Tyler Jaycees

Tyler JayceesThe Tyler Jaycees are a group of civic-minded Tylerites, looking to enhance their lives and the lives of others through leadership training and community service.  The Jaycees focus on what they believe are the five areas vital to becoming a well-rounded individual.  These areas are Community Development, Management Development, Individual Development, Membership Development and International Involvement.

I will admit, really the only thing I was previously aware of the Tyler Jaycees doing was hosting a really cool Halloween haunted house every year.  However, the Jaycees are active in many more community projects and activities, including an Easter Egg hunt for special needs children, the Lindsey Park 4th of July Fireworks show, and the Tyler Christmas parade just to name a few things.
Anyone ages 21 through 41 can join, and being a member of the Jaycees comes with several perks, including social and networking opportunities, both personal and professional growth through leadership training, free subscriptions to magazines such as Newsweek and Self, and the recognition that comes from being involved with a group as large as the Jaycees which is recognized in 82 countries.
Please check out the Tyler Jaycee’s website for a wealth of information on the Tyler Jaycees and the entire Jaycees organization.  Any Tylerites readers out there who are Jaycees, please comment and tell us why we should join!


  1. Tyler Jaycees has given me the opportunity to grow as a individual by introducing me to Public Speaking, Resume Writing, Debate and many more trainings and seminars.
    I have made life long friends in the Jaycees from all over the world and connections that would amaze you.
    We do GREAT things in our community/world and work with AMAZING individuals.
    Come check us out-We want You!

  2. Hey- I am a member of the Tyler Jaycees. What it breaks down to is this: in the Jaycees you can have it all! You will make friends, you have fun, you go on trips, you make a REAL difference in the community with a veriety of projects, you can influence what projects YOU want to see happen, there’s opportunities for both personal and professional growth and development. Whether it’s social, professional or philanthropic- the Jaycees have what you want in Tyler! Wanna know more, you can email me at kontheair@yahoo.com! 🙂 -Kim

  3. It’s great that y’all have a group that is working together to enrich the community and their own lives as well. If you are ever looking for any volunteer opportunities, Carter BloodCare in Tyler, TX can always use the support. Feel free to contact us at 1-800-DONATE-4

  4. Are the Jaycees still functioning in Tyler? I used to live in Tyler when I was younger and was an active member. Write me back and give me an update. Thanks

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