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Fort Worth Jaycees reactivating

The Fort Worth Jaycees, an organization that provides individuals personal and professional growth, is reactivating, according to Logan Swords, past president of both the Jaycees and Fellow’s Club. Anyone between the ages of 21 to 40 interested in joining can meet Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. in the Coors’ Hospitality Room, 2550 McMillan Parkway at Interstate 35 North in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth chapter of the Jaycees was founded in 1932 and was activity in the local community. The organization started the tradition of a Christmas tree in Burnet Park in downtown Fort Worth. Other activities have included Labor Day Rest Stops, an annual Easter Egg Hunt, Miss Fort Worth Pageant, Police Ride In Program, Haunted House, and Police and Fire Rookie of the Year. The Fort Worth Jaycees was a part of the United States Jaycees, which was established in 1921, and the Texas Jaycees. Women were included in the United States Jaycees in 1984. For information about joining the Fort Worth Jaycees, contact Swords at 817-429-3780.


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Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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