Exchange Club of Waycross

& including the

Okefenokee Fairgrounds

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

Prevention of Child Abuse

On a more serious note – Prevention of Child Abuse is our main project at the Exchange Club of Waycross

Welcome to our bimonthly News update

These articles are taken from our Red Coater bimonthly newsletter, for more information, please click the Red Coater icon to the right for the pdf file.

April 4, 2019


This week’s program at our 12:30 p.m. luncheon meeting is Ms. Terry Anderson, speaker for Satilla Advocacy Services. Terry’s goal is to carry out the agency’s mission of serving needs of crime victim’s in Waycross, Terry is brought to us by Programs Chairman, Ginger Peagler.
Next week, Ginger Peagler will have a programs speaker brought to us to speak on “Stewards of Children”.

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March 21, 2019


This week’s Thursday luncheon speaker will be Phillip Barnes of the Mary Street Mission, brought to us by March Programs Chairman, Mary Barnes. Also, Robbie Winn will introduce our March Youth of the Month winner. On Wednesday, March 20, members who have signed up to help, will attend and interview Seniors at the WCHS Mock Interview program.
Next week, March 28 at 11:00 a.m. our Okefenokee Agricultural Fair Board Meeting will be held. Later at 11:30 a.m., our Waycross Exchange Club Board meeting will be led by President Chris Tatum. Our 12:30 p.m. luncheon program speaker will be ASAC Jason Seachrist, GBI Special Agent (Assistant Special Agent in Charge) at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Investigative Division, Region 4.

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February 21, 2019


This week, Carl James, brings former member Harlan Prove- aux, Deputy Director of Georgia Homeland Security agency to speak at our 12:30 p.m. luncheon. At 11:00 a.m., our Okefenokee Agricultural Fair Board will meet. Next at 11:30 a.m. our Exchange Board will conduct official business meeting. Robbie Winn
will introduce our February Youth of the Month winner at the luncheon, also.
Next week, our luncheon meeting is cancelled as we meet at 7:00 p.m. for our Annual Public Safety Banquet led by Carl James.

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February 7, 2019


Next week, Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 p.m., our 2019 Fair Book Committee has been called to meet with al Fair officials by President Chris Tatum at our Exchange Club Conference Center. Fair officials include Fair Association Chairman Harbin Farr, Okefenokee Fair Manager Jonathan Daniell, all Board directors and Burton Carter, President-Elect, Secretary, Mary Fogle, Treasurer, Bill Deason, and any other chairman. Also, non-club organization officials involved with the Fair scheduled for November 5-9, 2019.
Next week Thursday, our program speaker will be Harlon Proveaux.

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January 24, 2019


This week, January Programs Chairman Judge Nathan Grantham brings Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) program to our January 24 Luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. The GOAL program in 2018 celebrated its 47th year that Technical College instructors identify their most promising students and nominate them to com- pete against students across Georgia for GOAL based on academic achievement and personal leadership.
Before then, at 11:00 a.m. our Okefenokee Agricultural Fair Board meets in the Board Room. Next, at 11:30 a.m., our Exchange Club Board meets to handle business.
On the same day, our five Fair Officials begin a three-day meeting at the joint Georgia/South Carolina Fair Convention in Atlanta.
Next week Monday January 28, our Exchange/Red Cross Blood Drive opens from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for blood donors to give the gift
of life. Invite a friend, associate or relative to come with you and/or display a notice of the drive in the iv business.
Also, next week, our 12:30 p.m. speaker will be Ware County Board of Commissioners Manager, Scott Moye. Mr. Moye will be updating our club members on Ware County’s road projects.

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Exchange Club Members & Officers:
Left to Right: Tony Tanner, Michael Ray, Larry Paulk, Bill Deason, Summer Stipe, 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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