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The Batavia Area Jaycees are proud to announce the beneficiaries of the 27th Annual Labor Day 5k Run/Walk.  5k Chair Melissa A. George stated that money raised from this event will be used for various community projects tripling the projected amount; the following will be receiving donations this year.
$300 to Don Carroll Memorial Fund – Don was a great supporter of the Jaycee 5k Run/Walk by helping for years and will be greatly missed.

to Batavia Cemetery Association.   Jim Roth was a past Batavia Area Jaycee Member and past Liverpool Jaycee President. This donation will provide maintenance of the Arboretum named in Jim’s memory.

to Genesee Cancer Assistance.

$200 to the Genesee County Park for maintenance on the Blind Trail and the DeWitt Park Pavilion (a Batavia Area Jaycee project from 1995)

to the Genesee County Youth Bureau for future Halloween Parade entertainment/activities

for Thanksgiving Baskets.  This will allow us to double last year’s donation to Steven’s Table.

to the Genesee County Animal Shelter.

for Christmas shopping of clothes, food, toys for families in need.
The Batavia Area Jaycees is a community service organization for young people between the ages of 18 and 41.  We provide individual development and leadership training and are members of a state, national and international organization.  If you would like more information about becoming a Jaycee, give us a call at 585-343-5775 or email us at
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