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Interested in joining the Omaha Jaycees? 

Our General Membership Meeting is third Wednesday of every month at rotating locations throughout Omaha. Typically, General Membership Meetings are open to non-members, with the exception of our combined meeting and Members Appreciation Dinner in December. 

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Omaha Jaycees is now on TAGG (Together a Greater Good). TAGG provides organizations with an easy way to raise money that doesn't cost your supporters an extra dime. Be sure to download TAGG today and visit the businesses associated with this great program to start allowing the businesses to donate 5% cash back to the Omaha Jaycees.

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Members can view their profile, track their progress in the Passport to Civic Leadership program, and communicate with state and national officers. Also available to members is the mission and vision of the association and oath of offices. 

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 About the Omaha Jaycees 

Affiliated with Junior Chamber International and the United States Junior Chamber, the Omaha Jaycees – also called the Omaha Junior Chamber of Commerce – is the oldest young professional organization in the Omaha metro, building strong community leaders since 1921. We have a membership of over 100 individuals ages 21-40 in Douglas, Sarpy and surrounding counties.

The Omaha Jaycees help enrich the community through individual development, community involvement, management opportunities, and networking events. With opportunities for networking, training, and volunteering, the Jaycees can help you grow both personally and professionally.

Professionally, members can network with professionals from around the world in a variety of fields including: banking professionals, lawyers, military, psychologist, teachers, CEO’s of  companies, and many more.  Members can learn management skills by running projects both large and small.   Personal growth is achieved by personal and professional trainings offered locally, at the state, national, and international level.  

What separates the Jaycees from other young professional groups is our commitment to improving our community. Plus, the Omaha Jaycees is part of the national and international Jaycees with chapters in over 175 countries.

Join the Omaha Jaycees and learn how you can make a difference!

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TOYO! Awards

They’re passionate. They work hard. They’re committed. They lead.

For over 84 years, the Omaha Jaycees has honored individuals between the ages of 21 and 40 who show exemplary commitment to improving the Omaha community through selfless acts of kindness while excelling in their professional careers.

As in the past, this year’s winners were nominated by their peers, submitted an in-depth application, interviewed with a panel of nine judges and were ultimately selected as 2016 TOYO! Award recipient.

Congratulations to the 2016 Ten Outstanding Young Omahans!

  • Chinh Doan, KETV NewsWatch 7
  • Ryan Ellis, P.J. Morgan Real Estate
  • Leslie Fischer, Together A Greater Good (TAGG)
  • Kasey Hesse, Gallup
  • Megan Hunt, Hello Holiday
  • Sheena Kennedy, Live Well Omaha Kids
  • Emiliano Lerda, Justice For Our Neighbors of Omaha
  • Clifton McEvoy, The Buford Foundation
  • Emily Poeschl, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Tony Vargas, Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance and Omaha Public Schools Board


The 2016 awards program culminates with the Award Banquet on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at The Paxton.

Buy tickets online now and follow TOYO! on Facebook.