Palatine Jaycees distribute $20,000 to community groups

The Palatine Jaycees are distributing checks to 17 organizations this month as part of its Community Donations program, a distribution of profits from the various projects held during the previous fiscal year.

During the 2016 fiscal year, which runs from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, the Palatine Jaycees accumulated $20,000 that they are distributing throughout the community.

“This is what the Jaycees are all about,” said Ellen Dugosh, chairman of the Major Community Donations Committee. “This distribution is the culmination of all the hard work the Jaycees have done throughout the year. Raising funds through various projects, such as Hometown Fest, and then giving back to local organizations is one of the core values of the Jaycees.”

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