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

Music Events

Through the Okefenokee Fairgrounds the Exchange Club of Waycross we host events like the Annual Gram Parsons Guitar Pull

Agricultural Fairs

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.

April 5, 2018


Our April Programs Chairman is Virginia “Ginger” Peagler who has been recuperating a few months recently from surgery and illness. Ginger brings our rst program in April with Terry Anderson of Satilla Advocacy Services. SAS is an affiliate of our Exchange Club of Waycross dealing with services to help heal child abuse scars.
Next week Thursday’s luncheon speaker and program will be Joe Eichfeld, Coach of Ware County High School Wrestling Team bringing demonstration of their skills. Bring a friend or associate to experience our members friendship, athletic program and great food!

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March 22, 2018


Mary Barnes, March Programs Chairman, has scheduled Warden James Deal of the Ware State Prison to speak this week Thursday, at 12:30 p.m. luncheon. Also, Robbie Winn will present our March Youth of the month winner from Ware County High School Seniors.
Next week on Monday, March 26, our Exchange red Cross Blood Drive will he held from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Then on Thursday, March 29, our speaker will be Elizabeth Welch of the Okefenokee Heritage Center.

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March 8, 2018


This week Thursday, March Programs Chairman Mary Barnes brings Jennifer Weis from the Ware County Code Enforcement Department to speak at our 12:30 p.m. luncheon. Next week Thursday, March 15th, Mary brings Sergeant Josh Taylor from the Georgia State Patrol to speak! Bring a guest!

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February 22, 2018


This week Carl James, February Programs Chairman brings Thursday’s program U.S. Representative Earl Leroy “Buddy” Carter for Georgia’s 1st congressional district. He has been a member of the Georgia State Senate, first elected as senator in 2009 general election. He was elected as a Georgia Republican of the 1st U.S. Congressional District in 2015. Also, Robbie Winn conducts presentation of our February 2018 Youth of the Month award.
Monday, February 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. will be a drive for blood donations with the Red Cross in our Ellie Royal Conference Room. Ask a friend to give a pint with you, here.
Next week, March 1st, Mary Barnes, March Programs Chairman brings Matt Gourley with the canine unit of Georgia Department of Corrections as our luncheon speaker.

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February 8, 2018


This week Thursday, the February 8, 2018 program speaker will be brought to us by February Programs Chairman Carl James. Carl brings Harlan Proveaux Deputy Director, Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security to us.
Next week Thursday, we honor and thank our public safety heros of the year at 7:0 p.m. Wear redcoats.

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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.

Unity for Service

Our Motto - Unity for Service
The motto was adopted in 1917.
Its originator, Charles Berkey,
said the motto was inspired
by the 133rd Psalm, which says
“Behold how good and pleasant
it is for brethren to dwell
together in unity.”

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Exchange Club of Waycross

& Okefenokee Fairgrounds