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Statesboro Jaycees win Chapter of the Year and other awards at GA Jaycees Year End Convention

The Statesboro Jaycees took home several awards including Project of the Year for the Career Clothes Closet, Top Membership Growth, Outstanding Chapter/Chapter of the Year, and the Georgia Jaycee Honor Corps Steve Olson Memorial Award for Humanitarian Assistance for the Jaycees Nite Out. Chris Wiggins and Sydney Davis were inducted to the 2024 Georgia Jaycees State Board.
Photo courtesy of the Statesboro Jaycees.

Five current members of the Statesboro Jaycees went to the Georgia Jaycees Convention in Macon, GA from February 23-25, 2024. Statesboro Jaycees had a weekend full of training and fellowship with Jaycees from different chapters within the state. Mindy Gallagher, a Leadership Development Professional and Coach (as well as a former Florida Jaycee), was the guest trainer for the convention. Denise Bauer and four current Georgia Jaycee Honor Corps members were also present to share the National Jaycees project of Wheelchairs 4 Kids.

Awards were given out on Saturday night by the 2024 Georgia Jaycees President, Travis Bishop. Bishop is a member of the Swainsboro Jaycees.

The Statesboro Jaycees won several awards at the GA Jaycees 2023 Year End Convention. Photo courtesy of Statesboro Jaycees. 

Statesboro Jaycees won:

  • Project of the Year: Career Clothes Closet
  • Top Membership Growth
  • Outstanding Chapter/Chapter of the Year
  • Georgia Jaycee Honor Corps Steve Olson Memorial Award for Humanitarian Assistance: Jaycees Nite Out

The Statesboro Jaycees want to thank the Georgia Jaycees for their efforts in planning and executing a great convention all weekend long. They would also like to thank the Georgia Jaycees and Georgia Jaycee Honor Corps for honoring our chapter with these prestigious awards.

2024 Statesboro Jaycees President, Christy Kennedy, said, “I want to express my sincerest appreciation for all of the hard work the 2023 Statesboro Jaycees put in under my first term as President. We all came together to pull off a phenomenal year and I cannot wait to see what we can accomplish in 2024.”

Two Statesboro Jaycees were also inducted into the 2024 Georgia Jaycees State Board: Christopher Wiggins, Treasurer, and Sydney Davis, VP of Communications.

The Statesboro Jaycees are proud of the work we have put in and we can’t wait to make this another successful year.

If you are between the ages of 21-40 and interested in joining the Statesboro Jaycees, please reach out via email at [email protected], find them on social media, or visit their website at Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:15 at Soyumi. Anyone is welcome to attend the meetings!