Foxboro Jaycees Timeline


1960-1961 Mansfield Jaycees extend to Foxboro, Charter presented January 18, 1961

1961-1962 Jaycee Wives are formed, WISE FOX is named

1962-1963 Chapter begins work on Hockey Rink, and organizes Candidates Night. Gerald Rodman selected D.S.A. winner

1965-1966 First Miss Foxboro Pageant: Renee Montague is first Miss Foxboro

1966-1967 First State Officer from Foxboro elected, and chapter receives first of four consecutive Blue Chips (award for well rounded, healthy chapter organizations)

1967-1968 Chapter hosts District Meeting

1968-1969 Books are moved into new Boyden Library; Chapter awards first J.C.I. Senatorship

1970s…1970-1971 Bandstand construction begins on the Common and Tenth Anniversary celebrated

1971-1972 Bandstand completed

1973-1974 First Life Membership Award

1975-1976 First Annual Pancake Breakfast

1978-1979 Foxboro Bicentennial Marathon weekend, Miss Foxboro Bicentennial

1980s…1980-1981 20th Anniversary celebrated.

1983-1984 Dexter Building Project at Foxboro State School

1984-1985 Korean-Vietnam Memorial Donation

1985-1986 Camp Lincoln Hill Dining Room Repair

1986-1987 Baseball dugout repairs (Booth), Bandstand Repairs, Taylor School Playground, First Christmas Tree Sales

1987-1988 Pancake Breakfast placemats

1989-1990 First Haunted House

1990s…1990-1991 Fences and benches at Burrell School

1991-1992 30th Anniversary Banquet

1992-1993 Camp Lincoln Hill Office Repair, First Solo Haunted House Fruit Baskets for Discretionary Fund

1993-1994 Road Race for Chuck McFadden

1994-1995 Booth Playground Recreational Building, Road Race for Midget Football & Men’s Softball League (Ernie George Field)

1997-1998 Igo School Scoreboard, SFCC Tables

1997-1998 Foxboro Jaycees web site launched

1999-2000 First State President Elected


2000-2001 Bill Hyland Memorial Rink, Foxboro Jaycees on the cover of the Little Green Book

2001-2002 40th Anniversary Celebration, Foxboro Common Sign Renovation, Website established, First Mini-Haunt

2002-2003 September 11th Memorial

2003-2004 First Doolittle Home Auction

2004-2005 Electrical Common Upgrade, First team for Relay for Life

2005-2006 Literacy Challenge with Foxboro Regional Charter School

2006-2007 Haunted House in conjunction with Orpheum Theater, started book drive to Dana Farber Cancer Institute

2007-2008 First Craft/Vendor Fair, started DVD drive for Veterans. Final Foxboro Jaycees Haunted House

2011-2012 10th anniversary 9/11 Memorial


2011-2012 Jaycees resurrect national Family Night Out against crime and drugs

2013-2014 Treats for Troops continues

2014-2015 First Community tree lighting

2014-2015 Road Race returns

2014-2015 Gently used shoe program started

2014-2015 Jaycees swear in 24 new members and hold 84 projects

2015-2016: Jaycees work with town officials to create “Darkness to Light” Program

2015-2016: First Lions/ Rotary / Jaycees Networking Meeting

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