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El Dorado Jaycees induct John Baine as a JCI Senator

JCI Senators, from left, Randy Haynie, James Baine, Joey Antoon and Laura Doyle were on hand when John Baine, center, was presented his senatorship.

John Baine, a member of the El Dorado Jaycees, was inducted as JCI Senator No. 69683 on Aug. 14 at The Arkansas Junior Chamber Annual Meeting in El Dorado.

He was installed by The United States Junior Chamber National President-elect Joanie Cramer of Huntersville, N.C. The JCI Senate is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon any member of a local chapter by JCI, Junior Chamber International. The award was first created in 1952 and is only presented to those that have shown the highest commitment to the principles and beliefs of the organization. Baine is the 10th member of the El Dorado Jaycees to receive this award.

He served as president of the El Dorado Jaycees in 2006 when he led the Chapter to No. 1 in Arkansas and No. 3 in the United States in the National Parade of Chapters. His work earned him the Charles Kulp Jr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Local Presidents from The United States Junior Chamber and the Local Chapter President of the Year Award from The Arkansas Junior Chamber.

He served as business development vice-president of The Arkansas Junior Chamber in 2007, where he was recognized with the Dennis Hamilton Memorial Award for Outstanding Programming by The United States Junior Chamber.

Baine served as the 71 st president of The Arkansas Junior Chamber in 2008 and chairman of the board in 2009. He was most recently elected as a National Vice-President of The United States Junior Chamber for 2011. He is a JCI Certified Local Trainer and is the 2010 Chair of The United States Junior Chamber Training Task Force, created to develop training materials for state and local chapters.

He is an accountant with Murphy Oil Corporation and is serving his fifth term as a Justice of the Peace on the Union County Quorum Court. He also serves on the board of the Arkansas State University Alumni Association, and was appointed by Gov. Mike Beebe to the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources Advisory Committee.

El Dorado Jaycee Elected To National Office

John Baine of El Dorado was elected as a National Vice-President of The United States Junior Chamber for 2011. The election was held at the 90th Annual Meeting on June 4, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

John Baine served as President of the El Dorado Jaycees in 2006 when he led the Chapter to #1 in Arkansas and #3 in the United States in the National Parade of Chapters. His work earned him the Charles Kulp, Jr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Local Presidents from The United States Junior Chamber and the Local Chapter President of the Year Award from The Arkansas Junior Chamber. He went on to serve as Business Development Vice-President of The Arkansas Junior Chamber in 2007 where he was recognized with the Dennis Hamilton Memorial Award for Outstanding Programming by The United States Junior Chamber. He served as the 71st President of The Arkansas Junior Chamber in 2008 and Chairman of the Board in 2009.

He is a JCI Certified Local Trainer and was appointed by The United States Junior Chamber President Jeff Lank as the 2010 Chair of The United States Junior Chamber Training Task Force.  The Training Task Force was created to develop training materials for state and local chapters.

He is an accountant with Murphy Oil Corporation and is serving his fifth term as a Justice of the Peace on the Union County Quorum Court.  He is also active on the boards of the Arkansas Association of Quorum Courts, Arkansas State University Alumni Association, and was appointed by Governor Mike Beebe to the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources Advisory Committee.

El Dorado Jaycee to Chair United States Junior Chamber Training Task Force

John Baine
John Baine

John Baine was appointed by United States Junior Chamber President Jeff Lank as the 2010 Chair of the United States Junior Chamber Training Task Force.  The Training Task Force was created to develop training materials for state and local chapters along with operating a trainer’s database of the some two-hundred US based JCI Trainers as well as other trainers with special skills available to local chapters through the Junior Chamber University program.

He recently completed all requirements to become a JCI Certified Local Trainer with Junior Chamber International, JCI.  Baine is the only graduate of the JCI Trainer program in the state of Arkansas and is responsible for interactive member training within local Junior Chamber chapters across the state.  JCI is a worldwide leadership development organization with 200,000 members in 5,000 local chapters in over 100 countries. JCI is the worldwide organization that includes the United States Junior Chamber, the Arkansas Junior Chamber, and the El Dorado Jaycees.

Baine served as President of the El Dorado Jaycees in 2006. He went on to serve the Arkansas Junior Chamber as Business Development Vice-President in 2007, as the 71st President in 2008, and as Chairman of the Board in 2009.

He is an accountant with Murphy Oil Corporation and is serving his fifth term as a Justice of the Peace on the Union County Quorum Court.  He is also active on the boards of the Boomtown Toastmasters of El Dorado, Arkansas Association of Quorum Courts, Arkansas State University Alumni Association, and was appointed by Governor Beebe to the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources Advisory Committee.

El Dorado to Host Arkansas Junior Chamber Annual Meeting

The El Dorado Junior Chamber will host the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Junior Chamber August 13-15, 2010.  We will have 2011 State Officer elections, trainings, and a good time.

The Country Inn & Suites, El Dorado’s newest establishment, will be the official hotel and central meeting point.  Hotel rooms will be in a block beginning at $75 a night with advance registration under the Arkansas Jaycees room block.

Friday, August 13th

A Night Out in El Dorado
Safety Shuttle to/from Country Inns & Suites to Downtown El Dorado
Members of the El Dorado Jaycees will be on hand to escort guests in Downtown El Dorado.

Saturday, August 14th

Saturday activities are all at the Country Inns & Suites unless otherwise noted

8:30 – 9:00 AM         First Timers Competition

9 – 11 AM                  Speak-Up, Write Up, Interview Skills, Resume Skills

11AM  – Noon          National Training

Noon – 1 PM             Lunch with David Hale, Past National President
                                    The United States Junior Chamber

1 – 2 PM                    Hour of Power Speakers

2 – 4:30 PM               Breakout Trainings:
                                    Membership Recruiting
                                    Building Local Chamber Relationships
                                    Effective Board Meetings
                                    Jaycees & Social Media

4:30 – 5:30 PM         JCI Senate Forum

6 – 7:30 PM               Banquet with Joanie Cramer, President-elect
                                    The United States Junior Chamber

8 PM – Until              Organized entertainment Downtown with safety shuttle
                                    Candidate hospitality suites at hotel

Sunday, August 15th

Sunday activities are at the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce at 111 West Main Street

9 – 10 AM                  State Executive Committee

10 AM – Noon          Annual Meeting of the Corporation

Meals included:
Saturday & Sunday continental breakfast
Boxed lunch on Saturday
Buffet dinner Saturday night

The convention facilities are comprised of one main meeting hall room that can accommodate a dinner for 60 or a theater style up to 100.  Suites are also available. On Sunday we will have the use of the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce at 111 West Main Street.

There will be a hospitality shuttle available on Saturday day for shopping and on Saturday night for a night on the town with a visit to one or more entertainment establishments.

Registration is tiered pricing. 
Advance registration through the Year-End weekend will be $45.00;
After Year-End up until the Monday before the Annual Meeting will be $55.00;
On-site will be $65.00

Senate/Alumni Rate up until the Monday before the Annual Meeting will be $35.00;
On-site Senate/Alumni rate is $45.00

Refunds will be available up until the Monday before the Annual Meeting and are transferable.

Arkansas Junior Chamber 2009 Year-End in Fort Smith March 5th-6th

Attached is the agenda for the year end board meeting which will be held March 5th-7th in Fort Smith.  There will be an “abbreviated” Pub Crawl on Friday night beginning at approximately 7 pm, which will depart from some pre-determined point in the hotel lobby.

2009 Year End Agenda

 

Also, we only have until this Friday (Feb 26th) to make our room reservations for the low price of $79/night.  After that, the room rate goes to $109-$129 so please contact the hotel at 479-783-1000 to reserve your room.

This board is shaping up to be a fantastic opportunity for your membership to learn a few things and have a great time.  Please encourage everyone to attend. 

Thank you,

Jeff Deniston
73rd President
Arkansas Junior Chamber

JCI Operation Hope for Haiti

JCI, Junior Chamber International, has activated Operation Hope for Jaycee organizations operating in affected areas of Haiti due to the devastation of the deadly earthquake on Tuesday.  All funds will be administered by JCI, the international umbrella of Jaycees, for the benefit of Jaycees working to help their communities. JCI is based in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Please visit the JCI Operation Hope web site.

El Dorado Jaycee Graduates from JCI Trainer

John Baine
John Baine

John Baine recently completed trainer certification with Junior Chamber International, JCI, at the Annual Meeting of the United States Junior Chamber in Orlando, Florida.  Baine is the only graduate of the JCI Trainer program in the state of Arkansas and will be responsible for interactive member training within local Junior Chamber chapters across Arkansas.  JCI is a worldwide leadership development organization with 200,000 members in 5,000 local chapters in over 100 countries.  JCI is the worldwide organization that includes the United States Junior Chamber, the Arkansas Junior Chamber, and the El Dorado Jaycees.

Baine served as President of the El Dorado Jaycees in 2006 when he led the Chapter to #1 in the state and #3 in the United States in the Parade of Chapters.  His work earned him the Charles Kulp, Jr. Memorial Award from the United States Junior Chamber and the Local Chapter President of the Year Award from the Arkansas Junior Chamber. He went on to serve as Business Development Vice-President of the Arkansas Junior Chamber in 2007 where he was recognized with the Dennis Hamilton Memorial Award for Outstanding Programming by the United States Junior Chamber. He most recently served as the 71st President of the Arkansas Junior Chamber in 2008.

He is an accountant with Murphy Oil Corporation and is serving his fifth term as a Justice of the Peace on the Union County Quorum Court.  He is also active on the boards of the Boomtown Toastmasters of El Dorado, Arkansas Association of Quorum Courts, Arkansas State University Alumni Association, and was appointed by Governor Beebe to a term on the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources Advisory Committee. He and his wife Jennifer reside in El Dorado.

He can be reached at john@baine.net .  You can find more information on JCI Training at the Arkansas Junior Chamber.