Our Vision

A group of young leaders committed to personal development through impactful community involvement.

Our Mission

The Ames Jaycees are young professionals committed to enhancing our community through service projects which offer leadership opportunities.

Our Annual Projects

Ames on the
Half Shell

Ames on the Half Shell is an outdoor concert series held at Durham Bandshell Park from 5pm to 8pm on Friday evenings in the summer.

holiday food baskets

For 75 years the Ames Jaycees have partnered with MICA (Mid-Iowa Community Action) and the SHARE program (food distributor) to provide local needy families with food during the holiday season.

GREAT AMES
ADVENTURE RACE

The Great Ames Adventure Race (The GAAR) calls people of all ages and abilities to test their mettle at a triathlon of events at Ada Hayden Heritage Park.

other volunteer projects

Salvation Army
C.Y. Stephens
Senior Variety Show
Primghar Figure 8 Races
Art & Joy Project

And various other projects in the Ames community!

LATEST NEWS

JOIN US AT OUR PUBLIC BUSINESS MEETINGS

WHEN

Third Thursday of the month at 6:30pm

WHERE

Somerset Clubhouse, 2400 Aspen Rd, Ames, IA 50010

CONTACT THE
AMES JAYCEES

Ames Jaycees
P.O. Box 624
Ames, IA 50010

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