Ypsilanti Area Junior Chamber

Past Projects by Area

The Ypsilanti Jaycees run 80-100 projects a year so there really is something for everyone. Also if there's something you always wanted to do the Jaycees can help you put on a training, or find a way to help out a group or cause you care about. Here's a sampling of some of the events we've run in the past.

Community Development Area

Relay for Life
Easter Egg Hunt & Marshmallow Drop
Ypsilanti's 4th of July Parade
Heritage Festival Parade
Ozone House's Evening at the Farmers' Market
Giant Chutes And Ladders Game - Fundraiser for SOS Community Center
Precious Pets Contest - Fundraiser for the Huron Valley Humane Society
Warm the Children
Raised Bed Installation and Clean-up for Growing Hope
School Supply Drives
Ford Lake Frozen Leap
Stride for a Cure - Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Research
Baskets for The Needy at Thanksgiving
Senior Dinner
Protect And Serve - Fundraiser for Police & Fire Depts

Individual Development Area

Blind Putt-Putt
Wage Negotiation Training
Packing Heat - Gun Safety
Knead a Massage - Massage Training
Venus Eye Trap - Makeup Training
Mortgage Training
Financial Management Training
Chess Training
Tai Chi Training
Self Defense Training
French Cooking Training
Talk Like A Pirate Day Road Rally
Thriller Dance Training
Ballroom Dancing Training
Curling Training
Public Speaking

Management Development Area

Texas HoldEm Tournaments
Chamber of Commerce Gala
Beautiful Babies Contest
Great Train Race/Running the Rails 5K and 10K Race
Michigan Brewers Guild Summer Festival Gate Watch
Kelly Miller Circus
Kickball Tournament - For Get Fit Ypsi Month

Nightmare Cruise
Murder Mystery Dinner
Jaycee Haunted House
Washtenaw Business Expo
Member Business Directory
Business Networking Forum

Membership Development Area

St-Patricks Day, Halloween & Santa Pub Crawls
Masquerade Party
Birthday Bash (Summer Picnic)
Name that Tune Night
Scene-It Night
Monthly Socials
Jaycees in Action Softball Team
Kickball Teams
Camping Trips
Mystery Card Party
Game Nights
Darts & Pool Tournaments

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Upcoming Events

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Want to Get Involved, Make a Difference, & Get to Know Your Community

The Ypsilanti Area Jaycees give back to the community in many ways by running our own projects and fundraising for and participating in other organizations events. Some projects we've recently been involved with are:

  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life
  • Accessible Playground Build
  • Easter Egg Hunt & Marshmallow Drop
  • Ypsi PRIDE City Clean-Up Day
  • Bountiful Baskets Project
  • Senior Dinner
  • 4th of July Parade

Meet Other Young Adults, Develop Friendships, & Have Fun!

Whether you are new to Ypsilanti or have lived here all your life, being active in the Ypsilanti Area Jaycees will introduce you to new lifelong friends and business partners.

Attend social functions such as:

  • Picnics
  • Dinner at local restaurants
  • Happy Hours
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Family fun days
  • Board Game Nights
  • Cookouts
  • Camping Trips
  • Compete or watch our kickball team

Learn skills that can help you personally & professionally

The Ypsilanti Area Jaycees offer opportunities to build your personal & professional skills. A variety of programs are offered based on member interest.

Projects are as varied as:

  • Snowshoeing
  • French Cooking
  • Resume Writing
  • Self Defense
  • CPR Training
  • Ball Room Dancing
  • Social Media For Business
  • Public Speaking

Learn More

We have a lot of info on our website here are some pages you can visit to learn a little bit more about us.


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