Events

CONTENTS

Mar
22
Thu
2018
Exchange Club Meeting @ Okefenokee Fair Association
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

 

Exchange, America’s Premier Service Club, working to make our communities better places to live. Exchange’s Mission Statement was updated in January, after approval by the National Board of Directors. The concise phrasing more effectively communicates our mission to members, potential members and the general public.

Core Values

Each member of Exchange holds near to their heart three core values – Family, Community and Country. Commitment to Family is interpreted not only as one’s own family needs, but also those of all American families. Strengthening families, with a focus on youth, is addressed in many ways through Exchange’s Programs of Service. Commitment to the Community where an Exchangite resides is the focal point for each club’s efforts. Exchange is unique as a service organization in that it has the flexibility to structure projects that target the specific needs of a particular geographic location, rather than being restricted to a certain cause. Commitment to Country was born in the aftermath of World War II, a time of unquenchable patriotism. Exchangites are proud to join veterans and other civic groups in promoting Americanism as the rich blessing of democracy and freedom, and in educating today’s youth to cherish its values. These three values are translated into actions every day to bring about positive results through the work of hundreds of clubs and tens of thousands of dedicated Exchange Club members every day.

Mar
29
Thu
2018
Exchange Club Meeting @ Okefenokee Fair Association
Mar 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

 

Exchange, America’s Premier Service Club, working to make our communities better places to live. Exchange’s Mission Statement was updated in January, after approval by the National Board of Directors. The concise phrasing more effectively communicates our mission to members, potential members and the general public.

Core Values

Each member of Exchange holds near to their heart three core values – Family, Community and Country. Commitment to Family is interpreted not only as one’s own family needs, but also those of all American families. Strengthening families, with a focus on youth, is addressed in many ways through Exchange’s Programs of Service. Commitment to the Community where an Exchangite resides is the focal point for each club’s efforts. Exchange is unique as a service organization in that it has the flexibility to structure projects that target the specific needs of a particular geographic location, rather than being restricted to a certain cause. Commitment to Country was born in the aftermath of World War II, a time of unquenchable patriotism. Exchangites are proud to join veterans and other civic groups in promoting Americanism as the rich blessing of democracy and freedom, and in educating today’s youth to cherish its values. These three values are translated into actions every day to bring about positive results through the work of hundreds of clubs and tens of thousands of dedicated Exchange Club members every day.

Mar
31
Sat
2018
Third Annual Color Run
Mar 31 @ 8:00 am

There will be two runs on March 31st, a 5k and a 1 mile fun run. Participants who register before March 1st will get a free t-shirt. All of the color is non-toxic and safe for adults, kids, and even pets.

“Several dogs ran in the race last year,” Elizabeth Welch said. “It was so great to see everyone supporting the Heritage Center and our community.”

Sponsorships are also available for local businesses. For more information contact the Heritage Center at 912.285.4260 or email

Twilight Easter Egg Hunt @ Laura S. Walker State Park
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring your flashlights and Easter baskets. There will be two Easter Egg Hunts. Ages 0-5 will start at 7:30 p.m., and meet at the park interpretive center. Children ages 6-12 will start at 8:30 p.m., and meet at the park visitor center. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park.

Apr
5
Thu
2018
Men’s Breakfast @ Jerry J's
Apr 5 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Exchange Club Meeting @ Okefenokee Fair Association
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

 

Exchange, America’s Premier Service Club, working to make our communities better places to live. Exchange’s Mission Statement was updated in January, after approval by the National Board of Directors. The concise phrasing more effectively communicates our mission to members, potential members and the general public.

Core Values

Each member of Exchange holds near to their heart three core values – Family, Community and Country. Commitment to Family is interpreted not only as one’s own family needs, but also those of all American families. Strengthening families, with a focus on youth, is addressed in many ways through Exchange’s Programs of Service. Commitment to the Community where an Exchangite resides is the focal point for each club’s efforts. Exchange is unique as a service organization in that it has the flexibility to structure projects that target the specific needs of a particular geographic location, rather than being restricted to a certain cause. Commitment to Country was born in the aftermath of World War II, a time of unquenchable patriotism. Exchangites are proud to join veterans and other civic groups in promoting Americanism as the rich blessing of democracy and freedom, and in educating today’s youth to cherish its values. These three values are translated into actions every day to bring about positive results through the work of hundreds of clubs and tens of thousands of dedicated Exchange Club members every day.

Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting @ Laura Walker State Park
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

1st Thursday of Month
7 PM – 8 PM
Come join us at Group Shelter #1 for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer.
$5 parking. 912.287.4900.

Apr
6
Fri
2018
Swampfest 2018 @ Downtown Waycross
Apr 6 – Apr 7 all-day
Apr
10
Tue
2018
Rise & Shine | Chamber of Commerce
Apr 10 @ 7:45 am – 9:00 am

Join us for a Rise & Shine.

Each month the Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce holds a Business After Hours at a different members venue.

To see this location, please check out our Chambers website at waycrosschamber.org

Apr
12
Thu
2018
Exchange Club Meeting @ Okefenokee Fair Association
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

 

Exchange, America’s Premier Service Club, working to make our communities better places to live. Exchange’s Mission Statement was updated in January, after approval by the National Board of Directors. The concise phrasing more effectively communicates our mission to members, potential members and the general public.

Core Values

Each member of Exchange holds near to their heart three core values – Family, Community and Country. Commitment to Family is interpreted not only as one’s own family needs, but also those of all American families. Strengthening families, with a focus on youth, is addressed in many ways through Exchange’s Programs of Service. Commitment to the Community where an Exchangite resides is the focal point for each club’s efforts. Exchange is unique as a service organization in that it has the flexibility to structure projects that target the specific needs of a particular geographic location, rather than being restricted to a certain cause. Commitment to Country was born in the aftermath of World War II, a time of unquenchable patriotism. Exchangites are proud to join veterans and other civic groups in promoting Americanism as the rich blessing of democracy and freedom, and in educating today’s youth to cherish its values. These three values are translated into actions every day to bring about positive results through the work of hundreds of clubs and tens of thousands of dedicated Exchange Club members every day.

Apr
14
Sat
2018
Autism Awareness Day @ Okefenokee Heritage Center
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
18
Wed
2018
Georgia Cities Week
Apr 18 all-day

With the city government offering a variety of events throughout the week.
The theme of this year’s event is “Cities in the Mix,” highlighting the important role of cities in creating community gathering spaces and driving economic development.

Events planned for the week are:
Tuesday, April 18, “How I See My City” art contest — The city is sponsoring an art contest for elementary students, ages 5-12, whose art will be displayed at the City Auditorium during Georgia Cities Week. The art will be a depiction of how they see their city.
At a city commission meeting at the City Auditorium April 18, contest winners will be recognized.

Monday, April 24, “Get to Know Your City,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the City Auditorium — A community fair is planned to inform citizens of resources and services available to them ranging from education, social and community service, mental and physical health, government and public agencies, housing, and tourism, to name a few

Tuesday, April 25, Career Day, 7:30 a.m. — Selected 12th grade Ware County High School students will be invited to shadow the mayor, city manager and department heads to experience a typical day in a city government.

Wednesday, April 26, Centenarian Day, 2-4 p.m. at the City Auditorium — This is the second annual City of Waycross centenarian celebration to honor any person who lives to or beyond the age of 100 years. All citizens ages 75 and older are invited. Those 100-plus will receive a special gift.

Thursday, April 27, there will be an annual employee appreciation luncheon.

Friday, April 28, Veterans Benefits Workshop, 12-3 p.m. at the City Auditorium — Organizations that offer services for veterans will set up booths at the City Auditorium; a military color guard will participate.

Friday, April 28, Movie in the Park — at dusk, a family-friendly movie will be shown in Phoenix Park. There will be free popcorn and hot dogs.

Apr
19
Thu
2018
Men’s Breakfast @ Jerry J's
Apr 19 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Exchange Club Meeting @ Okefenokee Fair Association
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

 

Exchange, America’s Premier Service Club, working to make our communities better places to live. Exchange’s Mission Statement was updated in January, after approval by the National Board of Directors. The concise phrasing more effectively communicates our mission to members, potential members and the general public.

Core Values

Each member of Exchange holds near to their heart three core values – Family, Community and Country. Commitment to Family is interpreted not only as one’s own family needs, but also those of all American families. Strengthening families, with a focus on youth, is addressed in many ways through Exchange’s Programs of Service. Commitment to the Community where an Exchangite resides is the focal point for each club’s efforts. Exchange is unique as a service organization in that it has the flexibility to structure projects that target the specific needs of a particular geographic location, rather than being restricted to a certain cause. Commitment to Country was born in the aftermath of World War II, a time of unquenchable patriotism. Exchangites are proud to join veterans and other civic groups in promoting Americanism as the rich blessing of democracy and freedom, and in educating today’s youth to cherish its values. These three values are translated into actions every day to bring about positive results through the work of hundreds of clubs and tens of thousands of dedicated Exchange Club members every day.

Business after Hours | Chamber of Commerce
Apr 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for a Business After Hours.

Each month the Waycross-Ware County Chamber of Commerce holds a Business After Hours at a different members venue.

To see this location, please check out our Chambers website at waycrosschamber.org