This week’s January 6th Program speaker will be Harlan Proveaux, Deputy Director of Homeland Security of the Georgia Emergency Management System. Also, Thursday through Saturday our Okefenokee Fair Association officers, Jonathan Daniell, Harbin Farr, and President Burton Carter will be attending the Georgia/South Carolina Association of Fairs at Embassy Suites in Greenville, South Carolina to learn updated fair business activities to make our fair better. Remember Thursday, February 20th, program is our annual Public Safety Banquet held at 7:00 p.m. Members are to wear red coats if you have it. Spouses are invited.
February Programs Chairman Carl James, is bringing program speaker to us on Thursday, February 6th.
This week’s luncheon meeting program speaker at 12:30 p.m. will be Coordinating Chief Greg Taylor, Georgia State Probation and Parole Office of the Georgia Department of Community Supervision located in Douglas, Georgia. This will b e preceded by a 10:45 a.m. Okefenokee Agricultural Fair Association Board Meeting and then, at 11:30 a.m. Waycross Exchange Club Board Meeting.
Next week’s luncheon speaker on January 30 at 12:30 p.m. will be Waycross Circuit of First Superior Court District Georgia Judge Andrew C. Spivey.
Magistrate Court Judge Nathan Grantham and Charles Brown are January 2020 Program Chairmen.
President Burton Carter reminds officers and members, our club board meeting at 10:45 a.m. on the fourth Thursday of each monthly meeting.
Our January 9, 2020 program to be brought to us by Programs Chairman Nathan Grantham and Judge Charlie Brown, is Julie and Ella Griner from Diamond G. Forest Products in Patterson, Georgia. “You all will enjoy these ladies”, says, Charlie Brown. Our next week’s meeting on Thursday, January 16th, at 12:30 p.m. will be, Waycross Chief of Police, Tommy Cox.
This Thursday, the day after Christmas Holiday, we will not have a meeting due to the previous day holiday. Next Thursday is New Year’s Eve. Wednesday is January 1, 2020, New Years’ day Holiday. We will meet Thursday, January 2, 2020, 12:30 p.m. for our luncheon program.
Tonight, our club celebrates our Fair’s success and Programs of Service Completed during the last six months, with our Christmas Banquet and the birthday of Jesus Christ. At 7:00 p.m. in our Ellie Royal Room, we will express our love for our brothers and sisters by feasting on the prime rib & trimmings that Kim Pimentel and Sharon Deal bring to us.
Make sure you are signed up on the list with the total number of your family attending. Attendance is required if you signed up so President Burton Carter can get an accurate account of servings.
Next week, at 10:45 a.m., our Okefenokee Agricultural Fair Association Board of Directors will meet to review successes and needed adjustments to next year’s activities of the Fair. At 11:30 a.m. the Exchange Club of Waycross Board of Directors will meet to assess the success and improvements needed in the business of the club. Then at 12:30 p.m., our club luncheon will be held in our conference room. Ken Carroll brings Kristen McCarthy, Director “Called to Care” and Robbie Winn will introduce our December Youth of the Month Winner.