2nd Annual Barrel into Spring to be held on March 26

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The Clive Junior Chamber presents the 2nd Annual Barrel Into Spring Beer and Spirits festival to be held on Saturday, March 26th, 2016, at Miss Kitty’s in Clive. This event will showcase the products of a number of breweries and distilleries with a focus on barrel aged beverages. Tickets for this sampling event can be… Read more »

At the Arts Festival

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Four of our members — Megan Sullivan, Noah Jackson, Jason Hancock, and Crystal Gleason — volunteered at the information table at the Des Moines Arts Festival today.

Jaycees Take On Clear Lake

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JCI Iowa’s spring All-State Convention was held the weekend of May 15-17 in Clear Lake. Attendees were treated to the sights of Clear Lake on Friday night as the Clear Lake chapter hosted a pub crawl. On Saturday, 2008 chapter president and JCI USA training director Paul Crawford conducted a JCI Impact training class at Opportunity… Read more »

Woofin’ It 5K Recap

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The fifth annual Woofin’ It 5K to raise funds for Furry Friends Refuge was held at Campbell Park on Saturday, May 9. More than 70 runners and walkers joined us on a beautiful Saturday morning. Thank you to the sponsors of this year’s 5K: Three Waggin’ Tails Storm Shelters of Iowa Des Moines Jiffy Lube Sollah Interactive… Read more »

Barrel Into Spring

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The Clive Junior Chamber is holding the first annual Barrel Into Spring Beer and Spirits festival to be held on March 14th, 2015, from 12:00 noon to 4:00pm at Miss Kitty’s, 8800 Swanson Blvd in Clive. This event will showcase the products of a number of breweries and distilleries with a focus on barrel aged… Read more »

State Presidents-Elect Visit Dinner Club

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Our chapter was proud to host not one, but two 2015 JCI state presidents during November Dinner Club! C.J. Derlein-Hoffman of Cedar Rapids, the 2015 Iowa Junior Chamber President, and Becky Bradl, the 2015 President of JCI Wisconsin, joined nine Clive members and guests at Cool Basil in Clive.  

Jaycees Donate to Opportunity on Deck

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Members who attended tonight’s meeting learned about Opportunity on Deck, a new organization that provides children from low-income families the chance to play organized sports. Founder Dylan DeClerck — the son of two former Clive Jaycees members — spoke at the meeting, and the chapter made a $500 donation to help their cause. Dylan is… Read more »

Move Over, Chef Boyardee

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Dinner Club in August took more of a hands-on approach as seven current and former members attended Cooking with Alessandra’s class in Des Moines’ East Village. Those who attended learned about Italian culture from instructor and native Italian Alessandra Meschini while learning how to cook their own pasta dishes.