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.

October 19, 2017


This week we have NO LUNCHEON MEETING! The room is rented for the entire week. We meet this October 21, Saturday, at the Fairgrounds for a Work Day starting at 8:00 a.m. Bring your clean up tools with you to help get the jobs done sooner. All members are expected to help.
Next week, Program Chairman Santo Nino brings DFACS Director, Cathy Cason – Ware County Foster Parents. Invite a friend, relative and associate to our luncheon meetings and give them an application and invitation to join America’s Service Club. Also, you will join Georgia District President Sidney Blanton’s Exchange Train moving through Georgia and receive the Conductor’s Club pin from President Blanton himself, after the member joins!

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October 5, 2017


This Thursday’s luncheon speaker is Ware County Assistant Fire Chief, Jesse Jordan brought to us by October Programs Chairman Santo Nino. Following this Saturday, October 7, we have a Fairground Work Day to get ready for the Fair’s opening Tuesday, November 4 at 5:00 p.m.
Next week Thursday, Santo brings luncheon speaker to explain TSPLOST referendum. This is a one cent sales tax to be used for transportation improvements in Waycross and Ware County.
On Thursday, October 19 we will not have a luncheon meeting as the Center’s renter wants to use it for the entire week. We will have two more work days on Saturday, October 21 and Saturday, November 4.

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September 21, 2017


This week’s luncheon speaker is South Georgia Sate College (SGSC) President Dr. Ingrid Thompson Sellers, appointed in May 2017. Her office is in Thrash Hall, Douglas Campus. Next week, September Program Chairman Jimmy Brown will bring Scott Moye, Ware County Commission Manager. Santo Nino is October Program Chairman.

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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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