The Grand Rapids Jaycees is the premier young professional organization in West Michigan. With a 100 year history of training the regions' future leaders, the Jaycees offer its members unmatched opportunities to build leadership skills, professional networks and a strong community. Notable past members include the 38th President of the United States Gerald R. Ford.
Young people (ages 21-40) from all walks of life serve as members of the Grand Rapids Jaycees; they plan, implement and volunteer in various projects such as the Santa Parade, Special Olympics Michigan Basketball Tournament, Holiday Shop Tour, Wine Tours, Relay for Life, etc. In addition, numerous other opportunities exist for members through the Michigan Junior Chamber, the U.S. Junior Chamber and Junior Chamber International (the world-wide Jaycees organization).
Our monthly meetings bring in the region's top leaders dealing with topics that affect the young professionals in West Michigan. Visit a meeting to learn more about our activities:
We meet the second Thursday of every month
545 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids
(parking garage on Dudley Pine is validated by El Barrio)
5:30 pm - Social Networking Hour
6:30 pm - Meeting Starts