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.

January 25, 2018


This week Thursday, January 25, at 12:30 p.m., our January Programs Chairman Jim Blackburn will bring Sheldon Hill, RDCS Executive Director of Safe Best program dealing with Sudden Death Cardiac issues. Next week, February 1, our luncheon speaker will be a representative from the GBI in Douglas, Georgia.

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January 11, 2018


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.

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December 28, 2017


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!

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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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