45th District candidate Mike Webber takes time to serve the community

Below is a message from Michael Webber, who is running for State Representative, 45th District: "service to community is the best work of life" - Jaycee Creed This weekend I took a break from the Campaign Trail to provide Service to the Community. Each year with the Rochester Area Jaycees, Julia and I have assisted in delivering Easter Baskets - filled with household items - to homebound seniors in the greater Rochester area. Our family looks forward to this project each year. We … [Read more...]

Jaycees Announce Return of “Santa’s Mailbox” to Downtown Rochester

Santa's Mailbox is returning once again to Downtown Rochester. Children of Rochester are invited to mail their letters to Santa by depositing them in the mailbox on the corner of 4th and Main Streets from Sunday, December 8 through Thursday, December 19. Children who drop their letters in the box will receive a letter addressed to them from Santa. Santa's Mailbox is delivered each year by the Rochester Area Jaycees during the Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade. About the Rochester Area … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Jaycees 2013 Senior Easter Basket Project

For many years, the Rochester Area Jaycees have worked in conjunction with the Older Persons Commission to deliver Easter Baskets, filled with food, candy and useful household items, to homebound seniors who live in the Greater Rochester area.   Annually the Jaycees budget funds that were raised for this community service project. The group works with the OPC to identify homebound senior citizens who will receive the bags. Once the Jaycees purchase the materials and assemble … [Read more...]

‘Look Both Ways!’ Safety Town is in Session

"If a disease were killing our children in the proportions that accidents are, people would be outraged and demand that this killer be stopped." – Dr. C. Everett Koop, former U. S. Surgeon General Our children need safety education! The Rochester Area Jaycees are making the streets safer for both children and drivers this summer.  Safety Town, a program that teaches young children the basics of street safety before entering the halls of elementary school, is in session. The nationally … [Read more...]

The Rochester Area Junior Chamber Presents “Safety Town”

Registration for the Rochester Area Jaycees' “Safety Town” program, which teaches pre-kindergartners various aspects of life safety, is currently open through the Rochester Enrichment Office. In its 34th year of operation, this summer program seeks to reduce childhood injury by introducing four-, five- and six-year-old children to basic safety concepts through the use of interactive experiences. Registrations will be accepted until all available slots are filled, or until the deadline of … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Jaycees will host informational meeting on Thursday, February 2nd

The Rochester Area Jaycees will be hosting their monthly informational meeting on Thursday, February 2, at 7 p.m. at the coffee shop inside Barnes & Noble on Rochester Road in Rochester Hills. Please consider attending the meeting if you are between the ages of 21 and 40 and are looking for opportunities to volunteer and network with other young adults. The Rochester Area Jaycees have been turning energetic and eager young professionals into leaders of the Rochester community since 1958. … [Read more...]

Jaycees Announce Return of the “Dear Soldier” community service project at Festival of the Hills

Rochester Hills, MI – June 22, 2011 – Once again this year, the Rochester Area Jaycees will be holding their "Dear Soldier" community service project at the Festival of the Hills fireworks show on Wednesday, June 29th at Borden Park. The Jaycees will host a tent at the Festival of the Hills where community members can stop by and address a patriotic thank you to our troops who are fighting overseas. The Jaycees will then mail these thank you cards to the troops from our community. "This … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Jaycees Sponsor Annual Shopping Tour

The Rochester Area Jaycees have local businesses and community leaders to thank for another successful Christmas Shopping Tour on Saturday, December 11th, 2010.   The Rochester Area Neighborhood House provided the Jaycees with 32 children who were paired with volunteers to shop for gifts for their family members at Meijer on Rochester Road.   After the shopping was finished, the children were transported to the Older Persons’ Commission for a Christmas party where they wrapped gifts, played … [Read more...]