Category Archives: State

Arkansas Junior Chamber Annual Meeting August 12-13 in Little Rock

The State Annual Meeting will be held August 12 – 13, 2011 in the Little Rock River Market District Downtown.  The meetings will be held at the Arkansas Studies Institute ( and the hotel will be the Courtyard by Marriott on President Clinton Avenue (  Registraton is open at

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

El Dorado Hosts Regional Officer Training

Local Jaycee Board Training was held at the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, January 27th from 6-9:30 PM.  Arkansas Junior Chamber Vice-President of Individual Development Toby Stephens of Magnolia and 2008 State President & JCI Trainer John Baine of El Dorado led the training.

Local officers from Camden, El Dorado, and Magnolia attended.  Topics included: Board Member 101, Chapter Plan of Action, Parade of Chapters, and how to motivate your members.  The El Dorado Jaycees is the premiere young leaders organization in El Dorado offering leadership training through individual, business, and community development of it’s members and for the community as a whole.

El Dorado to host Arkansas Junior Chamber Annual Meeting

The El Dorado Junior Chamber will play host to the 2010 Arkansas Junior Chamber Annual Meeting to be held August 13-15, 2010.  The Annual Meeting will include elections of 2011 State Officers and advanced JCI training.  All registration and agenda information is in development. 

The host hotel is the Country Inns & Suites at 2413 West Hillsboro in El Dorado, Arkansas. Please call (870) 881-0455 and ask for the Arkansas Jaycees room block starting @ $75.00 per night.  If you would like information on the Annual Meeting please contact State Director John Baine at