Winston-Salem Jaycees

The Winston-Salem, NC area's organization of choice for adults 21-40 to develop personal, business and leadership skills through community service and organizational involvement.

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Nick Means

I'm a Winston Salem Jaycee, because it allows me to expand my network as well as develop myself professionally through fundraisers, philanthropic events and various social functions.

Nick Means, 2019 Operations Vice President

Chapter Achievements – 2014 Year End

Being a well rounded Jaycee isn’t about getting awards – but being recognized is amazing!

(Click here for a “Jaycee Lingo PDF” with descriptions of some of the awards below – will open in a new page)

2014 NC Year End Convention (Jan 30 – Feb 1, 2015)

At Year End Convention our chapter was recognized with many awards – some for the 2nd semester and some for the entire year.

Congratulations to everyone and thank you to every single member for huge contributions to our success!  Together we’re making a big impact in our community.

Our chapter placed 4th in Parade of Excellence for 2nd Semester & 3rd in Parade of Excellence for Year End. This means we are working hard and succeeding in providing well rounded programming for our chapter!  For those who missed the convention, here’s how we did!

State Awards

  • 2nd Semester: 4th place in Parade of Chapters – Winston-Salem Jaycees
  • Year End: 3rd place in Parade of Chapters – Winston-Salem Jaycees
  • William K. Hobbs Award: Individual Development Area of Opportunity (Membership programming) – Winston-Salem Jaycees

Individual Awards

  • Charles Hawkins Memorial Award (outstanding local president) – Scott Underwood
  • JCI Senatorship – Monica Morgan & Sharon Reiss
  • 2nd Semester: All Star Local Director – Jaclyn Saffari
  • 2nd Semester: All Star Local Vice President – Amy Zambor
  • Ed Ellis Memorial Award – Katie Taylor, Triad Regional Director
  • Passport to leadership (2nd degree) – Yvette Spears
  • Passport to leadership (3rd and 4th degrees) – Jaclyn Saffari
  • Passport to leadership (3rd and 4th degrees) – Maggie Wessell
  • Passport to leadership (4th and 5th degrees) – Scott Underwood
  • Passport to leadership (6th degree) – Maria Burke

Competition Winners

  • First Timers Award:  Liz Rarivoson

Project Awards

  • George Lentz Award (most outstanding in area of membership development programming): 2014 Midyear Party: Toga Party – chaired by Missy Hunter
  • Russell Bennett Memorial Award (most outstanding chairman of the best project benefiting the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program) – Luck of the Irish Bingo for Duke Cancer Center – chaired by Heather Martin


From the North Carolina Jaycee Facebook page: A full list of winners is available in our notes section ( along with previous award winners, information about our priority projects and our history.


2014 Local Year End Award Banquet (Mar 23, 2015)

At our Local Year End Awards Banquet we presented our awards received at the NC Year End convention to our membership.  We also awarded some local chapter awards.

  • Outstanding Chapter Supporter – Steve Eller
  • Outstanding Chapter Supporter – Stephanie Murphy
  • Outstanding Attendance – Jaclyn Saffari

Click here to see how we did at the 2014 Mid-Year convention (in Aug 2014).