Join us for the annual Community Awards Banquet

June 26, 2020

5:30 p.m Cocktails and Musical Entertainment

6:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards


Jaycee Hall

2940 Brady Street

Davenport, Iowa


Cost is $10 for members; $15 for non-members

Business Casual attire


RSVP required by June 1, 2020 to


Help us honor area leaders under 40 for their contributions to service and recognize the accomplishments of our chapter and its members in the past year! This event features a catered sit down buffet with beverages.




The Jaycees of the Quad Cities' Community Awards showcase individual excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiative, impact of work, and inspiration of others. All recipients must be under the age of 40 at the time of the banquet (June 20, 2020) in order to be eligible. 


DEADLINE EXTENDED: Anyone can nominate a person for these awards by filling out a nomination form by March 6, 2020 to


Each award recipient will have their name displayed on a plaque inside the Jaycee Hall and each award comes with a $150 cash honorarium to help the individuals continue to do good work in our communities.


Young Community Leader Award


This award recognizes an individual whose leadership has made a significant impact in our local community. This work could include societal or civic issues, address health or environmental concerns, or promote arts and humanities. The Jaycees of the Quad Cities celebrate people who strive to serve the less fortunate in their communities through active involvement while encouraging others to do the same.


Young Religious Leader Award


This award recognizes an individual whose religious leadership has made a significant impact on our local community. This recipient lives out the Jaycee Creed:


We believe,

That faith in God brings meaning and purpose to human life

That the brotherhood of man transcends the sovereignty of nations

That economic justices can best be won by free men through free enterprise

That government should be of laws rather than of men

That earth's great treasure lies in human personality

And that service to humanity is the best work of life


Young Educator Award


This award recognizes an individual whose leadership in the classroom and/or within the educational setting has made a significant impact on our local community. This individual works to educate the whole student, works creatively to achieve excellence in learning, demonstrates leadership at their educational institution, and is a positive role model for all ages.


Young City Servant Award


This award recognizes an individual whose city leadership (elected or appointed office, police, or firefighter, etc) has made a significant impact on our local community. This individual is a hard worker that strives to be helpful, honest, and fair while striving to make our community better.


2019 Jaycees Member of the Year


This award recognizes an individual member that has been actively involved with the chapter, shows great leadership, and is a role model to other members. This individual also seeks to grow involvement in the chapter.


2019 Jaycees Rookies of the Year


This award recognizes a first-year member of the chapter that has shown great initiative and involvement in various Jaycee programs and events. This individual cooperates, works in good spirit, and use their human personality as a gift. Nominate one of these fine individuals today!


2019 Eligible Nominees include:

Mary DePauw

Aubrey Kall

Brandon Kane

Forest Kelly

John Kerch

Ross Smith

Hannah Thomsen


The Selection Process


The committee will collect nominations and will vote on the winners.  Majority rules.  In the event of a tie, the Executive Board will vote. Nominations are due February 28, 2020 to Award recipients will be notified the week of March 2nd.


Click to view past recipients!

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