Author: Anna Johnson

Sushi Making with the Jaycees

Several Central Carolina Jaycees and guests spent an evening making scrumptious sushi on Feb. 27 at the Jaycee Hut. Cost was $10 and the first 10 guests got to keep their bamboo roller.       Afterwards, a group went

Posted in Training

Santa’s coming to town!

The Express Clydesdales are coming to Sanford on December 1st and 2nd  and will appear in the Sanford Christmas Parade said Joe Clancy, Express franchisee.  We are pleased to have been asked by the Central Carolina Jaycees to have Santa Claus

Posted in Community, Parade

Jaycee TOYA: An evening to never forget

Perhaps one of the biggest highlights of the US Jaycees Annual Meeting was the TOYA awards.  Over the years TOYA recipients have represented the cultural, economic, and personal progress of their time, and this year’s winners were no exception.  All

Posted in Nationals

Creating positive change with a little help from our friends

Taking pictures and making memories makes for an awesome vacation. This means even more when you’re doing a road trip with four of Central Carolina Jaycee members. We are known as the chapter that works hard, plays hard has no

Posted in Competitions, JCI, Nationals

Magical Movies in the Park

Thank you to all the individuals who turned out for our Magical Movies in the Park series. The Central Carolina Jaycees and Downtown Sanford, Inc  had a great time teaming up to offer free, family-friendly movies in the Depot Park

Posted in Event, Family, Movies in the Park

Community Yard Sale

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Jaycee Community Yard Sale on May 24 at the Jaycee Hut. And thank you to Jaycee Amber Dunigan who organized the event. Outside and inside spaces were available, but were are on

Posted in Community, Fundraisers

CCJC Arm Wrestling

Lee County residents joined CCJC for a day of family fun, fitness and arm wrestling at the Sanford Fitness Fest and Family Fun Day in downtown Sanford. Rounds were$2 per person and the winner of each round was eligible to win a

Posted in Competitions, Event, Family, Festivals

Community Easter Egg Hunt!

Thank you to everyone who attended our free Community Easter Egg Hunt, which featured hunts for children ages 0-10 and individuals with special needs, crafts, games, vendors, Easter basket raffles and much more. And a BIG thank you to Gina and Erin who

Posted in Community, Easter, Event, Family

Exploring Bonsai

The Central Carolina Jaycees gained firsthand knowledge of the art of Bonsai — creating a miniaturized but realistic representation of nature in the form of a tree — on March 27 as part of the Jaycee Individual Development Program. Collin Perry, a bonsai

Posted in Event, Personal Development

Women’s Jaycee History

As we roll into March, we are proud to celebrate Women’s History Month and recognize the significant achievements that women have made throughout history, and continue to do so today. As an organization, the Jaycees are proud of the strength of women’s

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