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Posted in JCI Short NewsTagged , Leave a Comment on New President for JCI Quebec

M. Steve Ross est le nouveau président de la Jeune chambre de commerce de Québec (JCCQ) en remplacement de M. Louis-Charles Godin.

M. Ross travaille comme délégué commercial à l’Hôtel Château Laurier Québec. Il fait partie des 550 membres actifs de la JCCQ, dont la moyenne d’âge est de 32 ans.

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Posted in JCI Short NewsTagged , Leave a Comment on JCI Grill by Coney Island

JCI Grill, James Coney Island, is celebrating its anniversary this summer with menu specials. For many, summertime eats means hot dogs and JCI Grill, better known as James Coney Island, is stepping up with deals throughout the next few sweltering months. In celebration of its 92nd anniversary, the eatery will be offering 92-cent Original Coney hot dogs with mustard, chili and onions every third Thursday of the month from now until September, or on May 21, June 18, July 16 and Aug. 20, at all of its 20 Houston-area locations. In addition, customers can purchase the JCI Grill Anniversary Cup for $5.99 and enjoy 92-cent refills on deal days. And in the interest of a little history, James Coney Island was started by two brothers, Tom and James Papadakis , when they opened their first hot dog stand in downtown Houston. District A opening local office In an effort to better serve residents closer to their homes, the new Houston City Council District A satellite office is set for its grand opening on Thursday, May 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Freed Park Community Center , 6818 Shadyvilla Lane. The new office will be open on Fridays and by appointment on other weekdays. Call 832-393-3010. Memorial area’s food options expanding PDQ, which stands for “People Dedicated to Quality,” is set to open its 40th location and its first in Houston in June. The new restaurant, which brands itself as “fast casual” and serves up chicken tenders, salads, sandwiches and French fries, will be located in the Memorial area at 9440 Katy Freeway on the north side of the interstate. PDQ will be open for lunch and dinner seven days a week with dine-in seating and a drive-through. Catering is also available for events and carryout. Visit www.eatPDQ.com for more information. […]

Posted in JCI LocalsTagged , , Leave a Comment on JCI Kootenay and 100 acts of kindness

Local action.  Global impact.  The JCI movement started on October 13, 1915 by one active citizen who had a passion for positive change.  Since then, millions of other young active citizens have united together to create sustainable impact in their community.  As each year of the JCI movement has passed, we become one step closer to better communities and a better world.  Join us in celebrating 100 years of impact. #100YearsOfImpact with JCI Canada and communities across the world as we unite together to celebrate 100 years of impact on May 14th, 2015.

JCI Kootenay, a local chapter, will be actively carrying out 100 Random Acts of Kindness #JCI100RAK in the Cranbrook area from May 14 – 21st 2015, in an effort to celebrate this important anniversary, to create positive change while, also increasing awareness of the organization and local chapter.

International celebrations include Project Impact 100, a campaign to empower young people and their communities to positively impact the lives of 100 individuals by taking grassroots action to create positive change.  Communities will also take part in a global screening of the JCI Documentary: 100 Years of Impact, currently being produced. The JCI 100th Anniversary celebrations will demonstrate how the founding principles of the JCI movement continue to unite young people across the globe today.  As JCI remembers its past and embarks on a bright future, the celebrations also aim to empower even more young active citizens to take ownership in the future of their communities, countries and world, thereby sustaining the JCI legacy of impact.

JCI is a worldwide membership-based non-profit organization of young active, citizens from the ages of 18 to 40 who are dedicated to creating positive change in their communities.  Through projects in more than 5,000 communities across more than 100 countries, members seek targeted solutions to local problems, creating a global impact.  The local chapter, JCI Kootenay meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce office.

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Posted in JCI Locals, JCI Short NewsTagged , , Leave a Comment on JCI Kootenay raises $7,767 for kids with cancer

A group photo of the volunteers who helped make the Family Fun Derby at Fort Steele a success. The event raised more than $7,700 to help support children and families with cancer. — image credit: Photo submitted Jenny Byford JCI Kootenay (Junior Chamber International), Fort Steele Heritage Town and […]

Posted in JCI Nationals, JCI Short NewsTagged , Leave a Comment on JCI Canada Social Media Report 2014

How can you find online JCI Canada ? We analyzed the organisations and we make a report. The most probable you communicate with them on Facebook and Twitter
See all social media channels and information in JCI Canada page

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Posted in JCI Locals, JCI Short NewsTagged , Leave a Comment on 40 Under Forty Awards in the Valley

The 6th annual 40 Under Forty Awards presented by the Santa Clarita Valley chapter of Junior Chamber International and The Magazine of Santa Clarita, along with support from our generous sponsors, is in full swing. This annual event recognizes 40 young adults in the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding cities who are notable business and community leaders.

Previous honorees include young business men and women, entrepreneurs, and volunteers, all recognized for their dedication and excellent leadership skills.
Nominations were open from August 1 to September 1, 2014. A panel of top community and business leaders have selected the honorees from to pool of outstanding nominees. Winners are pictured below.

The Awards Gala will be held to introduce the 40 Under Forty Class of 2014 Honorees on November 13, at Robinson Ranch. Nominees, family and friends, past honorees and community members are all welcome to attend. Tickets can be purchased at www.scv40underforty.com.

JCI Santa Clarita and the 40 under Forty committee co-chaired by Tiffany Grummer and Shauna Criner gratefully acknowledge the support of our sponsors, including our Platinum presenting sponsor, The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, Media sponsor – The Magazine of Santa Clarita, Photography Sponsor -Schlick Art. Additionally, Curt Kravits from Bay Equity Home Loans is our Gold sponsor, All American Bail Bonds is our Silver sponsor, Union Bank is our Bronze sponsor.

For more information about 40 Under Forty Awards or to purchase tickets, visit www.scv40underforty.com.

Posted in JCI CongressesTagged , , Leave a Comment on JCI Global Partnership Summit 2014

July 23 to 25, New York City, United States

“Youth should be given a chance to take an active part in the decision-making of local, national and global levels.”
-United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Leading Global Collaboration: The Role of Young Active Citizens

The world we live in today is constantly evolving. Traditional solutions to global challenges are no longer sufficient. Young active citizens seize this opportunity to take local action to achieve sustainable impact. Uniting citizens from the government, business and civil sectors allows us to expand our ability to create impact for a better world. At the 2014 JCI Global Partnership Summit, JCI delegates and partners will gather to discuss the most pressing challenges of our time. As we approach the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals, JCI members continue their grassroots work to advance these global challenges. They conduct needs-based, action-oriented projects focused on health and wellness, education and economic empowerment and sustainability. The time is now to change the conversation toward the future. The youth of today engaged in all sectors of society play an important role in the development of the post 2015 global agenda.

What needs do you see in your community?

What priorities matter to you in the post 2015 global development agenda based on these needs?

How can we unite all sectors of society to expand our ability to create sustainable impact?

Join us in New York City to continue the exciting discussion of our world in 2015 and beyond.

Objective
The Summit will focus on providing young active citizens with the tools and information necessary to impact their communities through targeted action and strategic partnerships.

Expected Results
The Summit aims to accomplish the following

  • Engage thought leaders from the three sectors of society to explore best practices in collaboration, leading the conversation with the unique JCI perspective.
  • Highlight strategic partnerships and how they can be implemented at the local level using the three stages of community development to advance the current MDG agenda.
  • Showcase outstanding projects aligned with the JCI Active Citizen Framework from around the world to motivate and inspire active citizens to create sustainable impact.
  • Activate and engage young people to participate in the post-2015 global development process.
Posted in JCI Events, JCI Short NewsTagged , , , , , , Leave a Comment on Haaaaaappy Bithday from JCI !

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