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 18, 2018


This week our Exchange Meeting starts at 12:30 p.m. with Robert Ramsey of the Georgia Conservation Service, Natural Resources Department, speaker.
Next week Thursday, October Programs Chairman Daniel Warren brings Dr. Ingrid Thompson-Sellers, President of South Georgia State College in Douglas, Georgia and Waycross, Georgia. Then, on Monday, October 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Al Jacobson leads our club and donors in our Exchange Club/Red Cross Blood Drive in our Ellie Royal Conference Room. Bring a friend and win some of the award money offered by our local businesses. Our blood donation center is first place in Georgia and second in the U.S. (so keep it flowing!)

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October 4, 2018


This week Thursday, Daniel Warren October Programs Chairman, brings a great program.
Next week, on October 11th our speaker will also be spectacular.
Then, Saturday October 13 is Fair work day, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Bring tools to help do minor construction/repairs. Twelve worked last work day. Let’s be helpful and on time.

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September 20, 2018


This week Thursday, September Programs Chairman Jimmy Brown brings Bill Parham, Director of Ware County Emergency Medical Services to speak to us about one of our most important and unsung public safety agencies. Next week Monday, Al Jacobson makes us aware we are to give blood at our September Exchange Club/Red Cross Blood Drive from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Our luncheon speaker next week will be Scott Moye, Ware County Manager.

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September 6, 2018


Our September Programs Chairman, Jimmy Brown, brings Jana Dyke, Director of Waycross-Ware County Development Authority to speak at our first meeting in September. Next week Fay Cooper, Director 911 Communications Center, Ware County, will return here to speak about 911 calls for assistance. Please invite a friend to come and eat Sharon Deal’s “Best eat- ing lunch” in this area and hear interesting programs.

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August 23, 2018


Neil Skerratt, August Programs Chairman has arranged for Julie Stewart and Ivy Kratzer leaders of the LAMBS Charity to present their program at this Thursday’s luncheon at 12:30 p.m.
Next Monday, Al Jacobson leads our monthly Exchange/Red Cross Blood Drive from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Invite a friend or associate to come with you and enjoy the spirit of giving life.
Next Thursday, August 30th, we will listen to Neil’s guest, Bill McCullogh, CEO of Memorial Satilla Hospital describe the hospital’s operations and success serving local health needs.

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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