Who We Are

The Kent Jaycees is a group of young professionals, ages 18-40, who work together to strengthen our community in many ways. Becoming a Jaycee is a great opportunity to network, strengthen personal and professional skills, and make a difference in our community. Come check us out on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7pm, when we have our monthly meeting. Our HQ is the Marvin Kent train car located next to the Pufferbelly Restaurant in downtown Kent. Our organization was established in 1940.

Our Vision

To become the organization of choice for young people, providing direction and leadership to our communities and nation.

Our Mission

To provide young people the opportunity to develop personal and leadership skills through local community.

Our Upcoming Events


  • Reverse Raffle

    Join the Jaycees at our annual Reverse Raffle Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center to support The Children’s Advocacy Center of Portage County. Attendees will be entered in the raffle drawing for a chance to win the...

    March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT at Kent State Hotel & Conference Center
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Want to learn more about joining? Fill out our Contact Us form and we will contact you within a week.

Contact Us

  • Meeting Time

    2nd Wednesday of every month @ 7pm.

  • Our Train Car

    Located on Franklin Ave in downtown Kent.





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