1Congratulating the Pennsylvania Jaycees on the occasion of its
275th anniversary.

3WHEREAS, The Pennsylvania Jaycees is a member of the United
4States Junior Chamber of Commerce; and

5WHEREAS, The Jaycees provide leadership development through
6community volunteerism; and

7WHEREAS, In 1939, seven men in Wilkes-Barre conducted a
8meeting to form a State organization to be known as the
9Pennsylvania Junior Chamber of Commerce, which name was later
10changed to the Pennsylvania Jaycees; and

11WHEREAS, The State headquarters of the organization was first
12officially located in Johnstown, then was moved to Harrisburg,
13Camp Hill and, since 1971, has been based in Lancaster; and

14WHEREAS, The Pennsylvania Jaycees has 26 local chapters

1throughout this Commonwealth; therefore be it

2RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives congratulate the
3Pennsylvania Jaycees on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.