Category: News

Darryl Roman Burt, II – Jacksonville Jaycee Lost in Orlando Shooting

Darryl Roman Burt II , an active member of the Jacksonville Jaycees, was remembered in a Monday morning Facebook post that said, “We Stand with Orlando as we mourn the loss of our own.” The Florida Jaycees have also begun

Check out the December 2015 issue of the Jaycee Sunshine!

Whats in a Movement? The Pursuit of Everlasting Peace

As JCI members around the world celebrate the impact created from 1915 to 2015, it is also important to prepare for the next 100 years of impact. As part of the 100th Anniversary of JCI Movement, JCI had developed a

JCI Florida welcomes visitors from JCI Japan

On September 21, 2015 VP Mike Souther had the honor of representing JCI Florida and welcoming Japanese students and members of JCI Urayasu to Orlando, FL for the final stage of their quiz competition. Their visit was in celebration of

Congratulations to our 2016 Leaders!

At their August 23, 2015 meeting during the Summer Conference & Congress of Outstanding Young Floridians, members of JCI Florida elected their 2016 officers. President-elect Kelly Riggles and her team are excited to work with members and chapters throughout Florida

Celebrate 100 Years of JCI Impact

While 2015 marks JCI Florida’s 90th Anniversary, this year also marks the 100th Anniversary of when Henry Giessenbier began the organization that would become the United States Junior Chamber (Jaycees), and eventually JCI. Over the last 100 years, Jaycees have created

State Leaders Wanted!

That’s right Jaycees, it’s that time of year again…time to think not only about who will lead your local organization, but also about who will lead your STATE organization! Are you a local chapter leader who wants to apply your

JCI Florida Shines in Nashville!

The Florida ‪Jaycees definitely shone brightly at the ‪JCI‬ USA National Convention in Nashville, TN taking home the following individual, chapter, project, and state awards: Civic Leadership Certification (CLC): Avon Park Jaycees (95% efficiency) Shoot for Success MVJ: JCI Emerald

Submit articles for The Jaycee Sunshine Newsletter

Want to practice your writing skills?  Want to promote your local chapter’s projects?  Submit your articles and photos for The Jaycee Sunshine Newsletter to! Submissions for the January 2015 edition are due on December 2nd, 2014. The Jaycee Sunshine

Congratulations to the newly elected 2015 State Executive Team!

 Congratulations to the newly elected 2015 JCI Florida Executive Team! President: Heather Holliday (North Miami) Immediate Past President: Marsha Dorris (Miami) Vice Presidents: Kelly Riggles (Emerald Coast) Mike Souther (Avon Park) Summer Miller (Avon Park