Exchange Club of Waycross
including the Okefenokee Fairgrounds
Best National Exchange Club Bulletin Award
Wayne Kilmark accepts the award from GA District VP Sidney Blanton
Prevention of Child Abuse
On a more serious note – Prevention of Child Abuse is our main project at the Exchange Club of Waycross
Through the Okefenokee Fairgrounds the Exchange Club of Waycross we host events like the Annual Gram Parsons Guitar Pull
Through the Okefenokee Fairgrounds the Exchange Club of Waycross we host Agricultural Fairs and events
Welcome to our bi monthly News update
These articles are taken from our Red Coater bi monthly newsletter, for more information, please click the Red Coater icon to the right for the pdf file.
Our first meeting in 2018 is scheduled for Thursday, January 11 with Luncheon Speaker Millie Price STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Coordinator in the Ware County School System. Ms. Price will speak on the school’s successful STEM education policy and curriculum. STEM gives choices in schools to improve competitiveness in Science and technology development in our nation’s and local social and economic systems. Students graduate high school eligible for college courses and soon graduate college with degrees, ready to go to work in our society. Ware County is a leader in the country using this system.
Our next meeting is January 18, 2018, 12:30 p.m. in our Ellie Royal Room with Ware County High School’s Athletic Director, David Shields presenting the program. Jim Blackburn is January Programs Chairman.
This Thursday’s December 28th luncheon meeting has been cancelled!
Next week Monday, January 1st is New Years Holiday.
Jim Blackburn is January, 2018 Programs Chairman. He is Battalion Chief, Waycross Fire Department and a member of GSAR TASK FORCE 8 (GEORGIA SEARCH AND RESCUE) which is part of the National Urban Search and Rescue Response System. His first speaker on Thursday, January 4 is Executive Director of the Ware County Emergency Management Agency, Jonathon Daniell. Invite a friend, associate or relative to eat and fellowship with our members. Come and Enjoy!
This week Thursday, our luncheon program will be Ware County High School Basketball coaches. On Monday December 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. our Exchange/Red Cross Blood Drive will be held.
Next week, at 7:00 p.m. our club’s annual Christmas Banquet will be held in our Ellie Royal Room of the Exchange Club Center.
Spouses are invited and all members are to wear red coats.
Following the banquet, next day, Friday, December 22, our club will ring the bells for the Salvation Army at various retail business locations. Some are scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and some from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sign up at our meeting today and, if necessary, at the Christmas Banquet next week. Remember, bring you annual Salvation Army donation check!
Exchange Club Officers:
Left to Right: Immediate Past President Tony Tanner, Michael Ray, Larry Paulk, Bill Deason, Summer Stipe, Incoming President Jake Strickland, Rod Langevin, Ginger Peagler, Harbin Farr, Jimmy White, Roger Collins, Burton Carter, Vince Settle.