Eudora Jaycees earn statewide recognition
Eudora Jaycees are moving on up, gaining recognition for their efforts in the process.
Pamela Bass, president, was named June outstanding local president of the month at the state convention July 21-23 in Arkansas City.
This is the third time Bass has received the award. She said having Eudora Jaycees members receive awards helps bring the group in the public eye and highlights group efforts. She said candidates are nominated by other Jaycees not only locally but also among other state chapters.
t a lot of hard work,Bass said. he more you work, the more youe rewarded. They just see your dedication to make things better.
Pamela husband, Marion, was also recognized for his work with the Kansas Jaycees Cerebral Palsy Ranch in Augusta. Marion is the state director and his work included building wheelchair ramps. He made the ramps in Eudora, which were then taken to the ranch.
lot of his time was not at the actual ranch, but here,Bass said. hat was a lot of his time building the ramps. He pretty involved; he pretty dedicated to the Jaycees.
The Eudora Jaycees were recognized as the No. 5 chapter in Kansas year-to-date. Recent efforts have included a recruiting drive to find new members and a softball tournament to benefit the Cerebral Palsy Ranch.
ur main focus is to create a positive change to make a better tomorrow for Eudora,Bass said.