New Orleans to Naperville! The committee plans the menu, entertainment and auction for that night. Additionally, the committee seeks sponsorship and handles ticket sales and marketing in conjunction with the PR & Marketing Committee.

Easter Egg Hunt

In partnership with the Naperville Park District, the Jaycees host an annual Easter Egg Hunt for the community. Over 10,000 eggs are stuffed and distributed over a field for children to gather. The committee is responsible for getting the eggs, candy and prizes needed for the hunt. They organize the egg stuffing and coordinate the eggs by age group. On the day of the event, the committee places the eggs, controls the crowd, and protect the Easter Bunny from the kids!

Leadership & Individual Development (LIDs)

The Leadership & Individual Development committee is dedicated to providing leadership programming to the Jaycees. The committee is responsible for planning the programming and encouraging involvement from members.

Distinguished Service Awards (DSA)

The Jaycees recognize outstanding members of the community for their distinguished service in various areas. The committee solicits nominees, chooses award recipients, arranges publicity and ticket sales for the event, and plans a formal celebration for the award winners.

Lobster Day

An annual community favorite, the Jaycees purchase Life North Atlantic Lobsters at a great price and sell them to the community (live or cooked) at market value. This committee is in charge of buying lobsters from a vendor and pre-selling the lobsters to the community. On the day of the event, they cook the lobsters (with the help of other Jaycees) and deliver or coordinate pick-up from Centennial Beach. The committee also plans the post-party.