Exchange Club of Waycross

& including the

Okefenokee Fairgrounds

Annual Music Events

The Okefenokee Fairgrounds & the Exchange Club of Waycross host events like the Annual Gram Parsons Guitar Pull

Agricultural Fair

The Okefenokee Fairgrounds Association & the Exchange Club of Waycross host an annual Agricultural Fair

Prevention of Child Abuse

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

RED CROSS Blood Drives

We hold regular Blood Drives at the Waycross Exchange Club, so make a difference and donate some blood, next time

President Carter wants to notify all members that our Thursday Exchange Club Meetings will be canceled until further notice. He received word from Johnathan Daniel that all meetings of 50 or more should be canceled. We will inform you when our meetings will begin again. Hopefully, it won’t we too long

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.

January 23, 2020


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.

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January 9, 2020


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.

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December 26, 2019


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.

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December 12, 2019


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.

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November 28, 2019


This week, we will not have our Exchange Club meeting at 12:30 p.m. (noon) as it is the day we thank God for His blessings, to each member and family. We don’t deserve His blessings but He wants to please us if we accept Him and follow His guidance.
Also, this week Monday, November 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. we have our Exchange Club/Red Cross Blood Drive. Prizes will be offered for donations. Next week Thursday, December 5, Ken Carroll, brings Kimberly Roberts, Regional Commission to speak to our members and guests at our noon luncheon.

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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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