Rotary Club of Waycross

Rotary Club of Waycross The Rotary Club of Waycross meets each Tuesday at 12 noon at Okefenokee Country Club (1204 S River Oaks Drive, Blackshear, GA 31516).

Operating as usual

Today, we had the honor of having our District Governor, Ed Presnell, come to speak to our club today about how Rotary a...
10/26/2021

Today, we had the honor of having our District Governor, Ed Presnell, come to speak to our club today about how Rotary and how we as an organization “SERVE TO CHANGE LIVES.”

Pictured left to right: Eva Byrd, Ed Presnell, Terry Adkins

Today, we had the honor of having our District Governor, Ed Presnell, come to speak to our club today about how Rotary and how we as an organization “SERVE TO CHANGE LIVES.”

Pictured left to right: Eva Byrd, Ed Presnell, Terry Adkins

Thank you Mandy Harper, Director of Special Education at Ware County Board of Education, for coming to speak to our club...
10/13/2021

Thank you Mandy Harper, Director of Special Education at Ware County Board of Education, for coming to speak to our club today about the new program in the school system, Gator Allstar Academy.

For more information, email [email protected]!

Pictured left to right: Dr. John Lefand, Mandy Harper, Eva Bryd

Thank you Mandy Harper, Director of Special Education at Ware County Board of Education, for coming to speak to our club today about the new program in the school system, Gator Allstar Academy.

For more information, email [email protected]!

Pictured left to right: Dr. John Lefand, Mandy Harper, Eva Bryd

Thank you Dee Meadows, Ware County Fire Chief, for coming to speak to our club today to give us a run down on what happe...
10/05/2021

Thank you Dee Meadows, Ware County Fire Chief, for coming to speak to our club today to give us a run down on what happened at the plan crash two weeks ago. We thank you and all public safety leaders and employees in our community for coming together as one!

Pictured left to right: Eva Byrd, Dee Meadows, Delos Sharpton

Thank you Dee Meadows, Ware County Fire Chief, for coming to speak to our club today to give us a run down on what happened at the plan crash two weeks ago. We thank you and all public safety leaders and employees in our community for coming together as one!

Pictured left to right: Eva Byrd, Dee Meadows, Delos Sharpton

Thank you Scout Carter from UGA Extension Ware County for coming to speak to our club today of all the things the Extens...
09/07/2021

Thank you Scout Carter from UGA Extension Ware County for coming to speak to our club today of all the things the Extension Office does for our community.

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Scout Carter, Fel Lee

Thank you Scout Carter from UGA Extension Ware County for coming to speak to our club today of all the things the Extension Office does for our community.

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Scout Carter, Fel Lee

At this week’s meeting, we recognized our Paul Harris Fellows. The Paul Harris Society recognizes Rotary members and fri...
08/11/2021

At this week’s meeting, we recognized our Paul Harris Fellows.

The Paul Harris Society recognizes Rotary members and friends of The Rotary Foundation who elect to contribute $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund, PolioPlus Fund, or approved global grants.

The purpose of the Paul Harris Society is to honor and thank individuals for their generous, ongoing support of The Rotary Foundation.

Pictured left to right: John Lefand, Danny Yarbrough, Wayne Bashlor, Randy Yonz, David Morton

At this week’s meeting, we recognized our Paul Harris Fellows.

The Paul Harris Society recognizes Rotary members and friends of The Rotary Foundation who elect to contribute $1,000 or more to the Annual Fund, PolioPlus Fund, or approved global grants.

The purpose of the Paul Harris Society is to honor and thank individuals for their generous, ongoing support of The Rotary Foundation.

Pictured left to right: John Lefand, Danny Yarbrough, Wayne Bashlor, Randy Yonz, David Morton

Thank you Emilie King from Satilla Palliative Care for coming to inform our club of the newest addition to Hospice Satil...
08/05/2021

Thank you Emilie King from Satilla Palliative Care for coming to inform our club of the newest addition to Hospice Satilla. Satilla Palliative Care is housed at Memorial Satilla Health but they hope to grow into home palliative care in the future as well.

Pictured left to right: Melissa King, Emilie King, Eva Byrd,

Thank you Emilie King from Satilla Palliative Care for coming to inform our club of the newest addition to Hospice Satilla. Satilla Palliative Care is housed at Memorial Satilla Health but they hope to grow into home palliative care in the future as well.

Pictured left to right: Melissa King, Emilie King, Eva Byrd,

We are so excited to welcome our newest Rotarian to our club yesterday. Please help us in welcoming Bryan Singleton, Exe...
08/04/2021

We are so excited to welcome our newest Rotarian to our club yesterday. Please help us in welcoming Bryan Singleton, Executive Director at Action pact to the Rotary Club of Waycross. We can’t wait to see the impact you will make in our club!

Pictured left to right: Danny Yarbrough, Bryan Singleton, Eva Byrd

Are you interested in being part of our organization? Join us every Tuesday at the Okefenokee Country Club at noon!

We are so excited to welcome our newest Rotarian to our club yesterday. Please help us in welcoming Bryan Singleton, Executive Director at Action pact to the Rotary Club of Waycross. We can’t wait to see the impact you will make in our club!

Pictured left to right: Danny Yarbrough, Bryan Singleton, Eva Byrd

Are you interested in being part of our organization? Join us every Tuesday at the Okefenokee Country Club at noon!

Thank you Carlos Nelson, Supervisor of Elections, for coming to update our club of what all goes on behind each election...
07/29/2021

Thank you Carlos Nelson, Supervisor of Elections, for coming to update our club of what all goes on behind each election. We appreciate what you and your staff do!

If you’re interested in being a poll worker for the upcoming election, please contact the Board of Elections and Registration Office at 912-287-4363.

Pictured left to right: Eva Byrd, Carlos Nelson, Lorie Williams, Don James

Thank you Carlos Nelson, Supervisor of Elections, for coming to update our club of what all goes on behind each election. We appreciate what you and your staff do!

If you’re interested in being a poll worker for the upcoming election, please contact the Board of Elections and Registration Office at 912-287-4363.

Pictured left to right: Eva Byrd, Carlos Nelson, Lorie Williams, Don James

Thank you Dr. Tyrone Kellogg, Ware County High School Principal, for coming to speak to our club about what your goals a...
07/26/2021

Thank you Dr. Tyrone Kellogg, Ware County High School Principal, for coming to speak to our club about what your goals are for this upcoming school year. We are so excited to welcome you to our wonderful community and school system. And as always, GOOOOO GATORS!

Pictured left to right: David Hitt, Dr. Kellogg, Eva Byrd

Thank you Dr. Tyrone Kellogg, Ware County High School Principal, for coming to speak to our club about what your goals are for this upcoming school year. We are so excited to welcome you to our wonderful community and school system. And as always, GOOOOO GATORS!

Pictured left to right: David Hitt, Dr. Kellogg, Eva Byrd

We are so excited to welcome THREE new Rotarians to our club this past week. We can’t wait to see the impact you guys wi...
07/01/2021

We are so excited to welcome THREE new Rotarians to our club this past week. We can’t wait to see the impact you guys will make in our club!

Pictured left to right: Jonathan Lupo, Asod Brown, Sawyer Lee

Are you interested in being part of our organization? Join us every Tuesday starting July 13th at the Okefenokee Country Club at noon!

We are so excited to welcome THREE new Rotarians to our club this past week. We can’t wait to see the impact you guys will make in our club!

Pictured left to right: Jonathan Lupo, Asod Brown, Sawyer Lee

Are you interested in being part of our organization? Join us every Tuesday starting July 13th at the Okefenokee Country Club at noon!

Today, we had our Club Assembly which is where we induct our new officers for the new Rotary year. Our President, Randy ...
06/29/2021

Today, we had our Club Assembly which is where we induct our new officers for the new Rotary year. Our President, Randy Yonz, officially passed the gavel to our 2021-2022 President, Eva Byrd.

To our 2020-2021 President, Randy Yonz, thank you for all you’ve done for our club. You have definitely kept us on our toes throughout the year. We appreciate your commitment and dedication to our club. You will surely be missed as President!!

2021-2022 Officers
Eva Byrd - President
Danny Yarbrough - Secretary
Paige Taylor - Treasurer & Public Relations
John Lefand - Sargent of Arms
Roger Collins - Incoming President
Randy Yonz - Immediate Past President

Pictured left to right: Terry Adkins, Eva Byrd, Randy Yonz

Today, we had our Club Assembly which is where we induct our new officers for the new Rotary year. Our President, Randy Yonz, officially passed the gavel to our 2021-2022 President, Eva Byrd.

To our 2020-2021 President, Randy Yonz, thank you for all you’ve done for our club. You have definitely kept us on our toes throughout the year. We appreciate your commitment and dedication to our club. You will surely be missed as President!!

2021-2022 Officers
Eva Byrd - President
Danny Yarbrough - Secretary
Paige Taylor - Treasurer & Public Relations
John Lefand - Sargent of Arms
Roger Collins - Incoming President
Randy Yonz - Immediate Past President

Pictured left to right: Terry Adkins, Eva Byrd, Randy Yonz

Our club had the privilege of feeding the kids at the YMCA’s Camp Reveille last week. If you are interested in being a c...
06/28/2021

Our club had the privilege of feeding the kids at the YMCA’s Camp Reveille last week. If you are interested in being a camp conselor, volunteer or feeding the kids next year - please reach out to the YMCA!

Thank you Casey Hall, Executive Coordinator for Lewis & Raulerson, Inc. - Friendly Express, for coming to speak to our c...
06/23/2021

Thank you Casey Hall, Executive Coordinator for Lewis & Raulerson, Inc. - Friendly Express, for coming to speak to our club about the Feeding Families on Fridays Program.

For those that didn’t know, if you buy a coffee or fountain drink on Fridays at any of the Friendly Express stores, they will give back 10 cents per coffee/fountain drink purchased to the local food pantries in the communities the stores are located.

Thank you Casey for all you do for our wonderful community, it does not go unnoticed!

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Casey Hall, Will Higginson

Thank you Casey Hall, Executive Coordinator for Lewis & Raulerson, Inc. - Friendly Express, for coming to speak to our club about the Feeding Families on Fridays Program.

For those that didn’t know, if you buy a coffee or fountain drink on Fridays at any of the Friendly Express stores, they will give back 10 cents per coffee/fountain drink purchased to the local food pantries in the communities the stores are located.

Thank you Casey for all you do for our wonderful community, it does not go unnoticed!

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Casey Hall, Will Higginson

Thank you Matt Collins, Athletic Director, for coming to speak to our club today to recap the year and get us pumped for...
06/15/2021

Thank you Matt Collins, Athletic Director, for coming to speak to our club today to recap the year and get us pumped for Ware County Athletics for the upcoming year. And as always, GOOOOO GATORS!

Pictured left to right: John Hereford, Matt Collins, Jamie Ammons, Randy Yonz

Thank you Matt Collins, Athletic Director, for coming to speak to our club today to recap the year and get us pumped for Ware County Athletics for the upcoming year. And as always, GOOOOO GATORS!

Pictured left to right: John Hereford, Matt Collins, Jamie Ammons, Randy Yonz

Thank you Dr. Yolanda Rivers, founder of The RIVERS Foundation, for coming to speak to our club to inform us of what the...
06/09/2021

Thank you Dr. Yolanda Rivers, founder of The RIVERS Foundation, for coming to speak to our club to inform us of what the R.I.V.E.R.S Foundation is all about.

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Clarance Washington, Dr. Yolanda Rivers, Keith Hawthorne

Thank you Dr. Yolanda Rivers, founder of The RIVERS Foundation, for coming to speak to our club to inform us of what the R.I.V.E.R.S Foundation is all about.

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Clarance Washington, Dr. Yolanda Rivers, Keith Hawthorne

Thank you Kevin Sullivan, Aquatic & Sports Director/Head Coach at YMCA OF WAYCROSS, GEORGIA, for coming to speak to our ...
06/02/2021

Thank you Kevin Sullivan, Aquatic & Sports Director/Head Coach at YMCA OF WAYCROSS, GEORGIA, for coming to speak to our Rotary Club to let us know what has been happening with aquatics and what you have planned for the upcoming year.

Pictured left to right: Rusty Hall, Kevin Sullivan, Randy Yonz

Thank you Kevin Sullivan, Aquatic & Sports Director/Head Coach at YMCA OF WAYCROSS, GEORGIA, for coming to speak to our Rotary Club to let us know what has been happening with aquatics and what you have planned for the upcoming year.

Pictured left to right: Rusty Hall, Kevin Sullivan, Randy Yonz

Thank you Johnny Mitcham for coming to speak to our Rotary Club to inform us of what the South Georgia Leadership Networ...
05/12/2021

Thank you Johnny Mitcham for coming to speak to our Rotary Club to inform us of what the South Georgia Leadership Network is trying to do with the City Transformation campaign. For more information check out —> South Georgia Leadership Network

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Johnny Mitcham, Keith Hawthorne

Thank you Johnny Mitcham for coming to speak to our Rotary Club to inform us of what the South Georgia Leadership Network is trying to do with the City Transformation campaign. For more information check out —> South Georgia Leadership Network

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Johnny Mitcham, Keith Hawthorne

Thank you Jason Strickland for coming to speak to our Rotary Club to update us on all the Ware County Athletic Program a...
05/01/2021

Thank you Jason Strickland for coming to speak to our Rotary Club to update us on all the Ware County Athletic Program and getting us excited for some Ware County Gator Football. We thank you for what you’re doing in our school system!

Pictured left to right: Jason Strickland, Russell Bates, Randy Yonz

Thank you Jason Strickland for coming to speak to our Rotary Club to update us on all the Ware County Athletic Program and getting us excited for some Ware County Gator Football. We thank you for what you’re doing in our school system!

Pictured left to right: Jason Strickland, Russell Bates, Randy Yonz

Thank you Chris Karle from Register Farms for coming to speak to our club meeting yesterday to tell us all about the sat...
04/28/2021

Thank you Chris Karle from Register Farms for coming to speak to our club meeting yesterday to tell us all about the satsumas on the farm!

Pictured left to right: Chris Karle, Lissi Chism, Randy Yonz

Thank you Chris Karle from Register Farms for coming to speak to our club meeting yesterday to tell us all about the satsumas on the farm!

Pictured left to right: Chris Karle, Lissi Chism, Randy Yonz

Thank you Sheriff Carl James for coming to speak to our club last week to give us an update of the work you and your sta...
04/13/2021

Thank you Sheriff Carl James for coming to speak to our club last week to give us an update of the work you and your staff are doing to keep our community safe.

Pictured left to right: Roger Collins, Sheriff Carl James, Randy Yonz

Thank you Sheriff Carl James for coming to speak to our club last week to give us an update of the work you and your staff are doing to keep our community safe.

Pictured left to right: Roger Collins, Sheriff Carl James, Randy Yonz

Thank you Katie Antczak, Okefenokee RESA Enviromental Science Education Coordinator, for coming to speak to our club tod...
03/23/2021

Thank you Katie Antczak, Okefenokee RESA Enviromental Science Education Coordinator, for coming to speak to our club today to inform of us what all the Okefenokee Swamp Park has to offer and how you’re bring the park into the school systems.

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Dr. William Clark, Katie Antczak, Kim Bednarek, Bobby McCullough

Thank you Katie Antczak, Okefenokee RESA Enviromental Science Education Coordinator, for coming to speak to our club today to inform of us what all the Okefenokee Swamp Park has to offer and how you’re bring the park into the school systems.

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Dr. William Clark, Katie Antczak, Kim Bednarek, Bobby McCullough

We celebrated the 40 year anniversary of two Waycross Rotarians!! We are so thankful for everything Danny Yarbrough and ...
03/16/2021

We celebrated the 40 year anniversary of two Waycross Rotarians!! We are so thankful for everything Danny Yarbrough and Billy Gillis have done over their 40 years of being in our club!

We celebrated the 40 year anniversary of two Waycross Rotarians!! We are so thankful for everything Danny Yarbrough and Billy Gillis have done over their 40 years of being in our club!

Thank you Dale Wiley, founder of A Day to Remember, for coming to speak to our club this week to inform of us of how you...
03/10/2021

Thank you Dale Wiley, founder of A Day to Remember, for coming to speak to our club this week to inform of us of how your organization was created and your future goals. We appreciate what you’re doing to help those that deal with Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Pictured left to right: Dale Wiley, Briana Chapman, Randy Yonz

Thank you Dale Wiley, founder of A Day to Remember, for coming to speak to our club this week to inform of us of how your organization was created and your future goals. We appreciate what you’re doing to help those that deal with Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Pictured left to right: Dale Wiley, Briana Chapman, Randy Yonz

It was Rotary Night at the South Georgia State College Hawks Basketball game tonight! We had so much fun fellowshipping,...
02/26/2021

It was Rotary Night at the South Georgia State College Hawks Basketball game tonight!

We had so much fun fellowshipping, feeding the team and watching our Hawks WIN in overtime!!!!!!!!

#community #SGSC #gohawks

Thank you Ware County High School Chorus for singing at the Rotary Club of Waycross’ Christmas Luncheon, we enjoyed ever...
12/16/2020

Thank you Ware County High School Chorus for singing at the Rotary Club of Waycross’ Christmas Luncheon, we enjoyed every minute of it!

The Rotary Club of Waycross enjoyed their time ringing the bell for The Salvation Army!
12/14/2020

The Rotary Club of Waycross enjoyed their time ringing the bell for The Salvation Army!

Thank you Taylor Hereford from South Georgia State College for coming to speak with our club to inform us on all things ...
12/09/2020

Thank you Taylor Hereford from South Georgia State College for coming to speak with our club to inform us on all things exciting things South Georgia State College has coming up. Also, providing us with more information about the James Dye Foundation and how it helps students financially. We appreciate everything you do at South Georgia State College and for our community!

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz & Taylor Hereford

Thank you Berry Tanner, President of Rebuilding Together, for coming to speak with our club this week to inform us on wh...
12/02/2020

Thank you Berry Tanner, President of Rebuilding Together, for coming to speak with our club this week to inform us on why Rebuilding Together makes such a huge impact in our community. We thank you, your board and all the volunteers for such tremendous work.

Pictured left to right: Randy Yonz, Berry Tanner, Paige Taylor

Happy Thanksgiving!!
11/26/2020

Happy Thanksgiving!!

The Rotary Club of Waycross welcomes Director of Procurement at Enviva, Barry Parrish, as our newest Rotarian!!
11/23/2020

The Rotary Club of Waycross welcomes Director of Procurement at Enviva, Barry Parrish, as our newest Rotarian!!

Thank you Susie Curtis from Boy Scouts of America for coming to speak with our club today to inform us on all things the...
11/19/2020

Thank you Susie Curtis from Boy Scouts of America for coming to speak with our club today to inform us on all things the Boy Scouts of America strives to do in the organization!

Pictured left to right: Susie Curtis, Pat Reid, Philip Seuss

The Rotary Club of Waycross welcomes Public Relations Cordinator of Hospice Satilla, Melissa King, as our newest Rotaria...
11/13/2020

The Rotary Club of Waycross welcomes Public Relations Cordinator of Hospice Satilla, Melissa King, as our newest Rotarian!!

Thank you Steve Strickland for coming to speak with our club today to inform us of what you guys do at Beach Timber.Pict...
11/10/2020

Thank you Steve Strickland for coming to speak with our club today to inform us of what you guys do at Beach Timber.

Pictured left to right: Bert Smith, Steve Strickland, Randy Yonz

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Hey Waycross Rotarians! Have YOU Registered for ALL CLUBS CONFERENCE? Its coming up FAST - May 3-5 - click on THIS LINK for Info and Registration NOW: http://www.rotarydistrict6920.org/district-conference-2019/ HINT: to log in as a MEMBER, use your email and your RI Number (your club Secretary or Treasurer or President can help you) OR - just register as a GUEST - - skips the log in - - but tell us which club you are in when you register!
Hello Waycross Rotary !! : DISTRICT ASSEMBLY IS JULY 28th IN DUBLIN GA. REGISTER NOW!!! Drive in for the day, or spend the night and meet up with friends - old & new from around the District. Just $25. CLICK HERE! http://www.rotarydistrict6920.org
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Good Afternoon Waycross!! EVERYONE! Please Register NOW for ALL CLUBS CONFERENCE! We're planning a GREAT CELEBRATION! Bring Family and Friends and Come Join Us https://www.facebook.com/events/347241402447292/
Hello Waycross Club! ��As District ‘Communications Coordinator’ – I’m writing on behalf of DG Hamsa and our entire District Team to say – WE NEED YOU - [As Many of You as Possible] – At District Assembly on July 29th. We’ve noticed that last year your club sent 3 members to District Assembly - however this year so far we haven't heard from you. Could you try to send at least 3 members - and aim for 5 ? We REALLY need you there. ��There is SO much going on in the District this year - - we're doing a big 'launch' of several programs, and we're rolling out a very big Club Public Awareness initiative. So - - We need the Rotary Club of Waycross represented at District Assembly - It's important!� Here is the link for info and to Register – THANKS MUCH!�
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